Review and Swatch: E.L.F Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls
Highlighting has become a very big and mainstream trend in the past few years, but I have been hesitant to spend a lot of money on highlighting products. I do have a cream highlighter (Watt’s Up from Benefit) that I got as part of a kit, but I don’t use cream highlighters (or any cream products) often because of how much powder I use. So, I wanted a powder highlighter that wasn’t too pricey. Ever since E.L.F came out with their baked highlighters I have wanted to try them. Unfortunately, they never came in stock to any stores that sell E.L.F. near me. So, when E.L.F. had a free shipping with no minimum promotion I picked one up.
Moonlight Pearls is a light gold highlighter with shimmer but no noticeable glitter.
|stuck to finger|
When I first swatched this, my first thought was it was so dry! And then I rubbed it on my hand, and I couldn’t even see it! You really have to rub it hard with your finger to get anything, a brush won’t even pick anything up, and then it never transfers to you hand or the shimmer is just that low! It just sticks to my finger!
|Can you see it? I added three heavy layers to my skin.|
Honestly, I feel really disappointed in E.L.F about this. The product is dry and can’t even be picked up by a brush. It doesn’t show up on this skin. I basically spent $3 on something I’ll never use. Good thing I only bought one and it wasn’t more expensive! Maybe I got a defective product, but more than likely these are just bad highlighters.