This highlighter has been all the rage in the highlighting world for the past six months. I mean, honestly, look at it. It’s like it sings to you when you open the lid, in all it’s rose golden shimmery glory. So today (even thought I’m a little late), I’d share my thoughts on the cult beauty favourite: Becca X Jaclyn Hill Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop (£32 @ Space.NK).
Let’s talk packaging: It comes beautifully boxed in a copper box embossed with little bubbles (I’m guessing that’s to match the champagne popping idea in the name). Jaclyn Hill has signed it as well which adds a little something special to the usual Becca boxes. There’s also a little bit about the highlighter in Jaclyn’s own words which I’ll pop up (excuse the unintentional pun) for you here:
“I am so excited to present to you my dream shade of the very best highlighter on the market – Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop! This creamy luminizing powder veils the skin in a soft pearlized glow. Light-reflecting pearls beautifully catch the light, allowing your favourite features to pop! Sweep across face or apply to cheekbones, brow bones and bridge of nose.”
At first glance, the product looks very buttery in the pan, like it would melt in the heat. It is very soft and very intensely pigmented – a little bit goes a very long way on this one! The colour looks sort-of orange but comes out very peachy, absolutely stunning for the summer. It’s a colour that would truly work on anyone and everyone, from pale to deep skin tones. The product is very finely milled, not chunky, so you get a gorgeously smooth glow. What’s more, it lasts all day – so pair it with a good blush so you get that seamless rosy glow from morning til night. On a side note, I’m actually convinced that if mixed with a setting spray and a dense eye brush, you could actually use this for a gorgeous eyeshadow as well!
Swatch: Becca Champagne Pop Highlighter
One thing I would say is be careful when handling the product. The pan isn’t super sturdy and the product is soft, so if you drop it, it will shatter. And with a product as shimmer-intense as this, it will make a huge mess. Think Estee Lauder Heatwave intense, not Hourglass Dim Light with it’s subtle glow. I can’t emphasize enough – this one is very richly pigmented, it is not for the faint hearted!
Have you tried Becca Champagne Pop?