Tuesday, 22 May 2012

A Hollywood glow! | Highlighters

Hey dolls!
So I recently made a video all about highlighters, what they are used for (for beginners), How I apply them and also ones that I have and would recommend. I thought I would share it too in the form of a blog post! 
Well not all the other info but My recommended highlighters =] I will put the video below also if you would like to hear me nattering about them!

POWDERS: Dainty doll blush (for darker/cool skin tones) - Illamasqua Ether powdered metal - Sleek contour kit

CREAMS: Topshop Butterscotch - Jemma Kidd dewy glow in Rose gold - MAC Pearl cream colour base

LIQUIDS: Sleek glisten me illuminator - Benefit High beam - MAC Strobe cream - MAC Lustre drops in Pink rebel

Swatches in the order of the products above but here | Liquid - Cream - Powders

These are all good Highlighters in my opinion. My favourite of the powders would be the Sleek contour kit, Of the creams, MAC Pearl cream colour base & of the liquids, Benefit high beam just because I have had it for such a long time, its still going strong & Looks amazing on the cheekbones especially on a night out.

I wasn't sure whither to go into more detail about each one because i've spoken about each one in the video already but let me know if there are any you would like to see a more in-depth review on & i'll do that =]

What is your favourite highlighter and which type to you prefer? Let me know!

Hope you are all well,

Sammi xxx


érica said...

I loved the video and the post! Unfortunately I never had the chance to try a highlighter, but when I do I'm going to try one of these! xxx

Rhea Dillon said...

Hi Sammi, I was wondering do you think the dark sleek contour kit would still look okay/show up [sounds so silly] on my skin (I have medium dark brown skin)?
love your videos as usual so helpful :)


fashionista observer said...

I love love love high beam... its my go - to everyday!!! http://thefashionistaobserver.blogspot.com/


snow. white said...

Love this post! And the high beam :)



mulberry please said...

You have just made me crave every single type of highlighter!! My bank balance isn't going to like you! Great tips though, thanks...


Florence said...

Love the look of the Illamasqua Powder. I love highlighters so I really enjoyed this post! x


Elliee ☮ said...

I'm not very adventurous when it comes to Highlighters as Im always scared they will make me look odd :P I really want to start using them though..!x


Karolina said...

I love benfeit's high beam! It's so beautiful on the cheeckbones! xo

.Big Size Big World♥ said...

OMG i love highlighters!!!!!!!!!!


sweet life said...

I loved the video and the post :)

MissJammyxo said...

Lovely Post<3
I really want to try high beam!!:)

Check out my blog??

Glittered feathers said...

I absolutely love Benefits high beam, its amazing.
Great post!

Jess x

Leonie said...

Love this post, I need to invest in MAC pearl definatley!!


wonderwall93 said...

Love this post and the video! I really want to try high beam, shame it's a little out of my price range!


Gabriele said...

watched that video!! I love the mac one!:)

ButterflEyes said...

Mac Cream Colour base looks amazing ! xx


Zara - Lifes Pretty Visions said...

Would love to try the Jemma Kidd one, definitely on my wish list!


Samanthas Secret said...

Love this post and the video sammi xx
Samantha's Secret

Miss_S said...

Randomly I looked at my High Beam today to see how long it is ok for. Meant to be used up in 6 months,oops! had mine a while.xxx


- B said...

I love highlighters, my favourites are dior amber diamond, nars illuminator in orgasm.

Elsy said...

Absolutely amazing video & pictures! Im definitely saving up for benefit's high beam!

dugongsss said...

I love reading your blog posts! They're always so informative!! :) I really want to try Benefit's high beam!!


Taylor Lewis said...

Loved the video, such good advise! Thanks sammi xo


Beauty With Raachel said...

So many highlighters!! I am very low on highlights so this gave me so many choices! :) wonderful girl!
ps you are a total babe in this video!!

These violent delights said...

Such a helpful video! I have been wanting to purchase a good highlighter for ages but didn't know where to start! Definitely following you now :)

xx jess.


Sundance Hudson said...

these are all so pretty, i've never actually tried highlighting before... which one to pick


Sundance Hudson said...

i've never actually tried using highligter but all these pretty shades are convincing me!


kirstyb said...

thanks for sharing - i need some new ones

Faye said...

I’ve never actually used highlighters before. But i think i might try MAC Lustre drops x

Valentina Coco said...

Beautiful pics!!!i'm following you!!!if you like mine, do the same!!
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Tolu D.A.D.A said...

Amazing post! I love MAC's lustre drops too.
Tolu from Fashinate Me

sophie said...

i want to buy the mac pearl color base!

sophie xx


Good Wear Day said...

Thanks for doing this post, it was really helpful! I already use highlighters but your tutorial was so interesting!

-Good Wear Day-

Lois x

Me and my Cousin said...

i love highlighters! :)

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Top Ten Beauts said...

I love the look of a hightlighters but. I always tend to look like a bit of a glitter ball afterwards. Going to have to watch the video after my exam tomorrow.

Daisie x


Nicola said...

Nars albatross is my favourite, its amazing! xx

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