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Makeup Geek Main Squeeze Blush

Makeup Geek Main Squeeze Blush
Makeup Geek Main Squeeze Blush

Makeup Geek Main Squeeze Blush ($10.00 for 0.15 oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm, yellow undertones and a matte finish. MAC At Dusk (LE, $27.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Modest Blush (LE, $27.00) is cooler (95% similar). Anastasia Rose (P, ) is darker (95% similar). Guerlain Morning Rose (P, $52.00) is lighter (95% similar). KIKO 109 Candy Rose (P, $12.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Fun Ending (LE, $23.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Cheeky Bugger (LE, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). Estee Lauder Peach Passion (P, $34.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Holiday (P, $8.00) is brighter, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Underrated (LE, ) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Milani Pink Play #1 (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Giorgio Armani Daybreak (503) (P, $46.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Catrice La Vie En Rose (P, $5.99) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Milani Berry Rays #4 (P, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Physicians Formula Natural (P, $12.99) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Pinch O' Peach (P, $23.00) is lighter, brighter (90% similar). Makeup Geek Spell Bound (P, $10.00) is darker (90% similar). Physicians Formula Natural (P, $12.99) is darker, brighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Wavelength (LE, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Chanel Sakura (87) (LE, $45.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to be pigmented, long-wearing, and blendable (for more on how it compares to the previous formula, check out this post). The texture was dustier and more prone to sheering out than a lot of the other shades I’ve tested in the new formula. It had sheer to semi-sheer color payoff, and it didn’t seem to last as long–only six and a half hours–on me. The only bright spot on this product was that it was still blendable on the skin, but it might look drier on dry skin types.

Makeup Geek Blush Main Squeeze
7
Product
7
Pigmentation
7
Texture
7
Longevity
5
Application
73%
Total

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Makeup Revolution Radiant Lights Vivid Baked Highlighter Powder

Makeup Revolution Radiant Lights Vivid Baked Highlighter Powder
Makeup Revolution Radiant Lights Vivid Baked Highlighter Powder

Makeup Revolution Radiant Lights Vivid Baked Highlighter Powder ($6.00 for 0.26 oz.) is a light, pinky-beige with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. Tarte Spellbound Glow (LE, $30.00) is more shimmery (95% similar). Tarte Gleam (P, ) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight (P, $44.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Tarte Crafty (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Chanel Beiges Ombres Tissees (LE, $75.00) is darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Delicate Pink (14) (P, $55.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Looxi Beauty La Belle (P, $7.50) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Hourglass Incandescent Strobe Light (P, $38.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Milani Moon Glow (P, $10.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). L'Oreal Rose (P, $12.99) is more shimmery (90% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). Colour Pop Smokin' Whistles (P, $8.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Cle de Peau Bal Masque (LE, $120.00) is less shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Urban Decay Luminous (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Sephora Light Beam (02) (P, $14.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Laura Mercier Highlight 01 (P, $40.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Laura Geller Peach Glow (P, $26.00) is darker (90% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The formula is supposed to give “natural looking color” with buildable coverage that wears “all day.” The texture of this shade was much smoother and more finely-milled compared to Golden Lights, and as a result, it didn’t feel dry or powdery, though it was very blendable and easy to work with. It had buildable coverage from semi-sheer to semi-opaque. The shimmer seemed a little more refined as well, so it had more of a light-medium level of sheen that didn’t appear metallic or shiny. On my warmer complexion, it’s a highlighter hue that can work well with many blushes, as it doesn’t alter the color of them much when paired with my skin tone, but very fair and/or cooler skin tones may find it adds some warmth when used. The highlighter lasted seven hours on me before fading noticeably.

