ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

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ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter

Total Package

ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter ($8.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a sparkling, metallic finish. The texture was slightly looser in the pan, so there was some excess powder that was kicked up in the pan after using it with a brush, though it did not appear dry or dusty on the skin. There were slightly larger sparkles in the finish, too, so it would be ideal for someone who likes a more shimmery finish in their highlighter/blush. When applied as sheer to medium coverage, it sat well on the skin but at fuller ocverage, it emphasized my skin’s natural texture slightly. It was richly pigmented and very blendable, while the formula lasted eight hours on my skin before fading.

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.

Total Package

PPermanent. $8.00.
B+
B+
8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total
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The Overview

91%

Average

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Makeup Look
On face:
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  • 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
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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Even though I’m all stocked up on coppery toned highlighters, gotta say, this one is a beauty! In fact , I’m very taken by this entire summer-y coppery look you’re wearing above! Pure late summer beachy feeling.

Pretty, shiny, I like.
On me this would be a blusher and unfortunately my skin doesn’t need anything to make irregularities and pores show up more, so sorry CP, this one’s not for me.

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