Feb 26, 2019
Melt Cosmetics Phoenix Digital Dust Highlight ($39.00 for zero.28 oz.) is a deep copper with heat, reddish-brown undertones and a pure sheen. It had opaque pigmentation however the firmer texture meant it was straightforward to select up much less product for extra buildable protection if that was most well-liked. The cheek product stayed on properly for eight and a half hours earlier than fading barely. It had a a lot much less intense end in comparison with most highlighters available on the market, particularly with this extra powder-gel hybrid components.
The texture was firmer, denser however very easy with none powderiness, but it utilized evenly and blended out with little effort. The key takeaway is that with this kind of components, a reasonably dense brush will work greatest to select up product; it’s extra aptly described as agency as stiff, however extra feathery brushes (like a fan brush) might choose up product poorly.
MAC Hushed Tone (P, $27.00) is much less shimmery, cooler (95% comparable).MAC Format (P, $24.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (95% comparable).LORAC Golden Hour (LE, ) is lighter (90% comparable).Makeup Geek Ablaze (P, $20.00) is extra shimmery (90% comparable).Colour Pop Stryke (LE, $eight.00) is much less shimmery, brighter (90% comparable).NARS Fervor (Right) (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Fenty Beauty Sinamon (P, $25.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, hotter (90% comparable).Huda Beauty Bora Bora (PiP, ) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Laura Geller Golden Apricot (P, $28.00) is much less shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).Smashbox Rosemantic (LE, $39.00) is extra shimmery, lighter, cooler (90% comparable).
$39.00/zero.28 oz. – $139.29 Per Ounce
The model does not have an incredible description of the highlighter components typically, simply descriptions of every shade. The lightest shade–Stargazer–is described as “buildable” however the different two are silent with respect to pigmentation, and the lightest shade was fairly pigmented. Since there was no common description, I am holding the components to the common powder highlighter’s claims–pigmented, long-wearing, and blendable, besides Stargazer, which I’d anticipate to have “buildable” pigmentation. The components has a denser, firmer texture, however it by no means felt stiff nor was it tough to mix out on the pores and skin. The protection was semi-opaque and buildable with a high-shine to metallic end. All three lasted eight hours on me.
MICA, CETEARYL ETHYLHEXANOATE, HDI/TRIMETHYLOL HEXYLLACTONE CROSSPOLYMER, SQUALANE, OCTYLDODECYL STEAROYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, POLYSORBATE 20, CAPRYLYL GLYCOL, ETHYLHEXYLGLYCERIN, 1,2-HEXANEDIOL, CHONDRUS CRISPUS (CARRAGEENAN), XANTHAN GUM, PENTAERYTHRITYL TETRA-DI-t-BUTYL HYDROXYHYDROCINNAMATE, SILICA, DICALCIUM PHOSPHATE, SYNTHETIC FLUORPHLOGOPITE. May Contain: TITANIUM DIOXIDE CI 77891, IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI77499)
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About the Reviewer
Christine has normal-to-dry pores and skin with areas of dryness (cheeks, nostril, and below the eyes). She has a light-medium skintone with refined, hotter yellow undertones. Her greatest basis matches embody: Tarte Rainforest of the Sea in Light-Medium Neutral (greatest match), Estee Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Makeup in Desert Beige 2N1, Giorgio Armani Maestro Glow in four.zero, Hourglass Warm Ivory Vanish Seamless Finish, Laura Mercier Candleglow Soft Luminous in Dusk, MAC NC20/NC25, Make Up For Ever Ultra HD Liquid in Y305 (140).