NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder Review, Photos, Swatches

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NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder
NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder

Snow Rose

NYX Snow Rose Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder ($7.99 for 0.21 oz.) is a very light, cool-toned beige with pink-to-lavender pearl that gave it more of a soft, frosted sheen. This was one of the more interesting shades (though the type of duochrome it had is something we have seen before), as it can really alter whatever it is layered over. On its own, the whiteness of the base color is rather apparent, so on my skin tone, it would be best when layered over another blush or highlighter. For someone very fair, it could definitely be worn more on its own without looking like it lightened one’s skin. The consistency was smooth, firm but not stiff or difficult to get pigmentation out of. It applied evenly to the skin, blended out well, and didn’t emphasize my skin’s natural texture. The highlighter wore well for eight hours before fading on me.

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

Formula Overview

$7.99/0.21 oz. - $38.05 Per Ounce

The formula is supposed to "blend like a dream" and have a "luminous finish." The pigmentation varied from semi-sheer to mostly opaque with a denser, lightly creamy texture that felt thicker in the pan but did not look or feel that way on my skin. I would recommend using a denser brush or using a heavier hand to get product onto the brush. I didn’t feel like the powder was stiff, but it wasn’t as loosely pressed as a lot of highlighters on the market, which did make it easier to control and build coverage and sheen up. They lasted around eight hours on me.

Browse all of our NYX Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder swatches.

Ingredients

Talc, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Magnesium Stearate, Silica, Tin Oxide, Barium Sulfate (CI 77120), Ethylhexylglycerin, Tocopherol, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain: Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Red 6 (CI 15850), Red 7 (CI 15850).

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Snow Rose

PPermanent. $7.99.
A-
A-
9
Product
9.5
Pigmentation
9
Texture
8.5
Longevity
5
Application
91%
Total
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Bonnie Avatar

This hit me hard out of nowhere! I love and appreciate highlighters but it’s a catagory that I have edited to a handful of favorites. I just don’t get excited about them because I’m so pale and they tend to enhance texture ( what up spider bite scar on MY FACE)! But this one…this one is going to be mine all mine! I need to investigate the fastest way to get this beauty in my hands and all over my face lol

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