Makeup Revolution Vivid Baked Highlighter Powder Radiant Lights
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
7.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total

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Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty / Dolce Vita Instant Look Palette

Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty Instant Look in a Palette
Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty Instant Look in a Palette

Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty Instant Look in a Palette ($75.00 for 0.77 oz.) is a neutral-hued eye and cheek palette that features three eyeshadows and four cheek/face products. I think if you have a good arsenal of neutrals, this will be dupable for you, but they are still a nice set of neutrals that work well together and would be travel-friendly. If you prefer more mattes or less shimmery eyeshadows, though, this one may be limiting. All in all, the palette was easy to use; there was no real fuss, and the more quality-related issue I had was how soft the bronzer was, but it looked great applied, which is where it counts the most.

It is currently listed as unavailable online, but some physical stores may still have stock (really not sure, you’d have to check with your local store!). I actually think that the brand’s Instant Look palettes would be excellent permanent items – I feel like they’re a good value, travel-friendly, and seem to be a good introduction to what the brand has to offer.

Seductive Beauty (Brighten) is a light peachy-beige with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. It had a really soft, finely-milled consistency that was a bit loose in the pan, but it applied well to the skin and had an almost “melted” appearance on (a sort of lived-in shimmer look) that was very reflective. The pigmentation was fully opaque, and the color wore well for eight hours before creasing. The Estee Edit Riff (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). LORAC Mirage (LE, $19.00) is cooler (95% similar). theBalm D2 (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). theBalm Dream Boat (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, darker (95% similar). Chanel Jardins Eclatants #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). YSL Indie Jasper #1 (LE, ) is warmer (95% similar). Tarte Heat Wave (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). The Estee Edit 1st Light (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Viseart Nuance #4 (P, ) is cooler (90% similar). Tarte Champagne Bubble Bath (LE, ) is lighter (95% similar). Ciate Dainty (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). Hello Kitty Apple Pie (LE, ) is cooler (95% similar). Colour Pop Vivacious (LE, $5.00) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar). MAC Money Mad (LE, ) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Summer Honey (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% similar). City Color Bubble Bath (P, $6.99) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Colour Pop Chick (LE, $5.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty The Lover #2 (LE, ) is cooler (90% similar). BH Cosmetics Foil Eyes 2 #1 (P, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC A Natural Flirt (P, $20.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Enhance) is a medium-dark taupe-brown with subtle, warmer undertones and a frosted finish. It had excellent pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and blendable consistency that sat well on the skin and was easy to work with. The color started to crease after eight hours of wear on me. Divergent Abnegation Stone (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Charged Up (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Clarins Garden Escape #6 (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Angel (LE, $19.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Clinique Hazy (P, $15.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Ciate Happy (LE, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). LORAC Chrome (P, $19.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Burberry Pale Barley (102) (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Naked Truth #4 (P, $2.29) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Viseart Grand-Palais (P, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Laura Mercier Amethyst (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC Satin Taupe #2 (P, $16.00) is lighter (90% similar). Gucci Beauty Tuscan Storm #2 (P, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Clarins The Essentials #5 (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Tarte Happy Place (LE, ) is warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals Magnetism (P, ) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). MAC Quintessential (LE, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Burberry Pale Barley (P, $29.00) is warmer (85% similar). bareMinerals Yes Please (P, ) is warmer (85% similar). L'Oreal Quartz Fume (P, $5.99) is darker (80% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Smoke) is a medium-dark bronzy brown with warm, reddish undertones and fine golden shimmer. The color payoff was rich and fully opaque, while the texture was perfectly balanced between soft and firm, dense and blendable–it was extremely easy to apply and blend out without losing intensity. On me, it wore well for eight hours. Chanel Promesse #3 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Dior Contraste Horizon #4 (LE, ) is less shimmery, warmer (95% similar). MAC Been There, Done That (LE, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Too Faced Power Couple (LE, $16.00) is lighter (95% similar). MAC Bronze (P, $16.00) is warmer (95% similar). Guerlain Ors et Merveilles #1 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury The Dolce Vita #4 (P, ) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). Tarte Pretty (LE, ) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Gravitational (LE, $22.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC Mulch (P, $16.00) is lighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Chestnut (LE, $16.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Too Faced Tout Suite (LE, $16.00) is more shimmery (90% similar). Kat Von D Synergy (LE, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). Cle de Peau Satin Moon #2 (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (80% similar). Tarte Whiskey (LE, $14.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Make Up For Ever D652 Celestial Earth (P, $21.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Divine Decadence (LE, $16.