Best & Worst of Sydney Grace Highlighters

Sydney Grace Highlighters ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) are a pressed, powder highlighters available as single pans. I reviewed several shades a few months ago, but I never did a round-up; why now? Because they’re on sale today for $7 (beginning at 9AM PT).

The highlighters are supposed to be “smooth and pigmented” that “blend like a dream” and “last all day long.” The majority of the shades in the range are incredibly pigmented with a creaminess to the texture that makes them a cinch to apply and blend out on my skin. I was most impressed by how soft, almost cream-like the powders were, yet they weren’t too loosely-pressed nor were they prone to powderiness. Some of the finishes are very metallic or frosted, so when worn at semi-opaque or higher coverage levels, they can emphasize my skin’s natural texture slightly. They have worn between eight and nine hours on me.

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01. Duchess Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A+

Sydney Grace Duchess Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium-dark gold with strong, warm yellow undertones and a luminous sheen. It was...

Sydney Grace Duchess Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium-dark gold with strong, warm yellow undertones and a luminous sheen. It was...

02.

02. Pink Mist Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A+

Sydney Grace Pink Mist Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a pale, whitish-beige base with pink-to-lavender shifting pearl throughout. It had a less...

Sydney Grace Pink Mist Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a pale, whitish-beige base with pink-to-lavender shifting pearl throughout. It had a less...

03.

03. Down the Aisle Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Down the Aisle Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, peachy-pink with warm undertones and a strong sheen. It had excellent color...

Sydney Grace Down the Aisle Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a soft, peachy-pink with warm undertones and a strong sheen. It had excellent color...

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04.

04. PSL Extra Whip Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace PSL Extra Whip Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, yellowed peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was richly...

Sydney Grace PSL Extra Whip Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, yellowed peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was richly...

05.

05. Pumpkin Spice Latte Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Pumpkin Spice Latte Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had...

Sydney Grace Pumpkin Spice Latte Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy orange with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had...

06.

06. Rhythm Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Rhythm Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy beige with soft, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had rich,...

Sydney Grace Rhythm Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy beige with soft, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had rich,...

07.

07. Keep It a Secret Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Keep It a Secret Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink with moderately warm, yellow undertones and a pearly sheen. It...

Sydney Grace Keep It a Secret Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink with moderately warm, yellow undertones and a pearly sheen. It...

08.

08. Morning Glory Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Morning Glory Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with soft, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was...

Sydney Grace Morning Glory Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with soft, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It was...

09.

09. Sun Kissed Peach Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Sun Kissed Peach Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, light pink-peach base with light, peachy-gold shimmer that gave it a more...

Sydney Grace Sun Kissed Peach Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, light pink-peach base with light, peachy-gold shimmer that gave it a more...

10.

10. Peach Kisses Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Peach Kisses Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink base (with warmer, yellow undertones) with warm, golden shimmer...

Sydney Grace Peach Kisses Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink base (with warmer, yellow undertones) with warm, golden shimmer...

11.

11. Velvet Gold Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Velvet Gold Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a pale, yellow gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had very...

Sydney Grace Velvet Gold Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a pale, yellow gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had very...

12.

12. Pure Joy Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Pure Joy Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a deep, dirty plum base packed with dirty, gold shimmer that gave it a metallic finish. It...

Sydney Grace Pure Joy Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a deep, dirty plum base packed with dirty, gold shimmer that gave it a metallic finish. It...

13.

13. Golden Wonder Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Golden Wonder Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a very light, peachy gold with strong, warm undertones and a soft, metallic sheen. It...

Sydney Grace Golden Wonder Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a very light, peachy gold with strong, warm undertones and a soft, metallic sheen. It...

14.

14. Satin Kicks Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Satin Kicks Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium yellow with strong, warm undertones and a luminous sheen. For those who...

Sydney Grace Satin Kicks Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium yellow with strong, warm undertones and a luminous sheen. For those who...

15.

15. Allegro Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy copper with subtle, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. It...

Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy copper with subtle, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. It...

16.

16. Picture Perfect Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Picture Perfect Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, coppery bronze with strong, warm undertones and a bright, metallic finish....

Sydney Grace Picture Perfect Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium, coppery bronze with strong, warm undertones and a bright, metallic finish....

17.

17. Cantata Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Cantata Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, light-medium peachy-pink base with a strong, gold metallic shimmer. The base...

Sydney Grace Cantata Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a bright, light-medium peachy-pink base with a strong, gold metallic shimmer. The base...

18.

18. Royal Gold Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A

Sydney Grace Royal Gold Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark gold with strong, warm yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It...

Sydney Grace Royal Gold Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a rich, medium-dark gold with strong, warm yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It...

19.

19. Melody Sydney Grace

Sydney Grace

PPermanent. $9.00/0.25 oz.

A-

Sydney Grace Melody Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and a more frosted, metallic finish. "Frost" always...

Sydney Grace Melody Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium pink with warm undertones and a more frosted, metallic finish. "Frost" always...

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Glossover Breakdown

96%

Average Score
A
19
B
0
C
0
D
0
F
0
Glossover Averages
product
9.5
pigmentation
10
texture
9.5
longevity
9
application
5
Total
96%
product
9.5
pigmentation
10
texture
9.5
longevity
9
application
5
Total
96%

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Aside from the awesome quality and conscious business practice, I love this brand for the very simple categorization-highlighters, blush, pressed pigment, etc. No fancy promises or complicated names to get through.

I love Morning Glory and am hoping to pick it up soon. I am putting together a cart which would actually end up being my first order from Sydney Grace. I am excited.

I peeked at my orders when signing in to order tomorrow, and I’ve spent more @SG than U, S, and Nordie’s combined since last ~November. SG has me totally snowed. I’m so glad Christine has swatches, as SG’s aren’t always the most reliable. Always and forever (?) blush turned out to be one for the Emperor, as in nearly invisible, so close to my skin tone, lol. Less of THAT, with Temptalia’s swatches.

It’s true, Deborah – once you pop, you can’t stop!

Morning Glory is especially gorgeous. Cantata, Sunkissed Peach and Pure Joy are also stunning IRL and I have Duchess and Rhythm in my cart as we speak…

They aren’t kidding! SG gets addictive…and fast. I haven’t even tried the blushes and HLs yet. I’m still stuck on the eyeshadows! lol Let us know what you think of Morning Glory.

Pure Joy, Morning Glory, ad PSL are my faves, though they’d be more of a shimmer blush on me. Mountain Trail is my objective. I ruled out deep and light cool mystery bags, as they likely duplicate shades I’ve already fallen for.

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