Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

Gold is the New Black

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter ($28.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a medium gold with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had nearly opaque pigmentation in a single layer and a lighter touch could get sheerer coverage if desired. The consistency was soft to the touch, almost powdery in a way, but it was also denser and more substantial without being firmly packed in the pan. I found that I had better luck applying and blending out the powder with a blush brush than a tapered highlighting brush, which did not seem dense enough for this texture. Once on the skin, the highlighter lasted for eight hours before fading.

The brand could really use a more informative description of the formula, as all I have to share with you is that it’s supposed to “apply weightlessly, creating an illuminated look.” I bought two shades (there are six available) to try and may eventually purchase the other shades but for now, I just have two (this and Melonade). The consistency (based on the two I have) is soft but powdery with a denser feel, almost like a part-powder, part-cream texture. I found that it did not apply as evenly as I expected and that typical highlighting brushes did not diffuse or buff the color in as well, and the formula worked a lot better with a dense blush brush. Once I switched up the tool, I found them easy to apply, but they are definitely denser and “thicker” compared to the average powder highlighter.

Ingredients

Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Alumina, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Zinc Stearate Copernicia Cerifera (Carnauba) Wax, Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Dimethicone Silica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Tin Oxide, Hydrogenated Lecithin.

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Gold is the New Black

PPermanent. $28.00.
B
B
8.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
86%
Total
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Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

Dose of Colors Gold is the New Black Supreme Glow Highlighter

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Makeup Look
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  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
  • Maybelline Molten Gold Master Chrome
  • Chanel Rose Bronze Joues Contraste
On eyes:
  • Bobbi Brown Love Eyeshadow Trio
  • Bobbi Brown Peace Eyeshadow Trio
  • Marc Jacobs Plum(age) Highliner
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Isn’t it funny how back when MAC first came out with Whisper Of Gilt many of us medium and darker folks were over the moon because we finally had a perfect highlighter, but how now there are dupes galore? Including this one!

It has a very nice glow, but it would be too gold-y for me, I think. It would be a lovely eyeshadow though.

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