Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter

Clionadh (Medium)

Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and brighter, golden shimmer throughout that gave it a metallic finish. The texture was smooth, lightly creamy without being too thick or too firmly-pressed into the pan, which made it easy to pick up with a brush. The highlighter/blush applied evenly to bare skin and diffused well along the edges.

It had intense color coverage in a single layer, though it could be used with a lighter hand to achieve more buildable application if preferred. The glow was more metallic but stopped short of accentuating my skin’s natural texture. There were signs of fading after eight and a half hours of wear.

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

Disclaimer: Ingredient lists are as available by the brand (or retailer) at the time of publishing. Please always check product packaging, if it exists, for the ingredient list applicable to the product you're purchasing, or the brand or retailer's website for the most up-to-date ingredient list.

Clionadh (Medium)

PPermanent. $12.50.
A-
A-
9.5
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
92%
Total
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This is everything! I still love the Deep version most, because I can use it as a highlighting blush, but this one is likely my best bet. Looking at it, I’m imagining putting on the Bronze shade from my Dior Backstage Glitz quad and then popping this on the apples of my cheeks for a “just out of the cold” glow!

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