All posts tagged: highlighter

Light up your face with Benefit’s Watt’s Up!

I’d been eyeing the numerous highlighters from Benefit but couldn’t really decide on any (High Beam? Moon Beam?) just because I didn’t feel too keen on using a liquid formula. Last year, they released a cream-to-powder highlighter called Watt’s Up! Our soft focus highlighter turns on “watt” ya got with a delicate champagne glow that’s gorgeous. With a cream-to-powder finish… it’s a switch on “wow” for all complexions. You’ll adore the smooth applicator & luminous sheen. As you can see, the packaging is darling (as is the copy), which is typical for Benefit products. This one’s particularly charming, though. ❤ I love it for that already. It’s a lavender chrome geometric pretty little thing that has a cap up top (to protect the product) and a sponge-tip blender at the bottom. I actually thought that you turned the angular side to dispense the product through the sponge tip, but it opens up like this… Et voilà! What I thought was a twisty thingy is a cap! I swear, I cranked this thing so much expecting …

Sample Stash Sunday: NARS Orgasm Illuminator

When I purchased my first NARS Eyeshadow Trio (Ramatuelle) and my favoritest lipstick (Vendanges), the SA gave me a bunch of samples, one of which was a “re-potted” bit of their Illuminator in Orgasm. I’m a big fan of the blush version, and I shied away from the Multiple pretty much because of intimidation, but I did not even consider the Illuminator until that sample. The NARS Orgasm Illuminator is categorized as a “multi-use” product. NARS claims that it acts as a highlighter, applied all over the face, or mixed with foundation. It is “deceptively sheer” and “decidedly luminous.” Reading that, I feel like it’s something designed to make me glow. NARS Orgasm Illuminator swatches. L: unblended, R: blended Orgasm is a peachy pink with a lot of shimmer. The blush version is practically everyone’s favorite blush, with but a few naysayers who dislike it because of all the shimmer (and the hype, I suppose). When I first saw the Illuminator, I was so intimidated by the glitter. It was so gold, I ended up …