ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

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ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter

Boy Next Door

ColourPop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter ($8.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light-medium gold with warm, orange undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. It had good pigmentation, but the texture was incredibly soft and loosely pressed, which resulted in a lot of product coming away from the pan at once with a tendency to clump up as it was still a creamier, thicker powder.

I found that using a denser face brush and tapping picked up product the most evenly without over-doing it. This way, when I applied it to the skin, I was able to get good coverage and a smooth, even application that blended nicely around the edges. It wore well for eight hours on me.

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

Formula Overview

$8.00/0.23 oz. - $34.78 Per Ounce

The powder highlighter is supposed to have a "high-shine" finish with "high colour intensity." In general, ColourPop's pressed highlighter powders have a smooth, moderately dense texture that was soft enough to be picked up easily by a brush but not kick up any powder in the pan. The formula was semi-opaque to opaque but easily sheered out for less shine and coverage if desired. There were a few shades within the range that emphasized my skin's natural texture slightly but most did not. The wear ranged from seven and a half hours to nine hours.

Browse all of our ColourPop Pressed Powder Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

BORON NITRIDE, DIMETHICONE, ZINC STEARATE, PTFE, CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE, SILICA, HDI/TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER, PHENOXYETHANOL, DIMETHICONOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, HEXYLENE GLYCOL, TIN OXIDE, BLUE 1 LAKE (CI 42090), MICA (CI 77019), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891)

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.

Boy Next Door

PPermanent. $8.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
7.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
84%
Total
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Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Luminous Silk
  • Giorgio Armani Power Fabric
On eyes:
  • ColourPop Summer Solstice Super Shock Shadow Quad
  • Marc Jacobs Beauty Brown(ie) Highliner
On lips:
  • NARS Vibeke Audacious Lipstick
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