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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter Review + Swatches

Hey All! Hope you’re having a great time wherever you are. Here’s another highlighter post (as if we don’t have enough highlighters already, LOL) that will remind you of just how difficult it is to avoid purchasing any highlighting product at all. Yes, it’s true. When it comes to highlighters, we’re all a sucker for them, ain’t that right? Especially if they’re really good, and especially if they’re from Becca.


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

I’ve always wanted to collect a few highlighters from Becca, especially the original Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighters (0.28 oz: $38) because they’re simply one of the best highlighters in the market nowadays. I’ve heard and read so many good reviews about the Shimmering Skin Perfectors and I’ve also tried their Becca x Jaclyn Hill blush/highlighter compact collab (read here), as well as the Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette (also here). Both are really good products and I really love them a lot.


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter


Becca makes beautiful highlighters. The kind that’s made to last, well-pigmented, and with less fall out. They also made them with beautiful easy to wear combination of colors/shimmers that will suit any complexion. The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighters are not like most highlighters out there. These are silky and somewhat creamy powdery highlighters that are so fine yet so reflective and shiny. They give the perfect shimmer and highlight to the face, and they’re easy to blend and easy to layer. With all that, these are also easy to apply with just a moderate dab of a fan brush. It gives a naturally luminous glow that’s sure to last for a long long time.


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter champagne pop swatches



All the shades swatched for this review are really gorgeous. I love them all and I think they’re very versatile. I could think of several different occasions as to where I could wear them. I didn’t purchase the Pearl shade, as I think it’s a pretty dupable shade. I also didn’t purchase the Champagne Pop shade because I already have the Jaclyn Hill collab compact which contains the Champagne Pop and Flowerchild duo, but it will be swatched below. For me, Opal is the best and most beautiful shade for my skin tone. I love that it has the right amount of pink and gold shimmer with some pearl in it. Next to Opal is Champagne Pop, which is very similar to Opal, you couldn’t almost tell the difference between the two, except that Opal is just slightly rosier or a bit more muted that Champagne Pop, while the latter is more of a light golden pink.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

Champagne Pop – light Gold with Peachy Pink undertone


Moonstone – Pearl with a bit of Gold

Opal – Soft Pearl with soft gold and muted pinkish peach shimmer. Universally Flattering

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter


Prosecco Pop – Golden Shimmer

Rose Gold – Warm golden peachy pink rose


Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter prosecco pop rose gold swatches

Aside from Opal and Champagne Pop, I also love Moonstone, especially if I wanna go “all shimmer and don’t care” kind of vibe. Prosecco Pop is more like pure Mida’s Gold in your face kind of thing, while Rose Gold can double as a shimmery blush or on top of a bronzer.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter swatches moonstone prosecco pop champagne pop rose gold opal

These Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighters are truly beautiful beyond words. A lot of people have mentioned that the formula of these is by far the best, even compared to the ones that Becca had released with their different collaborations from different Influencers. If you’re gonna have just one highlighter in the world, I truly recommend any of these, as there won’t be any regrets.


Oh, I can’t wait to review the Becca Light Chaser Highlighters. Coming soon…


The Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter is available at Sephora, Lord & Taylor, Dermstore & Ulta


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BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review

Hey, Everybody, I’ve been anticipating to review this beautiful, I mean really beautiful face palette. This is one of the hottest beauty items to have right now and I’m pretty sure we’re all curious about it. So, here it is, the Becca X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette ($46) review and swatches.


BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review


Upon receiving Sephora’s email promotion about it, I was like “Oh my, this palette is gorgeous”. A few days later, upon receiving the palette by mail (since my local Sephora didn’t carry it yet at that time) I saw that it was indeed a sight to behold. Such a pretty and luxurious looking palette. It seems like Becca’s really good at making tempting compacts and palettes that you cannot resist, and with their collaboration with Chrissy Teigen, this palette couldn’t be more perfect.


BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette


There are four shades in this palette, two are highlighters, one is a bronzer and the other one is a blush. I’d say it’s a smart choice to put two highlighters in there because one can never have too many highlighters, especially for those strobing fanatics. Speaking of the two highlighters, they’re kinda similar in tone, but one is slightly darker and rosier, while the other one is lighter and peachy. The bronzer can be doubled for contouring, while the blush is more of a peachy pink.


BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review


Rose Gold (Pressed Highlighter) – Just like its name, it’s a golden rosy shimmer that looks very natural especially on light to medium complexion. It could look very similar to the Beach Nectar highlighter in the shade, but once the light hits, you’ll realize that it’s more natural and more subtle in effect.

Beach Nectar (Pressed Highlighter) – A golden peachy shade that’s a tad lighter than Rose Gold. A great highlighter for almost all skin tones because this will really stand out no matter what the lighting is during the day. I prefer this highlighter more than the one above.

Malibu Soleil (Bronzer) – Kind of a medium matte brown that is blendable and gives a natural finish. It sorta reminds me of Benefit’s Hoola, but slightly less pigmented, perhaps. This is such a good versatile bronzer/contouring shade.

Hibiscus Bloom (Luminous Blush) – Pretty coral pink blush with a bit of shimmer. I love that it’s not too pink and it gives the healthy flush on the cheeks. It also complements well with the two highlighters.


BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette Review


This Becca X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette is indeed a great palette to have and is a must have. It has everything you’d want in a highlighting/contouring palette and the shades complement each other, not to mention their natural effect on the face. They may be all on the peachy side or that the effect is slightly more peachy, but I think that’s the purpose. It’s meant to make you look healthy and glowy ala California skin. The shades are also blendable and can be layered as well. I know some fair-skinned peeps have complained that the palette looks too dark or too pigmented on them, so it may help to be very light-handed when applying the colors.

BECCA X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette

I also noticed a few fallouts especially on the Beach Nectar highlighter, but it’s not so bad, at least not for me. Couldn’t really say any more negative things about this palette. I’m glad that I bought it and I think you might wanna have it too. It makes me feel like Queen Cleopatra that just got out of Sephora all gilded and well-chiseled, blinding everyone’s eyesight, until someone says “you look oily” and that’s when I start to become The Hulk. LMFAO.


The Becca X Chrissy Teigen Glow Face Palette is available in Sephora, QVC, Lord & Taylor & Ulta.


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