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Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter Review, Photos, Swatches

01/07

Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter
Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter

Boom

Morphe Boom High Impact Highlighter ($14.00 for 0.28 oz.) is a muted, medium-dark rosy copper with subtle, warm undertones and a metallic sheen. It had rich color payoff with a smooth, creamy texture that was dense but yielding and soft. The powder applied evenly and smoothly to my skin, blended out easily, and didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. It wore well for almost nine hours before fading slightly.

Formula Overview

$14.00/0.28 oz. - $50.00 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to have a "creamy" finish that is "weightless" that have an "explosive, prismatic effect." A few shades (like Extra, Spark, and Stardust) had a softer sheen--more shine than shimmer--that I think might appeal to some, while other shades are intensely metallic and much more shimmery on the skin (like Mirage and Boom). The texture of the ones that weren't quite as shimmery felt smooth, firmer and denser, but not stiff to work with, and I didn't have any trouble applying or blending them out. The more shimmery shades felt creamier and denser but less firmly pressed in the pan, so it was even easier to pickup product with a typical, tapered highlighter brush. They wore well for eight to nine hours on me before fading. One thing to note, I don't think the term "prismatic" is a good descriptor of these, a only one shade had true shift (Stardust was a duochrome), and I'm wondering if the brand understood the term before using it (as it's not a case where I can see an attempt at a duochrome--the range includes very standard highlighting shades).

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Ingredients

Mica, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Dimethicone, Boron Nitride, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Phenyl Trimethicone, Polyethylene, Magnesium Myristate, Polypropylene, Nylon-12, Silica, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Tin Oxide, Tocopheryl Acetate, Ethylhexylglycerin. +/- May Contain/Peut Contenir: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163).

Boom
10
Product
10
Pigmentation
10
Texture
9.5
Longevity
5
Application
99%
Total
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Makeup Look

On face:
  • Tarte Rainforest of the Sea Foundation
On eyes:
  • MAC Heat Stroke Eyeshadow Quad
  • MAC Nylon Eyeshadow
  • MAC Motif Eyeshadow
  • Anastasia Ethereal Highlighter
  • Marc Jacobs Grape(vine) Highliner
On lips:
  • MAC Cream Pie Lipglass

Product Availability

Morphe Boom $14.00/0.28 OZ.
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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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The quality of this has blown me away! I’ll bet you were very happy to remove the MAC x PS bronzer in that kit and be able to slip this beauty on instead, lol. 😏
Luckily enough, I’m covered with Mírame and Might Be.

Wow! I love how this has cool and warm shadings, and the price is beyond right. Better stash check…think I have CP might be, but then,it ‘might be’ MAC ED might be. Wasn’t there one? TMS all over again.

Yay! Mine is arriving this week! 🙂

I have so many gold/champagne/beige shades that anything with a rosy tone definitely catches my eye. It looks warmer applied than it does in the pan, but it would be interesting to see if it looks more neutral on folks with cooler undertones…

This made me think of the Smashbox Rosemantic highlighter but seems more wearable as a blush topper on my skin tone. It’s very pretty.

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