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ColourPop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

01/06

Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop Total Package Pressed Powder Highlighter
Colour Pop 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.

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)

Total Package
B+

Permanent

8.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
89%
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

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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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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