Saturday, 19 October 2013

Sephora Highlighting Compact Powder in Gold




First of all, I can't believe we don't have Sephora in UK. It's so unfair and... It doesn't make sense. Thankfully, I was able to get my hands on this gorgeous highlighter when my sisters were coming for a visit all the way from Poland. Sephora's own range is reasonably priced and this beaut was around the £10 mark. It is much cheaper in US and I believe that it was available in the sale for just $5!!!

I adore the embossed design on the powder itself and the packaging is nice and sleek. The stars make it look really pretty. You can choose from two shades: pink and gold. I went for the gold option, because it was best suited for my skin tone. It is a lovely golden shade, finely milled and non glittery. It adds a nice golden glow to my cheekbones and warmth to my complexion. It has a bit of fallout, but it doesn't look powdery on the skin. I find it a bit tricky to blend with my fingers, so I would advise you to use it with a soft, fluffy brush. I like using it with the Real Techniques Duo Fiber Blush Brush.  You can apply it to the tops of your cheekbones or use it as a bronzer/blusher. It looks lovely!

The Sephora Highlighter is exactly what I was looking for and looks gorgeous on tanned skin. It is much more golden toned and less brown than The Balm's Betty-Lou Manizer (see comparison swatches below) and I would recommend picking it up if you are in Sephora.


I left it unblended to show you the true colour. It is yellow toned with very fine gold shimmer

      

15 comments:

  1. What a gorgeous colour! I don't understand why there isn't Sephora in the UK either?! Mind you, I'd spend way too much money in there if there was one haha!

    www.ambersbeautytalk.com

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  2. The packaging and design is gorgeous! I wish we had Sephora here in the Philippines.

    http://paolaysabel.blogspot.com

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  3. This looks gorgeous! Can't wait to go to USA next year and visit sephora!
    Glossy Boutique

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  4. Don't be sad we don't have SEPHORA in Pakistan too and I hate it so much.. I love sephora's line of beauty its very reasonably priced the highlighter looks absolutely gorgeous I am in need of a good highlight too. .

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  5. This is so pretty. I am a sucker for a highlighter. This would be perfect for the times I decide to dabble with fake tan! It's so nice!

    Leanne @ Leanne-Marie | Beauty, fashion & lifestyle. x x

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  6. This looks gorgeous! I have so many highlighters but I definitely want to try and get my hands on this!

    Jordan-Alice

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  7. Such a beautiful highlighter, love the design!
    Your skin looks amazing too :)

    Frankie Boo Blog

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  8. That is such a nice highlighter! Gives your skin a lovely glow :) I wish we had a Sephora in the Uk... I'd probably live there.lol.xx

    http://stylewithgracehairdesign.blogspot.co.uk/

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  9. It looks amazing on your skin!! The stars on the powder look so cute =P It's so unfair that certain countries don't have a Sephora! I'm moving to Austria next year and they don't have Sephora!!!

    xoRosie
    The Austrian Rose

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  10. That looks like Rose Gold - beautiful & i like the pattern detail on the powder. Its the little things that make me want to buy a product.
    I adore a highlighter & during the winter they look so pretty
    http://www.letstalkbeauty.co.uk/

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  11. I love gold :) That looks gorgeous.

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  12. I love this stuff! It was another blogger who actually got me into the brand- bloggers are such bad influences! Ha. Great post hun, love the blog too byt the way! :)
    Heroine In Heels

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  13. This powder looks so pretty! Really great for this time of year!

    Kendra

    www.beautybykendrac.com
    youtube.com/beautybykendrac

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