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Wet 'n Wild

MegaGlo Hello Halo Liquid Highlighter

0.50 fl. oz. for $ 5.99
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Highlighters are a versatile staple of many makeup routines, and this one from Wet n' Wild offers excellent performance with a price that's pretty hard to beat!

MegaGlo Hello Halo Liquid Highlighter comes in a glass vial with a sponge-tipped wand applicator inside. It's a convenient and non-messy way to apply this highlighter, that allows for precision placement.

The liquid texture has an almost airy, mousse-like feel. This aspect makes it easy to apply and blend, without a heavy or slick feel some liquids can leave behind.

The highlighting effect is a shimmer that can go on subtle at first, but can be easily built up to a more high-impact strobe effect. While each MegaGlo Hello Halo Liquid Highlighter has a lot of shine, none are overly glittery or sparkly. Wet n' Wild offers several colors that would suit a variety of skin tones, including soft roses, sun-kissed bronzes, even a 14-karat gold.

The performance of these highlighters is also a standout, with the formula wearing well without creasing sliding, or fading throughout a whole work day. We also found that it worked just as well over foundation as it did on bare skin.

At this price, and with this performance, it's worth picking up more than one, particularly if you normally buy such products from designer brands at the department store.

Pros:
  • Lightweight, airy texture is easy to apply and blend.
  • Can be used for subtle or more statement-making looks.
  • Creates an attractive glow without being overly sparkly.
  • Wears well throughout the day, and over makeup and on bare skin.
  • Fragrance free.
Cons:
  • None.
Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No
Intense is the name of the game with this buildable liquid highlighter that delivers a multi-shimmer glow thanks to its shimmering pearl pigments. The hydrating formula is infused with powerhouses like Murumuru Seed Butter, Grapeseed Oil, and Vitamin E to help smooth out the skins texture. Youll look radianteven after a sleepless night.
Isododecane, Caprylyl Methicone, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Isohexadecane, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dextrin Palmitate, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Behenate/Eicosadioate, Butylene Glycol , Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Synthetic Wax, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sorbic Acid, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Disiloxane, o-Cymen-5-ol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Isoeicosane, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, [+/- (MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR): Iron Oxides/CI 77491, CI 77499, Mica, Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891].

Wet 'n' Wild At-A-Glance

Strengths: Inexpensive, good tinted moisturizer with sunscreen; some attractive bronzing powders; mostly good eyeshadow and lipstick options.

Weaknesses: Unimpressive concealers; large assortment of average to poor eyelining products; the mascaras do little to impress; some lip products suffer from the inclusion of irritants; the makeup brushes.

Wet 'n' Wild is one of the few cosmetics companies around that prides itself on being extraordinarily cheap, although the prices have increased across the board since we last revisited this brand. But don't let its hokey name and pre-teen marketing tactics deter you, because there are some great options available, and the packaging has improved in almost every category. The best-performing products will seem like steals, while the less impressive to horrible products will quickly have you thinking, "you get what you pay for." It is not very often that a line offers such a procession of clear-cut winners and dismal losers, but once you know what to focus on, you won't get soaked by Wet 'n' Wild. This line is available in most major drugstores across the country, and, like most drugstore lines, does not offer testers. Interestingly, the selection of Wet 'n' Wild in Canadian drugstores tends to be better than what U.S. shoppers will find.

For more information about Wet 'n' Wild, visit www.wnwbeauty.com.

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