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Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color (Highlighter)

01/06

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

H108

Make Up For Ever H108 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) light yellow with a semi-matte finish. The color applied lighter than it appeared in the tube and with a stronger, truer yellow tone. It would likely be used more like banana powder, which can be used as a setting powder or to neutralize dark under eye circles.

I think if you want it for setting, you’d be better off with traditional loose banana powder, as the texture was dense and smooth but just doesn’t feel like the right type of texture to adequately set without going back for a lot of product. It might work for someone who only sets key areas, though, as it does allow for precision. I liked it for setting under eye concealer, and for the purposes of photos, I applied it more as a highlighter on my cheeks, and I thought it brightened nicely (but I am warmer-toned). It had excellent pigmentation with consistency that blended well but would be best used with a moderately dense brush. The color lasted well for eight and a half hours on me.

Overview of the Formula

The formula is supposed to have “intense color payoff” with a “long-lasting finish.” The range is split into three types–Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes–that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes–matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the “matte” shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the “mattes” a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

H108
H108
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Anastasia Peach Fizz & Perla Liquid Glow Highlighters

01/04

Anastasia Peach Fizz Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Peach Fizz Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Peach Fizz Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Peach Fizz Liquid Glow Highlighter

Peach Fizz

Anastasia Peach Fizz Liquid Glow ($25.00 for 0.68 fl. oz.) is is a deep brown with warm undertones and fine gold and pink pearl. It looked a lot like Bronzed but applied more evenly as it seemed to have less of a base color to it, though there was a very subtle tint to my skin overall. The glow was subtle to light in intensity; I would not have described it as “intense” at all. It was somewhat buildable from sheer to medium coverage applied in layers. The texture was spreadable, not too thick or to thin, and it dried down fully and felt lightweight. I did struggle to use this shade effectively over base products (bare skin was okay), as it did lift some foundation, though not as noticeably as Bronzed or Oyster. On me, the highlighter lasted for seven hours.

It’s supposed to be a “weightless liquid highlighter” that will give “an intense glow” that can be worn “separately on face and body.” The formula was smooth, fluid, and not too thin that it felt overly watery or spread unevenly. I tested it over bare skin for wear, and it did the best there, as it was easier to spread the product out evenly. It dried down fully (no wetness/stickiness) and lasted for a solid seven hours on me before breaking down. The disappointment came when I tried to layer it on top of liquid foundation, as it lifted and moved my foundation quite a bit (I tried it over Tarte Rainforest of the Sea and Guerlain Lingerie de Peau, as well as over lightly set foundation). I also tried mixing it into my liquid foundation for an all-over dewiness, and it definitely added some dewiness.

I watched the brand demo this product after initially applying and getting a very subtle effect, as I had used fingertips for my initial application and they demoed using brushes. I tried using a similar-shaped brush and still saw subtle glow, and I very much tried to mimic the amount that the brand explained was necessary (a little dab!). When I tried to layer and build up the coverage/intensity on bare skin, it was totally doable, but over foundation, it was impossible as it just smeared around, looked clumpy, and lifted my foundation off wherever I applied it. The best application was with a slightly dampened sponge applicator (like a beautyblender) and a soft touch, as it seemed to move the product around the least.

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Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color (Highlighter)

01/06

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

H100

Make Up For Ever H100 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a bright ivory with subtle, cool undertones and a matte finish. It appeared a bit darker in the pan than when swatched, where it had a starker, brighter look overall. It did apply noticeably on my skin, despite being so light, and it will appeal to those who prefer highlighting with matte to satin finishes over more shimmery ones that we have seen a lot of in the last year. I tried using it a few different times paired with other products to see the highlighting effect more, but it had a tendency to look unblended even though it seemed diffused to my eye in photos; it definitely looked better in person as a result. The cconsistency was smooth, dense but not stiff or difficult to apply, and it had opaque coverage. The highlighter lasted for eight hours on me before fading.

Overview of the Formula

The formula is supposed to have “intense color payoff” with a “long-lasting finish.” The range is split into three types–Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes–that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes–matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the “matte” shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the “mattes” a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

H100
H100
9
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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Anastasia Bronzed & Oyster Liquid Glow Highlighters

01/04

Anastasia Bronzed Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Bronzed Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Bronzed Liquid Glow Highlighter

Anastasia Bronzed Liquid Glow Highlighter

Bronzed

Anastasia Bronzed Liquid Glow ($25.00 for 0.68 fl. oz.) is a deep copper with warm, red undertones and fine gold and bronze pearl. The sheen was subtle with semi-sheer coverage applied to the skin and had noticeable sparkle (though it seemed quite fine, not chunky or glittery and did not add texture to my skin). The subtle glow did not translate well on camera, though I could see a faint sheen in person.

