Monday, April 11, 2011

These $0.69 Wet n Wild Lipsticks Just May Convert Me

As you may know, I'm not much of a lipstick wearer.  Besides my MAC Viva Glam Cyndi lipstick, the most expensive lipstick I have ever bought is probably $3.  So I'm not the best judge of what makes a good lipstick.  However, I have been slathering stuff on my lips for many years now, so I do know what feels good.  And in my limited lipstick experience, these Wet n Wild Silk Finish lipsticks feel pretty durn good.  Did I mention that I bought these for 69 CENTS EACH?!  Through the end of May I believe Wet n Wild is having a display at Walgreens with nail polish, lipsticks, eye liners, and lip liners for 69 cents each.  These normally retail for only 99 cents, but still, 69 cents is quite a steal!

The colors I have bought so far are (The description/name part after the numbers is off of Wet n Wild's website.  I'm not sure if they are the names of the lipsticks or just a shade description.  The second description is my own) :
  • 502A Dark Pink Frost- a light mauvey pink with gold shimmer that is not what I consider frosty
  • 514A Cherry Frost- a bright cool toned red with gold and red shimmer that is also not a frost!
  • 521A Fuchsia with Blue Pearl- actually the name is a pretty accurate description
These applied smooth with no streaking and didn't gather in my lip lines.  These aren't the longest lasting lipsticks, but for 69 cents I don't mine reapplying.  I usually like to reapply if I need it or not anyway, just because I like the way it feels!


From left: 502A, 521A, and 514A

From left: 502A, 521A, and 514A in the sun




  • Very, very inexpensive
  • Wide range of colors (22 listed on Wet n Wild's website)
  • Great pigmentation
  • Smooth, creamy texture
  • A great way to experiment with which types of colors look best on you
  • Not the longest lasting (but they don't claim to be)

  • Retails for $0.99 at drugstores and all places Wet n Wild is sold (currently on sale for 69 cents at Walgreens until the end of May 2011)

Thank you for reading and have a great day/night/whatever!


  1. Very nice. Thanks for the swatches! I noticed this myself a bit ago, with 911D (a ruby woo (mac) dupe I did a review a bit ago you can see it here : Wet n wild I think is definitely coming up in their quality which is so nice because they are so affordable + very easily accessible (no trips to specialty stores or the dreaded mall for me! yay!)

  2. I love 911! I love that it is matte too, it really makes it more wearable for me. I'm not really used to wearing lipsticks and Wet n Wild is the prefect place for me to start. It doesn't hurt they they're awesome too!

  3. 502A is sooo amazinggg!! I want it soo badly!

  4. I've really been impressed with these cheap lipsticks. And coming from the queen of lip swatches, I'm flattered! Thank you!

  5. I'm just cheap with my lipsticks too, so I shop the sales or just head over to the Dollar Tree or Big Lots. Since you're on a low buy, when you feel like you need a pick me up and want to get a little something nice, you should try those two if there isn't a decent sale on...especially for cheap lipstick! (If you're in New England I recommend Ocean State Job Lot too. It's similar to Big Lots.)

  6. Oh yeah, I meant to say that you have the cutest pouty Betty Boop lips. I read the other post where you said your boyfriend didn't like red on you, but it looks like Betty Boop! Adorable!

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