Tuesday, 4 February 2014

The Perfect Highlighter | Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Opal

I am obsessed with using highlighters, however there is a very fine line between looking glowy and greasy! For someone who does have oily skin, i have to be very careful in the type of highlighters i use but also where i apply it on my face.

I have a couple of the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfectors and wanted to try out the pressed version. There are three shades to choose from and i picked up Opal. When i swatched this in Sephora, it felt so silky to apply. There wasn't anything gritty or glittery about the formula.

Opal applies beautifully onto the skin and is completly different to all the other highlighters in my collection. It feels almost velvety on the skin. I either apply this with a brush or with my fingers to the high points of my face, to give the skin a healthy glow. I do avoid my nose, as it will make it look super oily!

I have read a few reviews where some people found this too glittery, however on olive, asian, tanned skin tones, it looks stunning. The highlighter is extremely pigmented and has to be applied with a very light hand, otherwise you would look like a glitter ball!

I have found that this highlighter catches the light in the most beautiful way and the skin just appears so radiant and healthy. Opal appears as a light, golden champagne on my skin tone and i have noticed most opal shades have a bit more pink to them, apart from this one.

For me this is a stunning highlighter and i love glow that it gives to the skin. Some people may think this is glittery, but i honestly do think this has to be applied in the right way. I am tempted to check out Moonstone, however the only downside is that it can only be picked up online from Space NK.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed retails at £30 and is exclusive to Space NK.

Have you tried any of the shimmering skin perfector?

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  1. wow, it's really beautiful and looks so beautiful on you! I really want to try it and the concealer from this brand.
    I have to agree that some people really get overboard with highlighter and don't realize that some are quite pigmented and you have to apply it with a light hand

  2. Love it!!!! Give The Balm one a go and let me know your thoughts.

  3. this looks so beautiful on! I have the liquid version of this and adore it, I love Becca on the whole! Amazing products xx

  4. It would be fun if you made a 50 facts about me video on Youtube :) Let us get to know you a little better!

  5. I'm just getting into highlighters and this is by far my fave! Looks great on you too by the way.