LORAC Twilight Illuminating Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter ($22.00 for 0.20 oz.) is a light-medium, peachy-gold with warm undertones and a frosted sheen. Sydney Grace Ancient History (LE, $9.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). MAC Light of the Party (LE, ) is less shimmery (95% similar). Dior Glowing Nude (002) (LE, $58.00) is darker (95% similar). Tarte Whimsical (LE, $29.00) is darker (95% similar). Natasha Denona I Need a Nude (LE, $42.00) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer (PiP, $24.00) is warmer (95% similar). Melt Cosmetics Gold Ore (P, $39.00) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Bobbi Brown Golden Hour (LE, $50.00) is less shimmery (95% similar). Physicians Formula Champagne (P, $10.99) is less shimmery, darker, cooler (95% similar). Milani Champagne d'Oro (P, $10.99) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Makeup Geek Nightlight (LE, $20.00) is darker, warmer (95% similar). NARS Crique (LE, ) is less shimmery, lighter (95% similar). Sydney Grace Radiant Glow (P, $8.00) is less shimmery, cooler (95% similar). Laura Geller Gilded Honey (P, $26.00) is less shimmery, darker (90% similar). Fenty Beauty Hu$tla Baby (PiP, $36.00) is lighter, cooler (95% similar). Becca Champagne Pop (DC, $38.00) is less shimmery, cooler (85% similar). Wet 'n' Wild Goddess Glow (P, $5.99) is less shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar). Marc Jacobs Beauty Gilty (LE, $49.00) is darker, warmer (90% similar). ColourPop Boujee Call (P, $8.00) is lighter (90% similar). Sydney Grace Sun Kissed Peach (P, $9.00) is less shimmery, cooler (90% similar). Top 20 dupes listed, see the rest. See comparison swatches / view dupes side-by-side.

New for summer, LORAC has released their Light Source Illuminating Highlighter in four shades (reviews to come for all shades). The formula is supposed to be buildable for both a “soft, natural sheen” or “layered for a high-shine, dramatic effect.” Twilight had semi-opaque to fully opaque coverage–it was the most pigmented of the four–with a fair amount of shimmer. This shade was the most shimmery/metallic of the four as well. The texture was very soft and a little loose in the pan, so it tended to sheer out a bit more readily on the skin (which I think works for a highlighter formulation) but is easily diffused beyond where one might have intended so use smaller, more precise movements/strokes when applying and blending. It emphasized pores just slightly, but it tended to be so metallic and glow-y that it was hard to notice. On me, the color wore well for eight hours before breaking down.

Twilight

PPermanent. $23.00.
B+
B+
9
Product
9
Pigmentation
8
Texture
8.5
Longevity
4.5
Application
87%
Total

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LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter
LORAC Twilight Light Source Illuminating Highlighter

Makeup Look
On face:
  • Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow Foundation
  • Guerlain Les Voilettes Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Viseart Cashmere Theory Palette
  • Sephora Good Mood Eyeliner
On lips:
  • Too Faced Honey Bear Lipstick

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