Maybelline x Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter
Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter

Nikkie Tutorials

Maybelline Nikkie Tutorials MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter ($9.99 for 0.24 oz.) is a bright, golden beige with warm, yellow undertones and a metallic sheen. It had rich, opaque pigmentation in a single layer, and the soft consistency of the powder made it easy to pick up quite a bit of product. I’d recommend using a lighter hand initially to build up coverage and get a feel for the intensity. The texture of the powder was incredibly finely-milled, almost cream-like but soft and lightly powdery when used with a brush. It applied evenly to my skin, blended out with little effort, and stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours before fading a bit. I didn’t notice it emphasizing my skin’s natural texture.

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

Formula Overview

$9.99/0.24 oz. - $41.63 Per Ounce

It’s supposed to have a “chrome effect” that can be applied “lightly for a subtle glow” or built up for a “bold melted metal look.” The texture was soft, smooth, and blendable that was delightfully creamy to the touch, but it was still more loosely pressed (without being powdery), which made it particularly easy to apply with a slew of brushes.

For subtle coverage, I’d recommend a light hand and a tapered highlighting brush or a fan brush with a moderate hand. It had opaque coverage–not buildable as described, which was really the only downside to the product–that applied evenly to bare skin and blended out with little effort. The shades typically wore for around eight hours on me.

Browse all of our Maybelline MasterChrome Metallic Highlighter swatches.

Nikkie Tutorials

LELimited Edition. $9.99.
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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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Really pretty highlighter! Not that I need this one, as I have a mini of UD Sin and also Now’s The Time in the Basquiet palette. The one from a few days ago was definitely a more beautiful shade. Just not sure I could pull that other one off so easily.

This is very lovely with a light hand. This is what Viserion should have been in the UD x Game of Thrones set!

While this is nice, Maybelline upped their game so hard w Knockout (from the Puma collab), that this falls incredibly short in comparison. That said, my hunt for backup of the stunning, elusive Knockout continues. 🙂

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