Clionadh Apollo Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter

Apollo

Clionadh Apollo Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) is a lighter, yellow gold with moderate, warm undertones and an intense, metallic finish. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, which was more intensity than described. You’ll need to use a lighter hand and a less-dense brush for sheerer or less-intense application.

The texture was soft, lightly creamy, and blendable and seemed to stop just short of emphasizing my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading a bit.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$12.50/0.21 oz. - $59.52 Per Ounce

There's not much that describes the formula other than it has a "soft, buildable application." They tended to be quite pigmented--semi-opaque to fully opaque--with soft, smoother textures that weren't too dense nor too softly-pressed into the pan. For sheerer or more buildable application, I'd highly recommend using a lighter hand a less-dense brush to do so.

The texture was typically smooth, slightly dense and a bit thicker than most powder highlighters on the market, so they often needed to be really buffed and diffused on the skin. The finishes were often more intense, leaning toward metallic, and occasionally, they emphasized my skin's natural texture when worn at higher coverage levels. They wore between eight and nine hours on me for the most part.

Browse all of our Clionadh Powder Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Mica, Titanium Dioxide, Tin Oxide, Iron Oxides, +/- Ultramarines, +/- Chromium Oxide Green, +/- Ferric Ferrocyanide, +/- Bismuth Oxychloride, +/- Manganese Violet, Zinc Stearate, Calcium Carbonate, Kaolin, Silica, Allantoin, Magnesium Stearate, Isopropyl Myristate, Caprylic/ Capric Triglyceride, Dimethicone

Apollo

PPermanent. $12.50.
B+
B+
9
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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The Overview
Powder Highlighter
Clionadh
$12.50/0.21 oz.

89%

Average

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Reviewer

Christine Mielke is the editor-in-chief and has been reviewing products for over 14 years.

She has normal-to-dry skin with occasional dryness on cheeks and nose. She has a light plus skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones (view her foundation matches here).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Much too metallic for my taste. Out here in the intensely bright Arizona sunlight, I might blind someone with this one on. LOL.
I’ll stick with my UD dupe in Now’s The Time for a pale golden glow.

Too warm for me, but never mind that as this is my day for letting you know that you show us the most wonderful eye looks. this one is colourful but also very ethereal and dreamy.

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