We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!
  • HautelookUp to 59% off MAC Cosmetics, includes eyeshadows, palettes, blushes, eyeliners, lipsticks, and more, ends 8/20.
  • Muse BeautyBuy any 2 Viseart eyeshadow palettes for $128 (plus get three Esum eyeshadow brushes), ends 8/21.
  • Sephora4X points for Rouges (early access 8/11), 3X points for VIBs, and 2X points for BIs on all purchases, starts 8/11 and ends 8/19.

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell & Opal Flashes Jade Light Chaser Highlighters

01/07

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter

Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell

Becca Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell Light Chaser Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light pink with a luminous sheen and subtle, warm undertones. It had good color payoff with a soft, smooth consistency that wasn’t dry but did not seem as finely-milled as Becca’s more popular highlighting powder formula. This shade was a more subtle shade in the range (though I would classify it as a moderate highlighter in the grand scheme of all that is highlighting), as it did not have the high-shine finish, and it definitely did not have anything like a duochrome shift. This shade lasted for eight hours on me.

The Light Chaser Highlighter formula is supposed to be “more than a highlighter” and have a combination of “kaleidoscopic color and light” that makes it “shift as you move.” There are six shades in the range, and a few of them have more of a visible shift in person (less so in photos) while others just seemed like a typical highlighter. From the brand that seemed to put highlighters back on the market with their Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed formula, the formula lacked the finesse in texture and blendability I would have expected from Becca. The texture varied from shade to shade with some being drier, looser, and less blendable to smoother, more blendable, and fairly good as a tinted highlighter/subtle blush.

Becca Light Chaser Highlighter Rose Quartz Flashes Seashell
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Also In This Review

A-

Opal Flashes Jade

Limited Edition
Read Review
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode & Pearl Flashes Gold Light Chaser Highlighters

01/07

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter

Amethyst Flashes Geode

Becca Amethyst Flashes Geode Light Chaser Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a medium pink with warm undertones and cooler, lavender sparkle and pearl. This shade had larger sparkles that sat on the skin along with finer pearl that gave a more luminous sheen on the skin. The texture was chunky, dry, and had a tendency to appear patchy without a good deal of buffing. It emphasized my skin’s natural texture, though it was nowhere near as shiny as the brand’s original pressed highlighters. It had good pigmentation, though, and lasted for seven and a half hours on me. I did not detect much of a shift, more that it had a warmer, pink base with a cooler sheen but no real shift or duochrome-like appearance.

The Light Chaser Highlighter formula is supposed to be “more than a highlighter” and have a combination of “kaleidoscopic color and light” that makes it “shift as you move.” There are six shades in the range, and a few of them have more of a visible shift in person (less so in photos) while others just seemed like a typical highlighter. From the brand that seemed to put highlighters back on the market with their Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed formula, the formula lacked the finesse in texture and blendability I would have expected from Becca. The texture varied from shade to shade with some being drier, looser, and less blendable to smoother, more blendable, and fairly good as a tinted highlighter/subtle blush.

Becca Light Chaser Highlighter Amethyst Flashes Geode
7
Product
9
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7.5
Longevity
4
Application
77%
Total

Also In This Review

B

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

01/05

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Golden Sand

Huda Beauty Golden Sand 3D Highlighter Palette ($45.00 for 1.10 oz.) includes one cream highlighter and three powder highlighters housed in a slim, cardboard palette (no mirror). Each highlighter has quite a bit of product–it’s a substantial size for a cheek palette. The brand released two versions (the other is Pink Sand), though I was surprised they weren’t more dissimilar. The Pink Sand version is supposed to be lighter skin tones with the Golden Sand version for medium and dark skin tones.

The cream highlighter had more pigmentation than the average cream highlighter, but the formulation was incredibly dense, thick, and difficult to blend out or use; it was extremely challenging to use it over any base products as it caused it them to break down and move around a lot. The powder formula was smooth but dense, and they needed a heavier hand or a denser brush to get even coverage and color onto the skin.

The cream formula is described as a “pearlescent creamy formula” that will create a “flawless, lit-from-within canvas” and is ideal for layering with powders, though it can also be used “on its own for [a] dewy and natural” effect. The powder highlighters can be used alone or together and are merely described as “light-catching.” The palette is designed so you can build the level of luminosity from subtle to over-the-top. I felt like the cream highlighter definitely gave a more natural sheen, but the three powder highlighters were all quite frosted to metallic and layering any over the cream base made them just as shimmery, if not more so.

