ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder Review & Swatches

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ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder
ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder

Decades

ILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting PowderILIA Decades DayLite Highlighting Powder ($34.00 for 0.23 oz.) is a light, yellowy gold with warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. It had a moderate sheen that didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture applied in a single layer, but the intensity of the glow was definitely buildable (as marketed) to a highly-reflective, metallic finish with a second layer.

The pigmentation was mostly opaque in one layer, so it wasn’t necessary to build up for actual coverage. The powder had a very smooth, lightly creamy consistency without any powderiness, which made it a slightly denser, firmer texture to work with but not to the point where it became stiff or difficult to pick up on a brush. It applied easily to bare skin, blended out nicely, and lasted well for eight and a half hours before fading a bit.

Ingredients

Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Silica, Alumina, Zinc Stearate, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Ethyl Macadamiate, Butyloctyl Salicylate, Lonicera Caprifolium (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Lonicera Japonica (Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Dimethicone, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Tin Oxide, Tocopherol, Malic Acid. May Contain/Peut Contenir (±): CI 77891 (Titanium Dioxide), CI 77491 (Iron Oxide), CI 77163 (Bismuth Oxychloride).

Decades

PPermanent. $34.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
9
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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94%

Average

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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).

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Out of the two offerings, this one is my favorite! It’s very lovely and glass like in its sheen. Not quite glass-skin, but still very reflective and gives a nice glow.

This is really pretty and light enough for me to wear but seriously, I am pretty well stocked with highlighters and really can’t buy anymore until I make a dent in even one of them.

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