Sephora Stardust (01) Microsmooth Baked Luminizer

Sephora Stardust (01) Microsmooth Baked Luminizer ($14.00 for 0.12 oz.) is a very pale yellow with subtle, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. Makeup Revolution Golden Lights (P, $6.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Marshmallow (LE) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). NYX Ritualistic (P, $9.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Becca Moonstone (P, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Sephora Stardust (01) Microsmooth Baked Luminizer
Sephora Microsmooth Baked Luminizer Stardust (01)
B+
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8
Application
5
Total
87%

Anastasia Sweets Glow Kit

Anastasia Sweets Glow Kit ($40.00 for 1.04 oz.) includes four sparkling, metallic highlighters in a cardboard palette. It’s new and limited edition, and it is also exclusive to the brand’s website. As you might expect with the Glow Kit, it’s not for someone who only likes a subtle highlighter; it is most suitable for someone who likes bright, bold, sparkling, and/or metallic highlighters. For some skin tones, three of the four shades may also work as luminous blushes. Sassy Grape and Butterscotch have larger sparkle/glittery flecks in them, while Marshmallow and Taffy are smoother and have a finer shimmer overall. All four shades were pretty pigmented, wore for eight to nine hours, and were blendable on the skin, but all four did emphasize the texture of my skin; Marshmallow I could apply without emphasis if I was careful, but the other three still added texture to the skin even when applied sheer.

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Anastasia Sweets Glow Kit
Anastasia Glow Kit Sweets
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
9
Application
4.5
Total
92%
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Clinique Nude Glow Uplighting Illuminating Powder

Clinique Nude Glow Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder ($27.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a light-medium peach with warm, orange undertones and a soft, luminous sheen. NYX Narcissistic (P, $9.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Glow Rida (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Highly Waisted (P, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Norman Parkinson (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sleek MakeUP Equinox (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Aura (P, $30.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Moonlight (P) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals The Brilliant Sunset (LE, $26.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Clinique Nude Glow Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder
Clinique Uplighting Illuminating Powder Nude Glow
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
90%

Anastasia Moonchild Glow Kit

Anastasia Moonchild Glow Kit ($40.00 for 0.90 oz.) includes six, shimmering, sparkling highlighters. Three of the shades have a slight duochrome (very subtle–I think it works on cheeks, but it’s hard to capture in a still photo), while the other three are more consistent in color all the way through. I think it’s a really intriguing, versatile palette for those who like to experiment with color and layering with various blushes and bronzers. Anastasia does indicate this palette can be used on eyes as well (the other Glow Kits mention face and body but not eyes), so that may be an alternative use for some. The biggest issue I had with the palette was that some shades were a little drier/looser in the pan, and of course, these are sparkly and metallic, so they can emphasize pores, depending on how much you apply.

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Anastasia Moonchild Glow Kit
Anastasia Glow Kit Moonchild
B
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
86%
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MAC Play It Proper Beauty Powder

MAC Play It Proper Beauty Powder ($27.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a “pastel soft pink with sparkles.” It’s a very light pink with subtle, warmer undertones and a satiny sheen. bareMinerals Clear Radiance (LE, $26.00) is warmer (95% similar). Catrice Stardust (P, $5.99) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Light Sunshine (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Dose of Colors Pearl Dust (P, $28.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Benefit 10 (Highlighter) (DC, $28.00) is warmer (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations (LE, $2.99) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 07 (P, $62.00) is less pigmented (95% similar). Urban Decay Aura (P, $26.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Laura Geller Charming Pink (P, $24.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Moonlight (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Looxi Beauty Pandora (P, $7.50) is more shimmery (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Play It Proper Beauty Powder
MAC Beauty Powder Play It Proper
A-
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
8.5
Application
5
Total
91%

MAC Glow Rida Beauty Powder

MAC Glow Rida Beauty Powder ($27.00 for 0.35 oz.) is described as a “beige.” It’s a light-medium peach with warm, orange undertones and a fine pearl, plus larger sparkle. Cle de Peau Sand Beige (13) (P, $55.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Smashbox Shimmer (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Clinique Nude Glow (P, $27.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Highly Waisted (P, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Burberry London With Love (LE, $68.00) is darker (85% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Goddess (P, $48.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). NYX Narcissistic (P, $9.00) is lighter (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Norman Parkinson (LE, $32.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). Looxi Beauty Honeychild (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, darker (80% similar). MAC How Beautiful (LE, $22.00) is darker (80% similar). Givenchy Ambre Saison (P, $52.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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MAC Glow Rida Beauty Powder
MAC Beauty Powder Glow Rida
B+
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8
Longevity
8.5
Application
4.5
Total
88%