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Tom Ford Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette

01/12

Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Winter 2018 Soleil | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Winter 2018 Soleil | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Winter 2018 Soleil | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Winter 2018 Soleil | Look Details
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette
Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette

Winter 2018

Tom Ford Beauty Winter 2018 Soleil Eye & Cheek Palette ($155.00 for 0.45 oz.) is a new, limited edition palette featuring four eyeshadows, one blush, and one highlighter. I find that these palettes are very hit or miss and tend to lack consistency within each respective release. I had higher hopes for this season’s iteration as the formula used throughout is more of the gel-powder variety. The eyeshadows were so-so, while the cheek products were much nicer.

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C

Winter 2018 #1

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Winter 2018 #2

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Winter 2018 #3

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C-

Winter 2018 #4

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ColourPop x Becky G Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter

01/07

Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter

Chisme

Colour Pop Chisme Luster Dust Loose Highlighter ($7.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a light-medium gold with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had more semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation, as even with a dense blush brush, it applied with more medium to semi-opaque coverage (as opposed to intense). I also noticed that the texture seemed to be drier as it did not adhere well to my arm (which is significantly drier than my face), and it had a tendency to sheer out when I tried to build it up. Over a moisturized face or cream/liquid base, it applied well and looked lovely on, though (which may be more accurate for most). The highlighter was easy to blend out and did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. This shade lasted nicely for eight hours on me before fading noticeably.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.11 oz. - $63.64 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "finely-milled, soft powder" that "packs a blinding punch" where "a little goes a long way." These can be incredibly shiny and metallic on the skin, and the coverage seemed to be all in the application. They actually seemed to be more pigmented when I applied them to my cheekbones using a tapered highlighter than when I used smaller brushes (for eyes) on my forearm. The powders were finely-milled with some base color and a lot of shimmer/pearl. I found the best way to apply these was to pick up product onto a brush and then swirl my brush on the interior of the cap, which helped to disperse the powder more evenly through my brush. This resulted in more even application to my cheeks that required less buffing and blending than if I skipped the swirling step. They lasted around eight hours on me.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Luster Dust Loose Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Dimethicone/Vinyl Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Octyldodecanol, Octyldodecyl Stearoyl Stearate, Silica, Tin Oxide, Carmine, (Ci 75470), Bismuth Oxychloride, (Ci 77163), Iron Oxides, (Ci 77491), (Ci 77499), Mica, (Ci 77019), Titanium Dioxide, (Ci 77891)

Chisme
Chisme
C+

Limited Edition

7.5
Product
7.5
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
79%
Total

ColourPop Crème de la Crème Highlighter Palette

01/07

Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad
Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad

Crème de la Crème

Colour Pop Crème de la Crème Pressed Powder Highlighter Quad ($18.00 for 0.44 oz.) includes four powder highlighters, which are best characterized as more subtle to moderate highlighters; they’re not over-the-top at all (definitely less intense than most of their powder highlighters I’ve tried thus far). They’re on the lighter side, so they’ll work best for fairer complexions or layered over stronger blushes to give them more a shift but not tons of shimmer, but I’d be curious to hear from those with medium and deeper complexions on how these red. The texture on these was odd; they felt like a drier (almost dried out!) cream-based product rather than as smooth and creamy as their powder highlighters but not at all like their Super Shock Highlighters. They went on better than I expected, and the overall performance was there, but the texture caught me off guard.

8.5
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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Good as Gateau

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ColourPop x Becky G Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter

01/07

Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter
Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter

Princesa

Colour Pop Princesa Luster Dust Loose Highlighter ($7.00 for 0.11 oz.) is a pale, white-to-peach shifting loose highlighter with finer pearl and larger sparkles. It seemed to have a slightly whitish base but transformed to more of a pale, pinky-peach on my cheeks as I buffed it in. I didn’t see much of a shift in person, let alone in photos, but it was a moderate, glowing highlighter that didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. There was slight twinkling from the sparkle but didn’t read glittery as a finish once applied. It had sheerer coverage when applied with a fan brush and more medium, buildable coverage when applied with a denser brush (as marketed). It wore well for eight hours on me before fading slightly.

