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Another new beauty must for your arsenal: Borghese Superiore State-of-the-Art Mascara.

BORGHESE

Birchbox Breakdown

Our days of chunky glitter gel may be long gone, but we’ll never outgrow the fresh, timeless look of a subtle shimmer. This skin brightener from luxury beauty line Borghese—which, speaking of timeless, was founded in the 1950s and built on a heritage dating back to the 14th century—can be smoothed on to create a variety of looks that span the glow spectrum, camouflaging imperfections for a flawless finish.

How it Works

The liquid formula’s light-diffusing pigments and delicate shimmer brighten any skin tone while they simultaneously conceal blemishes and fine lines.

How to Use

First, decide on your desired radiance level. For a high shimmer, apply after foundation; for a subtle shimmer, combine with foundation and apply to face; and for a more sheer look, mix with moisturizer and apply to face.

WATER (AQUA) • MINERAL OIL (PARAFFINUM LIQUIDUM) • BUTYLENE GLYCOL • PROPYLENE GLYCOL STEARATE • ETHYLHEXYL STEARATE • CAPRYLIC/CAPRIC TRIGLYCERIDE • STEARIC ACID • ETHYLHEXYL PALMITATE • DIETHYLHEXYL ADIPATE • ISOSTEARIC ACID • LECITHIN • KAOLIN • POLYSORBATE 20 • MAGNESIUM ALUMINUM SILICATE • RETINYL PALMITATE • PANTHENOL • TOCOPHEROL • LANOLIN ALCOHOL • CETYL ALCOHOL • TRIETHANOLAMINE • XANTHAN GUM • SIMETHICONE • ASCORBYL PALMITATE • DISODIUM EDTA • PHENOXYETHANOL • METHYLPARABEN • PROPYLPARABEN • BUTYLPARABEN • ETHYLPARABEN • ISOBUTYLPARABEN • MAY CONTAIN (+/-): MICA • TITANIUM DIOXIDE (CI 77891) • IRON OXIDES (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499)

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great addition to my normal routine

I love this product! I mix a little bit with my BB cream every morning and it leaves my face looking fresh and dewy. Especially in the winter, it has just enough tint to make me not look like a ghost. There is some sparkle to it, so use just a little bit to achieve the desired effect. Try it!

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love it!

I'm nearly out of my Benefit luminizer, & am now torn between which to buy next. I _love_ how this product allows for a low sheen when I apply it in conjunction with my foundation over my cheekbones. The texture is splendid. I find that, on its own, it's a bit too brightening for me--but I've always found that to be true of brightening makeups, so it's not a mark against this product.

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Such a nice surprise in my box!

It's been a long long time since I've had any products from Borghese. I love their products! This was such a joy to get in my box! Has a great feel and looks amazing. I have pale skin and this made it look really nice. I got a lot of compliments even at the grocery store when I first tried it. It made me feel good to get noticed. People are busy and don't usually pay attention anymore.

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Loved this sample

I loved the dewy (not shiny or sparkly) finish this gave! Easy to apply and blends well. With or with foundation.

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meh

Its nice, just not for me I guess. Felt odd putting a very thick liquid on my face. Pretty result though.

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Makeup Essential

I use this makeup as a top coat before going out to brighten my complexion and made my eyes / cheeks pop. It makes you instantly sun kissed and glowing.

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It's ok....

I got this sample, and I tried it a few times - It just doesn't do it for me. Its kind of thick and left this odd shimmer on my skin. I will use it on my shoulders and things, but not my face.

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Use sparingly

I feel like this product isn't quite sure what it wants to be (or maybe I'm just not sure?) It is FAR too shimmery to use as a foundation-- I tried applying it like a foundation once and looked like a bronzed disco ball. Even applying a bit over CC cream or moisturizer was way too much for me. I think it's best used as a highlighter-- just a bit on the cheekbones, browbone, and above the lip-- but did not end up purchasing because I think other products achieve the effect better (e.g. Nars the Multiple).

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Use sparingly

Although the instructions say to use all over, don't! You will look like you rolled in shimmer. It's ok if you use a dab to brighten your cheeks. But it is darker and more shimmery than expected. A little goes a long way!

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Love this product!

I got this product in a Birchbox and since I do not wear foundation I thought it would be wasted on me. How wrong was I! I have loved using it each morning as I get ready for school as a light sheer brightener before I apply my makeup. A little goes a LONG way....I think anyone that tries it will love it....it is not thick and cakey like a heavy cover. Give this product a try!

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