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Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh to Flesh Highlighting Powder

01/07

Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder
Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder

Certain

Flesh Beauty Certain Flesh to Flesh Highlighting Powder ($28.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a soft pink with strong, warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had opaque pigmentation that applied easily to bare skin with even, smooth coverage that diffused with minimal effort along the edges for a seamless glow. The texture was soft to the touch, smooth, and lightly creamy without being too dense or heavy. It wore well for eight hours on me before I noticed slight fading.

Formula Overview

$28.00/0.13 oz. - $215.38 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "smooth, cream-like" texture that yields a "natural, radiant glow." The key phrase on this one is "natural, radiant glow," as I'd describe the powder highlighter as a light to moderate highlighter with respect to shine and finish. The powders had a very smooth, velvety texture that was slightly creamy but thinner and not quite as dense, but it didn't have any powderiness or dryness either. They had semi-opaque to opaque pigmentation that applied evenly and blended out with little effort. They wore well for eight hours on average.

Browse all of our Flesh Beauty Flesh To Flesh Highlighting Powder swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Mica, Cetearyl, Ethylhexanoate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Silica, Zinc Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Punica Granatum Extract, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Zingiber Officinale (Ginger) Root Extract, Propolis Extract. May Contain: Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides, Carmine.

Certain
Certain
A

Permanent

9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm

01/08

Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm
Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm

Twitch

Flesh Beauty Twitch Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm ($18.00 for 0.13 oz.) is a soft, light copper with warm, bronze undertones and fine, golden pearl. It had a pearly, luminous sheen on my skin that was slightly dewy. It had sheer coverage, as promised, which applied fairly evenly when I patted it onto my cheekbones. It was easiest to apply it over bare skin, but I didn’t notice too much lifting when I applied it over foundation. The consistency felt more balm-like with some slip and was a little wet and lightly tacky. It wore well for seven and a half hours on me before it started to move around noticeably on my skin.

Formula Overview

$18.00/0.13 oz. - $138.46 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have "sheer luminous goodness" that is "blendable" and contains "conditioning oil" for a "lit-from-within glow." It has a more balm-like texture that had moderate slip and felt emollient on the skin without a full dry-down, but it stayed in place for seven to eight hours. The formula seemed to have sheer coverage, as de4scribed, that was fairly blendable on bare skin as well as over base products. I prefer to apply cream and liquid products like these with fingertips (easier to control and faster to blend without fear of contaminating the actual tube of product with foundation or primer).

Worth noting, the tube is very small and contains 0.13 oz. where a lot of mid-end and lower high-end cream highlighting products contain 0.25 oz.

Browse all of our Flesh Beauty Touch Flesh Highlighting Balm swatches.

Ingredients

Diisostearyl Malate, Octyldodecanol, Polyglycer YL-3 Diisostearate, Polyethylene, Microcrystalline Wax, Dicalcium Phosphate, Carthamus Tinctorium (Safflower) Seed Oil, Litchi Chinensis Fruit Extract, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Tocopheryl Acetate, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Iron Oxides.

Twitch
Twitch
A-

Permanent

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter

01/05

Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Fair (1)

Charlotte Tilbury Fair (1) Hollywood Flawless Filter ($44.00 for 1.00 fl. oz.) is a soft, very light peach with a fine, pearlescent sheen and lightly dewy finish. My favorite way to use it as a highlighter on top of foundation or mixed in with foundation, though it also worked well fully layered under my foundation or as a standalone highlighter on bare skin.

The texture was smooth and lightweight, like a thin gel-based primer in feel, so the product easily spread across my skin for an all-over application (worn as primer, per the brand), and it made my skin look radiant. I can see one person finding that finish to look “oily,” and another person to feel like it looks beautifully glowing–it’s definitely very radiant on its own, so I’d recommend strategically applying it over bare skin, like a very diffused highlighter, or mixing it in with moisturizer if you’re someone who wants glow but not full-on dewiness.

I also liked to gently swiped the product on using the included doe-foot applicator on the high planes of my face, diffused and blended (over a greater area than I would have if using it specificially to highlight my cheekbones) and gently dabbed foundation over it. I recommend using a sheer to medium coverage over something full coverage, because full coverage will work better when it’s mixed in otherwise the coverage level will tamp down the luminosity quite a bit.

As a standalone highlighter, it gave me a lit-from-within-glow that was luminous but not tacky or truly glossy, just looked dewy on my skin. It worked as well over bare skin as it did blended on top of foundation for me. On its own, it lasted well for nine hours with minimal fading and no migration as a cheek highlighter. As a primer, it seemed to help my makeup go on more smoothly but didn’t notice any extension of wear (but no shortening either); though the brand made no claim about it extending longevity, only that it would improve the finish and give skin a glow (so I didn’t rate it down for not extending the wear).

Formula Overview

$44.00/1.00 oz. - $44.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "customizable complexion booster" that can be used as a primer, highlighter, or mixed with base products. The line includes seven shades, like a more typical foundation or concealer range, but they have sheerer coverage and fine pearl, so there is some flexibility, though for added luminosity (but not altering color) all-over, one would want to choose a shade closer to their actual skin tone.

It has a jumbo-sized, doe-foot applicator, which I preferred for spot highlighting and priming but isn't as functional for mixing in with base products (compared to a pump). I find that the lighter shades look very similar when mixed with foundation or layered under it (I'm wearing Fair mixed with my foundation here).

