Monday, 15 May 2017

The Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder 'Heat' - Review, Comparison Swatches, and Look

Sometimes it's worth it to brave the MAC Warehouse sale (if you aren't familiar, check out my post/vlog HERE).

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches

During the most recent sale I grabbed this Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder 'Heat'.  I know, I know, I broke my "no more buying highlighter" rule, but for $15 dollars I figured it would be good to review on my blog.

The Estée Edit is a collection by Estée Lauder that has products aimed at a younger generation (the spokeswoman for their first batch of products was Kendall Jenner).  Think glittery finishes, more adventurous shades, and innovative concepts like "lipstick transforming topcoat".

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches

'Heat' is housed in the same packaging as the Estée Edit blushes - a silver, ribbed design, with a splash of white.  The compact contains 5 g of product, compared to a BECCA highlighter, which contains 8 g of product.  The powder is embossed with the same ribbed design that is featured on the packaging.

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches becca champgne pop cover fx moonlight

I would describe 'Heat' as a warmer, and more sheer version of BECCA's 'Champagne Pop' (I found 'Heat' to be less finely milled than 'Champagne Pop').  So it's a good option if you find 'Champagne Pop' to be a bit too intense.  I like to wear it on those days when I want a golden glow, but I don't want it to be  too "in-your-face".  And while the shade is pretty warm, I still find it wearable on my fair skintone.

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches becca champgne pop cover fx moonlight

estee lauder Estée Edit Flash Illuminator Fluid Powder Heat 01 review comparison swatches becca champgne pop cover fx moonlight
'Heat' is being worn on the high points of my cheeks.

Alright friends, tell me which highlighter I HAVE to check out next, in the comments below.

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