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Bronze) is a medium, reddish tan with warm undertones and gold shimmer. The texture was very, very soft and prone to kicking up excess in the pan, and the looser consistency made it easy to get plenty of color payoff out of the powder as well. I’d recommend using a lighter hand and then applying, and if you feel like you may have gotten too much on your brush, lightly tap off the excess. It was very blendable on the skin and diffused nicely without a lot of work. I noticed subtle fading along the edges of the bronzer after eight hours of wear. Urban Decay Sesso (Bronzer) (P, ) is more shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Laura Mercier Bronze (04) (P, $40.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Poolside (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Chanel Deep (P, $58.00) is less shimmery, brighter (90% similar). Colour Pop Santos (LE, $8.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Park Ave. Princess #2 (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). LORAC Spotlight (LE, $23.00) is darker (90% similar). Stila Sending My Love Bronzer (LE, ) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). Hourglass Diffused Bronze Light (P, $50.00) is less shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Makeup Revolution Golden Days (P, $6.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Glow With It (P, $33.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Cheek Swish) is a light-medium pink-coral with warm undertones and fine, golden shimmer that gave it a luminous sheen. It had medium, buildable pigmentation (which is as described) with a soft, silky consistency that wasn’t too firm or too soft in the pan. It lasted for just over seven and a half hours on me before fading. Clinique Melon Pop (P, $21.00) is cooler (95% similar). Hourglass Incandescent Electra (P, $38.00) is cooler (95% similar). Hourglass Diffused Heat (P, $35.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Too Faced Sweet Peach Blush (P, ) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Lured to Love (LE, $27.00) is lighter, brighter, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Lines & Last Night (502) (P, $42.00) is darker, cooler (90% similar). MAC Legendary (LE, $23.00) is cooler (90% similar). MAC Immortal Flower (LE, $23.00) is less shimmery, lighter, brighter (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Cheek Pop) (LE, $40.00) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (90% similar). LORAC Dance 'Til Dawn Blush #2 (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (90% similar). NARS Day Dream (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Miss Cupcake (LE, ) is more shimmery, lighter, glossier (90% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Solar Exposure (Blush) (LE, $60.00) is more shimmery, lighter, cooler (85% similar). Surratt Beauty Parfait (P, $32.00) is darker, warmer (85% similar). Chanel Coco Code (LE, $70.00) is darker (85% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Cheek Pop) is a pop of light-medium, rosy coral with warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. It had semi-opaque to opaque color coverage paired with a soft, lightly dusty consistency that blended out with ease and didn’t read dry or powdery on the skin. I was able to wear this shade for almost eight hours before it started to break down. Gucci Beauty Coral Flower (P, $49.00) is more shimmery, darker (95% similar). NARS Make Believe (LE, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). Dior My Lady (003) (LE, $60.00) is cooler (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Warm (Winter 2016) Blush (LE, $60.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Too Faced Love Hangover (P, $26.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). Hourglass Luminous Flush (P, $35.00) is lighter (95% similar). Chanel Sunkiss Ribbon (LE, $70.00) is more shimmery, warmer (95% similar). Milani Berry Rays #3 (P, ) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). KIKO 108 Orange Coral (DC, $12.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Sweet Sweet Fantasy (LE, $24.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Crave (LE, $28.00) is darker (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Kink & Kisses (504) (P, $42.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). LORAC Technicolor (P, $23.00) is darker, brighter (90% similar). Tarte Bashful (LE, $28.00) is darker, brighter, warmer (90% similar). NARS Bumpy Ride (P, $30.00) is more shimmery, lighter (90% similar). MAC Spring Flock (LE, $23.00) is warmer (90% similar). Tarte Smashing (LE, $28.00) is darker (90% similar). NARS Day Dream (LE, $30.00) is lighter (95% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Seductive Beauty (Cheek Swish) (LE, $40.00) is more shimmery, lighter, warmer (90% similar). MAC I'll Hold My Breath #2 (LE, ) is warmer (85% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Seductive Beauty (Highlight) is a very light, golden peach with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had good pigmentation with a soft, smooth consistency that ran slightly dusty in the pan, but I didn’t notice any dryness on the skin. The highlighter wore well for eight hours on me. LORAC Dance 'Til Dawn Blush #1 (LE, ) is more shimmery (95% similar). Anastasia Oyster (P, $25.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Cle de Peau Golden Apricot (P, $55.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). NARS Corniche (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Tarte Lit (P, ) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). bareMinerals The Brilliant Sunset (LE, $26.00) is more muted (90% similar). Benefit Dandelion Twinkle (P, $29.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Summer Opal (LE, $22.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). MAC Luna Luster (LE, $34.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Too Faced Sweet Peach Illuminator (P, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). Charlotte Tilbury Norman Parkinson (LE, $32.00) is less shimmery, darker (85% similar). LORAC Destined (LE, $23.00) is lighter (85% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Solar Exposure (Highlighter) (LE, $60.00) is lighter, more muted, warmer (85% similar). Smashbox Shimmer (LE, ) is darker, warmer (85% similar). The Estee Edit 1st Light (LE, ) is lighter, cooler (85% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Starlight (P, $44.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). bareMinerals The Premiere (LE, $26.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). bareMinerals The Five Star Treatment (LE, $26.00) is lighter, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Charlotte Tilbury Instant Look in a Palette Seductive Beauty
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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NARS Melina Contour Blush Duo

