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01/05

Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  
Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder  

Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powders ($26.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a new, loose formula that can be used on eyes and face that is described as “an ultrafine, sparkling powder.” It’s more sparkly than the original Star Lit Powders, but likely much finer than the Star Lit Glitters (which I don’t have and haven’t tried before… because they look like loose glitter).

The big takeaway from these is that the ratings are lower because they are supposed to be usable alone, and some of them are more usable than others as-is but all of them significantly benefited from being used with a wet brush, tacky base, or adhesive primer/glitter glue. If you anticipate using them with some sort of fixative, I think you’ll enjoy them! Some of them have decent base pigment, so they can be layered as well as used as a more standalone product, too.

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Glossover Breakdown

77%

Average Score
A
0
B
6
C
0
D
0
F
3
Glossover Averages
product
7.5
pigmentation
8.5
texture
8
longevity
6.5
application
4
Total
77%
product
7.5
pigmentation
8.5
texture
8
longevity
6.5
application
4
Total
77%
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Kind of a mixed bag and no A ratings at all. I think that I can safely pass on these. I do like the burgundy one and I don’t have a lot of burgundy shadows, or what I call burgundy. I have the Ellis Faas burgundy liquid eye shadow but it is almost gone and I can’t find it on-line at Beautylish which was where I always purchased it. Don’t hear much about Ellis Faas anymore. Anyway, I am keeping my eye out for a nice burgundy shadow that scores well.

Thank you kjh!! I had googled a while ago and hadn’t had anything local (USA or easy on line) come up so glad to know I can get them at NM. The Antique Silver is my favorite silver shade with just the right tone so that it doesn’t look like garish tinsel on the eyes. I also love the shade Green Gold. I am on a no buy but will make an exception to pick up these before they decide to stop making them anymore. I also like the cream lips in the shade Red Blood, I think is the name. Will have to check.

Generally, I don’t personally like these kinds of products – they either work well on the face or the eyes, but not both. When glitter is added into the mix, it can be such a dealbreaker.
Thank you for reviewing these Christine.

The only semi appealing shade for me is Grenny White (whatever that name is supposed to mean). I’ve safely got 3 listed dupes here, so I’m good. Easy pass on these, I think.

How do you use them, Joce? I like a lot of them but they need an adhesive to work for the most part (which is why they didn’t score as well in general).

The rating reflects the brand marketing them as a standalone product as well as that it can be used with an adhesive base/product, so that would likely explain the difference in outcomes.

These types of products almost always need an adhesive. I don’t know why brands keep trying to say they can be used as is (remember the MUG debacle?). I think these are quite pretty, though, especially Grenny White and Burgundy.

Exactly!!! It’s not a crime! It’s LOOSE micro-glitter/sparkle… c’mon! Upsell me with that glitter adhesive and own it!

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