ColourPop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter
Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter

Champagne Bubbles

Colour Pop Champagne Bubbles Liquid Highlighter ($12.00 for 0.30 fl. oz.) is a light-medium gold with moderate, warm yellow undertones and a soft, pearly sheen. The finish was subtle with a touch of sheen more apparent in person–very my-skin-but-better–with slight, yellow-based warmth.

The consistency was very fluid, more watery than gel-like, and spreadable but had sheered out quickly, so it worked as a standalone highlighter but also mixed with foundation, moisturizer, or primer (which is how it is marketed). I didn’t find that mixing it in with foundation impacted the longevity or application, and it did add to the general dewiness in the end result.

Interestingly enough, the brand cautioned that it layered “well under makeup or over foundation” but said “powder products must be applied after,” which I would agree with. I didn’t have issues with it lifting up my base product as it had the spreadability necessity to skim over foundation and the like, but I might be more caution with a very matte finish or powdered skin. It wore well for eight hours on me before fading slightly.

Ingredients

Water, Peg/Ppg-8/3 Laurate, Isopentyldiol, Glycerin, Polysorbate 20, Methacryloyl Ethyl Bataine/ Acrylates Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol , Caprylyl Glycol, Flavor, Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Potassium Sorbate, Butylene Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Citrus Paradisi (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Tocopherol, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil, Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Extract, Tin Oxide, Xanthan Gum, Diamond Powder, Lactic Acid, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Mica (CI 77019), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).

Champagne Bubbles

PPermanent. $12.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
88%
Total
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About the Reviewer

Reviewer

Christine has normal-to-dry skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nose, and under the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with subtle, warmer yellow undertones. Her best foundation matches include: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (best match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in 4.0, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140). For more matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Not bad! But because I have the Marc Jacobs Dew You Dew Drops, I’m pretty well set with a golden illuminating highlighter/mixer, so this is a pass for me.

Thanks for describing whether or not the product lifts the foundation underneath as that is my main concern with liquid highlighter!

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