Hi Darlings, today’s post is going to be the review and swatches of the Essence # Insta Perfect Liquid Highlighter in the shades 10 # Gold Addiction and 20 # Rosé Fever.
Ever since the epic fail of the Nars Orgasm Liquid Highlighter I was on the hunt for a liquid highlighter to use in the Summer to give my skin a nice fresh glow.
I haven’t had the best of luck with the Essence #Insta Perfect Foundation but I was excited to try the highlighter version. Of course the darker shade doesn’t work for my skin tone, but I wanted to show you at least the swatch.
You can get it here for about 5$.
10 # Gold Addiction
20 # Rosé Fever
- 10 # Gold Addiction is a champagne gold.
- 20 # Rosé Fever is a coppery bronze.
The bottle is made of plastic and it is a squeezy tub.
I like the packaging, it’s definitely travel-friendly and clumsy proof. I love the vibe of it.
The dropper is cute but you have to be careful and not drop too much and since it’s so liquidy it happens.
You can apply it with your fingers, or a brush or a sponge.
The formula is very watery and the shimmer is quite subtle, you can wear it alone or mixed with a foundation.
- Mixed with foundation: It makes the formula more shimmery, honestly I don’t use this method but the results it’s quite pretty. Here you can see my current foundation the Bali Body BB Cream with (right) and without (left) the Essence # Insta Perfect Liquid Highlighter in 10 # Gold Addiction
- As highlighter: It’s very subtle as a highlighter but I love to use it underneath a powder one (like I said in my How To Make Your Makeup Last In The Heat post). Here’s on its own though:
10 # Gold Addiction:
20 # Rosé Fever:
On me, (used alone) it lasts 5 hours before starting to fade.
- Colour: 9/10
- Longevity: 8/10
- Application: 7/10
- Texture: 8/10
- Pigmentation: 9/10
- Packaging: 8/10
I love these highlighters, I love that it makes your skin look fresh. The formula is amazing and the packaging is very pretty. I honestly did not think I would like it this much, I love it under other powders and it makes highlighter last longer in the heat. For the price, both shades are really good.
I really hope you guys enjoyed it, don’t forget to like, comment and share to let me know all your thoughts and if you have any question.
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