bareMinerals Free Endless Glow Highlighter ($29.00 for 0.35 oz.) is a medium, yellow gold with strong, warm undertones and a luminous sheen. It had opaque color coverage in a single layer, but the soft, yielding consistency made it easy to use a lighter hand to pick up less product or else really blow out the color once on the skin to sheer it out. The powder had a creamier, lightly emollient texture, so there was no powderiness at all, which helped it “melt” against my skin for a very smooth, luminous finish. It wore nicely for eight and a half hours (a bit longer than marketed!) before fading a bit.
Anastasia Amrezy (LE, $28.00) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar).MAC Get It Glowin’ (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (95% similar).Laura Mercier Addiction (P, $44.00) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).Urban Decay Viserion (LE, $26.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).Fenty Beauty 24Kray (P, $28.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).Make Up For Ever #02 (P, $39.00) is more shimmery, warmer (90% similar).MAC Happy Go Dazzlingly (LE, $34.00) is more shimmery, darker, warmer (90% similar).Dior #003 (DC, $56.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).Becca Prosecco Pop (P, $38.00) is more shimmery, darker (90% similar).MAC Gold Coasting (LE, ) is more shimmery, cooler (90% similar).
$29.00/0.35 oz. – $82.86 Per Ounce
It’s supposed to be “long-lasting” with “8-hour wear” with a formula that “instantly minimizes the appearance of pores” while giving “lit-from-within luminosity.” The shades I tried had good pigmentation with a smooth, lightly creamy texture that was slightly powdery but applied well to bare skin and blended out without issues. They had more of a moderate-level of luminosity–shimmery but not metallic. They wore for eight hours on me, which was as marketed, before fading noticeably.
Mica, Dimethicone, Isododecane, Diisostearyl Malate, Polyethylene, Cetyl Dimethicone, Palmitoyl Isoleucine, Caprylyl Glycol, Silica, Phenoxyethanol. May Contain (+/-): Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491, Ci 77492, Ci 77499), Bismuth Oxychloride (Ci 77163), Red 30 Lake (Ci 73360), Yellow 5 Lake (Ci 19140).
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