Formula Overview

$7.00/0.11 oz. - $63.64 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "finely-milled, soft powder" that "packs a blinding punch" where "a little goes a long way." These can be incredibly shiny and metallic on the skin, and the coverage seemed to be all in the application. They actually seemed to be more pigmented when I applied them to my cheekbones using a tapered highlighter than when I used smaller brushes (for eyes) on my forearm. The powders were finely-milled with some base color and a lot of shimmer/pearl. I found the best way to apply these was to pick up product onto a brush and then swirl my brush on the interior of the cap, which helped to disperse the powder more evenly through my brush. This resulted in more even application to my cheeks that required less buffing and blending than if I skipped the swirling step. They lasted around eight hours on me.

Browse all of our Colour Pop Luster Dust Loose Highlighter swatches.

Princesa
Princesa
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total

Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powders

01/08

Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder
Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder

108 Burgundy

Make Up For Ever 108 Burgundy Star Lit Diamond Powder ($26.00 for 0.08 oz.) is a reddish-copper base with blue-to-tea shifting sparkle/pearl. There was a noticeable shift at times, though I found it had the most noticeable shift as a cheek color and less of a shift as an eyeshadow (but very sparkling!). The texture felt like a mix of loose powder eyeshadow and glitter, so it didn’t feel finely-milled or silky as there was quite a bit of larger sparkles in it that gave it a more textured, drier feel. It had more semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation I used it dry and more medium to opaque coverage when I used it with a wet brush (depending on how much product I picked up). It worked best applied with a dampened brush or over a tacky base, like liquid foundation to use it as a cheek color or setting spray as an eye color. When I wore it alone as an eyeshadow, most of the color was intact after eight hours but there was some fallout. When I wore it with an adhesive spray, it lasted for eight hours with minimal fallout.

Formula Overview

$26.00/0.08 oz. - $325.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be "buildable, blendable, [and] light-reflective" and can be used on the eyes, face, and body. The brand says that they can be applied with "brush or fingers," and while they say that "for cleaner application and stronger hold, wet brush with" an adhesive spray, it does imply it can be used without for less clean/less hold. The powders seem as finely-milled as they're going to get, but they have micro-sparkle and sparkle to them so they have a drier, almost loose glittery texture overall. Some shades seemed to have a stronger base color that came through than others, which were more glittery overall with a sheerer or transparent base.

I wore several of them on cheeks as well as eyes with most shades performing decently without an adhesive spray/tacky base, but the wear time was between six and eight hours with light to moderate fallout (depending on the shade) on eyes and eight hours on cheeks with some sparkle migration over time. I definitely would recommend using the product with an adhesive spray for the "cleaner application and stronger hold" the brand says it would result in.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Star Lit Diamond Powder swatches.

Ingredients

MAC x PatrickStarrr Baby It’s Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish

01/08

MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish
MAC Baby It's Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish

Baby It's Gold Outside

MAC Baby It’s Gold Outside Mineralize Skinfinish ($42.50 for 0.70 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy brown base with flecks of gold sparkle but had more of a natural finish overall. The consistency was smooth to the touch without kicking up excess product, and it didn’t seem to stiff to work with, but it was more semi-sheer in coverage, which I was able to build up to semi-opaque coverage with three layers. It felt drier compared to most of the brand’s other Mineralize Skinfinishes in recent memory.

The powder buffed and blended nicely onto my skin without emphasizing my texture. The sparkles did not seem particularly present on my skin after I finished blending everything together, though (some may prefer that!). It wore well for eight hours on me before fading noticeably. As a note: the powder is double the size of a typical Mineralize Skinfinish, so the higher price tag makes sense, but I don’t think many were clamoring for a jumbo-sized Mineralize Skinfinish either.

Formula Overview

$34.00/0.35 oz. - $97.14 Per Ounce

The description has changed over the years--the most current description (as of 4/21/2018) is that it is a "slow-baked, velvety soft, domed face powder with a radiant finish" that can be used to highlight "the high points of the face" or blended "all over for a sheer luminous polish to the skin." The sheerness seems to be more in referenced to the finish than the coverage, as the usage now states to use the product damp for an even stronger sheen.

In general, the Mineralize Skinfinish formula tends to be more metallic to glittery with medium to opaque coverage--it really depends on the shade. The texture of the formula has been refined over the years with current editions being fairly smooth, blendable, and easy to use. The wear has varied from six to eight hours on me with newer shades and variations lasting closer to eight hours on average.

Browse all of our MAC Mineralize Skinfinish swatches.