December 29, 2014

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle Review & Swatches

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Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle launched this past Summer in six rather stunning shade selections. The promo images, if you recall, were simply amazing (but highly misleading) for this collection with model’s sporting incredibly flushed cheeks.

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle are one of those products that visibly looks amazing but doesn’t quite live up to what your eyes are seeing!

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle ($27) are available in six permanent shades and come housed glass jars with silver mirrored tops. They are marketed as a four in one formula that adds a flush of color to cheeks. According to the description powder adds a pop of color, stain gives staying power, and cream provides a flawless, illuminating finish. Basically they combined elements from Beach Tint with Shimmering Skin Perfector to create a complexion enhancing highlighter. Although for me they are most definitely a cream texture so not sure where powder comes into play here.

These have a gorgeous marbelized effect in the pot as you can see. I only tried two shades but I feel safe saying they are a cream highlighter and that’s about it. I get a lot of shimmery glow from them that’s quite pretty. The formula is a souffle-like texture but isn’t thin or creamy. It has a rich, thick base which blends out easily. Personally I was actually disappointed a little bit as promotional images show models with really fantastic pops of color on their cheeks. This is a little misleading because I get a lot of luminous, almost frosty shimmer on my cheeks and face but not a lot of color. I expected them to provide not only a highlighting effect but also color as advertised.

Becca Guava Moonstone Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle

Becca Guave/Moonstone Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle

Becca Lychee Opal Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle

Becca Lychee/Opal Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle swatches

Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle Swatches (Guave/Moonstone and Lychee/Opal)

Sad sigh!

At $27 each you might want to indulge in the Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blushes because at the very least you get color with these where as the Becca Beach Tint Shimmer Souffle are merely a shimmery highlighter. If they promoted these as a highlighter only I’d probably be happier but suggesting they give cheeks gorgeous color as well as a highlighting effect does disappoint. Perhaps a very light skin tone might seen the benefits of the product being both a blush and a highlighter but I sadly did not!

These turned into a big miss for me. They just didn’t quite live up to their description.

Tried ’em?

Do share your thoughts!

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  • Laura

    I’m perma-pale so maybe these will work for me! Do you know if they will be available at Sephora?

  • Lisa

    Muse, I have to disagree with you on these! they are divine! What you cannot do is buy online very easily. You really need to experience these lovlies in person. Sadly you chose the one shade that is indeed best used as highlighter on my NC20-25 skin. I bought and adore Lychee/coral. I purchased this over the summer when I naturaly have a a liitle more color on my face. LOVE!. I still wear it now that I am back to my normal Casper state and it looks great. This stuff blends like a dream, doesn’t shift and lasts at least 6-8 hours on my combintion skin and is easily buildable. Definitely can get the results of the models in the promo pics if u want! I did not buy any other shades because they didn’t appeal. CON: small pot!

      • Lisa

        They pick models like that to make us crazy! ๐Ÿ™‚ I looked at all tmy favorite beauty blogger reviews on this product, especially the ones who always were so good at photography. The one thing I decided was this was an item I could not buy site unseen. I thought I would leave with 3 based on the swatches. None would do but the one, and the one was fabulous! I definitely think the model is wearing lychee coral, it is the only one with tht kind of pop of color (the probably have others in contour areas. The other colors aside from the one you purchased were to brown or plummy/brown for me (as I recall). I’d be interested if you chek out the Lychee! Let me know!

        • Isabella Muse

          haha def Lisa! I have to try the shade you recommended maybe I’ll be happier with it!!!!!!!!!!!! I def will! I really want these to work!!!!!!!!!!!!

          • michelle

            Hey there-I know this is so old but if it helps anyone in the future looking these up (like me)the model is wearing watermelon/moonstone–it definitely has more color than the others (and she’s prob wearing whatever else they wanted to add to make her look exotic–who would even know if it was this product at all??;) HTH!

    • Lisa

      I just realized the RT stipling brush that fell apart on me last week was my favoirte to apply this blush because it fit in the pot and picked up product so nicely! UGH!!!!!

      • Isabella Muse

        I think I have a smaller rounded brush that would do the trick well! I wonder if I can build better with it! gonna try ๐Ÿ˜€ determined!

  • jacqueline

    i had the same experience! they were way too highlighty. i returned them (thanks for the awesome policy, sephora.)

    • Isabella Muse

      yeah! I wish they had more color ๐Ÿ™ I’d be a happy camper if they did!

  • Lulubelle

    I just ordered the Watermelon/Moonstone this morning from Ulta, as they were offering 5X points on BECCA for platinum members. From the reviews I read, it was the least shimmery and it looks dark enough to give some color. Hopefully I won’t be disappointed, but we shall see!

  • Kimmwc03

    I got the Watermelon one and found it to be OK. I need to dig it out of my brush drawer and try it again soon. I had a hard time getting a brush in the pot properly so I didn’t wear it much this year.

    • Isabella Muse

      I didn’t get the watermelon one, it was sold out at the time, better pigment than these two?

      • Lisa

        Yes, but not as much as the Lychee/coral, I remeber watermelon as being pretty, I can’t remeber why I decided against it. They selected a specific shimmed for each color, I probably liked the shimmer they chose for the lychee better. I just remember it wasn’t a close call for me. BTW the lychee/coral is a gorgeous peachy pink with pale gold shimmer.

        • Isabella Muse

          you have me very curious! I haven’t stopped at sephora yet as I want to swatch the others in person. I love peachy pinks (nars orgasm is so my fav)!

  • Abryda

    I had bought the fig/opal only & I use the small ELF stippling brush & I absolutely love it. It’s possible that maybe there is more shimmer in some pots then others kind of like when the hourglass blushes came out & there was some that had more highlighting veining then color. I guess it could be a hit or miss.

  • fancie

    I was just looking at these today at Ulta lol. They’re definitely more on the highlighter side for me too. I didn’t get much color from the ones I played with. They’re still very pretty though!

  • April

    I looked at a lot of reviews for these and some people ordered them in order of pigmented to least pigmented, sorry i can’t remember who, allura maybe? I remember guava moonstone was least pigmented of the whole group.

  • Topanga

    I love these and have no issues with them showing up. Watermelon, Papaya, raspberry are all very bright. Fig is the only one that is more subtle.