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Can’t get enough of this honey-colored highlighter? Try theBalm®’s Balm Jovi Rockstar Face Palette, which contains a powdery champagne gold highlighter in the same hue.

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Birchbox Breakdown

If being too gorgeous were a crime, this luminizing powder would turn us all into serial offenders. Ok, maybe that’s a little extreme, but can you blame us? This three-in-one highlighter, eyeshadow, and all-over shimmer is the prettiest honey-hued pigment we’ve ever laid our eyes on. We wear it when we want to sport a unified look that plays up our best features (think model-esque cheekbones and alluring eyes).

How it Works

As the pun-tastic name suggests, this versatile luminizer imparts a soft-focus glow wherever we choose to apply it. Light-reflecting silica particles conceal blemishes and fine lines, while the honey color leaves a sheer wash of shimmer. It’s our secret to looking great in all settings, from fluorescent cubicles to candlelit cafes.

How to Use

Using a blush brush, sweep the powder on your cheekbones, layering over foundation or applying directly to bare skin. You can also use your fingertips or a shadow brush to wear it as a shadow. Don’t be afraid to get creative: consider adding a bit of luminizer to the bridge of your nose and your lower lash line to illuminate your whole face.

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Holy Grail Highlighter
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There is no highlighter more lovely...highly pigmented, a little goes a long way! You can go for a subtle daytime sheen or turn up the volume for a night out. The only negative is they give you too much! I can't imagine every having to buy more but the product is simply stunning.

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Love
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I use this everyday on cheeks, nose, eyelids it leaves a wonderful glow to my skin. Definitely recommend this product.

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pretty highlighter!
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I really love this powder!! I am too old for anything too shimmery or glittery. This powder is neither. It adds the perfect amount of highlight and glow, without being overdone. I use it as a highlighter, and as an eye shadow. It's perfect for days when I don't have much time to get myself ready (which is most days!) and I just swipe some on my eyelids, and inside corners of my eyes, and then cheekbones. Looks very natural. But hear this: A LITTLE GOES A LONG WAY!! Learned that the hard way the first time I used it. It really doesn't take much.

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Nice and easy
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I'm a huge fan of this! I love using this as an eye shadow, especially in the summer when I don't wear much makeup. It's a perfect light shimmer. It's great as a top coat for darker colors to soften and brighten it up. I like a little dusting on my cheeks on top of or in place of blush. It's a huge case so it will last a long time. Well worth the money!

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Great all-purpose highlighter!
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I love how versatile this product is. It's easy to use as a highlighter or eyeshadow, and it doesn't have too much shimmer. My only complaint is that it seems to crack easily in the pan.

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Love it!

probably favorite sample I've received so far. loved this sample! Went through it fast. I used it as a base color on my eyes everyday until it was gone.

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I love it!!
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This has a good consistency and is great for highlighting. I actually like to use this as an eye shadow, the shade is perfect for a soft look with a hint of sparkle.

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The Bomb Balm
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This luminizer is one of the best I've tried so far. I like to use it on my brow bone, on my cheek bones, and nose as a highlighter. It's got the perfect amount of shimmer and the pigment is great on med-dark skin like mine (not too white).

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A little goes FOREVER!
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I received TWO samples of this in my very FIRST BIRCHBOX back in February of 2013... Guess what, I still have both of them!

I love this luminizing powder it always adds a nice highlight wherever needed. For me, I usually use Mary-Lou Manizer on my brow bone and in the corners of my eyes.

I most definitely will be purchasing the full size version of this when my samples run out.

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A little goes a long way
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I received the sample size of this product almost a year ago (!), and it's STILL not gone!

It's an amazing product, but I only use it on my brow bones and the inside corners of my eyes -- it's a little too shimmery for me to imagine wearing it on a larger area like my cheekbones, especially not on a daily basis.

Therefore, I can't imagine ordering it in the full size. But, it is super wearable and does what it is supposed to do. Four stars from me!

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