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Becca Tigerlily Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush

Becca Tigerlily Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush
Becca Tigerlily Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush

Becca Tigerlily Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush ($34.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a medium orange with warm, red undertones and a gold, frosted finish. By Terry Tropical Sunset #1 (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). NARS Frenzy (Right) (P) is cooler (90% similar). NARS Esoteric (LE, $30.00) is lighter (90% similar). NARS Me First (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Warmth of Coral (LE, $27.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Shape the Future (LE, $33.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Bright Response (P, $16.00) is lighter (85% similar). MAC Solar Ray (LE, $27.00) is darker, more muted (90% similar). Colour Pop Tasty (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). NYX Synthetica (P, $7.99) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). MAC My Paradise (LE, $28.00) is darker (85% similar). NARS Luster (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, darker (85% similar). Surratt Beauty Flamme (P, $32.00) is warmer (85% similar). Laura Geller Golden Apricot (P, $28.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Anastasia Daydream (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Medium/Dark Glow (P) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

For summer, Becca has launched a six-shade line-up of blushes designed to have “just the right balance of color and light” that can be worn alone or “as a blush topper.” It seems like it’s somewhere between sheerer like a highlighter and more pigmented like a blush (hence why it can also be layered), which is the best I can surmise from their marketing (there’s a lot of use of subtle as well, which at least indicates, to me, that they’re not saying it’s ultra pigmented)–I definitely wish it was clearer, though. I noticed that layering is best with a very, very light hand and a feathery brush or else the original blush can get overshadowed, as the formula runs semi-opaque. Much like the Shimmering Skin Perfectors, a little can go a long way. Tigerlily had semi-opaque, buildable color coverage with a frosted shimmer-sheen finish. Applied and blended out, the result is softly glowing without being too glittery, but it has a moderate sheen. It didn’t emphasize pores for me, though. The texture was soft, lightly loose in the pan, and fairly dense. The color lasted for eight and a half hours before fading.

P.S. — I only have two of the six shades right now, as the other four are still coming soon/sold out at Sephora. They are available through Becca’s website as well.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Luminous Blush Tigerlily
Tigerlily
Tigerlily
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

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Sephora x Disney | Minnie’s Inner Glow Luminizing Blush

Sephora x Disney | Minnie's Inner Glow Luminizing Blush
Sephora x Disney | Minnie’s Inner Glow Luminizing Blush

Sephora x Disney | Minnie’s Inner Glow Luminizing Blush ($22.00 for 0.39 oz.) is described as a “soft luminizer with a peachy glow.” It’s a light-medium, peachy-orange with warm undertones and a soft, gold shimmer. Too Faced Luminous Peach (LE) is darker (90% similar). MAC Freshen Up (LE, $35.50) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Style Cast (LE, $22.00) is more muted (90% similar). Tarte Bubbly (LE, $28.00) is darker, more muted (85% similar). YSL Rebelle (7) (P, $47.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). MAC Blazing Haute (LE, $27.00) is darker (85% similar). NARS Esoteric (LE, $30.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

There’s not a whole lot of information regarding the formula, other than it is a highlighting blush, so it imparts both color and glow, which it does for light to medium-dark skin tones; darker skin tones may find it adds warmth and sheen but not necessarily visible color. The texture was soft, lightly dry, and blendable; it could have been more finely-milled, but applied, I didn’t notice that it wasn’t as smooth as it could have been. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff, and the shimmer produced a soft sheen but didn’t emphasize pores or the skin’s natural texture. On me, it lasted for seven and a half hours.

Sephora Luminizing Blush Minnie's Inner Glow
8.5
Product
8
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
83%
Total

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Laura Mercier Seduction Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Seduction Face Illuminator Powder
Laura Mercier Seduction Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Seduction Face Illuminator Powder ($44.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a medium-dark, coppery-brown with warm undertones and a gold, frosted sheen. By Terry Light & Tan Vibes #1 (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Santos (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Poolside (P, $8.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Estee Lauder Topaz Chameleon (LE, $42.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Looxi Beauty Divine (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Benefit 10 (Bronzer) (DC, $29.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Glorify (LE, $33.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Jolie (LE) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Golden Age (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC I'll Hold My Breath #1 (LE) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Dior #004 (P, $56.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Glo Up (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Too Faced Sun Bunny #1 (P) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Magnetic Appeal (LE, $33.00) is less shimmery, warmer (85% similar). Makeup Geek Sunlight (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Becca Topaz (P, $38.00) is lighter (85% similar). Cover FX Candlelight (P, $42.00) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). MAC Gold Deposit (P, $33.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze Glow (LE, $46.00) is lighter (90% similar). Anastasia Bronzed (LE) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

According to the brand, it’s supposed to be a “long-wearing, buildable” highlighter that gives a “natural-looking” glow. It had semi-sheer to mostly opaque color coverage (once built up). The texture was just like the others in the line: smooth, soft, blendable, but there was that slight dryness to it if you put your finger against the surface–it just didn’t seem to translate in a negative way on the skin. It was easy to diffuse the color along the cheek bones, and the more shimmery nature didn’t emphasize my pores. Of all four shades, this one had the most metallic sheen applied, so if pore emphasis is a big concern, you might want to test-drive this prior to purchasing. The color was a bit of a chameleon on me; there is a rosier undertone that became more present the more it was blended out, which made it look like bronze/copper against my skin tone. I will be curious to hear how it works on other skin tones and undertones.

Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Seduction
Seduction

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Laura Mercier Devotion Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Devotion Face Illuminator Powder
Laura Mercier Devotion Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Devotion Face Illuminator Powder ($44.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a very light, rosy pink with warmer undertones and a luminous sheen. Burberry No. 03 Pink Pearl (P, $68.00) is cooler (95% similar). Dior #002 (P, $56.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Spellbound Glow (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Gleam (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Make Up For Ever #01 (P, $39.00) is lighter (95% similar). NARS Devotee (P) is less shimmery (95% similar). Laura Geller Charming Pink (P, $26.00) is darker, cooler (95% similar). Becca Rose Quartz (LE, $38.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Giorgio Armani No. 07 (P, $62.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). MAC Softly Does It (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Urban Decay Going Native (Highlighter) (P) is darker (90% similar). L'Oreal Ice (P, $12.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Perles et Fantaisies (Right) (LE, $70.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Desert Explorations (LE, $2.99) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Soleil Afterglow (Highlighter) (LE) is less shimmery (90% similar). Makeup Revolution Peach Lights (P, $6.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Jouer Rose Quartz (P, $24.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Scrumptious (LE, $8.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Moonlight (P, $23.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Urban Decay Aura (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

According to the brand, it’s supposed to be a “long-wearing, buildable” highlighter that gives a “natural-looking” glow. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage (to mostly opaque) with a texture that was slightly dry to the touch, but it still had a very smooth, blendable consistency that sat well on the skin. I really expected this to emphasize the natural texture of the skin, but once blended, it produced an illuminating sheen that was moderate rather than metallic. I think this would work really well paired with a slew of blushes to brighten and add sheen. I noticed signs of the powder fading on my skin after eight hours of wearing it.

Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Devotion
Devotion

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Laura Mercier Addiction Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Addiction Face Illuminator Powder
Laura Mercier Addiction Face Illuminator Powder

Laura Mercier Addiction Face Illuminator Powder ($44.00 for 0.30 oz.) is a medium, yellow gold with warm undertones and a lightly sparkly, metallic finish. Dior Transatlantique (LE, $58.00) is darker (95% similar). Becca Prosecco Pop (P, $41.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Makeup Geek Nightlight (LE, $20.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Cover FX Moonlight (LE) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). Make Up For Ever #02 (P, $39.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior #003 (P, $56.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Sunray (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Idol (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). The Estee Edit 14K Glow (LE) is more shimmery (95% similar). Becca Prosecco Pop (P, $38.00) is lighter (95% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Precious Petals (LE, $4.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Twilight (P, $23.00) is lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Electric Slide (DC, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NYX Daytime Halo (P, $6.99) is lighter (90% similar). Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $26.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Anastasia 143 (LE) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Anastasia Dripping in Gold (LE) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew You (P, $44.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Looxi Beauty Centerfold (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Tarte Spotlight (LE) is lighter (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

According to the brand, it’s supposed to be a “long-wearing, buildable” highlighter that gives a “natural-looking” glow. It had semi-sheer to mostly opaque coverage–so buildable, as billed–that was easy to apply and build-up without it becoming too intense with respect to the finish. The texture was fairly smooth, soft, and blendable on the skin, but there was a slight dryness present (something common to this type of formula, from my experience) that doesn’t impact the way it looks or wears from what I can tell. It didn’t emphasize pores, though it is a more obvious highlighter, so if you prefer something subtle, I would recommend using a feathery brush and a lighter hand. On me, it wore well for eight hours.

Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Addiction
Addiction

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Burberry London With Love Blush Highlighter

Burberry London with Love Blush Highlighter
Burberry London with Love Blush Highlighter

Burberry London with Love Blush Highlighter ($68.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a light-medium pink with subtle, warmer undertones and a luminous shimmer-sheen finish. It is made up of a lighter, warm white highlighter and a deeper, medium-dark pink with a satin finish. Urban Decay Cherry (LE, $26.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Pearl Blossom (LE, $22.00) is lighter (85% similar). Makeup Geek Head Over Heels (P, $9.99) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (85% similar). NARS Fervor (Left) (P) is warmer (85% similar). NARS Robotic (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

It sold out within a few days of launching at Sephora (and I believe it was previously on Burberry’s website), but if it ever launches elsewhere or restocks, hopefully this review is of use. (Or if you missed out, providing you with dupes.) It had good color payoff with a soft, smooth, and blendable texture that applied well to skin, didn’t emphasize pores, and lasted for eight hours before fading. It’s as described–a highlighting blush–so it adds color and luminosity. I wish Burberry would consider adding highlighters to their permanent range, because I think they’ve done a good job with the texture of their recent releases, so it would be a great thing to make permanent.

Burberry Blush Highlighter London With Love
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
97%
Total

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