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After Rati Di’s recommendation (Rati Beauty), I have finally got my hands on Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Sticks. I have picked three shades – Yacht Life, Blonde, and Star Struck. In this post, I am reviewing Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde.
A magnetized makeup stick in a long-wear, light-as-air shimmer formula to highlight, blush, enhance, and bronze in 10 colorful shades that let you play. Meet the magnetized longwear makeup sticks that come together in and a shade lineup to satisfy your every need: Shimmer Skinsticks highlight, blush, and enhance—so you can mix and match, magnetize and multiply. They let you highlight, blush, and enhance with its stick rainbow lineup: 10 universal colors that catch light in ways you never dreamed of. From low-key tangerine sheen to all-out violet iridescence, the long-wear cream-to-powder formula is weightless, blendable, and LIVES to be layered. With a magnetic physical attraction, Match Stix SHIMMER Skinsticks click to each other, to their matte Skinstick alter egos, and to their ultimate blending partner, the Portable Highlighter Brush 140. So mix, match, click ‘em together and you’re set.
Price and Quantity:
$25 USD/1450 PHP (2000 INR approximately) for 7.1 gm.
Medium fair. Skin type: Combination, sensitive and acne prone.
My Experience with Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde:
Let’s begin with the packaging of the product. The shimmer stick comes in a beautiful, hexagonal-shaped tube. This tube is magnetized from all sides and so they easily stick to each other. The cap shuts very tightly making the product travel friendly. The twist-up mechanism works pretty smoothly, but a small amount of the product stays out even by fully retracting back the bullet; so I have to be extra careful while putting the cap back on to avoid damaging the matchstix. Overall, the packaging is amazing, easy to store and very travel friendly.
Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde is a beautiful yellow gold shade. This is a warm gold color with strong yellow undertones. This shade is suitable for all skin tones, but I feel it comes out really well on Asian beauties. It is nearly opaque in terms of pigmentation. It is an amazing highlighter shade. It looks so warm and I love the glow it imparts. I even use it as a body highlighter as well and I am absolutely in love with this matchstix. It is not too glittery or something, so it is not gaudy at all. It just mixes with my skin so nicely and just blends into it properly. It has an amazing sheen yet it is subtle at the same time. Though, the shimmer does not transfer around but they budge a little upon touching the face.
Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde does not emphasize large skin pores and looks nice on the skin. It blends beautifully with fingers and adds a nice glow to the skin. I found this highlighter pretty easy to blend and it does not emphasize the dry patches of the skin. The formula is creamy and it sets more like a powder product, but I would suggest warming up the product on your fingers first and then apply, this method will prevent the foundation from dragging.
I apply 2-3 coats of Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde to make the proper color pop out better. You may easily build up the intensity according to your choice. This is good for all skin types but still if you have very dry skin, I would suggest prepping the skin well to avoid any patches or flakiness. It suits my sensitive skin well and does not break me out. I am currently obsessed with Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde. The lasting power is somewhere around 7-8 hours on my skin, which is impressive.
Pros of Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde:
- Good packaging.
- Pretty gold color.
- Extremely pigmented.
- Non-chunky shimmer.
- Good for all skin tones.
- Imparts a nice glow to the skin.
- Texture is smooth and creamy.
- Easy to blend.
- Does not highlight dry patches.
- Does not emphasize skin pores.
- Does not break me out.
- Does not make skin oily.
- Does not look over the top on the skin.
- Good staying power, long lasting.
Cons of Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde:
- Might drag your foundation, if you apply the product directly from the stick.
Would I Recommend Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick Blonde?
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