I bought this mainly because a lot of people have been raving about this. On YT and Blogs alike. And so far aside from maybe two hyped products, the rest have been kinda disappointing. This I would add to the exception list. I LOVE THIS! A product that really lives up to its hype.
First off, the color. The powder is of a champagne- light golden color with shimmer that is super-duper finely milled. And the color is supremely pigmented! You only need a tap of this and you are good to go. A very light hand is the key in application. When applied with a light hand this gives off a really nice glow(almost pearlescent-since the shimmer are finely milled) and the great part is there are no visible flecks of glitter as the powder is finely milled so you're left with a beautiful "lit from within glow". The size of the product is similar to most compact powder cases. And since I need very very little product it'll probably take years for me before I hit pan. The longevity is okay, lasted well around 6 hours before disappearing. The texture is not powdery, but felt very velvety.
Hasnt broken me out. This highlighter suits my NC35 skin well, I think since it has a golden undertone it doesnt come off as looking fake. I have used this as a cupid's bow highlighter and down the center of my nose and it works great too. I also use this to highlight the inner corner of my eyes. Looks amazing. Highly recommended!!
I've had this for 5 days and I can already say that this is my HG highlighter. It's a gold-beige color that will suits a majority of skintones. It's not glittery at all, just luminous and its really pigmented so be careful not to overdo.It lasts all day for me, I've never seen any highlighter as long lasting.I have huge pores and textured skin and it doesnt emphasize any of that. I can't see myself finishing that big compact (8.5g of product!!) but if that ever happens I will repurchase for sure.
This highlighters amazing. It's super pigmented, multitasking, flattering, and a great formula. For the price, I feel this is a great value because you need so little for a big pay off. I use a light fan brush because it can look very unnatural if applied too heavy. I also apply it to my inner eye and brow bone instead of my usual ricepaper MAC eyeshadow. The packaging is so cute, reminds me of benefit products. TheBalm definitely hit a home run on this product. I'm pretty impressed.
i absolutely am in LOVE with this highlighter. you need to use this quite sparingly bc it is super glowy i use this with a fan brush from laura mercier and barely touch the product. it gives you that perfect golden glow in the highlight areas temples cheek bones down the nose and cupids bow. the only thing is it is pretty expensive for a highlighter but a little goes a long long way. i absolutely recommend if your looking for a good quality non powerdy highlight
One of my favorite highlighters. Looks great on my skin.
This is by far my favorite highlighter I have ever used and my HG! For a LONG time it was the Dior Amber Diamond, but with this, it was love at first swatch. It is the perfect color to go with any skin type/color. The shimmer in the pan might look scary but once you've applied it to your cheek bones and blend it out it looks FLAWLESS! Another great thing with theBalm products is you can most of the time find them at discount stores like Marshall's or TJMaxx. I do have a backup of this because I don't ever want to be without it. I have to try to force myself to use other highlighters, just to show them some love. I am debating on selling all my other highlighters because I don't love any of them as much as I love this one. I have tried NARS, Becca, Dior, MAC, Tarte, TooFaced, etc. This is the BEST.
This is my HG highlighter. It is shimmery and beautiful , the perfect highlighter. I have actually had to make myself use some others I have just so I do not run out of this one. I use it all the time. So shimmery and pretty.
This highlighter is great! It is more fleshcoloured than e.g. Albatross by NARS and much warmer than Luxor the multiple by NARS. Very easy to apply and get a natural result (even with maturing skin). Round, snap close packaging with mirror. Very happy with it!
I genuinely from my heart of hearts believe this product is the BEST highlighter you will ever come across! The color is so stunning and complex, a rich yet subtle gold-beige-cream shimmer tone that compliments everyone I've seen wear it in tutorials, in pictures, etc. TheBalm advertises this product as a "highlighter, shimmer, eyeshadow" and it is truly all of those in one. I use the lightest dusting of it around my eyes and my upper cheeks for a highlight and I was amazed at the payoff, the smallest amount of this product is needed and it does WONDERS to brighten up the face. WOW!!! I also use it as a base shadow and/or inner corner highlight almost daily and I am so pleased that this product has multi-purposes and puts all my other products in those categories TO SHAME. Trust me ladies and gents, this product is a game-changer and you need to get your hands on this gem!!!
Owns, owns, owns. This is the perfect highlighter. Gives a luminous glow but isn't glittery. It's has a subtle honey colored base, which is great for me since I do a lot of warm eye looks.
I use this on my cheekbones, nose and cupids bow. I also find myself reaching for it as a highlighter for brow bones and inner eye corners. There are a bunch of these in packs at TJ Maxx for $10, but I wouldn't hesitate to pay full price. You get SO much product, you will NEVER hit pan!