Clionadh Pomona Highlighter Review & Swatches

1 of 7
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter
Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter

Pomona

Clionadh Pomona Powder Highlighter ($12.50 for 0.21 oz.) blends together to create an icy lavender with a bright, metallic sheen. It had rich color coverage, which was far more pigmentation than described, though that might not be a deal-breaker; I did feel like it could be used with a lighter hand for more buildable coverage if desired.

The texture was smooth to the touch, moderately dense but not too thick, and blendable. It had a more metallic finish that emphasized my skin’s texture just slightly at higher coverage. It stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours before fading visibly on my skin.

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

Possible Dupes
These are likely to be very similar shades based on our duping algorithm.

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.

Pomona

PPermanent. $12.50.
B+
B+
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

4 Comments

Comments that do not adhere to our comment policy may be removed. Discussion and debate are highly encouraged but we expect community members to participate respectfully. Please keep discussion on-topic, and if you have general feedback, a product review request, an off-topic question, or need technical support, please contact us!

Please help us streamline the comments' section and be more efficient: double-check the post above for more basic information like pricing, availability, and so on to make sure your question wasn't answered already. Comments alerting us to typos or small errors in the post are appreciated (!) but will typically be removed after errors are fixed (unless a response is needed).

We appreciate enthusiasm for new releases but ask readers to please hold questions regarding if/when a review will be posted as we can't commit to or guarantee product reviews. We don't want to set expectations and then disappoint readers as even products that are swatched don't always end up being reviewed due to time constraints and changes in priorities! Thank you for understanding!

Leave a Reply

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Z Avatar

Omg it kills me that they have dimethicone in their highlighter formula (I haven’t looked in to it, but I’ve noticed common ingredients lists on indie cosmetics and suspect they’re using a premade base). This would look stunning on my skin.

We try to approve comments within 24 hours (and reply to them within 72 hours) but can sometimes get behind and appreciate your patience! 🙂 If you have general feedback, product review requests, off-topic questions, or need technical support, please contact us directly. Thank you for your patience!