Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette Review, Photos, Swatches

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Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette
Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette

Light Waves

Becca Light Waves Highlighter Palette ($34.00 for 0.27 oz.) includes three highlighters–two we’ve seen before and one new to the palette (Pink Sapphire)–housed in a slim, plastic palette. I found the quality of the three shades to be fairly good with the two previously-released shades performing on par with the full-sized versions I have, while the weakest shade was the new shade, Pink Sapphire, as it wasn’t quite as pigmented as the other shades but built up and applied well that I imagine most won’t have any issues with it.

Light Waves

LELimited Edition. $34.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total

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Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Moonstone Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Moonstone

Moonstone is a soft, yellowed gold with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had opaque pigmentation with a smooth, blendable consistency that was easy to apply and to blend out on the skin. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me before fading slightly. The texture was just slightly less creamy compared to the full-sized product I have.

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

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.

Browse all of our Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed swatches.

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, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499, Ci 77492), Carmine (Ci 75470), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Moonstone

PPermanent. $38.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Pink Sapphire Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Pink Sapphire

Pink Sapphire is a medium, peachy coral with warm undertones and a peach-to-pink shifting sheen. It looked more pink-toned when applied to my skin at most angles but could look warmer and more of a peach-copper coloring at times. The consistency was soft, slightly more loosely pressed in the pan, and it wasn’t as pigmented as most of the shades in the formula. The pigmentation was buildable on the skin, and it blended out without issue. It wore well for eight hours on me.

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

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.

Browse all of our Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearyl Alcohol, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Dimethicone, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Paraffin, Cera Microcristallina (Microcrystalline Wax/Cire Microcristalline), Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Acrylates Copolymer, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Potassium Sorbate, Tetrasodium EDTA, Chlorphenesin, Tin Oxide, CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491/77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 75470 (Carmine), CI 19140 (Yellow 5 Lake), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride), CI 15850 (Red 6), CI 45410 (Red 28 Lake).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Pink Sapphire

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed
Becca Prismatic Amethyst Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Prismatic Amethyst

Prismatic Amethyst is a bright, pink-tinted white with a metallic sheen. It had a subtle, iridescent sheen to it that made it shift from pink to lavender. The consistency was soft, smooth, and silky and was in line to the full-sized product. The highlighter had opaque color coverage that applied evenly to bare skin, blended out well, and did not accentuate my skin’s natural texture. It lasted for eight and a half hours on me before fading slightly.

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

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.

Browse all of our Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed swatches.

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, Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Carmine (Ci 75470), Manganese Violet (Ci 77742), Ultramarines (Ci 77007), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140), Ferric Ferrocyanide (Ci 77510), Chromium Oxide Greens (Ci 77288), Chromium Hydroxide Green (Ci 77289), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Aluminum Powder (Ci 77000), Blue 1 Lake (Ci 42090), Bronze Powder (Ci 77400), Red 40 Lake (Ci 16035).

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Prismatic Amethyst

LELimited Edition. $38.00.
A
A
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
98%
Total
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kjh Avatar

Really pretty surface pressing and good variety in color selection. This would be a nice palettefor people who arenโ€™t saturated with highlighters.

WARPAINTandUnicorns Avatar

So many brands are coming out with this trio of pale gold, pink and peach/orange highlighter trios or in a palette right now. It’s not new but the trend had been kicked off with Lime Crime Hi-Light Opal this year. lol

I’d say wait for swatches on both because one might work better for your skin tone over another. At least with this one I know I love Moonstone in it. I’m still going to try ignore these….

Jade Avatar

Good point!!!! I read a few reviews of the KVD pallet on Sephora, and a few said they’re pretty glittery. For me, that’s fine for eyes but I definitely don’t want glittery cheeks.

sue v Avatar

thank god a Becca palette with no opal I have so many of those + plus full size. I will never be out of opal! Quick question, which retailer did you buy this from? I tried searching ulta and sephora but no luck. I tried using your link for “where to buy” but it only took me to the individual retailers home page but not the actual item.

Eternal Avatar

Just received this in the mail today. I love this. I am impressed with all 3 shades. Pink sapphire is definitely a blush shade on me, and I love it as that. I seriously have no regrets.

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