Clionadh Luna Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter

Luna

Clionadh Luna Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) is a bright, almost silvery-tinged, white with an intense, metallic finish. It had nearly opaque color coverage in a single layer, which applied better over more mattified skin (whether that was set with powder or more naturally matte) as it seemed more prone to looking caky otherwise. The consistency felt smooth, lightly creamy, and finely-milled but slightly thicker overall. The shine and metallic finish didn’t seem to accentuate my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for eight and a half hours before fading visibly.

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

Luna

PPermanent. $12.50.
B
B
8
Product
8.5
Pigmentation
8
Texture
9
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
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).

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Not bad per se, but I’ll just stick with my huge pan of Ofra Glazed Donut! I prefer a warmer white that can easily be sheered out, otherwise it looks ashy on me.

I do not need a new highlighter, I don’t.
This is a beauty so need or no need, I want it.
I’ll have to locate and swatch my highlighters to see if I have anything even remotely like this one, if not I hope it’ll be around for a while so I can get it later.

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