Rare Beauty Transcend is a slightly warm-toned, light copper with a metallic finish. It is a permanent highlighter that retails for $22.00 and contains 0.5 oz.
($22.00 for 0.5 oz.) is a light, rosy copper with moderate, warm undertones and a bright, intense metallic sheen. The intensity of the glow and shine was what set it apart from a lot of other "rosy copper" kind of highlighters, which offered more depth with less brightness (which may be preferable, depending on what you're after!).
The consistency was very fluid and more serum-like--thin, emollient, and glided readily across my skin--that dried down for the most part and was transfer-resistant (but not transfer-proof). The liquid highlighter applied evenly to bare skin as well as over foundation, as it wasn't prone to lifting it up, and it spread well. I recommend following the brand's instructions of "one to two dots" for application to get more semi-sheer, buildable coverage, as the product was quite pigmented if going straight from the doe-foot otherwise. Because of its fluidity, it was easier to use less and build up than a lot at once. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours before showing signs of wear.
FURTHER READING: Formula Overview, which is a detailed review of the range as a whole.
Packed with light-reflecting pearl particles and a botanical blend of lotus, gardenia, and white waterlily, this multidimensional formula lends skin a dewy glow in seconds. Mix this weightless liquid highlighter with foundation or layer it across the high points of the face for instant radiance.
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)].
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