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter swatches.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogenated Didecene, Mica, Glycerin, Propanediol, Squalane, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Isoamyl Laurate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Glycosaminoglycans, Hoya Lacunosa Flower Extract, [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

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Glossier Moonstone Haloscope

01/07

Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope
Glossier Moonstone Haloscope

Moonstone

Glossier Moonstone Haloscope ($22.00 for 0.19 oz.) is a translucent, dewy base with very fine, opal micro-pearl. It didn’t seem to be white-based, just veering on translucent-to-clear, so it yielded a glossy, wet-look on the skin with subtle pearl. It would work well for someone who has no desire to add color or depth to their look or used to pat over another highlighter to add glossiness without altering the underlying color.

The consistency was more balm-like with moderate slip and some tackiness, and while it never dried down, it wasn’t prone to moving around and migrating throughout the day–it stayed in place well for eight hours and only then did I start seeing very slight migration downward but it didn’t cause my foundation to break down prematurely. I liked using fingertips to lightly dab and pat the product into place and then used the side of my fingertip to gently diffuse the edge if necessary, and I didn’t have any trouble with it lifting up my base products.

Formula Overview

$22.00/0.19 oz. - $115.79 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to give a "hydrated, dewy finish" with an "otherworldly sheen that's never dry, never glittery." First, it's important to note that this product is not marketed as an intense, metallic highlight, and second, the other key takeaway is the use of the word "dewy." It's a luminous, pearlescent highlighter that is cream-based and has some tackiness on the skin, which helped it adhere and stay in place better without destroying base products (like foundation) over time while maintaining a true, dewy finish. Despite the tackiness, it felt very lightweight and worked well on bare skin or on top of foundation (even heavier, matte foundations). If you love glowing, lit-from-within and want some pearl and sheen, this formula just might work out for you.

Browse all of our Glossier Haloscope swatches.

Ingredients

Ricinus Communis (Castor) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Beeswax, Mica, Silica, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis(Sweet Almond) Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Nylon-12, Moonstone Powder, Sodium Hyaluronate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Tin Oxide, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Moonstone
Moonstone
A-

Permanent

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

Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter

01/05

Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter
Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter

Light (2)

Charlotte Tilbury Light (2) Hollywood Flawless Filter ($44.00 for 1.00 fl. oz.) is a soft peach with warmer, yellow undertones and a soft, luminous sheen. It performed very much in line with what it was supposed to; it worked well as a luminizing primer and helped my foundation apply more smoothly and last a little longer while illuminating the skin as a separate highlighter.

As a spot highlighter, patted onto the tops of my cheekbones, it applied evenly and smoothly with noticeable glow and luminosity and had excellent blendability over base products. It wore well for eight and a half hours as a cheek highlighter. It had medium, buildable pigmentation when I applied it that way, but it was a very fluid product (almost like a very fluid gel, because it wasn’t quite as watery or as thin as a typical, liquid highlighter). It felt like a thinner primer more so than a liquid highlighter.

The product can easily be sheered out for all-over use on the face as primer–and it did smooth out pores and made my skin look slightly more even as light bounced off of it–or mixed in with foundation to add a bit more glow to the foundation’s finish. If using it as a primer, I would do so with a more buildable coverage foundation, otherwise I’d mix it in with a higher coverage foundation to get a visible effect. It has a jumbo-sized, doe-foot applicator, which I preferred for spot highlighting and priming but isn’t as functional for mixing in with base products (compared to a pump). I find that the lighter shades (Fair, Light, Light/Medium) look very similar when mixed with foundation or layered under it (I’m wearing Fair mixed with my foundation here).

Formula Overview

$44.00/1.00 oz. - $44.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to be a "customizable complexion booster" that can be used as a primer, highlighter, or mixed with base products. The line includes seven shades, like a more typical foundation or concealer range, but they have sheerer coverage and fine pearl, so there is some flexibility, though for added luminosity (but not altering color) all-over, one would want to choose a shade closer to their actual skin tone.

It has a jumbo-sized, doe-foot applicator, which I preferred for spot highlighting and priming but isn't as functional for mixing in with base products (compared to a pump). I find that the lighter shades look very similar when mixed with foundation or layered under it (I'm wearing Fair mixed with my foundation here).

Browse all of our Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Flawless Filter swatches.

Ingredients

Aqua/Water/Eau, Hydrogenated Didecene, Mica, Glycerin, Propanediol, Squalane, Cetyl Peg/Ppg-10/1 Dimethicone, Isoamyl Laurate, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Sodium Chloride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Hydroxyacetophenone, Polyglyceryl-4 Isostearate, 1,2-Hexanediol, Caprylyl Glycol, Trisodium Ethylenediamine Disuccinate, Glycosaminoglycans, Hoya Lacunosa Flower Extract, [May Contain/Peut Contenir (+/-): Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891).

Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo

01/06

Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Highlighter & Balm Layered
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Highlighter & Balm Layered
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo
Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo

Bronze

Pat McGrath Bronze Skin Fetish Highlighter & Balm Duo ($48.00 for 0.33 oz.) us a dual-ended, jumbo-sized stick that features a pearly, cream-based highlighter and a translucent, glossy balm. The concept is designed for someone who wants a glossy, dewy glow where the color is a “veil of sinfully sublime luminosity.” This is not going to be an intensely pigmented, see-it-from-Mars kind of highlighter. I liked the overall effect of the two products layered on my skin, but the balm definitely did not do the most for all-day wear, so it might work as a pretty effect for a special occasion or on a mostly bare face where patchiness wouldn’t be noticeable after several hours of wear.

Bronze
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8
Longevity
4.5
Application
88%
Total

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