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Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter

01/04

Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter

Liquid Starlight

Makeup Revolution Liquid Starlight Liquid Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.60 oz.) is a light pink with warm undertones and a fine, metallic sheen. It had semi-sheer to nearly opaque coverage with a smooth, lightweight texture that felt thin and lightly emollient between my fingertips. The highlighter spread evenly across the skin without lifting up my base (and worked well over bare skin or mixed with foundation/primer) when I patted it onto my cheekbones with my fingertips. The consistency was thin enough to mix well with other products but had enough slip and density to slide well over bare skin or as a standalone product. It gave a strong, almost metallic sheen to my skin with a pale pink color. This shade stayed on well for nine hours on me.

Formula Overview

$9.00/0.60 oz. - $15.00 Per Ounce

It's supposed to be a "buildable" liquid highlighter that is available in seven shades. They have a thin consistency that has a little more slip to it than water (almost an oiliness without being a true oil), which helped it spread more evenly on the skin without lifting base products or sheering out too readily. I had no trouble mixing the formula into liquid foundations, primers, or moisturizers or patting onto bare skin (or made-up skin) as a standalone highlighter. The effect of the highlighter was subtle to moderate, depending on application, amount applied, and whether it was layered. Most shades were buildable from semi-sheer to semi-opaque, though I noticed that they looked lighter and more similar applied than they did in the bottles. (Example: Liquid Lustre Gold appears as a darker copper when swatched but looked like a light pink on my cheeks.)

Browse all of our Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Mica, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Styrene / Isoprene Copolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Dimethicone Ethoxy Glucoside, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Propylparaben, BHT, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

A

Permanent

9.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Highlighter

01/04

Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Liquid Highlighter

Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Liquid Highlighter

Unicorn Elixir

Makeup Revolution Unicorn Elixir Liquid Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.60 oz.) is a sheer base with iridescent blue and violet sparkle and micro-glitter. This shade was less like the others–it was sheerer, not really buildable, and had larger sparkle overall. The consistency had a bit more slip as well, though it applied easily onto the skin and spread out evenly. It took about 30 seconds to dry down but did not remain tacky or wet. The effect was subtle with more of the sparkles noticeable in person than in photos. I also found that this worked better combined with a cheek color to ensure the nuance of the shimmer showed up. As a standalone highlighter, it wore well for seven and a half hours on me.

Formula Overview

$9.00/0.60 oz. - $15.00 Per Ounce

It's supposed to be a "buildable" liquid highlighter that is available in seven shades. They have a thin consistency that has a little more slip to it than water (almost an oiliness without being a true oil), which helped it spread more evenly on the skin without lifting base products or sheering out too readily. I had no trouble mixing the formula into liquid foundations, primers, or moisturizers or patting onto bare skin (or made-up skin) as a standalone highlighter. The effect of the highlighter was subtle to moderate, depending on application, amount applied, and whether it was layered. Most shades were buildable from semi-sheer to semi-opaque, though I noticed that they looked lighter and more similar applied than they did in the bottles. (Example: Liquid Lustre Gold appears as a darker copper when swatched but looked like a light pink on my cheeks.)

Browse all of our Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Mica, Cyclopentasiloxane, Polybutene, Hydrogenated Styrene / Isoprene Copolymer, Disteardimonium Hectorite, Caprylyl Dimethicone Ethoxy Glucoside, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Propylparaben, BHT, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491).

C+

Permanent

8
Product
6
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
79%
Total

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

01/07

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Molten Rose Gold

Maybelline Molten Rose Gold MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter ($9.99 for 0.24 oz.) is a light peach with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had excellent pigmentation with a smooth, slightly dense texture that was thicker in feel, which made it feel more like a cream-based product, but it sat beautifully on the skin. The highlighter was easy to pickup with a brush, apply, and blend out for high-shine finish. I would recommend using a lighter touch with this, as a little went a long way (and as a result, it wasn’t as subtle or as buildable as marketed, which was the only “downside”). On me, it wore well for eight and a half hours before fading slightly.

Ingredients

Caprylic / Capric Triglyceride, Bis-Diglyceryl Polyacyladipate-2, Diisostearyl Malate, Phenyl Trimethicone, Dimethicone, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Dimethicone / Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Sorbic Acid, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Hydrogen Dimethicone, Tocopherol, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Silica, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Mica, CI 77891 / Titanium Dioxide, CI 77491, CI 77492 / Iron Oxides.

9.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
93%
Total
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Wet ‘n’ Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

01/04

Wet 'n' Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Halo Gorgeous

Wet ‘n’ Wild Halo Gorgeous MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter ($5.99 for 0.50 oz.) is a medium pink with strong, warm undertones and a pearly sheen. It had semi-sheer color payoff in a single layer, which was buildable to semi-opaque coverage with two to three layers. I recommend waiting for each layer to dry down before building up to maximize coverage and evenness.