NARS Melina Contour Blush
NARS Melina Contour Blush

NARS Melina Contour Blush ($42.00 for 0.28 oz.) is one of two new, permanent highlighting/contour duos for fall. The highlighting shade in the duos tends to be mostly matte, so it is not your typical shimmery, glowy highlighter. This is one of the deeper duos, so it should be good for someone who wants a more dramatic contour or for someone with a medium or darker skin tone.

Melina (Highlight) is a muted, medium tan with warm, yellowish undertones and a matte finish. It had semi-sheer, buildable coverage that was fairly blendable and soft on the skin without looking dry or powdery. The color lasted for eight hours on me. Colour Pop Bon Voyage (P, $8.00) is darker (90% similar). bareMinerals The Ocean View (LE, $24.00) is darker (90% similar). Kat Von D Shadowplay (P, ) is darker, cooler (85% similar). Laura Mercier Bronze (03) (P, $40.00) is darker (85% similar). Givenchy Ambre Saison (P, $52.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar). Colour Pop Skinny Dip (P, $8.00) is darker (85% similar). Laura Mercier Bronze (01) (P, $40.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Tarte Contour Soft (Tarteist) (LE, ) is darker, cooler (80% similar). MAC Aphrodite's Shell (LE, $33.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). Dolce and Gabbana Desert (P, $51.00) is darker (80% similar). Kevyn Aucoin Desert Days (P, $48.00) is darker, cooler (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

Melina (Contour) is a deep, dark brown with neutral-to-warm undertones and a semi-matte finish. The texture was soft, smooth, and blendable, while it had really rich color payoff. This should work on medium-dark and darker skin tones (I’ll be curious to hear if this works on very deep skin tones–do let me know if you’ve tried it!) better than other contours. On me, a little went a long way, but it was blendable enough that I could use it as a more dramatic contour. This shade wore well for eight and a half hours. MAC Galaxite (LE, $16.50) is darker (90% similar). MAC Naturally Enhanced (LE, $33.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Billionaire Bronze (LE, $29.50) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Raizin (P, $23.00) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). MAC Swiss Chocolate (P, $23.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). Makeup Geek Chivalry (P, $10.00) is lighter, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

