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Bite Beauty Cerise Multistick

Bite Beauty Cerise Multistick
Bite Beauty Cerise Multistick

Bite Beauty Cerise Multistick ($24.00 for 0.17 oz.) is dark reddish plum with warm undertones and a satin finish. NARS 413 BLKR (LE, $39.00) is warmer (95% similar). Maybelline Burgundy Blush (P, $7.99) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Hex (P, $17.00) is darker, brighter (95% similar). Makeup Geek Covet (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, less glossy (90% similar). NARS Dolce Vita (P, $30.00) is brighter, less glossy (90% similar). Maybelline Raging Raisin (P, $7.49) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Almeria (LE, $30.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Illamasqua Growl (P, $24.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). NARS Seduction (P, $30.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS G-Spot (P, $39.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Nightingale (P, $32.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Glamour Feast (LE, $21.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Fiery (LE, $22.00) is lighter (85% similar). Chanel Rouge Vie (58) (P, $37.00) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). LORAC Infrared (P, $23.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). MAC Retro (P, $17.00) is lighter, more muted (85% similar). MAC Del Rio (P, $17.00) is lighter, more muted, cooler (80% similar). NARS Flamenco (P, $26.00) is lighter, brighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For an in-depth look at what the formula is supposed to do and how it performs generally, please check the overview below the rating. The consistency was velvety, lightly creamy, and glided on easily while blending out with soft, diffused edges. It had medium, buildable coverage overall, but the level of coverage depended on application, as applying directly from the tube in firm strokes yielded higher coverage (semi-opaque) while dabbing the color against the cheeks resulted in sheerer coverage.

This particularly shade applied best as a lip color, as it went on evenly and smoothly, didn’t tug, and lasted for well over six hours. The formula was neither drying nor hydrating over time for me. While the color had a lovely natural sheen and blended out easily on my cheeks, I noticed that some of the color resulted in very subtle darkening of some spots, almost like freckles. It seems like it darkened in areas where the skin just wasn’t perfectly smooth or even by its very nature, so perhaps a smoothing primer underneath would help minimize this effect. Nevertheless, it still wore for over ten hours on me as a blush. The only area that was difficult for me to wear the color was on eyes, as it creased within a few minutes.

Please note, the rating is an average across performance on eyes, cheeks, and lips.

Bite Beauty Multistick Cerise
Cerise
Cerise
8
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4
Application
83%
Total

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MAC x Star Trek Highly Illogical Trip the Light Fantastic Powder

MAC Highly Illogical Trip the Light Fantastic Powder
MAC Highly Illogical Trip the Light Fantastic Powder

MAC Highly Illogical Trip the Light Fantastic Powder ($34.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a subdued, medium-dark copper-brown with warm undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. Tarte Muse (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Colour Pop Might Be (P, $8.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Laura Mercier Rosé (LE, $42.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Suntan (P, $36.00) is lighter, less pigmented (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Ready to Go (P, $6.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Laura Geller Ballerina (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Lancome Rosegold Lights (P, $23.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora + Pantone Universe Marsala (LE, $25.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Perfectly Lit (LE, $33.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Edward Bess Ciao (P, $45.00) is more shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). MAC Highlight the Truth (LE, $33.00) is brighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Pearl Sunshine (LE, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Golden Apricot (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Ballerina (P, $26.00) is warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Pink Grapefruit (P, $28.00) is warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to add “sheer luminosity” to the skin with a “creamy” texture that “blends easily.” The powder felt very flat and smooth, but there was a dryness that made it feel a little chalky to the touch–the curiosity was that it didn’t look dry or chalky when applied to the skin, but it was a noisy powder if I rubbed my finger against the surface (that’s unusual). It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage that yielded a soft sheen that didn’t emphasize pores or my skin’s natural texture. This particular shade added noticeable color to my skin, so those fairer or slightly darker may find this works as a highlighting blush/bronzer as well. On my normal-to-dry skin, the powder highlighter wore well for eight hours before fading.

