Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

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Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
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Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter
Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter

Rekindle

Makeup Geek Rekindle Highlighter ($20.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy copper with warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It looked pinker in the pan, and then it looked lighter on than in the pan, so it was rather different applied than merely viewed in the compact! The finish had a very strong sheen to it, but it was smooth and did not emphasize my skin’s natural texture. On my skin tone, I saw a touch of color, but it worked mostly as a highlighter.

According to Makeup Geek, the formula is supposed to be “super-smooth” and “incredibly pigmented.” The highlighter had great color payoff with a soft, smooth, slightly dense texture that wasn’t too soft or too firm to the touch. It didn’t kick up an excess product in the pan, but it wasn’t difficult to blend; in fact, it easily diffused and spread across the skin. I noticed a bit of fading after eight hours of wear.

FURTHER READING: Formula Overview for details on general performance and characteristics (like scent).

Formula Overview

$20.00/0.25 oz. - $80.00 Per Ounce

According to Makeup Geek, the formula is supposed to be “super-smooth” and “incredibly pigmented.” The majority of the range is beautifully done with smooth, slightly denser textures that are blendable and easy to work with. They have good pigmentation, though some shades are more buildable than "incredibly pigmented." Most shades lasted between eight and nine hours on me.

Browse all of our Makeup Geek Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

Triethylhexanoin, Magnesium Myristate, Silica, Boron Nitride, Phenoxyethanol, Ethylhexylglycerin. May Contain: Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Tin Oxide (CI 77861), Iron Oxides (CI 77499, CI 77491, CI 77492), Carmine (CI 75470)

Rekindle

PPermanent. $20.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
94%
Total
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Guerlain Lingerie de Peau Foundation
  • Laura Mercier Loose Setting Powder
On eyes:
  • Natasha Denona Polaris (116K) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Cosmo (109K) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Phoenix (113CM) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Spectrum (101K) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Gemma (106CM) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Electra (115CM) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Vega (111CM) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Orion (105DC) Eyeshadow
  • Natasha Denona Galaxi (112K) Eyeshadow
On lips:
  • Too Faced Honeybear La Crème
  • Makeup Geek Celestial Highlighter

About the Reviewer

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 matches, please read our full Foundation FAQ. For more information on our review process, please read our Review FAQ.

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Rekindle is such a pretty one! What a sheen it has, too! Luckily, I already have Estee Edit Gleam, which I’ve used as my highlight 2 days in a row.

Ooooo!!!! This made my heart jump!! I’m still holding out for the review of the Yellow-gold Highlight from Makeup geek, but this is beautiful!!

I love that it adds a touch of colour on your cheeks, it looks like it would be a beautiful glowy hint of blush on me!!

I think this is a lovely color — coppery without being too orange (although it would probably look more orange on me than it does on you).

This blush/highlighter looks much lighter on you than in the pan. The pan shade, which is a very deep rosy colour, could be off putting, but as it applies so lightly, it looks lovely.

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