Friday, September 26, 2014

NYX Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator | SunBeam | Review & Swatches

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in the crazy race for getting hands on latest illuminators and highlighters.. i realized that this baby is laying around ignored in my stash for months now. NYX Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator is compared with Benefit high-beam by many bloggers.

ABOUT THE PRODUCT : 
Capture that sexy glow with our lightweight, multi-functional illuminator. Use as a foundation base or over cheekbones, décolletage, or cupids bow for that refreshing luminosity that'll have everyone talking. 

• What it is : What it is: Lightweight multifunctional face moisturizer that provides a luminous glow. 
• What it does : What it does: Enhances your complexion by adding a touch of shimmer illuminating your skin. 
• Why we love it : Why we love it: It provides a glorious, luminous healthy glow instantly! Artist tips / Suggested use: 
• How to use : Apply all over your face to illuminate your features under and over foundation. It can also be blended with your foundation for an additional touch of glow. 

 
 
 
 Review :
  
The texture of this highlighter is creamy something like light weight BB cream. Its not liquidy like High-beam and it is very easy to handle the consistency. Its almost a 90% dupe of high beam. (i will share the comparison pictures soon). It has a nozzle and when un-cap the tube product it starts coming out which I don't like. 


The packaging is not fancy. It Comes in a plastic tube with a twist off lid. Tube is of the same color as of the product inside the tube. It contains 18ml of the product and you have to carefully squeeze the product out of the tube. 

Its a pale pink pearl shade in the tube but after its blended its turned into pearl white and gives metallic/Frosty finish. Its quite pigmented and half a pea sized drop is sufficient to highlight your face features unless until you want to apply it on all of your face.This could also be mixed in with your liquid foundation to give it a more dewy finish.  

It glides on the skin smoothly but if you have dry skin you will have a little hard time. and it does highlight open pores. It dries really quickly and you have to be careful with its application because once its set its not going anywhere. 

It has shelf life of 12 month and is pride 7.99 USD and Available at many Stores online.
 
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32 comments:

  1. Wow this sooo good. Loving the swatch, and its looking great on u :)

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  2. This sounds lovely, always nice to have more affordable alternatives to high end products like Benefit :)

    Jess xo
    http://just-jesss.blogspot.co.uk

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    1. exactly thats what i believe but i want both the product to be sure about dupe

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  3. I really like the benefit illuminator! Looks great c

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  4. This is one of my favorite illuminators!!

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  5. Looks like it gives a lovely glow, not something I would use I dont think.

    Sophie
    xx
    www.pocockins.co.uk

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  6. This does look amazing from the swatch x

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  7. I've been meaning to try this. I have it and haven't used it yet. I'm hoping it is going to be good dupe for something, so I have it in my dupe pile.

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  8. It sounds really good but I have ver dry skin so I shall pass.. :)

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    1. but u can mix it in your moisturiser and achieve the glowy look

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  9. I'm not a highlight kinda gal but this looks gorgeous on you!

    http://creepersandcupcakes.blogspot.co.uk

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  10. THis looks really nice!! I am still wondering whether I should get this one or the Revlon one..hmmm...
    very pretty!!!
    xo
    Alice|Alice's Beauty Madness

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    1. you can try this.i am sure u would love it

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  11. Looks amazing and you have such nice skin! <3

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