MAC Trip the Light Fantastic Powder Highly Illogical
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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MAC x Star Trek Strange New Worlds Trip the Light Fantastic Powder

MAC Strange New Worlds Trip the Light Fantastic Powder
MAC Strange New Worlds Trip the Light Fantastic Powder

MAC Strange New Worlds Trip the Light Fantastic Powder ($34.00 for 0.22 oz.) is a medium, orange-copper with warm undertones and a golden shimmer-sheen finish. MAC A Latte Sheen (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Sunlit Nude (LE, $26.00) is warmer (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Crown of my Canopy (LE, $4.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Becca Rose Gold (P, $41.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Cheeky Bronze (P, $33.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Becca Rose Gold (P, $38.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Trace Gold (P, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Highlight the Truth (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Margin (P, $22.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Lancome Rosegold Lights (P, $23.00) is more shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Smashbox Blow a Fuse Gold (P, ) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Center of the Universe (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Shaft of Gold (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to add “sheer luminosity” to the skin with a “creamy” texture that “blends easily.” It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage that was easy to work with on the skin, as the powder was very blendable and sat well on my skin without emphasizing my pores or my skin’s natural texture. I noticed the powder, while smooth, had a slightly drier, chalkier texture in the pan, which was not apparent on the skin at all, but it’s one of those products that is more impressive applied as intended than merely felt with a fingertip. It had noticeable color on my complexion, so it may work as a highlighting blush or bronzer on similarly-hued skin tones as well as being a highlighter for deeper skin tones. This shade wore well for just under eight hours before fading on me.

MAC Trip the Light Fantastic Powder Strange New Worlds
9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

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Too Faced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Makeup Palette

Too Faced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Makeup Palette
Too Faced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Makeup Palette

Too Faced x NikkieTutorials The Power of Makeup Palette ($56.00 for ) contains a slew of products for the eyes and cheeks. It’s a decent palette, but the eyeshadows have room for improvement, as they are not consistent. They also need to be applied over a primer in order to have decent or better pigmentation, to last at least eight hours, and for blending as some of the shades are drier and tended to sheer out when applied. Without primer, they have a more faded appearance and most of the shades lasted six to seven hours. I think the brand should have included their Glitter Insurance, instead of their standard Eyeshadow Primer (but worth reiterating is that Too Faced touts their eyeshadows as highly pigmented and long-wearing as a formula), because three of the eyeshadows, plus the glitter, absolutely need an adhesive base or else it is a one-way ticket to Fallout City.

As a lot of readers have noted in the initial launch post, the palette looks a lot like every other holiday palette Too Faced has released. I struggled a bit myself trying to pair the shades together, as it didn’t feel as cohesive as you might have expected, and the drier, more crumbly textures of the metallic shades didn’t blend well with the thinner matte shades. The two blushes and bronzers are permanent shades, though Justify My Love is a much darker, brighter, and cooler-toned shade in the palette than my single (by a lot). The highlighter, Champagne Truffle, is actually an eyeshadow from another palette, so you might have that already in your stash.

