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

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Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Boy Next Door Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop 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 Colour Pop 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)

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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The Overview

91%

Average

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On eyes:
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On lips:
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About Reviewer
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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).

Learn more about her review process here.

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