Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Highlighter Ranking & Swatches
Clionadh Clionadh (Medium) Powder Highlighter ($ 12.50 for 0.21 oz.) Is a medium pink with subtle, warm undertones and a lighter, golden sheen that gave it a metallic finish. The texture was smooth, slightly creamy without being too thick or too tightly pressed into the pan, which made it easy to pick up with a brush. The highlighter / blush is applied evenly to the bare skin and spreads well around the edges.
It had intense paint coverage in a single layer, although it could be used with a lighter hand for a more buildable application if preferred. The glow was more metallic, but no longer emphasized the natural texture of my skin. There were signs of fading after eight and a half hours of wear.
MORE READING: Formula overview for details on general performance and properties (such as fragrance).
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$ 12.50 / 0.21 oz. – – $ 59.52 per ounce
There isn't much that the formula describes other than that there is a "soft, buildable application". They were usually quite pigmented – semi-opaque to completely opaque – with soft, smoother textures that were neither too tight nor too softly pressed into the pan. For a sheer or more buildable application, I would highly recommend using a lighter hand and a less dense brush to do this.
The texture was usually smooth, slightly dense, and a bit thicker than most powder highlighters on the market, so often they really needed to be buffed and spread over the skin. The surfaces were often more intense and tended to be metallic. Occasionally, they would accentuate the natural texture of my skin when worn at higher coverage levels. Most of them lasted between eight and nine hours with me.
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Mica, titanium dioxide, tin oxide, iron oxide, +/- ultramarine, +/- chromium oxide green, +/- iron ferrocyanide, +/- bismuth oxychloride, +/- manganese violet, zinc stearate, calcium carbonate, kaolin, silicon dioxide, allantoin, magnesium stearate, isopropyl myristate, caprylic / capric -Triglyceride, dimethicone
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