Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio Review, Photos, Swatches

01/07

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Holiday 2016

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio ($30.00 for 0.21 oz.) is a trio of highlighters (which may be more like highlighting blushes on some skin tones). All three shades are available in the permanent range, should you only be interested in one of them. I love that Laura Geller put out a trio of these–as I love the formula–but wish the packaging was more substantial and thinner; it is flimsier cardboard (I don’t mind cardboard usually) and is much thicker and larger to accommodate the brush. The formula of the three shades is fairly consistent with the standalone versions; the only difference was the ones in the palette were a touch softer and easier to pick up in the pan. The “problem” with the formula is that it’s supposed to be sheerer, and they’re more pigmented than sheer.

Value

  • Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator: $26.00 for 0.16 oz. or $162.50/oz.
  • Total Value: $34.13

9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Get a shade-by-shade breakdown of this palette, along with individual photos and swatches.


Ballerina

Ballerina is a medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had mostly opaque, buildable pigmentation with a soft, smooth, and blendable consistency that sat well on the skin without emphasizing pores or the natural texture. It wore well for eight and a half hours on me.

Ballerina
Ballerina
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total

Gilded Honey

Gilded Honey is a bright, light-medium gold with warm, yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. The pigmentation was good, just a bit shy of opaque, with a smooth, blendable texture that was easy to apply and work with on the skin. Despite the shiny finish, it did not emphasize my skin’s texture or my pores. This shade wore well for eight and a half hours before fading.

Gilded Honey
Gilded Honey
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
9
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
89%
Total

Peach Glow

Peach Glow is a light-medium peach with warm undertones and a luminous sheen. I found that the version in the palette had less large sparkle, so it actually sat better on the skin than the permanent version I have. It had semi-opaque, buildable color payoff, so it wasn’t what I’d call a “translucent wash” by any means, but some might prefer the greater pigmentation anyway. It lasted nicely on my cheeks for eight hours before fading.

Peach Glow
Peach Glow
9
Product
8
Pigmentation
10
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
90%
Total

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Holiday 2016 Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator Trio

Laura Geller Ballerina Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Ballerina Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Ballerina Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Gilded Honey Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Gilded Honey Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Gilded Honey Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Peach Glow Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Peach Glow Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Peach Glow Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator