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Friday, January 11, 2013

Review: Wet n' Wild Eyeshadow Primer

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I recently went to my local Walgreens as you know from my last post and came across the display stand for the Fergie Centerstage collection by Wet n' Wild, and all my lovely Instagram ladies that have already tried this demanded I pick this up! So today I will be reviewing the eyeshadow primer from the line (and will review the lipsticks in another post). As you can see from the top pic, I stocked up! Because this stuff is awesome sauce! Don't worry, I will be doing a giveaway very soon and one lucky reader or instagram follower will receive one in their giveaway set! If you have Instagram, feel free to follow me @nessasarymakeup.

The deets:
Where I bought mine: Walgreens
Price: $4.99 (on sale)
Shade: For my primas (only shade it comes in), it's a neutral, colorless shade and blends in with the skin.

What it's supposed to do: Prevent your eyeshadows from creasing on your lids and keeping it fresh all day.

First impression: When I took off the cap, I noticed the product was just spewing out due to all the pressure in the tube (not a deal breaker), but it's definitely a waste of product because you can't control it and you can't put any of the excess back in, however I am sure once some of it is used up, this will be eliminated. There is no funky smell to it, in fact, it reminded me EXACTLY of my Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion (UDPP). Same look and feel. I wore it under some Inglot eyeshadows to work when I did a brown smokey look, and 13 hours later (from the time I got ready for work at 6am until 7pm when I got home), it still looks really fresh! No creasing whatsoever! I was highly impressed considering this is probably one of the first drugstore eyeshadow primers I have really seen and it was only $4.99!

PROS:
- Lots of product in the tube
- Only $4.99
- Actually prevented creasing for me and kept my eyeshadows vibrant

CONS:
- Hard to find, since I believe these are Limited Edition as it is part of the Fergie Collection, that means when you run out, you most likely won't be able to re-stock.
- Too much product oozes out of the tube first few uses due to all the product pressure in the tube, but should subside once enough product is used.

Final thoughts: This is pretty amazing, and you cannot beat the price as it performs just as good, if not better, than some of the "high-end" eyeshadow primers as you can see from the pics below. I definitely recommend it if you can find it!



15 comments

donnarence said...

i want!!!!! :)) sadly the fergie line/collection is not available here in the philippines

Liza said...

Damn! I need to find that!! Thanks for your awesome Reviews! :)

Silver Lips said...

Agreed that this is the hardest primer to find! I've been to several Walgreens only to be disappointed :-( Thanks for the review! Now I really want it lol

kimmydadiva said...

Great review, definitely you've made me beat my no-buy...lol

makeup and beauty lover said...

I definitely need to go and check that out and see if we have it at my walgreens.

See my blog. makeupandbeautyqueen.blogspot.com

AlwaysChharvy said...

OMGEE I want to win one ;D lol I just read your other post about the MAC Rebel dupe =D!! So going to pick it up xD Thanks Nessa!

crazedazed13 said...

This sounds awesome, I hope I can find it!

Also, I haven't visited your profile in so long but I love your photos! Please keep posting forever!!

Carolina Calderon said...

I searched about 5 Walgreen stores before I found this. Excited to try it!

x twist N kiss x said...

Looks like it works wonderfully! Thank you for the post. BTW, have you tried the Cinderella Storylook Eyeshadow Palette? The collab that Disney and Sephora has. I know you're a fan of the Disney princesses, so thought I'd ask ;-) Please do a review if you have! I'd love to read your thoughts and see swatches. xoxo

May Nguyen said...

Im actually intrigued! I will give it a try and thanks for followeing me on Instagram!

IchigoBunnie said...

thanks for the review! thats amazing that a drugstore primer held up as long as UDPP!

SmashinBeauty said...

wowo love them! I should try it

YoannitaL said...

im gonna have to buy one of this for sure! thanks for sharing this!

Wendy Ayche said...

love your pretty eyes
Much love,
Wengie
http://www.wengie.com

weloveswatches said...

I hope I can get my hands on this! I love trying out different primers!

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