Wet ‘n’ Wild Geometric Highlighting Powders Reviews, Photos, Swatches

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet ‘n’ Wild Geometric Highlighting Powder ($4.99 for 0.20 oz.) is a new, limited edition highlighting formula for spring that will be available at local drugstores and mass retailers while supplies last. The formula is supposed to be “long-lasting” with a “silky-smooth texture that is easy to blend.” The texture of the three powders is soft, slightly looser in the pan than ideal (some excess gets kicked up), with medium, buildable coverage and a pearly shimmer. All three shades lasted right around the seven-hour mark for me. They’re nice, and at the price point, some of the more flattering highlighters I’ve tried from the drugstore (often, they are too sparkly/metallic!). I wish Wet ‘n’ Wild would add these or something like it to their permanent range. Good luck hunting these down!

Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder ($4.99 for 0.20 oz.) is a light, pastel pink with warm undertones and a pearly shimmer. It had semi-opaque, buildable coverage with a luminous sheen that didn’t emphasize pores. The texture is slightly powdery to work with, but it didn’t look powdery when I applied it to my cheeks. It may add a hint of color on very fair skin tones. This shade wore for seven hours on me. NARS Devotee (P) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Play It Proper (LE, $22.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Makeup Revolution Peach Lights (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (95% similar). Laura Geller Charming Pink (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Softly Does It (LE) is more shimmery (90% similar). Laura Mercier Devotion (P, $44.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Perles et Fantaisies (Right) (LE, $65.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Make Up For Ever #01 (P, $39.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). LORAC Moonlight (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Lancome Moonlight Rose (LE, $42.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Anastasia Starburst (LE) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia Crushed Pearl (LE) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). NARS Adoration (Left) (P) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder ($4.99 for 0.17 oz.) is a light-medium, yellow gold with strong yellow tones (but no orange tones, so it looks almost like a “cool” gold) and a smooth, frosted shimmer. It blended out easily and applied with semi-opaque coverage that could be diffused or built-up for lesser or greater coverage as desired. The powder is a little powdery to work with, and it just made the skin look ever-so-slightly powdery when applied. A little extra buffing helped to work the powder into the skin and leave a pearly sheen behind instead (that didn’t emphasize pores). It wore for seven hours on me. Tarte Burst (P) is lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop School is Fun (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Smashbox Glow (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). NARS Noctum (LE) is more muted, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Golden Lights (P, $6.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NARS Watch Me (LE, $30.00)(90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Black Bloom (LE, $80.00) is darker (90% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $38.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Cle de Peau Gold (12) (P, $55.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). LORAC Daylight (P, $22.00) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Routes des Indes de Chanel Illuminating Powder (LE, $65.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). bareMinerals The Shining Moment (LE, $26.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder ($4.99 for 0.20 oz.) is a pink-tinged white with subtle, cool undertones and a frosted sheen. This was the most shimmery/metallic of the three. It had medium coverage that was buildable to opaque payoff if desired, but the lightly powdery, smooth texture made it easy to diffuse and blend on the skin. The shimmer didn’t emphasize pores either, which is always nice. This shade lasted for seven hours before fading. NARS Summer Dual Intensity Blush I (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Becca Pearl (P, $38.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Burberry No. 01 White (LE, $68.00) is less shimmery, more muted, warmer (90% similar). NYX Ice Queen (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Dior Glowing Pink (001) (LE, $58.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Cle de Peau Pastel (11) (P, $55.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Poudre Lumiere Glacee (LE, $45.00) is less shimmery, more muted (90% similar). Tarte Champagne Pink (LE) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). L'Oreal Ice (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Chanel Delice (78) (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Perles et Fantaisies (Left) (LE, $65.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Becca Pearl (P, $38.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Trophy (LE, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Light Sunshine (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). L'Oreal Ice (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wet 'n' Wild Geometric Highlighting Powder Desert Explorations
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Wet 'n' Wild Geometric Highlighting Powder Sun Ceremony
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
Wet 'n' Wild Geometric Highlighting Powder Where the Dreamers Go
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Desert Explorations Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Sun Ceremony Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder

Wet 'n' Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder
Wet ‘n’ Wild Where the Dreamers Go Geometric Highlighting Powder