Monday, 29 November 2010

The Non-Shiny Glowy Base: Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Part 2


Our recent review of Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector mostly focussed on its usefulness as a highlighter.  This was entirely down to my hatred of an all over glowy look - which on me, usually translates into shine and glitter and general ick.  A couple of people asked if the Becca fluid would work well mixed in with foundation, and so this afternoon I had a go, and guess what?  I'm pleasantly surprised.  Skin looks healthy with a bit of a glow, but even with a flash there's no shine or obvious glitter.  Brilliant.

I used a tiny pump of the Shimmering Skin Perfector and mixed it in with two drops of my usual MAC Studio Fix Fluid foundation - the ratio was about two parts foundation to one part skin perfector.  I think it looks fairly subtle and perfectly appropriate for the day.

Thank you, lovely readers, for busting me out of my glow-hating bubble!

4 comments:

  1. Oooh nice! I'm so pleased you like this product. I ordered it online just before your first review (no joke; like an hour before) and was quite nervous about reading in case you said it was awful. Can't wait for it to arrive now!

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  2. OO I've been doing this lately. Used to be super anti-glow products & shimmers because it always looks greasy/ shiny/ sparkly on me. :/

    But lately tried liquid highlighter instead, and find it much much nicer than powders. Have been mixing my no7 liquid highlighter + foundation, or lately since I'm taking a break from foundation, its highlighter + sunblock + BBcream/ tinted moisturiser.

    Liking it!

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  3. This looks lovely! The more I hear about this, the more I want it!

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  4. The more I use this product the more I love it - I'll definitely be adding it into my foundation more often.

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