I’ve wanted theBalm luminizers for as long as I remember (and by that I mean since they came out). I have swatched them several times at the counter but couldn’t make up my mind on which one to get, and I could not justify getting all three considering how many products I already have.
This is why when I saw The Manizers palette – I simply had to get it. This is a limited edition, as far as I know, so get it while you can. Yes, the single powders come in that gorgeous packaging but this cardboard one is perfectly fine. It is sturdy and slim.
So what is so special about these powders?
First of all the texture, it is very smooth, soft and buttery, almost creamy, it melts into the skin. The pigmentation is also brilliant, you only need one swipe. It is no wonder these babies are so loved by all the beauty enthusiasts.
Let’s take a closer look:
This is a gorgeous warm-toned golden highlighter. And it is not subtle by any means, it gives you a proper glow, instantly brightens and perks up the complexion. Use it on top of the cheek bones, upper lip and under the brow bone. It may be too intense for some people for a day time but if you love you some luminosity – it is perfection.
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If you are interested in contouring but don’t want to spend a fortune on a product – Maybelline Master Sculpt Contouring Palette is a great option to consider and here is why.
You get both a contour shade and a highlighter.
If cool-toned contouring shades don’t look good on your skin tone – this would be a great option, as it is warmer than most products but at the same time it doesn’t look orange on the face. It warms up the complexion. The highlighter is also warm toned and it contains golden micro-shimmer in it.
The texture is creamy and soft, you get aRead More
If you are a regular reader – you probably know how much I love Clarins Instant Light Radiance Boosting Complexion Base, I have mentioned it so many times, and here is a detailed review.
The brand brought out two new shades as a part of their summer collection – 04 Apricot and 05 Golden Bronze, and I was sent one of them for a review. So let’s take a look.
Golden Bronze basically warms up the complexion and gives you a subtle healthy golden glow.
And you can pull it off, even if you have light skin, just mix a drop with your foundation, or apply where you’d apply bronzer.
If you are tanned – use it all over the face, and justRead More
Have you got colour in your cheeks? Yes, that is Arctic Monkeys “Do I Wanna Know?” (listen )
This song actually inspired me to write about my current favourite cheek products. But, and this will be a shock for regular readers, I have been neglecting blushes lately. Yes, really.
And here are the two products that I have been using religiously lately…
Trish’s bronzer is probably my favourite out of all that I own. It is not too dark, too orange/muddy/shimmery/you name it. It warms up the complexion, and adds just the right amount of glow thanks to the delicate shimmer. Golden Bronzer looks amazing even on my light skin tone. Moreover, it is very finely milled, so blends beautifully and looks natural. Brilliant product. Maybe this will be the first ever bronzer that I use up?Read More
You all know that I am a huge fan of cream products, and mentioned various cream blushers so many times. But what about bronzers?
Yes, cream bronzers! I have three variants to show you here:
The most famous is definitely Soleil Tan de Chanel (review and swatches)
It is a cult classic for a reason, it is such a versatile product, it can be used as a base to warm up the complexion or as a regular bronzer to add some glow and definition to the face. The texture is light and the formula blends like a dream. I Highly recommend it, unless you very fair skin tone, this is the most orange-toned bronzer out of three.
Sienna X Cream to Powder Bronzer with Illuminator (review and swatches)
This is anRead More