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Dior Intemporalle Blush Palette

Dior Intemporalle Blush
Dior Intemporalle Blush

Dior Intemporalle Blush ($65.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a light pink with warm undertones and a satin finish. NARS Myth (LE, $30.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Laura Mercier Sunset (LE, $24.00) is warmer (95% similar). Kat Von D Poe (Light) (P, ) is darker (90% similar). Guerlain Morning Rose (P, $52.00) is darker (90% similar). MAC Fun Ending (LE, $23.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). Milani Berry Rays #1 (P, ) is more shimmery (90% similar). MAC What I Fancy (LE, $23.00) is less shimmery, darker, brighter (90% similar). Burberry Misty (P, $42.00) is darker (85% similar). MAC Launch Away (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery, darker, cooler (85% similar). Estee Lauder Peach Passion (P, $34.00) is more shimmery (85% similar). Chanel Sakura (87) (LE, $45.00) is darker, warmer (80% similar). Zoeva PK020 (P, ) is darker, warmer (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

It’s a new, limited edition blush that’s supposed to give a “vibrant veil of coral and fresh pink” color. It seemed to have three colors–a very light ivory, coral, and a light-medium pink with a thin, somewhat chalky feel. There was a general dryness, and it seemed to sit on the surface of the skin without melding with it as well as other Dior blushes/highlighters have in the past. It had semi-sheer to semi-opaque color coverage. I think it will work best for fairer skin tones, as the white base may turn ashy on deeper skin tones (I did not find it flattering on me, and I am light-medium to medium due to the stronger white base color). It lasted for seven hours on me before fading.

Dior Dior Label Palette Blush Intemporalle

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Clinique Bronze Glow Uplighting Illuminating Powder

Clinique Bronze Glow Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder
Clinique Bronze Glow Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder

Clinique Bronze Glow Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder ($27.00 for 0.33 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with warm undertones and a satin sheen. Guerlain #03 (P, $53.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Tom Ford Beauty Gold Dust (P, $68.00) is warmer (95% similar). LORAC Spotlight (LE, $23.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar). MAC Scone (LE, $27.00) is less shimmery (90% similar). Guerlain #02 (P, $53.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). NARS Casino (P, $36.00) is warmer (90% similar). MAC Lush Light Bronze (LE, $28.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). MAC Refined Golden (P, $27.00) is lighter (90% similar). MAC Firebrush (LE, $27.00) is less shimmery, warmer (90% similar). Urban Decay Naked Flushed Bronzer (-, ) is warmer (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Bikini Contest (P, $3.99) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (85% similar). Colour Pop Carry-On (P, $8.00) is warmer (85% similar). Urban Decay Native Bronzer (-, ) is lighter, warmer (85% similar). Bobbi Brown Bronze (LE, $45.00) is more shimmery, lighter (85% similar). Colour Pop Happy Hour (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). Le Metier de Beaute Sun Drenched (P, $55.00) is less shimmery, darker (80% similar). Colour Pop Bronze Me (LE, $8.00) is darker (80% similar). Tarte Park Ave. Princess #2 (LE, ) is lighter (80% similar). See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

The Up-Lighting Illuminating Powder is supposed to be a “sheer illuminating powder” that gives skin a “candle-lit, radiant glow” that can be used alone, as a finishing powder, or as a highlighter. Like Golden Glow, it is far from sheer–in fact, it is pretty opaque! If you like your highlighters/bronzers pigmented, that might be a happy “con.” The texture was soft, smooth, and easy to blend and work with on my cheeks. It didn’t emphasize pores and gave a soft sheen. I think this one could be used as a finishing powder on deeper skin tones as well. This shade lasted for eight hours before fading noticeably.

Clinique Uplighting Illuminating Powder Bronze Glow

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