Sydney Grace Allegro Pressed Highlighter Review & Swatches

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Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter
Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter

Allegro

Sydney Grace Allegro Highlighter ($9.00 for 0.25 oz.) is a light-medium, rosy copper with subtle, warm undertones and a smooth, metallic sheen. It had an intense glow but the shimmer seemed finer, so reflective quality was greater but did emphasize my skin’s natural texture.

It had opaque color coverage in as single layer, but the creamier, slightly firmer, denser consistency made it easy to pick up less product if desired. That being said, it still yielded well to typical highlighter brushes (which are often less-dense than blush brushes) and picked up product evenly. The highlighter applied well to bare skin and diffused readily along the edges. It stayed on well for eight and a half hours before fading slightly.

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

Formula Overview

$9.00/0.25 oz. - $36.00 Per Ounce

The highlighters are supposed to be "smooth and pigmented" that "blend like a dream" and "last all day long." The majority of the shades in the range are incredibly pigmented with a creaminess to the texture that makes them a cinch to apply and blend out on my skin.

I was most impressed by how soft, almost cream-like the powders were, yet they weren't too loosely-pressed nor were they prone to powderiness. Some of the finishes are very metallic or frosted, so when worn at semi-opaque or higher coverage levels, they can emphasize my skin's natural texture slightly. They have worn between eight and nine hours on me.

Browse all of our Sydney Grace Highlighter swatches.

Ingredients

MICA, ((+/-SILK MICA (MICA (77019), BORON NITRIDE, L-LYSINE MICA (MICA 77019 AND LAUROYL LYSINE), CARANUBA MICA (MICA 77019 AND CARANUBA WAX), MAGNESIUM STEARATE, MAGNESIUM MYRISTATE, ZINC STEARATE, FRACTIONATED COCONUT OIL (CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE), TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) VITAMIN E (TOCOPHEROL), SILK POWDER, ALLANTOIN, CHROMIUM HYDROXIDE GREEN (CI77289), CHROMIUM GREEN (CI77288), CARMINE, IRON OXIDE (CI 77499, 77491, 77492), TIN OXIDE (CI 778161), MANGANESE VIOLET (CI 77742), FERRIC FERROCYANIDE (CI 77510), ULTRAMARINES (77007), SILICA, *SYNTHETIC FLUROPHYLOGOPITE, ZINC (CI 77947), BRONZE AND COPPER POWDER (CI 77400), PHENOXYETHANOL, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, POTASSIUM SORBATE, HEXYLENE GLYCOL))

Allegro

PPermanent. $9.00.
A
A
9.5
Product
10
Pigmentation
9.5
Texture
9
Longevity
5
Application
96%
Total
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The Overview
Highlighter
Sydney Grace
$9.00/0.25 oz.

96%

Average

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Reviewer

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).

Learn more about her review process here.

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Beautiful shade! But one that I happen to have several not super close dupes of… leaving that doorway open. Just maybe.

What a beautiful highlighter! I would’ve bought it, but I already have DOC Bathe, which scored even higher. But it’s great to know that I can always get this one when I finish Bathe.

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