Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter ($8) is a new, limited edition Holiday 2019 highlighter that’s available in three shades. I purchased this little guy when it was on sale during Ulta’s Friendsgiving Sale along with the Precious Stone Eyeshadow Palette in Ruby!
I know, I know! You’re thinking, “but you hate highlighter…!” True! But I saw the shade Ruby Crush and I reminded myself how much I loved Wet n Wild’s Flights of Fancy Color Icon Baked Blush in Dare to Soar and I was all, “I need sparkly red cheeks for Christmas!”
Don’t get too excited because that’s sadly not exactly what I got from Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter…!
Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter comes in a plastic sifter jar with a sparkly red top. The sifter does close off making it a nice, mess-free jar. It’s 0.176 oz in size and it’ll set you back $8 but often enough the brand is on sale and you’ll never really have to pay full price.
The texture is a little chunkier than I’d typically like. I’d compare it to a MAC Loose Pigment. I wish it was a bit more finer and silkier as I think a texture like that would be easier to work with when it comes to a highlighter. I felt like when I was swirling and tapping that my brush wasn’t picking much of the powder up for some reason. Find a nice, soft fiber brush to use with this as that seems to work best!
I was a bit disappointed there’s no actual color to this. It’s not really ruby in color. I think I had some hope it would work as a blush and a highlighter for me but it actually comes across silver and frosty on my face! I didn’t notice anything terribly red about. It does have a frostier finish but if you buff and buff and buff and buff you can actually get a really pretty sheen from from it that does look pretty when applied over pink, red, or rose blush! The sheen it produces does last all day! I think my blush faded before the highlighter actually did! It wears quite long!
I’m not sure I’d indulge in another Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter shade. It was nice enough but the texture was a little meh for me and I admit I was disappointed it wasn’t more of a ruble sparkle versus the silver I got.
Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter is available now.
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Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter is a new highlighter available in three shades that’s $8 and 0.176 oz in size. I didn’t quite care for this formula as the texture was silky or as refined as I would like to see in a highlighter. The chunkier texture made it a little difficult to pick up with my brush and did cause a lot of fall out during application. The shade I selected, Ruby Crush, was quite silvery and not as red as the color in the pot but none the less still provided a very nice sheen on my skin that wore quite long!
- Pretty sheen finish.
- Wears very long.
- Pretty packaging.
- A bit chunky making it difficult to pick up with a brush and also, to apply due to fall out.
- Frosty unless blended very well.
Makeup Revolution Precious Stone Loose Highlighter is a good pick if you like a more frosty look from your highlighters!