September 24, 2014

Wet n Wild Venice Vixen Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette Review & Swatches

Wet n Wild Venice Vixen ColorIcon Eyeshadow Palette

Wet n Wild Venice Vixen Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette is one of seven, limited edition 5 Pan Coloricon Eyeshadow Palettes released with the Enchanting Halloween Looks by Wet n Wild for Fall 2014.

So far I’ve had hit or miss experiences with this palettes. I’m like the All Access Beauty Coloricon Fall 2014 Palettes much better in all honesty!

How was Venice Vixen?

Not great! Three of the five shades in the Wet n Wild Venice Vixen Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette were decent enough. There’s a pure white base that’s quite powdery but still wearable with a good deal of fall out. Both the lid and definer shades were fairly pigmented with a velvety texture and a smooth application. However, there are two mattes in this palette and personally I find Wet n Wild Coloricon Palettes with matte shadows are a no go for me. Don’t get me wrong as Wet n Wild has released some nice single Coloricon Eyeshadows that have a very smooth, silky texture. But the matte shadows that appear in both the 5 and 3 pan Coloricon Palettes are typically very dry and difficult to blend. They also happen to stain lids in a major way yak!

Wet n Wild Venice Vixen Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette swatches

Wet n Wild Venice Vixen Coloricon Eyeshadow Palette Swatches

You can definately work around the mattes as if you apply them and they are as patchy as they are for me you can easily buff a bit of the shimmery/velvety shades on top to make them workable. But I just find that a little too much work….!

If you’re shopping this new Coloricon Palettes now I do think Venice Vixen is a skip! The quality just isn’t there.

And P.S. Using a light aqua for a brow bone highlighter? Really Wet n Wild when will you stop recommending these crazy shades for brow bone highlighting? We are not Mimi!

I purchased this item.

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Isabella MuseIsabella is just an average everyday geeky girl who doesn’t blend her eyeshadow correctly, wears too much blush, and hopes she never finds her holy grail products because she likes the thrill of the chase so much. Her mission is to bring you super honest reviews on makeup, skincare, fragrance and all things beauty. She’s in no way an expert on the topic and she sure as hell isn’t a super model. But she’s passionate about makeup and is seeking like-minded individuals that like pina coladas, getting caught in the rain, and ones that enjoy spending hundreds of dollars at Sephora without feeling buyer’s remorse. If you’re that person feel free to reach out and leave a comment or follow me on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Bloglovin‘.

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  • Tara

    This swatched great for me but I haven’t done an eye look with this palette yet. So sad to hear the colors STAIN! I mean, they’re not neon pink so…why didn’t they correct the formula? Huge bummer. 🙁 Smurf nails suck bad enough…but Smurf eyes would be beyond!

    I wonder if I put on 2 layers of primer and a layer of concealer…would they still stain? Stuff that stains scares me. >.<

  • Susan K

    Still haven’t found this collection, sigh. I like the far right swatch. Did you pick up any lipsticks or lip glosses? There is a few le I wanted. WnW would be smart to release a few le color icon blushes sometimes. They’re popular yet fresh shades never appear.

    • Isabella Muse

      just grabbed the megaslick stain balms but none of the glosses or lipsticks. I agree! those blushes are lovely!