Look what I got in the mail yesterday! I ordered two of Wet’n’Wild’s Mega Last Lipsticks in colors 904B Rose-bud & 907C Mauve Outta Here. Rose-bud is a beautiful medium pink/red/brown that will definitely make your face look fresher, while Mauve Outta Here is a blueish magenta that will look great with cold skin tones, but I, a very warm skin toned person, also dare to wear it.
Price & size:
Now, these cost $2-3 depending on where you find them in the US, but I bought them on ebay for $7.50 a piece. You get 0.11oz = 3.3 grams.
What it says (on wnwbeauty.com):
“Lips take center stage! This 4-hour, longwearing lip color leaves a semi-matte, crème finish in one stroke. Glides on easily with rich, velvety color that doesn’t cake, feather, or bleed. Made with hydrating skin-care ingredients: Hyaluronic Microspheres provide extraordinary adhesion to lips, an exclusive polymer complex offers cushion-like feel and texture, and natural marine plant extracts Coenzyme Q10 and Vitamins A & E help smooth lips.”
BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2 – “A major component of this ingredient is adipic acid, a mild skin irritant and mildly toxic.”
BHT – BURYLATED HYDROXYTOLUENE: “…a potent synthetic antioxidant that also has carcinogenic properties.”
TOCOPHERYL ACETATE – recommended; “an antioxidant superstar”, various benefits: “protecting the epidermis from early stages of ultraviolet light damage”, “increasing the efficacy of active sunscreen ingredients”, “reducing the formation of free radicals upon skin exposure to UVA rays and other sources of skin stress”, “preventing the peroxidation of fats, a leading source of cell membrane damage in the body”, “reducing transepidermal water loss from skin and strengthens the skin’s barrier function”, “protecting the skin barrier’s oil (lipid) balance during the cleansing process”, “reducing the severity of sunburn”
ALLANTOIN – recommended, “considered an effective anti-irritant.”
RETINYL PALMITATE – recommended, “combination of retinol (pure vitamin A) and palmitic acid. There is research showing it to be effective as an antioxidant and skin-cell regulator”
SQUALENE – recommended; “oil derived from shark liver or from plants (usually olives) and sebum; it is a natural component of skin and is a good emollient that has antioxidant and immune-stimulating properties”
UBIQUINONE – recommended; “also known as coenzyme Q10, it is a vitamin-like, fat-soluble substance present in all human cells”, “it is responsible for cell protection and production of the body’s energy.”, “A handful of studies have shown that coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) may have an effect on skin and the appearance of wrinkles, most notably by reducing UV damage, stimulating healthy collagen production, and reducing substances in damaged skin that wreck havoc on its support structure.”
SODIUM HYALURONATE – recommended; “component of skin tissue that is used in skin-care products as a good skin-identical ingredient”, “hyaluronic acid can boost skin’s moisture content and help prevent moisture loss.”
OZOKERITE, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRAISOSTEARATE, PROPYLHEPTYL CAPRYLATE, ALUMINUM STARCH OCTENYLSUCCINATE, MINERAL OIL/HUILE MINERALE, MYRISTYL LACTATE, BIS-DIGLYCERYL POLYACYLADIPATE-2, VP/EICOSENE COPOLYMER, MYRISTYL MYRISTATE, DIMETHICONE/VINYL DIMETHICONE CROSSPOLYMER, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, NEOPENTYL GLYCOL DIETHYLHEXANOATE, POLYSILICONE-6, CHOLESTERYL HYDROXYSTEARATE, BHT, PROPYLPARABEN, ETHYLENE/PROPYLENE/STYRENE COPOLYMER, SILICA, BUTYLENE/ETHYLENE/ STYRENE COPOLYMER, SORBITAN SESQUIOLEATE, TOCOPHERYL ACETATE, ALLANTOIN, RETINYL PALMITATE, SQUALANE, UBIQUINONE, SODIUM HYALURONATE [+/- (MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE, CI 77891, IRON OXIDES/CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499, RED 7 LAKE, RED 6/CI 15850, RED 28 LAKE/CI 45410, RED 30 LAKE/CI 73360, YELLOW 6 LAKE/CI 15985, BLUE 1 LAKE/CI 42090, YELLOW 5 LAKE/CI19140]
I love these. I love how they’re semi-matte, but not drying, intense, but not overpowering. The colors are super pigmented, they’re not creamy so they don’t glide on as easy as some lipsticks do but it’s not a pain to put them on either. If you have dry lips you might want to put on a lipbalm first because it may be drying for that lip type.
The packaging is nothing special really, feels somewhat cheap and I don’t like that I cannot twist the lipstick all the way down to hide it in the bottle because this way I have to watch out not to touch the lipstick with the cap every time I close it. These, just like Sephora’s lipsticks, don’t have their name written on the labels, just the color codes.
AND! Wet’n’Wild does NOT test on animals so they deserve a CRUELTY FREE stamp!