The applicator tends to pump out an excessive amount of product if one is utilizing it for the face (whether or not as a focused highlighter or blended into basis) however works fantastic for physique utility; that being stated, the product transferred onto garments regardless of being marketed as transfer-resistant so it wasn’t probably the most body-friendly system both. It was a pleasant standalone highlighter, although, because it had good put on (9 hours) earlier than fading.
The feel was clean, light-weight, and skinny with extra of a fluid gel-like really feel that unfold very readily over my pores and skin. For utility to smaller areas, like cheekbones, it was simpler to make use of a fluffy, artificial brush to swirl and let the product “dry” barely earlier than making use of to the world as this helped it from spreading too simply. The system dried down rapidly and was extra powder-like, so there was nonetheless some room to work.
for particulars on common efficiency and traits (like scent).
- Dior #004 (DC, $56.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (95% related).
- Laura Mercier Seduction (P, $45.00) is lighter, hotter (85% related).
- Salt New York Bronze (P, $16.00) is much less shimmery, hotter (85% related).
- Dior Tan Bronze (LE, ) is lighter, hotter (85% related).
- ColourPop Candyman (P, $eight.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (80% related).
- Cover FX Candlelight (P, $42.00) is lighter, hotter (80% related).
- Cover FX Gilded (LE, $34.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, hotter (80% related).
$39.00/1.01 oz. – $38.61 Per Ounce
The system is meant to be “an emulsion of liquid pearl pigments that illuminate, hydrate, and add radiant dimension.” The system is meant for use as a standalone highlighter on the face and the physique, but it surely may also be blended in with basis. They advocate utilizing a shade deeper than one’s pure pores and skin tone for a liquid bronzing impact. It’s imagined to have “mild” protection and provides a “pure glow” when worn alone.
It is a very fluid system, nearly watery, however there was extra of a gel-like really feel once I performed with it and unfold it out over my arm. I’ve discovered that regardless of being slightly runny, it has a quicker dry-down than I might have anticipated and utilized effectively on naked pores and skin, over basis, or blended in with basis.
A number of shades had extra noticeable sparkle, and in contrast to a number of liquid highlighters available on the market, these had extra depth within the shade spectrum, so some shades may fit higher for multi-tasking (e.g. alone, blended in, and so on.) than others relying on one’s pores and skin tone. On the whole, the shades produced a smoother, pearlescent sheen that wasn’t as intense because the product title may counsel however definitely may very well be constructed up and made foil-like.
They sheered out readily and had been lots much less intense/opaque in comparison with the model’s swatches (which had been significantly irritating since they took a full pump of product and did not even let it dry!). The applicator took some getting used to however nearly at all times pumped out an excessive amount of product to be used on the face.
It had extra semi-sheer, buildable protection, although it definitely trusted how a lot product was utilized. For higher-coverage on the face, it was greatest utilized onto the again of your hand, after which swirled a couple of occasions on an artificial brush, then utilized. This gave the system a while to “dry” whereas being picked up on the comb, which translated to increased protection on my face that did not unfold out as a lot.
They wore effectively for eight to 9 hours on my cheeks. It was imagined to be transfer-resistant, which it kind of was–it did not instantly transfer or migrate, and most of it was left behind, however a lightweight faucet of of my fingertip towards the product revealed pearl on my fingertip (no rubbing was executed!). There wasn’t a noticeable scent.
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WATER (AQUA), MICA, DIMETHICONE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, VP/VA COPOLYMER, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, BEHENETH-30, GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, SODIUM ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, CARBOMER, ISOHEXADECANE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, POLYSORBATE 80, SORBITAN OLEATE, SODIUM STEARATE, TOCOPHEROL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SILICA, TIN OXIDE. MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77499).
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