The highlighter was thin, slightly watery but was slightly more noticeable and pigmented compared to Rosy & Ready, though the two shades did not look that different on my skin tone (someone with cooler undertones may see more of a difference). The consistency spread well across the skin, and even though it was more watery, it did not lift my foundation when I tried it over a base. I had no trouble blending out the edges with my fingertips. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me.

Formula Overview

$5.99/0.50 oz. - $11.98 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "buildable" coverage that is "hydrating" and will help "smooth out the skin's texture." The doefoot applicator made it practical to apply the highlighter onto the face for spot highlighting, but for those who prefer to mix a liquid highlighter into other products (like primer, moisturizer, and foundation), it may not be as useful as a dropper, though I think you can get enough product off the doefoot applicator for mixing if desired.

The highlighter was thin enough to feel like a liquid, work for spot highlighting or mixing in with other products, but still had medium pigmentation. It spread beautifully over the skin with a brush or fingertips, though I prefer fingertips when working over a base (like foundation) to gently pat and spread the product and using the edges of my fingertip to diffuse the highlighter. The formula did exceptionally well over foundation and never lifted mine up (and I used some drier, more matte formulas with it). The highlighters lasted between eight and nine hours on me.

I was surprised that the product actually came in a glass bottle, as I would have expected plastic, and in a way, I might have preferred plastic for fear of the glass breaking in a bag, though it's not uncommon for liquid highlighters to come in a glass bottle.

Browse all of our Wet 'n' Wild MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Caprylyl Methicone, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Isohexadecane, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dextrin Palmitate, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Behenate/Eicosadioate, Butylene Glycol , Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Synthetic Wax, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sorbic Acid, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Disiloxane, o-Cymen-5-ol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Isoeicosane, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, [+/- (MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR): Iron Oxides/CI 77491, CI 77499, Mica, Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891].

9
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Wet ‘n’ Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

01/06

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Wet 'n' Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad

Lights Out

Wet ‘n’ Wild Lights Out Color Icon Eyeshadow Quad ($2.99 for 0.16 oz.) seems like the “smoky” quad out of the bunch with a light, shimmery beige, deep taupe and black, and a smoky, shimmery green. The quality was a little all over the place in the quad, though nothing was amazing without a solid primer underneath it. I still found that, while primer helped, the formula faded far faster than a lot of other formulas on the marketplace (including the previous version).

7.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
7
Longevity
4.5
Application
79%
Total

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Wet ‘n’ Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

01/04

Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Wet 'n' Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter

Halographic

Wet ‘n’ Wild Halographic MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter ($5.99 for 0.50 oz.) is a light lavender with cool undertones and a fine pearl. Of all seven shades, this one was the least shimmery and most subtle on the skin. It had sheer to medium color coverage, depending on how much was applied and if it was layered. I felt like this one had more of an iridescent sheen to it, which made it work better combined with a cheek color rather than on its own.

The texture was thin, a little watery but still quite easy to apply and diffuse on the skin. I was able to apply this over bare skin as well as over my foundation without fear of lifting my base up as I applied or blended out the liquid highlighter. It had a noticeable sheen on my skin but did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for almost nine hours on me.

Formula Overview

$5.99/0.50 oz. - $11.98 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "buildable" coverage that is "hydrating" and will help "smooth out the skin's texture." The doefoot applicator made it practical to apply the highlighter onto the face for spot highlighting, but for those who prefer to mix a liquid highlighter into other products (like primer, moisturizer, and foundation), it may not be as useful as a dropper, though I think you can get enough product off the doefoot applicator for mixing if desired.

The highlighter was thin enough to feel like a liquid, work for spot highlighting or mixing in with other products, but still had medium pigmentation. It spread beautifully over the skin with a brush or fingertips, though I prefer fingertips when working over a base (like foundation) to gently pat and spread the product and using the edges of my fingertip to diffuse the highlighter. The formula did exceptionally well over foundation and never lifted mine up (and I used some drier, more matte formulas with it). The highlighters lasted between eight and nine hours on me.

I was surprised that the product actually came in a glass bottle, as I would have expected plastic, and in a way, I might have preferred plastic for fear of the glass breaking in a bag, though it's not uncommon for liquid highlighters to come in a glass bottle.

Browse all of our Wet 'n' Wild MegaGlo Liquid Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Isododecane, Caprylyl Methicone, Cetyl Ethylhexanoate, Isohexadecane, Triethoxycaprylylsilane, Dextrin Palmitate, Dimethicone, Glyceryl Behenate/Eicosadioate, Butylene Glycol , Dicaprylate/Dicaprate, Synthetic Wax, Trioctyldodecyl Citrate, Methyl Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Phytosteryl Macadamiate, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Astrocaryum Murumuru Seed Butter, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Sorbic Acid, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Disiloxane, o-Cymen-5-ol, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tocopherol, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Isoeicosane, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, [+/- (MAY CONTAIN/PEUT CONTENIR): Iron Oxides/CI 77491, CI 77499, Mica, Titanium Dioxide/CI 77891].

9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total