Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder Review & Swatches

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Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder
Artist Couture Yasss! Diamond Glow Powder

Yasss!

Artist Couture Yasss Diamond Glow Powder ($27.00 for 0.16 oz.) is a light, rosy copper with flecks of lavender and gold sparkle over a lightly, metallic finish. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer (obviously “layer” is as consistent as I can be as a human since it is a loose product!).

The texture was lightweight, finely-milled, and blendable with good adhesion to bare skin, though there was some product flyaway as I worked to pick it up from the jar as the powder itself was airier–thank goodness for sifters! (I’d even say to only open it a quarter of the way; I always tap out an excessive amount for photography.) The powder applied evenly to my skin, and it didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture but had a very shiny finish that looked almost wet. It lasted well for eight hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$27.00/0.16 oz. - $168.75 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed have a buildable glow, so you can have a "subtle, luminous sheen" or build it up for an "intense, amplified look." They can also be applied to eyes and lips if desired. They appear to be opaque in promotional swatches and imagery, which was what I also found while testing; they were semi-opaque to opaque, though as a loose product, one could simply use the smallest amount to get something sheerer.

The powder was very finely-milled, which helped it spread well on bare skin and not emphasize my skin's natural texture. It seemed to have a shinier finish, while still being noticeably shimmery/sparkly, and the glow could be built up to intensely metallic if desired. I liked to pick up product on a tapered highlighting brush and gently swirl the brush on the underside of the lid, which helped to evenly distribute the product on my brush.

They wore between seven and eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

Browse all of our Artist Couture Diamond Glow Powder swatches.

Yasss!

PPermanent. $27.00.
A-
A-
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total
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Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

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I always find my vision drawn to the ‘bright spot,’ especially in the case of wet or metallic HLs. So I miss the subtleties of the actual color, until I try hard to see it, outside the bright spot. Vision is so strange and personal. I see the slightest differences in brown red lipsticks as very obvious, but have to really work at seeing the differences in highlighters.

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