The Trifecta of Guerlain’s Meteorites: Teint Rose
Guerlain Teint Rose Meteorites Powder ($56.00 for 1.05 oz.) is the last of the three new, reformulated Meteorites powders we have to review. Previously, we reviewed Teint Beige and Teint Dore. These can be used as highlighters or all over the face–less for setting, more for an all over glow. Guerlain makes a Meteorites brush, but you can use any blush or highlighting brush to swirl in the pot for application.
According to Guerlain…
Harmony 01 / Teint Rose corrects by using mauve to reflect light and brightening the complexion along with green to reduce redness; pink to give skin a more even look; and white for illumination, gold for “radiance.”
This particular Meteorite has a blend of champage, white, yellow, green, pink, and purple pearls that create a soft, subtle micro-shimmered glow. It’s a very silky and finely-milled product–this is not powdery, heavy, or cakey. It doesn’t feel heavy, and it never looks unnatural.
Admittedly, it is difficult to see the nuances between the three Meteorites. Even in person, they don’t look terribly different on me when applied. Teint Rose is less golden, more white/champagne shimmer, while Teint Dore is a little more golden-bronze, and Teint Beige is is still a bit bronze but less yellow. After seeing all three in person, I think any one of them would be appropriate across skin tones and undertones. They effect they have is so subtle, I can’t imagine any looking bad because of skin tone.
Still loving the totally upgraded Meteorites packaging, too!
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- Product: 28/30
- Value: 9/10
- Ease of Use: 4/5
- Packaging: 5/5
Recommendation: It’s always nice to see a brand maintain or improve a product, particularly when they’re changing such a cult favorite! If you already have the previous versions of Meteorites, you may find this shade redundant, but if you don’t yet have Meteorites in your stash, you should take a gander next time you’re at a Guerlain counter.