Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Wet n Wild Haul: Glitz-licious and Glamourous

After watching Iron Man 2 on opening night (accidentally, in fact), I had around $13 left after purchasing the movie tickets I wasn't supposed to purchase. Long story short, I participated in the Eco-Friendly Fashion Show and won a raffle of 2 AMC movie tickets, which I tried to use at the Esquire but they wouldn't let me for a "special event" like Iron Man 2 pfft. Well, luckily the movie was worth every penny. [By the way, as I'm typing, all the words I'm saying come out in my head in British. What? I guess that happens after watching charlieissocoollike on Youtube. He's bloody brilliant!]

Walgreens had a Buy one get one half off deal going on for Wet n Wild, so I figured I would get some things I've wanted to try. I like the E/S Palettes because they're very pigmented with primer and because there's 6 shadows for $5 ... not bad. Since it's buy one get one half off, I nabbed both for $7.50. I can live with 12 shadows for less than a dollar each : ) The brush applicator they give you is useless, toss it. I just used my ELF Studio Eyeshadow Brush and it's pretty amazing. It picks up colours and I can keep dipping it into another colour but it will only deposit the colour I want. Is it magic? Perhaps. I also have been looking for an orange/tangerine lipgloss but don't want any of that sheer nonsense, so I found one that looked similar but it was more reddish so I didn't risk it. Also wanted to get some dry shampoo but I realized that I ran out of money.

Wet n Wild Craze Nail Polish in Glitz (the crazy purple glitter LOVE it)
Wet n Wild Craze Nail Polish in Goldmine (a yellowish gold)
Wet n Wild Wild Shine Nail Polish in Blazed (a coral hot pink)
Wet n Wild E/S Palette in Vanity (browns)
Wet n Wild E/S Palette in Lust (purples)
Wet n Wild Dual Pencil Sharpener (which is PERFECT for my big fat Wet n Wild Creme Eyeshadow Stick thank goodness)

Vanity: normal lighting
Vanity: flash
Lust: normal lighting
Lust: flash
Glitz: normal lighting. I love these little bottles! I think I will eventually buy all of the Craze polishes because they're so adorable and application is amazing. I bought this obnoxious purple glitter polish because it reminds me of 7th grade, a little bottle I had with purple and blue glitter. This one is mostly purple, blue, and white small glitters. I like how it dazzles in sunlight.
Glitz: flash
Glitz: up close
Goldmine: normal lighting. I don't really love this colour because I think it's too yellow but it's still nice. It's a cremey, slightly sparkly yellow-gold. The cap is too adorable!
Goldmine: up close
Blazed: normal lighting. I bought this for my toes, I wanted something bright to wear with my sandals. It turns out to look a lot more hot pink/reddish than coral and makes my skin look more than than it is D: Still a pretty shade. The polish is super smooth to the touch : )
I'll do a look with the purple palette sometime. I love purples for brown eyes - they're so compatible and lovely. I've also become interested in the Ashton DSLR .. Nikon D3000 or D5000? Have you heard good things about it? It seems like a dummy-proof DSLR, which flies in my book. I hope it's not too heavy either.

Tell me if you have any camera recommendations! From my deluge of photos, you can definitely tell I need good colour (if my dress is purple, I want it to show up as purple and not blue), macro, and shutter speed. Thanks lovelies~


s May 18, 2010 at 4:07 PM   said...

OMG what a coincidence!!! Just last night I was looking up a dupe for MAC beauty marked, and the color in the WnW Lust palette came up!! Let us know what you think of the shadows! I just browsed Walgreens and they're not BOGO here :( But at $5/palette, that's less than $1 per color so I will def shell out if the shadows are good :)

Unknown May 18, 2010 at 4:24 PM   said...

What fun purchases!! :) Let us all know how the shadows are :D I've seen them on clearance at my CVS last week! :)

The shadows look pretty niec :) I'm sure you'll find many uses for them :D

Romance Is Boring May 18, 2010 at 4:32 PM   said...

yum :)

I'm in desperate need of new colours for my eyes - do you know if they stock in the UK?


Sarah May 18, 2010 at 5:03 PM   said...

I've never even purchased anything from Wet and Wild, but I love the Lust pallet. I have green eyes so I love wearing purple eye shadow too. That ES brush sounds so cool...I don't have any good brushes so I apply shadow with my finger...so it looks like I love to finger paint sometimes!

Liana May 18, 2010 at 5:21 PM   said...

great haul! ive been wanting those palettes but i couldnt find them, i havent checked walgreens yet though! and those polishes are really pretty too!

anne May 18, 2010 at 11:03 PM   said...

okayy soo this is officially the 5th+ time i'm seeing a haul with these wet n wild e/s palettes... i saw these last weekend but didnt pick it up cuz i figured it would be one of those cheapo quality e/s... i've read 2+ good reviews on them... bahh now im regretting not picking them up lol


AnNeTtEe May 19, 2010 at 3:18 AM   said...

nice haul!! I've been seeing a lot of these wet n wild palette lately in a lot of hauls... damn haul posts are makin me wanna get them too... hahaha.... i might just wait for a good sale.. but i dunno, I mean how do u like them???

Unknown May 19, 2010 at 8:05 PM   said...

Those glittery ones are so cute!! I love them.

Thanks for posting my giveaway! Here's another one...
MY Rope Bracelet Giveaway!
@ Bon Bon Rose Girls

♥Bunny♥ May 20, 2010 at 4:09 AM   said...

Awesome Haul! I loved Iron Man 2 too!! Love the purple glitter nail polish!!
I miss using Wet n Wild. They are so cheap and yet good! Sadly we don't have it here.. :(

Sybil May 20, 2010 at 4:05 PM   said...

great haul! :D

i've been wanting to try their nail polishes! :D

you have such a cute blog here! i stumbled upon it through your chictopia!! :D

Sandra May 20, 2010 at 9:31 PM   said...

oooh, I love sparkling nail polish:) And btw, the camera that I use is a Canon Rebel XT, I've had it for years now.

Kristie May 21, 2010 at 1:57 AM   said...

Awesome haul! I love all the pictures.

hevn May 21, 2010 at 4:26 AM   said...

Oooooo.. nice haul,. Now i really wanna see you in an EOTD using those palettes! :D

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