Unfortunately, this shade applied unevenly to the skin, regardless of whether I applied directly onto bare skin or skin with foundation on top. I applied with a brush as well as patted with a fingertip (in an attempt to minimally distribute the product and only blend along the edges to try to maximize the coverage). The texture was thin, spreadable, and dried down fully so it did not feel wet or sticky on the face. It lasted for seven hours on me before it seemed to break down.

It’s supposed to be a “weightless liquid highlighter” that will give “an intense glow” that can be worn “separately on face and body.” The formula was smooth, fluid, and not too thin that it felt overly watery or spread unevenly. I tested it over bare skin for wear, and it did the best there, as it was easier to spread the product out evenly. It dried down fully (no wetness/stickiness) and lasted for a solid seven hours on me before breaking down. The disappointment came when I tried to layer it on top of liquid foundation, as it lifted and moved my foundation quite a bit (I tried it over Tarte Rainforest of the Sea and Guerlain Lingerie de Peau, as well as over lightly set foundation). I also tried mixing it into my liquid foundation for an all-over dewiness, and it definitely added some dewiness.

I watched the brand demo this product after initially applying and getting a very subtle effect, as I had used fingertips for my initial application and they demoed using brushes. I tried using a similar-shaped brush and still saw subtle glow, and I very much tried to mimic the amount that the brand explained was necessary (a little dab!). When I tried to layer and build up the coverage/intensity on bare skin, it was totally doable, but over foundation, it was impossible as it just smeared around, looked clumpy, and lifted my foundation off wherever I applied it (and in the brand’s videos, it seemed like the models were wearing foundation). The best application was with a slightly dampened sponge applicator (like a beautyblender) and a soft touch, as it seemed to move the product around the least.

Ultimately, it worked more like the typical liquid highlighter, which tends to be a subtler delivery system for glow (and in that case, the product quantity was a bit below standard as those subtler liquid highlighters tend to have around 1 fl. oz. of product).

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ColourPop Fem Rosa Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

01/06

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Colour Pop Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette

Her

ColourPop Fem Rosa Her Pressed Powder Cheek Palette ($15.00 for 0.33 oz.) includes a highlighter, blush, and bronzer housed in a slim, cardboard palette. All three shades were pigmented, long-wearing, and fairly easy to use, though the blush was a bit harder to blend out compared to the other two (but not a challenge). I suspect that the shades themselves will not appeal to all, and the highlighter is certainly a color we have seen often enough that you may have a dupe already!

P.S. — Yes, mine arrived broken, but there was no sign of damage on the box nor was it improperly packed, so I’m not sure what happened!

Her
Her
A-

Limited Edition

9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
90%
Total

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Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color (Highlighter)

01/06

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color – Highlighter

H312

Make Up For Ever H312 Artist Face Color ($23.00 for 0.17 oz.) is a deep copper with warm, brown undertones and a sparkling, metallic sheen. The consistency was rather dense, and it was even denser than many other shades in the range. I felt like I really had to use a heavy hand to get an even amount of product on my brush, but then it was difficult to apply as it seemed like a little too product all at once. The powder skipped around on my skin and appeared patchy, where some of the shimmer seemed to thicken in places and a lot of the color disappeared.

It seemed to have good pigmentation but something with how the size of the shimmer played with the underlying base powder did not adhere or work well on my skin. I was surprised it didn’t appear more metallic on the skin, but a lot of the product vanished before I finished applying, so that might have been part of it. The highlighter lasted for eight and a half hours on my skin before looking even patchier than it did initially (despite buffing and blending for minutes, the color never looked evenly applied).

Overview of the Formula

The formula is supposed to have “intense color payoff” with a “long-lasting finish.” The range is split into three types–Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes–that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes–matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the “matte” shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the “mattes” a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Formula Overview

$23.00/0.17 oz. - $135.29 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "intense color payoff" with a "long-lasting finish." The range is split into three types--Highlighters, Sculpting Powders, and Blushes--that is easy to determine by the first letter of the shade name (H for Highlighter, S for Sculpting, and B for Blush). There are three finishes--matte, shimmer, and pearl but was less obvious. In fact, the majority of the "matte" shades were more like semi-matte or natural matte where there were no distinctive shimmer particles but they seemed to take on the natural finish of the skin, which gave the "mattes" a particularly seamless finish on the skin but might be dewier on oilier skin types than desired. None of the 34 shades available were frosted or metallic except three of the highlighters (H100, H106, H312).

The pigmentation ranged from medium to opaque, depending largely on the shade, though they were always buildable if they were not opaque in a single layer. Some of the deeper, more matte shades were less forgiving and took more effort to diffuse and blend, even when I used a lighter hand or a more feathery brush. The texture was smooth, velvety, and moderately dense without any powderiness or dustiness in the pan. The formula has lasted between eight and ten hours on me.

You can view swatches of all of the blushes, all of the highlighters, and all of the sculpting powders in the Swatch Gallery.

Browse all of our Make Up For Ever Artist Face Color – Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

H312
H312
6
Product
9
Pigmentation
6
Texture
9
Longevity
1
Application
69%
Total