The consistency was light-weight, very fluid, and extra gel-like–it was virtually runny however extra substantial than a very watery base would have been. I did discover that it was simpler to present the product a while to “dry” on the again of my hand earlier than utilizing a brush to use it to my cheekbones or else it had a bent to unfold and sheer out an excessive amount of when getting a good layer of product. For making use of all-over the physique, it wasn’t a difficulty as one pump (or extra) was vital and was unfold over a considerably bigger space than one’s cheekbone!
It dried all the way down to a extra powder-like end, so it had some room to mix out after it had dried down, and it wasn’t as transfer-resistant as marketed. It stayed on nicely for eight and a half hours earlier than fading a bit.
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$39.00/1.01 oz. – $38.61 Per Ounce
The formulation is meant to be “an emulsion of liquid pearl pigments that illuminate, hydrate, and add radiant dimension.” The formulation is meant for use as a standalone highlighter on the face and the physique, but it surely may also be combined in with basis. They suggest utilizing a shade deeper than one’s pure pores and skin tone for a liquid bronzing impact. It is meant to have “gentle” protection and give a “pure glow” when worn alone.
It’s a really fluid formulation, virtually 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 quite runny, it has a quicker dry-down than I might have anticipated and utilized nicely on naked pores and skin, over basis, or combined in with basis.
Just a few shades had extra noticeable sparkle, and in contrast to lots of liquid highlighters in the marketplace, these had extra depth within the shade spectrum, so some shades may go higher for multi-tasking (e.g. alone, combined in, and so on.) than others relying on one’s pores and skin tone. In common, the shades produced a smoother, pearlescent sheen that wasn’t as intense because the product identify would possibly recommend however definitely could possibly 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 notably irritating since they took a full pump of product and did not even let it dry!). The applicator took some getting used to however virtually 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 relied on how a lot product was utilized. For higher-coverage on the face, it was finest utilized onto the again of your hand, and then swirled a number of instances on an artificial brush, then utilized. This gave the formulation 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 nicely for eight to 9 hours on my cheeks. It was purported 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 light-weight faucet of of my fingertip in opposition to the product revealed pearl on my fingertip (no rubbing was completed!). 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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