Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

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Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter
Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Halographic

Wet ‘n’ Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter ($5.99 for 0.50 oz.) is a light lavender with cool undertones and a fine pearl. Of all seven shades, this one was the least shimmery and most subtle on the skin. It had sheer to medium color coverage, depending on how much was applied and if it was layered. I felt like this one had more of an iridescent sheen to it, which made it work better combined with a cheek color rather than on its own.

The texture was thin, a little watery but still quite easy to apply and diffuse on the skin. I was able to apply this over bare skin as well as over my foundation without fear of lifting my base up as I applied or blended out the liquid highlighter. It had a noticeable sheen on my skin but did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for almost nine hours on me.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$5.99/0.5 oz. - $11.98 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "buildable" coverage that is "hydrating" and will help "smooth out the skin's texture." The doefoot applicator made it practical to apply the highlighter onto the face for spot highlighting, but for those who prefer to mix a liquid highlighter into other products (like primer, moisturizer, and foundation), it may not be as useful as a dropper, though I think you can get enough product off the doefoot applicator for mixing if desired.

The highlighter was thin enough to feel like a liquid, work for spot highlighting or mixing in with other products, but still had medium pigmentation. It spread beautifully over the skin with a brush or fingertips, though I prefer fingertips when working over a base (like foundation) to gently pat and spread the product and using the edges of my fingertip to diffuse the highlighter. The formula did exceptionally well over foundation and never lifted mine up (and I used some drier, more matte formulas with it). The highlighters lasted between eight and nine hours on me.

I was surprised that the product actually came in a glass bottle, as I would have expected plastic, and in a way, I might have preferred plastic for fear of the glass breaking in a bag, though it's not uncommon for liquid highlighters to come in a glass bottle.

Browse all of our Wet 'n' Wild MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

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].

Halographic

PPermanent. $5.99.
A-
A-
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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91%

Average

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Reviewer

Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Having seen this one swatched last night on Tarababyz haul YT, and then again today here, I really love how it looks sheered out! I do think that this is probably too pale for me, though. However, I do see this being an excellent liquid highlighter for those a bit lighter than myself!

I love the look of holographic highlighters, but you have to have the right makeup look to pull them off! Sometimes they look a little strange for everyday! Haha!

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