Ivy is a pale, muted white with a matte finish. It had a very smooth, finely-milled consistency with some excess powder that would kick up in the pan. It is chalky against my skin tone, for reference, and I tried to mix it with Painkiller to make it a workable brow bone highlight on my skin tone. On fairer skin tones, it should work better. It lasted six hours on me before disappearing. Urban Decay Bump (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Viseart Cool Matte #1 (P, ) is more muted (95% similar). Sephora Swan Song (P, $10.00) is warmer (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Three's a Party #1 (LE, $2.29) is warmer (95% similar). Sephora Porcelain (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (95% similar). Sephora Starlight (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Skull (LE, ) is brighter (95% similar). MAC Gesso (P, $16.00) is brighter (95% similar). LORAC White (P, $19.00)(100% similar). Too Faced Coconut Cream (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced White Christmas (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Linen (P, $19.00) is warmer (90% similar). Kat Von D Liberatus (P, ) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Ivoire (P, ) is darker, more muted, warmer (90% similar). Makeup Geek White Lies (P, $6.00) is warmer (90% similar). Smashbox Snow (LE, ) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Too Faced Extra Creamy (LE, $16.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Sugar Coated is a light pink with warmer undertones paired with a frosted finish and silver sparkle. It had good pigmentation, though the texture was drier and tended to sheer out on its own. The glittery bits blended away from the base color, so this shade would need an adhesive base to perform well. The color lasted seven hours before creasing and had fallout. Too Faced Pink Frosting (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior Garden Pastels #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sephora Ex-boyfriend (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Shiseido Mist (WT 901) (P, $25.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). MAC Pink Freeze (P, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Violet Storm #2 (LE, ) is brighter (95% similar). Too Faced Pink Pearl (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Harpooned Heart (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Dior Rose Garden #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Whimsical (P, $9.99) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Ballet Baby (P, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Maribu (LE, $32.50) is darker (90% similar). Chanel Signe Particulier #1 (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Violet Blend #1 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Fresh & Mint #2 (P, $21.00) is cooler (90% similar). Make Up For Ever I902 Quartz (P, $21.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Delightful (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Milani Bella Pink (13) (P, $4.49) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Laura Mercier Diamond Pink (LE, $23.00) is warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Coquet (LE, $16.00) is warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Frosted Yum is a muted, light silver with neutral-to-warm undertones and a metallic, sparkly finish. The glitter of this one also separated away from the base color, so it didn’t stay where it was initially applied and resulted in fall out over time. The base color was mostly opaque and wore well for seven and a half hours before creasing. The dryness of the powder made it harder to blend with the matte shades in the palette. Natasha Denona Aluminum (10M) (P, $29.00) is brighter (95% similar). Buxom Pure Platinum (P, $12.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Parisienne #3 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Sugarpill Grand Tiara (P, $13.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever ME116 Silver (P, $21.00) is lighter (95% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Vivacious Maguari (P, $19.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Stila Diamond Dust (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior Blue Garden #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Tisse Ombre de Lune #2 (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Silver Chafer (35) (LE, $33.00)(90% similar). Kat Von D Moonshine (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). Viseart Boheme Dream #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). NYX Tin (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Silver Coin (LE, $22.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Sephora Iridescent Shell (110) (LE, $13.00) is darker (85% similar). Colour Pop Liberty (P, $5.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Benefit Blingo (P, $20.00) is darker (85% similar). Chanel Tisse Smoky #1 (P, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #11 (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Irresistible is a sparkling, medium gold with warm, yellow undertones and a metallic finish. Like the previous three shades, the glitter doesn’t stick to the base, which resulted in the sparkles transferring beyond the base color and would fall below the lid over time. I would highly recommend a glitter primer or an adhesive base to work with this palette. This shade lasted for six and a half hours before creasing. bareMinerals Standing O (P, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). MAC Night Thrill (LE, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). Chanel Eclaire (P, $29.50) is less shimmery (90% similar). Giorgio Armani #18 (LE, $33.00) is lighter (90% similar). Hourglass Color Field #2 (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Antique Gold (P, $37.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Treasure Hunt (DC, $18.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Gold (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Jouer Skinny Dip (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Stila Gold Goddess (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Urban Decay 1987 (LE, $19.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Ardency Inn Heaven (P, $21.00) is darker (85% similar). Too Faced Shiny Happy (LE, $16.00) is darker, brighter, cooler (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Painkiller is a muted, medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. It had good pigmentation with a very soft, finely-milled consistency that applied well to bare skin, but it did not work well with the more shimmery shades in the palette as it was too thin and dusty, so it did not layer well. This shade started to fade after seven and a half hours of wear. Too Faced Chocaholic (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Illamasqua Heroine (P, ) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Yamal (LE, $25.