Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Review & Swatches

01/08

Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Chocolate Geode

Becca Chocolate Geode Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a medium-dark brown with warm, golden pearl that resulted in a metallic sheen on the skin. It wasn’t quite as shimmery as other shades in the range, though it had a strong shine on the skin, so the finish was more forgiving of skin texture. The powder felt slightly denser but was soft and blendable, and it became creamier after two uses. I had no trouble applying and blending out the highlighter on my skin. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me.

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.25 oz. - $152.00 Per Ounce

The Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed formula is described as having an "ultra-reflective shine" with a "creamy" texture that "applies seamlessly." In general, the texture of the highlighters is incredibly smooth, silky, and finely-milled with frosted to metallic finishes and the occasional more sparkly finish. They tend to have a high-shine, more metallic finish and are a stronger highlighter, so they are going to be best suited to someone who likes an obvious highlight over a very subtle one. That being said, with a fan brush and a deft hand, one could certainly achieve a subtler, all-over luminosity as well, but if one takes a typical, tapered highlighting brush, there will be quite a bit of pigment and highlight on the skin. I find that some shades can emphasize the look of pores slightly to moderately, depending on application. They tend to last between eight to nine hours on me.

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Ingredients

Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearyl Alcohol, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Paraffin, Microcrystalline Wax, Tin Oxide, Polyethylene, Magnesium Stearate, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Potassium Sorbate. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Mica, Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Red 6 (Ci 15850), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Red 7 Lake (Ci 15850), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Carmine (Ci 75470), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Red 28 Lake (Ci 45410), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000).

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Product Availability

Becca Chocolate Geode $38.00/0.25 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Enchanted Secrets Quad
  • Linda Hallberg Cosmetics Metallic Mysteries Quad
  • Marc Jacobs Ody(sea) Highliner
On lips:
  • Too Faced Melted Clover Liquid Lipstick

About the Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). (For more information, please check the FAQ.)

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Even though it says it’s a highlighter (and for darker skintones, it actually is), this sure does make for a gorgeous, beachy highlighting bronzer, too! I love this on you used as such. You look like you’ve been to the beach!🏖

This is very pretty. This is a pretty option for those of us with dark-skin. In fact, I wish this had been around when the highlighter trend took off because this would be the one I would have purchased instead of Topaz. I think it will provide a beautiful, but warm subtle glow that I’m after with ease. But, it looks like it can be built up for some serious high-wattage glow for those that desire that look as well.

I want this, because I’m a highlighter junkie and love the Becca offerings most of all. Plus, I love anything that has chocolate in the name. But, I’ve been swatching my collection today, even threw in some eyeshadows, and I’m pretty sure I have something similar enough that this isn’t a necessity.

That’s a really good blush/highlighter/bronzer that would suit a wider range of skin tones. It’s really nice that Becca is getting away from overly shimmery/glittery powders.

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