Clionadh Llyr Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter

Llyr

Clionadh Llyr Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) swirls together to create a bright, bluish-lavender with strong, cool undertones and an intense, metallic finish.

It was incredibly pigmented so a little went a long way, and when combined with the softer, more loosely-pressed texture, it was easy to pick up more product than desired so use a lighter hand initially. It definitely wasn’t what I’d describe as “buildable” without making a concerted effort to use barely any product so it was more pigmented than makreted.

The texture was smooth and soft to the touch, and it applied evenly and blended out well on my skin. Despite being very shiny and metallic, it didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading visibly on me.

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.

Llyr

PPermanent. $12.50.
B+
B+
9
Product
7
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
87%
Total
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Although this may work for some people, I’ve got way too much blue in my cheeks as it is for it to work for me.

Very interesting and somewhat unique shade, for sure. But not something I could pull off at all with my warm leaning medium olive complexion!

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