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Cobblestone (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). theBalm C3 (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Skinny Latte (LE, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Tan-gled Up in You (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Makeup Atelier Natural Brown #3 (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Zoeva New Era (P, ) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Wanderer (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Seeking (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Social Butterfly #2 (P, ) is warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty We'll See (P, ) is darker (90% similar). LORAC Clay (P, $19.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Love on the Run (LE, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). Make Up For Ever M646 Latte (P, $21.00) is warmer (85% similar). Hello Kitty Hot Cocoa (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Cocoa Mirage #2 (P, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Latte (P, $19.00) is lighter (85% similar). Lancome Woody Bar (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Makeup & Chill is a deep, reddish brown with a matte finish. Though the powder was silky and soft, it was also powdery in the pan, so it kicked up a lot of powder in the pan with even a soft touch of a brush. It applied well to bare skin with full, opaque coverage that wore well for seven and a half hours–it’s just a shade you have to use carefully to avoid initial fall out. Ciate Queen Bee (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). LORAC Bark (LE, $19.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Anastasia Violeta (LE, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Java (P, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Siren (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Cocoa (P, $22.00) is warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Bittersweet (LE, $28.00) is warmer (85% similar). Inglot #327 (P, $6.00) is warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Bark (P, $28.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Mystic Hour is a deep bluish-teal with a frosted finish. This shade had a lot of potential, but it fades immediately after applying–it just doesn’t retain that depth and intensity it has in the pan on the lid. Even over Too Faced’s primer, it was still underwhelming; I would try using it wet and over a glitter primer as the drier, frosted consistency would likely benefit from both changes. This shade started to crease after seven hours of wear. Make Up For Ever ME230 Peacock Blue (P, $21.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Too Faced Mint Chip (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). Giorgio Armani #18 (P, $32.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). bareMinerals Controversy (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Pre-Packaged (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Les Aquas #3 (P, ) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Dior Electrify #5 (P, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Sephora Stormy Seas (113) (LE, $13.00) is cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wham Bam is a bright, medium-dark purple with warmer, pink undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. It had semi-opaque pigmentation with a soft, lightly drier texture that blended out fairly well and didn’t seem to fade immediately like Mystic Hour did. The color wore well for seven hours on me. BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #26 (P, ) is lighter (95% similar). Coloured Raine Fetish (P, $6.99) is darker (95% similar). MAC Selena (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Amethyst (P, $14.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Club Tropicana #10 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Flash (P, $19.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Butterfly Party (LE, $32.50) is more shimmery (85% similar). Sugarpill Hysteric (P, $13.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Viseart Amethyst #6 (P, ) is more muted (85% similar). Tarina Tarantino Violet Storm #5 (LE, ) is cooler (85% similar). Fyrinnae Snowboarding (P, $6.75) is lighter, brighter, cooler (85% similar). Illamasqua Trance (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Morphe Royalty (LE, ) is more muted, cooler (85% similar). MAC Zip Me Up (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, more muted (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Wanted is a deep black with a matte finish. It had semi-opaque color coverage with a firmer texture, which made it harder to get color out of but also seemed to impede blending, as it applied unevenly and was difficult to pull and diffuse from wherever the powder initially landed. The color had noticeable fading after six and a half hours of wear. Urban Decay Blackjack (P, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). Kat Von D Killing Moon (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Kat Von D Shax (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). Makeup Atelier Natural Brown #5 (P, ) is lighter (95% similar). Smashbox Ebony (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Night Sky (P, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). Kat Von D Black Metal (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Caviar (LE, $22.00) is darker (95% similar). NARS Shade VI (LE, $25.00) is warmer (95% similar). NARS Pandora (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). theBalm Sleek (P, $16.00) is warmer, better quality (95% similar). Chanel Noir Satin (26) (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Too Faced Stiletto (LE, $16.00) is darker, more muted (95% similar). Divergent Dauntless Ink (LE, ) is warmer, lower quality (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty About Last Night No. 12 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). MAC Nehru (Guo Pei) (LE, $16.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Silhouette (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). theBalm Serious (P, $16.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). MAC Raven-Eyed (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Chanel Premier Regard #4 (P, ) is cooler (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