Huda Beauty 3D Highlighter Palette Golden Sand
B-

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
80%
Total

Also In This Review

F

Fiji

Limited Edition
Read Review
A-

Seychelles

Limited Edition
Read Review
B

Tahiti

Limited Edition
Read Review
A-

Zanzibar

Limited Edition
Read Review
We hope you'll consider supporting Temptalia by shopping through our links below. Thanks!

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

01/05

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette

Pink Sand

Huda Beauty Pink Sand 3D Highlighter Palette ($45.00 for 1.10 oz.) includes one cream highlighter and three powder highlighters housed in a slim, cardboard palette (no mirror). Each highlighter has quite a bit of product–it’s a substantial size for a cheek palette. The brand released two versions (the other is Golden Sand), though I was surprised they weren’t more dissimilar. The Pink Sand version is supposed to be lighter skin tones with the Golden Sand version for medium and dark skin tones.

The cream highlighter had more pigmentation than the average cream highlighter, but the formulation was incredibly dense, thick, and difficult to blend out or use; it was extremely challenging to use it over any base products as it caused it them to break down and move around a lot. The powder formula was smooth but dense, and they needed a heavier hand or a denser brush to get even coverage and color onto the skin.

The cream formula is described as a “pearlescent creamy formula” that will create a “flawless, lit-from-within canvas” and is ideal for layering with powders, though it can also be used “on its own for [a] dewy and natural” effect. The powder highlighters can be used alone or together and are merely described as “light-catching.” The palette is designed so you can build the level of luminosity from subtle to over-the-top. I felt like the cream highlighter definitely gave a more natural sheen, but the three powder highlighters were all quite frosted to metallic and layering any over the cream base made them just as shimmery, if not more so.

Huda Beauty 3D Highlighter Palette Pink Sand
Pink Sand
Pink Sand
B-

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4
Application
81%
Total

Also In This Review

F

Capri

Limited Edition
Read Review
B+

Santorini

Limited Edition
Read Review
A-

Azores

Limited Edition
Read Review
B

Ibiza

Limited Edition
Read Review

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

01/08

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette

Afterglow

Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette ($34.00 for 0.64 oz.) is a four-pan highlighter palette exclusively available at Ulta. It features four new shades in the brand’s Afterglow 8-Hour Powder Highlighter formula, which is supposed to be buildable, lightweight, and will give the “perfect glow.” A full-size Afterglow Highlighter retails for $26 and contains 0.23 oz. or costs $113.04/oz. The palette contains $72.35 worth of product (or comparatively, the palette costs $53.13/oz.).

I really enjoyed the quality of the products in the palette: the only “downside” was that they were more pigmented so if you’re someone who really hoped for sheer highlighters, these might be too much for you.

Urban Decay Highlighter Palette Afterglow
Afterglow
Afterglow
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
10
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Also In This Review

A-

Bliss

Limited Edition
Read Review
A

Peroxide

Limited Edition
Read Review
A

NSFW

Limited Edition
Read Review
A-

Side Piece

Limited Edition
Read Review

Coloured Raine Selfie & Fashion Show Focal Point Glowlighters

01/08

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter

Selfie

Coloured Raine Selfie Focal Point Glowlighter ($25.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light, peachy orange with warm, yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It had buildable pigmentation from medium to mostly opaque coverage. The highlighter had a firmer, smooth texture that was dense and almost cream-like, so it did require a denser brush to perform well as more feathery brushes just did not pick up much product in a single swipe (or swirl). On the upside, even when applied heavily, this one just reflected light and looked incredibly shiny–but smooth! without emphasizing my skin’s natural texture. I did feel like it applied and looked lighter on than it did in the pan (more like a pale yellow gold) on me. It wore well for almost nine hours on me before fading.

The Focal Point Glowlighter formula is supposed to be “butter soft” with “high impact luminous glow.” There are eight shades available from pale duochromes to deep coppers (view all swatches here). The formula was denser, firmer, and a little creamier than the average powder highlighter, so fluffy, less dense brushes had trouble picking up a lot of product, whereas denser highlighting brushes and blush brushes picked up product just fine. Most of the shades were quite smooth in feel with medium to full coverage and a strong, reflective shine on the skin and lasted for eight to nine hours. If you’re someone who likes buildable highlighters from medium to opaque with a metallic sheen, these might be right up your alley.

Coloured Raine Focal Point Glowlighter Selfie
Selfie
Selfie
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

P.S. — Coloured Raine doesn’t utilize affiliate links but affiliate codes, so when you use code TEMPTALIA, you’ll save 10% and we’ll receive a commission (at no cost to you).

Also In This Review

On Instagram