Rare Beauty Reflect is a moderately warm-toned, dark copper with a metallic finish. It is a permanent highlighter that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.5 oz.
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Rare Beauty Reflect Positive Light Liquid Luminizer Highlight ($22.00 for 0.5 oz.) is a deep, reddish-brown with moderate, warm undertones and a smooth, lightly metallic sheen. The finish intensified as coverage increased, so how much "glow" was achieved was all in the application, but it was more of a moderate glow at semi-sheer to medium coverage application.
The texture was very lightweight and emollient, like a serum rather than a traditional liquid blush (which tends to have a wetter, more watery feel with less slip). It worked well patted on top of skin or over foundation with both fingertips as well as a brush, though I found a brush helped to ensure I didn't over-apply and was also the most foolproof way to apply without disturbing base products. With a fingertip, the first time I tried it over foundation, it pushed some of it around slightly, but a second time, where I dotted on gently, waited a few seconds, and then diffused, it worked fine.
It was a higher coverage formula applied, and per the brand, "one to two dots" was recommended to start, which produced the softer glow they described but still had a fair amount of coverage. It was easy to get opaque, more metallic coverage with more like a heavy press/dab of the doe-foot applicator. The color stayed on well for eight and a half hours before fading slightly.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
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Isododecane, Mica, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Hydrogenated Olive Oil Unsaponifiables, Hydrogenated Styrene/Isoprene Copolymer, Octyldodecanol, Dimethicone, Gardenia Florida Fruit Extract, Nelumbo Nucifera (Sacred Lotus) Flower Extract, Nymphaea Odorata Root Extract, Polyhydroxystearic Acid, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearic Acid, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Tin Oxide, Lecithin, Polyglyceryl-3 Polyricinoleate, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, [+/- May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77499)].