I Will Always Love You is a bright, medium coral with warm undertones and a soft, golden shimmer. You can find my original review for the formula and shade here for a more detailed look at claims and the like. Suffice to say, this wore a lot like the permanent version I have, but it appeared to be a bit less shimmery and had stronger pink tones while wearing the same (eight and a half hours but way short of the 16-hour wear claimed). Colour Pop Bottomless (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). NYX Synthetica (P, $7.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Soulshine #2 (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Chanel Reflex (82) (LE, $45.00) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Papa Don't Peach (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Clinique Nude Pop (P, $21.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Tasty (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Guerlain Petrouchka #8 (LE, ) is more muted (90% similar). Sephora Passionate (23) (P, $14.00) is less shimmery, more muted, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Sparkling Bellini (P, $30.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). MAC Seduced at Sea (LE, $27.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Frenzy (Right) (P, ) is brighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Solar Ray (LE, $27.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC My Paradise (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Moon Beach (P, $45.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC Ripe Peach (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, lighter (85% similar). NARS Luster (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, warmer (85% similar). MAC Fiery Impact (LE, $27.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). MAC Perfectly Poised (Outer) (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (80% similar). MAC Fiery Impact (LE, $27.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Justify My Love is a bright, bold, cotton candy pink with a satiny finish. It is much, much brighter and darker with stronger blue undertones than the permanent version (read my original review here). It is also more pigmented, so that’s an upside, with a slightly looser consistency. The color wore well for nine hours, a half hour longer than the permanent version did for me. Colour Pop Mochi (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Babe (P, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Colour Pop Thumper (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Olive (LE, $8.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Lush & Libido (500) (P, $42.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC I'm a Lover (P, $23.50) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay X-Rated (P, $26.00) is lighter, more muted (90% similar). Makeup Geek Head Over Heels (P, $9.99) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). theBalm Down Boy (P, $21.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Quickie (P, $26.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). NARS Robotic (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Tarte Dream (LE, $28.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Givenchy It-Girl Purple (P, $44.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Too Faced Skyline (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC I'm the One (LE, $22.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). MAC Pink Swoon (P, $22.00) is brighter, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Dollface (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). KIKO 110 Bright Pink (P, $12.00) is warmer (95% similar). Urban Decay Obsessed (P, $26.00) is cooler (90% similar). Anastasia Pageant (P, ) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Chocolate Soleil is a muted, medium-dark brown with subtle, warm undertones and a mostly matte finish. The powder was firmly packed into the pan, which made it difficult to work with as I struggled to chip away at it to get any color coverage. For swatching alone, I had to scrape away the top layer to get enough pigment to show up on my arm. I had to do the same to apply it to my face. It was unexpected, as Too Faced includes this shade in palettes regularly, and it’s typically quite soft and silky. The color lasted for eight hours on me. Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze (Original) (P, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). NARS Laguna (P, $36.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Delicates (LE, $35.50) is more shimmery (90% similar). Viseart Enamored (Bronzer) (P, ) is darker (90% similar). MAC Matte Bronze (P, $27.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Matte Bronze (P, $27.00) is lighter (90% similar). IT Cosmetics Warm Radiance (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave. Princess #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Sephora Los Cabos (24) (P, $14.00) is cooler (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sculpting Medium (P, ) is more shimmery (85% similar). NYX Toffee (P, $5.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Medium Cocoa (P, ) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Love, Rihanna (LE, $27.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). MAC Matte Bronze (LE, $70.00) is warmer (90% similar). NARS Paloma Contour (P, ) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Guerlain Moyen Brunettes (05) (LE, $75.00) is darker (85% similar). Hourglass Radiant Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Bikini Contest (P, $3.99) is warmer (90% similar). NYX Tan (P, $5.00) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Hourglass Luminous Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Champagne Truffle is a light, pinky-white with a golden sheen. It had semi-sheer color coverage that was buildable to mostly opaque pigmentation. It seemed less pigmented than the previous palette version (where it was released as an eyeshadow). The color lasted for seven and a half hours before separating on my cheeks. Make Up For Ever S502 White Sand (P, $21.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Pink Glow #1 (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). bareMinerals Glitterati (LE, ) is darker, warmer (95% similar). Too Faced All American Girl (P, $16.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Chanel Tisse Paris #2 (P, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarina Tarantino Fantastical #3 (P, ) is darker (95% similar). Too Faced Coquet (LE, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). NARS Andromeda (P, $29.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). LORAC Vanilla (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Stila Snowflake (LE, $18.00) is lighter (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Sea Shells (LE, ) is darker (95% similar). Kat Von D Instaglam (LE, )(100% similar). Make Up For Ever I514 Pink Ivory (P, $21.00) is darker (95% similar). Disney by Sephora Treasures Untold (LE, )(100% similar). Chanel Tisse Cambon #2 (P, ) is more muted (90% similar). MAC Femme-Fi (LE, $16.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Lyric (LE, ) is less shimmery (90% similar). theBalm Wipe Out (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Guerlain Les Nuees #4 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Too Faced #selfie (LE, $16.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Black is a deep black with cool undertones and a satiny sheen. The Sketch Marker formula is supposed to be a long-wearing, waterproof, and vivid liquid eyeliner. It was very pigmented with a smooth, fluid consistency that applied easily and did not seem too watery nor did it apply unevenly. The tip had enough flex that you could maneuver around the curves of the eyelid without issue. The formula takes a bit of time to dry down and set, so if using on the upper lash line, I’d keep my eye shut for about 20 seconds after applying if you can. It did not bleed when I tested it under water. It lasted for eight hours on me. Illamasqua Abyss (P, $27.50)(100% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $20.00) is cooler (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Really Black (LE, $24.00)(100% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Deeper (01) (P, $55.00) is darker (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Blacquer (P, $25.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Blacquer (P, $30.00) is cooler (95% similar). Urban Decay Perversion (P, $22.00) is less glossy (95% similar). Stila Stingray (P, $22.00) is cooler, glossier (95% similar). MAC Cat's Meow (P, $17.00) is less glossy (95% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Glitterally appears as a light silver glitter that reflects pink, blue, and gold as it catches the light. It is a loose glitter, so it has virtually no claims on its own. It is a product that needs to be used with something else–adhesive, mixed with gloss, etc. in order to adhere and wear for any length of time. If you apply it on bare skin, it will just dust away. None of that is a criticism, and as there’s not much to rate it on, you will not find this one rated.

