Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer Review & Swatches

01/08

Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer
Wet 'n' Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer

Palm Beach Ready

Wet ‘n’ Wild Palm Beach Ready Color Icon Bronzer ($4.99 for 0.38 oz.) is a light-medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a fine, golden shimmer that gave it a luminous finish. It had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage with a smooth, lightly creamy texture–it was dense and felt almost like a cream-powder hybrid by touch. I found that a more rounded, moderately dense brush was best to pick up product well but wispier brushes often struggled to pick up product. (The upside is that there was no powderiness or excess product kicked up in the pan, and this made it harder to over-apply!) The powder applied well to bare sin and performed much like a true powder formula would once the product made contact with my skin. It blended out effortlessly and didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. This shade stayed on well for eight hours before fading slightly on me.

Formula Overview

$4.99/0.38 oz. - $13.13 Per Ounce

The formula was more like a cream-powder hybrid, as the powder had a lot of slip and felt very smooth to the touch without being powdery, and it was on the denser side. It applied best with a circular, small-to-medium buffer brush or an otherwise moderately dense brush as it picked up product more evenly and dispersed it well. The product had medium to opaque coverage, depending on the shade, but they were buildable if they were not opaque in one layer. They blended out fairly well, but they can be tricky to blend over damp foundation--they seemed more reactive to residual moisture/oiliness on the skin compared to the average powder bronzer. I'd recommend lightly dusting translucent powder over your complexion products if they do not dry down to a semi-matte or matte finish.

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Ingredients

Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Boron Nitride, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Silica, Dimethicone, Magnesium Myristate, Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Lauroyl Lysine, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Hexylene Glycol, Tin Oxide, Water/Eau, o-Cymen-5-ol, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Iron Oxides/CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, Mica, Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891.

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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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So much more radiant and beautiful than the one from yesterday! As it stands, I do have dupes, though. MAC Baby Girl and WnW Bronze Dynasty. Both work well with my wintertime coloring. I prefer subtle during this time of year anyway.

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