Sunday 8 November 2015


Happy Sunday everyone :) Weather is treating us worse for wear this weekend but I love to give myself a little something to keep me going and what's better to brighten up your day than a bit of strong strobing game going on :) 

From left: Pressed Opal, Spotlights Opal (natural light, no flash)
I recently made a little order from Cult Beauty (check them out here) and what grabbed my attention is a little holiday mini set from BECCA :) Glow on the go is a duo of cream and pressed highlighters. I chose mine in Opal :) Opal is one of the most coveted highlighters from BECCA and as I heard so much goodness about it, I just couldn't say no.

Set came packaged in a small box, which I had a problem opening (yes, me and boxes do not play together too well lol). Inside you will find  mini Spotlight (cream) and Pressed highlighters. I really enjoy mini versions of makeup products, as I rarely use up all the standard size and they go out of date :). Set costs £20 so you save yourself a £10 from a full size pressed Opal and you get to try both cream and powder version. It's a win for me :)

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Spotlights Opal is a gorgeous golden champagne highlight. Cream is intense and super easy to blend leaving you with glowing complexion. I love cream highlighters as I either add them to my base primer or underneath my foundation to the high points of the face. I tried it on top of foundation as well and it looks beautiful. I rarely powder down my face these days as I like the wet skin look so I opt for cream products more and this one is a hit for me. It reminds me a little of Benefit High Beam in formula, not the colour. Applicator is a standard something you will find in most of concealers so easy to use. I recommend blending out with fingers by gently tapping over your foundation, or with a brush if you use it underneath. You get 5g of the product in the set.

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Opal is a cute little powder highlight. It goes on slightly darker than cream version, just by a tone though. It has the most gorgeous golden sheen to it and it blends beautifully on the skin. I set the cream highlight with it for the extra wow strobing effect. Use it to highlight your inner corners as well. Absolutely stunning formula glides on easily to a highly polished look. Packaging is so compact, which makes it a perfect travelling companion. You get 2.4g of the product.

To sum up, I can't fault this duo. I find the packaging to be of a good quality and expensive looking. They are a perfect addition to your makeup bag. Off to work/school or for a weekend away? Finally a mini product that takes less space. I can't leave a house without my highlight. I find it makes me look radiant and healthy. Colour itself changes slightly depending on the lighting and gives you the luminosity, that's hard to beat. I am forever in love with The Balm's Mary-Lou Manizer but this one just stolen my heart as well. I think I need to try the Jaclyn Hill shade now so I'm off to hunt the internet world for it as it's not available in UK :(. The set gets 5* from me !! 

What do you think ladies? Are you as obsessed with highlighters as I am? Has this mini duo stolen your hearts as well? You can buy it from Cult Beauty here :) Let me know your thoughts and I will see you here on Tuesday :) 

Thank you for reading.

Dorota x

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  1. Having oily skin, I am not comletely obsessed with highlighter, but this little duo looks amazing!

    1. It's such a gorgeous shade :) Totally best highlight in line with Mary-Lou <3

  2. This set looks great! I love Becca highlighters and this is such a great value!

    xo, Liz

    1. It's a lovely set and I'm really impressed by the quality. As mentioned in the post, it's my first ever experience with Becca and it's a great one :) Set is more affordable than full size alone and I prefer the size as I'm never able to empty makeup items (or rarely anyway) x

  3. Gorgeous products and great value for money set! I have the liquid Opal and I love it but rarely use it, I think I need the powder version :) x

    Mummy’s Beauty Corner

    1. It's so beautiful alone or mixed with foundation :) Powder is superb quality as well, I need Jaclyn Hill version so much !!

  4. I am using this set from about a year ago. For the first time I have seen Lina Cameron to use this on my sister, when she went for her wedding makeup. She also trains, make up lesson by Lina Cameron ! From that time we really love this set. At first, we couldn't use liquid one, as we are not expert in doing makeup. Now we really love this one and use this regularly. Its a very pretty universal shade.


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