MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter Review & Swatches

01/07

MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter
MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter

Dazzlegold

MAC Dazzlegold Dazzle Highlighter ($34.00 for 0.34 oz.) is a bright, light-medium gold with warm, yellow undertones and a glittery finish. It had a transparent base, which was as described, and lots of gold pearl, sparkle, and larger flecks of glitter. It had “coverage” with respect to the shimmer/glitter that adhered and stayed on my cheekbones. The texture was dense and smooth to the touch (almost felt like a firm cream), and despite being quite glittery, it picked up well with my brush and actually blended out (without disappearing). It stayed on well for eight hours with minimal migration over time.

Formula Overview

$34.00/0.34 oz. - $100.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to "reflect light with a shock of sparkle over translucent colour" with a "cream-powder" base that has "minimal fallout" and can be layered over "blush and eye shadow." It is supposed to wear for "8 hours." They had a dense, but smooth, consistency with lots of fleck-like sparkle and glitter--flatter but very reflective particles that adhered better to the skin and did, in fact, have "minimal fallout" and some travel/migration of sparkles over time but a lot of stayed in place over the eight hours it lasted for. The pigmentation was as described: lots of glitter and a transparent base, so it had "coverage" but in the form of sparkle and glitter. For all the reflective qualities of the finish, it didn't emphasize my skin's texture. They were easy to apply and blend out without losing the "coverage" or initial placement of the product.

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Product Availability

MAC Dazzlegold $34.00/0.34 OZ.
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Too Faced Born This Way Foundation
On eyes:
  • Too Faced Razzle Dazzle Berry Eyeshadow Palette
  • Urban Decay Tornado Eyeliner
  • Too Faced Guava Glitz Twinkle Twinkle Eyeshadow
  • Too Faced Honey
  • Please Twinkle Twinkle Eyeshadow
On lips:
  • Too Faced Grin and Bare It Juicy Fruit Comfort Lip Glaze

About the 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 information, please check the FAQ.)

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You lost me at “glittery finish,” but poking around in the dupes had me falling in love with Natasha Denona 03 Bronze, which is now on my Sephora loves list.

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