e.l.f. Cosmetics Mineral Pearls

e.l.f. Cosmetics Mineral Pearls

4.0

7 reviews

57% would repurchase

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$

Package Quality: 4.1

Price: $$

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Age: 56 & Over

Skin: Very Dry, Fair, Neutral

Hair: Grey, Wavy, Coarse

Eyes: Blue

To be honest, I haven't used these yet, but they look exactly like the Guerlain Meteorites, which are expensive.

For only $8, even if these are just average I think it's worth the price. I got the darker "Natural" for the summerr and when combined, they are supposed to be a beige. color. I'll probably crush them into a powder and use a brush.

These aren't meant to give any color to your face, just to add a little something. When I had the Guerlain, the effect was VERY subtle, but nice. Just not nice enough to pay $50-80.

Maybe that's why some people don't like them. Once on your face, you can't really see much, but it just looks slightly better...well worth the very inexpensive price/

I'll probably get the lighter shade for winter.

5 of 9 people found this helpful.



on 3/8/2017 10:42:00 PM

Age: 36-43

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brown, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This is a really weird product that I'm not really sure what to do with...all I know is it looked fun and I had to have it. I have it in "natural"...I wasn't aware there was a color correcting version and I'm not sure what the difference is. A few years ago I used mineral pearls by Avon, which I loved, and they were meant to be used as a blush/bronzer/highlighter...I guess I assumed these would be somewhat similar. Nope. First of all the Avon pearls were small-these balls are friggin massive-and always get stuck in my brush. The packaging said to apply as a sheer wash of color to cheeks or eyes...which would lead you to believe it would work as a blush or an eyeshadow....but it doesn't add any color that I can see. So I swirled and applied all over as a finishing powder...and it works fine as such...but it adds SO much sparkle. I'm fine with shimmer, I like shimmer....but this is to the point where it's a bit embarrassing...I felt like I had sparkles all over my face. Cute product though...just wish I could find a use for it...

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Age: 36-43

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Other, Other

Eyes: Blue

I've never used a color-correcting powder before, so I was excited to try these. You need to be a little careful with your brush -- the pearls sometimes get caught in the bristles, so you have to take care not to fling them out of the pot! The powder itself is really nice -- brightens without being glittery, evens out my skin, and doesn't look cakey or chalky at all. I'm really impressed!

4 of 4 people found this helpful.


Age: 30-35

Skin: Dry, Fair-Medium, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Curly, Coarse

Eyes: Hazel

This product is amazing for the price point - I got the colour correcting pearls from iHerb having no idea what to expect. WELL. I've found a new HG product is what!

The pearls are INCREDIBLE and give you a dewy finish without a glitter bomb. The pearls are quite dusty so you only need one swipe (I use a powder brush from Real Techniques). I have tried the Hourglass Ambient Palette but wow I am obsessed with this. Most powders look like crap on me due to my dry skin, but this is cheap and so good.

It makes you look like you're wearing a highlight even when you're not. I can't rate it enough. I'll keep track of how long it lasts with daily use and report back!

10 of 10 people found this helpful.


Age: 36-43

Skin: Other, Other, Not Sure

Hair: Other, Other, Other

Eyes: Other

The packaging is interesting on this. You open the Baggie of pearlescent multiple colored balls in a reusable plastic tub I mean I think I could re use of which is neat elf always thinks of evthing! There's nothing holding the balls in the container so be careful not to get too wild w ur brush. I use an elf blush brush w the slanted beveled bristles (the black studio brush), I have natural but I hesitated to buy the color correcting pearls coz they are $8 ea. so I wanted to just kind of get my feet wet coz elf doesn't accept returns but I'd like to buy the a back up of this + the tone correcting pearls. This makes a good finishing powder it's dewy beautiful sheer sheen not a glitter bomb. Very interesting product nothing in the DS even remotely like this! Elf is a mover & a shaker I bet you'd be surprised how many ppl use it & look like a million bucks w a few $2 items! And elf is cruelty free! Awesome price point, meh website it gets the job done but it's emptied my cart oit spontaneously a few times & I had over 30 items in my cart one time omg I was so PO I was mad at elf I'm just getting over it but I can't be mad ag such good products! It takes 7-8 days to receive an order from website.


on 2/22/2015 5:34:00 PM

Age: 25-29

Skin: Acne-prone, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Blond, Straight, Fine

Eyes: Green

For the price, this is not the worst, but there are definitely better color correcting powders out there. I have both the "natural" pearls which are supposed to make a glow and the "color correcting" pearls which are supposed to even skin tone. So far, I have only tried the color correcting pearls, but it is not my favorite. It has too many sparkles for my taste and the pigmentation is moderate at best. I would not repurchase this.

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on 9/10/2014 5:43:00 PM

Age: 44-55

Skin: Dry, Dark, Warm

Hair: Brown, Other, Fine

Eyes: Brown

So I'm an NW45 and picked the Natural one up at the last 40% off sale. For me this is a good finishing powder....and that's it. It doesn't give me a "glistening sheer wash of color" well it is sheer,leaves no white cast on me, but it doesn't impart any kind of glisten. Bottom line, I apply it with their really great kabuki brush and I like it as a finishing powder. I'm glad I got on sale and I'm not sure I'll purchase it again if available (it came out as limited edition).

EDIT 10/13/2014 I will Definitely not be re-purchasing this. I have a feeling in this instance you get what you pay for, so I'm going try the Guerlain next. I downgrading from 3 to 2 stars, becuse it really is just meh.

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