Too Faced NikkieTutorials Palette The Power of Makeup
8
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
80%
Total
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Tom Ford Black Bloom Nightbloom Powder

Tom Ford Black Orchid Nightbloom Powder
Tom Ford Black Orchid Nightbloom Powder

Tom Ford Black Bloom Nightbloom Powder ($80.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a light-medium gold with strong, yellow undertones and a sparkling, golden shimmer finish. Anastasia Sunburst (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Smashbox Glow (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Chanel Routes des Indes de Chanel Illuminating Powder (LE, $70.00) is darker (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Sun Ceremony (LE, $2.99) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Butterscotch (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Tarte Gator Wings (LE, ) is lighter (85% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 02 (P, $62.00) is warmer (85% similar). Becca Prosecco Pop (P, $38.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Party (LE, $46.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). bareMinerals The Shining Moment (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Nightbloom Powder is supposed to have a “luxurious” feel and “sumptuous color.” In reality, it is a powder highlighter with a noticeable about of shimmer and shine, so it is more suitable for someone who likes their highlighter stronger. The texture was dense, a little dry to the touch, but blendable on the skin and did not emphasize my pores or the natural texture of my skin. I noticed some of the shimmer separated from the base powder, so it did not look as even on the skin as desired. On my light-medium skin tone, I get visible yellow gold color, but it is possible to diffuse and sheer it out so there is fainter color as well. The pigmentation was buildable, starting around medium coverage and building up from there. This shade wore well for eight hours on me before fading.

Tom Ford Beauty Nightbloom Powder Black Bloom
8.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
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Viseart Highlight/Sculpt (01) Highlight and Sculpt Palette

Viseart Highlight/Contour (01) Blush Palette
Viseart Highlight/Contour (01) Blush Palette

Viseart Highlight/Contour (01) Blush Palette ($80.00 for 0.84 oz.) is a six-pan blush palette that is the same size (and contains the same amount) as the eyeshadow palettes. It comes in a black plastic compact with a clear lid. The highlighting shades are on the left, while the contouring shades are on the right. The formula used for the highlighters is really nice–dense, buttery, and blendable–and feels similar to their shimmery eyeshadows, while the formula used for the contour powders is more like the powder blush formula. The formula is supposed to “apply seamlessly” and have “sheer to fuller coverage.” Generally, the pigmentation was buildable from medium coverage, fairly blendable, and long-wearing (eight to nine hours); I only had issues with the two deeper contour shades, as they weren’t as easily blended and diffused on the skin as the other four shades. Unfortunately, that accounts for 1/3 of the palette being problematic, and at this price point, that’s likely to be a deal-breaker.

