Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Review, Photos, Swatches

01/09

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed

Smoky Quartz

Becca Smoky Quartz Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed ($38.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a muted, medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It seemed less metallic compared to other highlighters in the range, which may or may not be your cup of tea. It yielded a strong, noticeable glow on the skin that didn’t accentuate my natural skin texture but was still a stronger highlight. On my complexion, there was some warmth (without being orange-based) and color, so I would expect it to be more of a highlighting bronzer or blush on very fair skin tones and more of a sheen on deeper skin tones. The consistency was soft, smooth, and blendable without being dusty in the pan. The pigmentation was opaque and appeared a bit darker swatched and applied than it did in the pan. It wore well for eight hours on me before fading slightly.

Formula Overview

$38.00/0.28 oz. - $135.71 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. May Contain/Peut Contenir [+/-]: CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491/77492/77499 (Iron Oxides), CI 77742 (Manganese Violet), CI 75470 (Carmine).

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total