Soften Cosmetics Gold Ore SexFoil Liquid Highlighter ($39.00 for 1.01 oz.) is a light-medium gold with reasonable, heat undertones and a shiny, pearl sheen. It had semi-sheer, buildable pigmentation that utilized evenly and blended out with little effort. It was simpler to get larger protection when utilized to bigger surfaces, nevertheless it may very well be utilized with a fluffy, artificial brush (give it a few seconds to “dry” on the comb) and tapped on for higher protection on the face. I discovered fingertips had been extra liable to sheering out and diffusing the product too readily after I used this product as a standalone highlighter.
The feel was very fluid, virtually like skinny gel, that unfold simply and evenly over my pores and skin, after which it dried all the way down to a extra powder-like really feel inside ten seconds or much less. Whereas it didn’t rub off instantly, it didn’t take a lot–only a faucet of my fingertip–to get seen product to switch, so it might simply switch onto garments. The end was shiny, virtually wet-like, however the pearl itself extra finely-milled, so it didn’t emphasize my pores and skin’s texture. It stayed on effectively for eight and a half hours earlier than fading visibly.
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$39.00/1.01 oz. – $38.61 Per Ounce
The method is meant to be “an emulsion of liquid pearl pigments that illuminate, hydrate, and add radiant dimension.” The method is meant for use as a standalone highlighter on the face and the physique, nevertheless it can be combined in with basis. They advocate utilizing a shade deeper than one’s pure pores and skin tone for a liquid bronzing impact. It’s speculated to have “mild” protection and provides a “pure glow” when worn alone.
It is a very fluid method, virtually watery, however there was extra of a gel-like really feel after I performed with it and unfold it out over my arm. I’ve discovered that regardless of being somewhat runny, it has a sooner dry-down than I might have anticipated and utilized effectively on naked pores and skin, over basis, or combined in with basis.
A number of shades had extra noticeable sparkle, and in contrast to plenty of liquid highlighters in the marketplace, these had extra depth within the shade spectrum, so some shades may go higher for multi-tasking (e.g. alone, combined in, and so forth.) than others relying on one’s pores and skin tone. Normally, the shades produced a smoother, pearlescent sheen that wasn’t as intense because the product identify would possibly recommend however definitely may very well be constructed up and made foil-like.
They sheered out readily and had been so much much less intense/opaque in comparison with the model’s swatches (which had been significantly irritating since they took a full pump of product and did not even let it dry!). The applicator took some getting used to however virtually all the time pumped out an excessive amount of product to be used on the face.
It had extra semi-sheer, buildable protection, although it definitely trusted how a lot product was utilized. For higher-coverage on the face, it was finest utilized onto the again of your hand, after which swirled just a few instances on an artificial brush, then utilized. This gave the method a while to “dry” whereas being picked up on the comb, which translated to larger protection on my face that did not unfold out as a lot.
They wore effectively for eight to 9 hours on my cheeks. It was speculated to be transfer-resistant, which it form of was–it did not instantly transfer or migrate, and most of it was left behind, however a lightweight faucet of of my fingertip in opposition to the product revealed pearl on my fingertip (no rubbing was achieved!). There wasn’t a noticeable scent.
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WATER (AQUA), MICA, DIMETHICONE, ISONONYL ISONONANOATE, PENTYLENE GLYCOL, VP/VA COPOLYMER, C12-15 ALKYL BENZOATE, MYRISTYL ALCOHOL, BEHENETH-30, GLYCERYL ISOSTEARATE, PHENOXYETHANOL, GLYCERYL STEARATE, GLYCERIN, POTASSIUM CETYL PHOSPHATE, SODIUM ACRYLATE/SODIUM ACRYLOYLDIMETHYL TAURATE COPOLYMER, SODIUM DEHYDROACETATE, CARBOMER, ISOHEXADECANE, SODIUM HYDROXIDE, CETEARYL ALCOHOL, CETEARYL GLUCOSIDE, POLYSORBATE 80, SORBITAN OLEATE, SODIUM STEARATE, TOCOPHEROL, ASCORBYL PALMITATE, CALCIUM SODIUM BOROSILICATE, SILICA, TIN OXIDE. MAY CONTAIN: TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891), IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77499).
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