Highlighting our face might just be the most important part of our makeup routine. As long as we’re glowing, the rest is just details. But the issue with a lot of highlighters is the glitter. With glitter comes fallout. We’ll sweep a layer of glittery highlighter across our cheekbone and 10 minutes later find it under our eyes, down our cheeks, all over our hands and on our clothes, too. Plus, maybe we don’t want an ultra-shimmery highlight in the first place! That can’t be the only way to achieve glass skin, can it?
It’s not! That’s why we’re checking out the newly-released Kevyn Aucoin Glass Glow Face Illuminator. It’s made to give us a dewy, healthy glow without the messy glitter and over-the-top metallics. It’s much more natural, but may be that much more effective in helping us achieve the radiance we crave. Just ask Kim Kardashian, who got a sneak peek of the product before its release!
Kardashian posted an Instagram story featuring all three shades of this highlighting gloss back in early April, and she was over the moon, saying that she couldn’t wait to use them. Luckily, the rest of us don’t have to wait any longer, because this gloss is out in the world and ready to shine!
This illuminator is innovative in that it’s just as much makeup as it is skincare. It claims to give our skin a glassy finish, while also providing moisture, antioxidants and omega fatty acids through its key ingredients, passion fruit oil and marula oil!
A great aspect of this highlighter to remember is that it’s not only just for our face! We can step way out of the box of our normal contouring routine. We can also use it on our eyelids, or even our arms and legs for a sun-kissed effect. This way, both our face and body may give off that youthful, hydrated look. Plus, because this product is seemingly transparent, people will think our glow is totally natural!
To use this highlighter, we can either apply it on its own or mix it in with our favorite primer or liquid foundation. Apply using fingers with a gentle, upward motion, tapping gently so as to blend naturally and not waste any product. The formula is lightweight and claims to absorb easily, so we should be glowing in no time!
As we mentioned earlier, this highlighter is available in three shades. First, we have Crystal Clear, which is translucent, making it an ideal choice for any skin tone and offering the most natural finish. We also have Spectrum Bronze, a gold-bronze color perfect for summer and looking like we always just came from a relaxing day at the beach. Lastly is Prism Rose, which is a rose gold shade for those with pink undertones!
Who’s ready to ditch the mess created by glitter? We know we are. Not every day can be Coachella, so we only want to sparkle that hard in moderation. With this Kevyn Aucoin illuminator, though, we can shine gracefully and beautifully every single day!
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