How are you ? I hope you all had a great week-end.
My boyfriend is back and my best friend is coming to visit very soon so I have a busy week ahead. I will try to write as much as possible and schedule some good posts for you guys.
I will be going out a lot this week so I finally took the time to look through my makeup to get some inspiration.
Whilst I was skeptical ( and judgmental ) about drugstore products at first, you have to give credit where credit’s due, and some of the makeup I have picked up has been life-changing.
I want to talk about highlighters. I love neutral tones and nude eyeshadow palettes.To be honest, my makeup routine is always the same. With highlighters, I feel like I can switch it up and play with different styles without having to get too creative on the eyes or lips.
I have 4 drugstore highlighters + 2 KIKOS
From left to right :
MUA Undress your skin Highlighting Powder – Pink Shimmer ( £3.00 )
MakeUp Revolution Highlighter Golden Lights – ( £3.00 ) and Rose Lights ( £3.00 )
KIKO Radiant Touch Creamy Highlighter in Gold – ( £9.90 )
KIKO 3D Light & Glow Highlighter – I couldn’t not find it on the website so I don’t know if they still make it. If I remember correctly, it was under £10.00.
Gosh Copenhagen Lumi Drops in Bronze – (£7.99 )
My preferences go towards the powders. I have oily skin and I don’t know if it plays a role or not but every time I have used a creamy highlighter, my skin acted up and I had zits on my cheeks the next day.
My favorite highlighter ( I will definitely buy this again! ) is the MakeUp Revolution Highlighter Golden Lights. It is highly pigmented so be careful, you can quickly look like a disco ball.
For the price and the quantity, it is a great product for most skin tones. As you can see in the pictures, I am tanned all year round and I was afraid it would look too light on my skin. It is easy to apply, sticks well to foundation and gives a very healthy glow to your cheeks, nose,upper lips, or wherever you might want to use it!
The other powders are okay. The pink shimmer on my skin tone is barely visible but the rose is very pink. If I ever use it, I skip the blush otherwise it gets very streaky.
Gosh Copenhagen Highlighter is my second favorite. However, I have to work with it way faster than the powder. The product settles on the skin quickly and it’s harder to erase your mistakes than a simple powder. The highlight is also quite dark and perfect for tanned or darker skins.
I used to buy the Benefit Girl meets Pearl highlighter but I am sold on the MakeUp Revolution Highlighter Golden Lights.
I love that my desire for cruelty-free makeup products has made me expand my horizons and allowed me to find more amazing products.
I have also bought a whole new MakeUp Revolution eyeshadow palette and I can’t wait to try it out. I will give it a few tries and keep you posted.
In the meantime, if you have any doubts about your makeup or you wonder where it comes from, here are a few links to help you out :