By Priya Sinha
Skin Type: Oily and occasionally acne-prone
Hello gorgeous ladies,
I have a ton of face highlighters, but they are all powders since I have oily skin which does look dewy anyway. But since summer is approaching, I really wanted to try out some great illuminators for the body. So when I saw these gorgeous highlighters in Walmart, I was instantly intrigued. Today I’ll be reviewing the Hard Candy Glow All The Way Illuminator in Doll Face.
CAD 9.99 (Approx. INR 508)
My Experience with Hard Candy Doll Face Glow All The Way Face and Body Luminizer:
Packaging: The product comes in a rose gold colour flat squeezy tube with a screw cap. The tube says that it is infused with “24 karat gold”, and I’m not really sure about that. Come on, 24 carat gold for 9.99? I don’t know if that contributes to the sheen or slight sparkle in this product. The directions state you can apply to face and body for “In The Spotlight Effect”. The amount you get (76.5 g or 2.7 oz) for the price is pretty great! The packaging itself is sleek and practical which makes it travel-friendly.
Colour: The colour, Doll Face, is a bright pink glossy shade with a beautiful lilac sheen to it. If you have a cool skin undertone, Doll Face will be a great choice for a very natural look. But I do have warm undertones and I can still manage to pull it off.
Pigmentation: This is a gorgeous bright illuminator, perfect to mix into a moisturizer or bronzer, or layer alone on skin for a fresh and glowy makeup-free look. I use it mixed with my BB cream and foundations for adding a touch of radiance to the face. But that really wasn’t a good idea. I ended up looking like I sprayed glitter all over face. It works best if used with a body lotion and applied to the body for that perfect glow! It catches the light just right and blends amazingly well.
Texture: The texture and feel both of this illuminator are like a creamy moisturiser’s; this product feels soft and smooth and blends really well into the skin. The sheer formula is soft, silky smooth and glides on the skin easily. This gives me a moisturiser-cum-primer like effect when I use it on my face.
Quality: Overall I believe, this can also be used mixed with your moisturizer on the body, and it gives a great, healthy glow, especially to the legs. When used on the body, my skin stayed hydrated and supple and the color didn’t rub or smudge off, or get patchy or flaky during the day. I love this a lot!
Pros of Hard Candy Doll Face Glow All The Way Face and Body Luminizer:
• Nice travel-friendly packaging
• Gorgeous luminous pink-lilac shade
• Barely has any fragrance
• Does not irritate or break out my skin
• Really long lasting
• Creamy and soft texture
• Versatile product
• Little goes a long way
• Gives a healthy, dewy, skin-brightening glow
• Not tested on animals
• Easily available in drugstores and online
Cons of Hard Candy Doll Face Glow All The Way Face and Body Luminizer:
• Can be too shimmery if used on the whole face mixed with base products
• Not available in India
Will I Recommend/Repurchase Hard Candy Doll Face Glow All The Way Face and Body Luminizer?
Overall, this is an amazingly versatile highlighter which is so easy to use on the body, either alone or mixed in with body lotion. This new bold illuminator is somewhat a dupe for highlighters, which are super expensive. These large tubes will last forever and they’re a worthwhile investment. I highly recommend this to everyone!
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