Highlight #1 is a light beige with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had medium coverage that was buildable to opaque coverage, while the consistency was soft enough that it could be diffused and blended out for sheerer coverage, if desired. The texture felt smooth to the touch, blended easily, and sat well on the skin without emphasizing pores. On me, it wore well for eight and a half hours. Cle de Peau Bal Masque (LE, $120.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Milani Afterglow (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (95% similar). Cle de Peau Delicate Pink (14) (P, $55.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Catrice Champagne Campaign (P, $5.99) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Sesso (Highlighter) (P, ) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Blossom Glow (P, $4.99) is more shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Nooner (Highlighter) (P, ) is darker (95% similar). MAC Tutu (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Cle de Peau Almond (16) (P, $55.00) is darker (90% similar). Coloured Raine Luxurious Bling (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Gleam (P, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Strobe (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Eclipse (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Smokin' Whistles (P, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Crafty (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). L'Oreal Rose (P, $12.99) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Highlight #2 is a light-medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a frosted, slightly metallic sheen. The consistency was dense, creamy, and easy to work with on the skin as it blended out beautifully. The coverage was buildable from semi-sheer to mostly opaque (within two to three layers). This shade started to fade after nine hours of wear. Urban Decay Glint (-, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Becca Beach Nectar (LE, $38.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). The Estee Edit Gleam (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Dose of Colors Melonade (P, $28.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Cover FX Blossom (P, $42.00) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Urban Decay NSFW (LE, $26.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Rose Gold (LE, $46.00) is darker (90% similar). Makeup Geek Starlight (LE, $20.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Strapped (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Bobbi Brown Sunset Glow (LE, $48.00) is cooler (90% similar). Makeup Geek Daybreak (P, $20.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Looxi Beauty Venom (P, $7.50) is darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dance 'Til Dawn Blush #1 (LE, ) is lighter, brighter (85% similar). Jouer Skinny Dip (LE, $24.00) is warmer (85% similar). MAC Pearl Sunshine (LE, $22.00) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Anastasia Taffy (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Pink Quartz (P, $46.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (80% similar). Milani Moon Glow (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Highlight #3 is a medium, coppery-brown with warm, gold and orange shimmer. It had semi-sheer to opaque, buildable coverage, which was easy enough to layer without it looking heavy or emphasizing the skin’s natural texture. The consistency, though, was a little drier and felt looser in the pan, so it had a tendency to sheer out initially and took some extra effort to even out. Smashbox Blow a Fuse Gold (P, )(95% similar). Smashbox Crank It Up Gold (P, ) is lighter (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow (LE, $48.00) is warmer (95% similar). Anastasia Mimosa (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Cover FX Candlelight (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Stila Bronze (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Golden Bronze (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Becca Topaz (P, $38.00) is lighter (90% similar). Becca Topaz (P, $38.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Sunlight (P, $44.00) is more muted, cooler (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Carli Bybel Deluxe Edition #20 (LE, ) is darker (90% similar). Anastasia Glo Getter (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Coloured Raine Your Treat (P, $25.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). Rouge Bunny Rouge Goddess (P, $48.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Hot Sand (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Geek Sunlight (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Avalon (LE, $8.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Contour #1 is a light-medium brown with subtle, warm undertones and a matte finish. The pigmentation was buildable from sheer to semi-opaque. It had a soft, silky consistency in the pan but did kick up an excess amount of product in the pan. Luckily, it did not appear dry or chalky on the skin; on me, the color did disappear as it is closer to my skin tone, but it would show up more noticeably on someone with fairer skin. The color lasted for eight and a half hours on me. As a note, it is one of the lightest contour shades I’ve come across! Zoeva Heavy Crown (P, ) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Contour #2 is a medium-dark brown with subtle, warm, reddish undertones and a matte finish. While the powder felt soft and finely-milled, it was also a little grainy, as the powder clumped together here and there and did not even out as nicely as anticipated. When I tried it on my face, it blended out better there when I used a fluffier brush, but it was still not as even as I would have liked. The color wore well for eight and a half hours, and it was buildable from sheer to semi-opaque. NARS Paloma Contour (P, ) is warmer (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Deep (P, $44.00) is more muted (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty The Afternooner (Bronzer) (LE, ) is lighter (90% similar). Tarte Sculpt (P, ) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Tan Tint (LE, $29.50) is warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Happy Hour (P, $8.00) is warmer (85% similar). Zoeva Unfinished (P, ) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Contour #3 is a deep, purplish burgundy with a matte finish. It is a “cooler” contour, though it is more neutral-to-warm in actual undertone, but the burgundy color makes it more unique compared to most contour shades. The problem with this shade was the grainy texture that was harder to blend out, but it also seemed to “sink” into pores–my skin looked dotted with deeper specks of color. It had sheer to semi-opaque color payoff that lasted for eight and a half hours. MAC Sketch (P, $22.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Viseart Highlight and Sculpt Palette Highlight/Sculpt (01)
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
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