Wet n Wild Shimmer The Night Away Color Icon Eyeshadow Collection Swatches & Review

Wet n Wild Shimmer The Night Away

Wet n Wild Shimmer The Night Away is one of the new limited edition Color Icon Eyeshadow Palettes this holiday season. There are three in total (Sparkle ‘Til Morning and Drinking A Glass Of Shine – which incidentally is the same exact palette as I Heart Matte).

This palette features a side of lights & darks and then a super colorful side of purples and blues.

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Wet n Wild Shimmer The Night Away Swatches
Left side: Browbone, Eyelid, Crease, Definer

The Browbone shade is an icy shimmery white.

The Eyelid shade is an intense silver metallic.

The Crease shade is a dark grey with silver glitter.

The Definer shade is a black with silver glitter.

I was fairly impressed with the first three of these considering I didn’t use any primer. They all feel soft and had good pigmentation. The Definer shade though was a bit patchy without a primer.

Wet n Wild Shimmer The Night Away Swatches 2
Right side: Browbone, Eyelid, Crease, Definer

The Browbone shade is a pale pink/lavender with very subtle shimmer.

The Eyelid shade is a bright fuchsia/purple.

The Crease shade is a medium sparkly purple.

The Definer is a medium bright blue glitter.

The pigmentation with these shades wasn’t as strong as I had hoped. I had to work a bit to get them to really show up. I think over a primer they would be a bit more intense.

Overall: I like this palette but definitely not as much as Sparkle ‘Til Morning. I don’t think it’s as universal and the pigmentation wasn’t as good.

Availability: Walgreens, CVS, etc.

Pricing: $4.99.

Are you interested in the shades in this one or do you prefer more natural shadows?


Note: Wet n Wild is cruelty free.

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  • December 6, 2012

    This was the one palette left at my local CVSes (…what’s the plural of CVS?) but honestly it wasn’t that exciting for me. I don’t wear a ton of purples. But I know a lot of wet n wild items are 75% off right now at CVS, so if you were lucky enough to sstill see them in your area, you may be able to get this for just a few cents!

    • December 6, 2012

      That would be a really good deal!

  • December 6, 2012

    I thought the quality of this palette was good, but I wasn’t really into the colors – I think I bought it just for the hype, I hate it when I do that!
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  • December 6, 2012

    I saw this one at Wags, but passed for now. I have all their other palettes and the colors looked too similar those. However, I did grab the Drinking a Glass Of Shine & Sparkle Til Morning. There was no way I was missing out on that matte one again!

    I may rethink picking it up this one if I run into it again (3x rule).
    Genevieve @ polishedgrad´s last post…Tactile Tuesday (12/4/2012)My Profile

  • December 7, 2012

    I love the two dark grays/blacks! I have to stop myself from buying this, though, despite the great price – I feel like I have some shades that are somewhat similar!
    Sonya´s last post…Kat Von D True Romance Eyeshadow Palette in Star-Crossed – Photos, Review, SwatchesMy Profile

  • December 7, 2012

    Definitely prefer the warmer, neutral palette, but that’s because those colors look better on me.
    Lulubelle´s last post…Julep Boho Glam December Box and NOTD in PetraMy Profile

  • December 7, 2012

    I didn’t get this one – seemed similar to the core collection one (although I know it is not identical) and didn’t seem as versatile.