Filed In: Highlight Powders

NYX · Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder, Cosmic Metals & Lid Lingerie Shadow Palettes

 

A favoured brand with the younger set and budding makeup artists, NYX has been steadily gaining traction even with die-hard luxury brand-philes such as myself, thanks in part to several good formulations and even better pricing. Having a good colour selection that caters to a broad selection of tastes doesn’t hurt the cause either — neither does the fact that all the latest trends are duly represented, and all without breaking the bank.

 

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Burberry · The Essentials Collection

 

Burberry has recently launched The Essentials Collection, adding to the core group of products built around the ‘prime, contour & highlight’ philosophy of the brand. Known for the brand’s signature nudes and natural glowing skin aesthetic, these are all about achieving a flawless yet still totally relatable look, without fear of ever veering too close to that overly-sculpted effect that’s rather prevalent at the moment on social media. All I can say, is what a relief …

 

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bareMinerals · Invisible Bronze Powder Bronzer & Invisible Glow Powder Highlighter

 

These latest releases from bareMinerals aim to get your makeup Summer-ready and are spot-on perfect for those looking to do so in a subtle yet still effective way. Personally, I couldn’t be happier that warmer weather is here so I say bring on the [faux] glow.

 

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NARS · Banc de Sable Highlighting Palette

 

Trust François Nars to draw inspiration from sand in creating the Banc de Sable Highlighting Palette. Exclusive to Sephora, the three shades of this palette can be worn dry or dampened, solo or layered … you’re only limited by your tastes & comfort levels. As Summer is fast approaching (yesssssss), tis the season to get your glow on and you can bet that this little trio is about to become my new bff.

 

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MAC In The Spotlight · Strobe Cream & Extra Dimension Skinfinish

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Primers & highlighters have become a ubiquitous part of our beauty regimen and now come in so many different forms — a good thing too, since this isn’t exactly a one-size-fits-all kind of product and options are always a good thing. One such item that can usually be found in most makeup artists kits and beauty vanities the world over, is MAC’s Strobe Cream, now available in 4 other shades apart from the original. Then there’s the Extra Dimension Skinfinish powders with their prismatic surfaces that just beg to be applied; I’ve yet to meet a highlighter I didn’t want to almost bathe in.

 

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