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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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This balm is moist, easy to apply to lids, and shows up great on face.

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Amazing luminizer!

This is one of the best luminizers I've tried! It truly does what it says and brightens up your eyes, your upper brow, your cheekbones, wherever you put it, it brightens!!

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Very, very, VERY luminizing
Purchased

WAY too much shimmer for me and is too powdery for an every day, natural look. Or maybe I just don't know how to apply it. I will be sticking to a cream luminizer. Wish I had been sent the sample before I purchased the full size. I give it a C, sorry theBalm i'm usually a fan :/

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Best highlighter

I love this highlighter. It is perfect and lasts forever!!! You don't need much and the packaging is super cute!

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Favorite BirchBox Item

I received this in one of my first birch boxes, I love this product so much. I also love the container in came in simple and small to add to my makeup bag. I would definitely recommend this highlighter.

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LOVE THIS!

This is my favorite Birchbox sample that I've received in two years. I use it as a highlighter under my brow bone, and sometimes on my cheeks for days when I want glowy skin without using blush. The shimmer is just enough to brighten my face and is very very lightweight.

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Fun Product
Purchased

This was the perfect product to take on my 2 1/2 week trip to China. i didn't want to lug too much makeup along so this powder made the cut because I could use it as an eye shadow and a face powder to make me appear bright and perky even though I was 100% jet lagged.

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good product
Purchased

I really like this product, I use it everyday with my eyeshadows as a highlighter in the corners of my eyes. sometimes I use it as a base for my eyeshadow.

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Fantastic Product
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I absolutely love this stuff! I use a little swipe across the tops of my cheekbones to finish off my makeup in the morning and it adds a wonderful highlight that is also subtle and not at all obvious. A little definitely goes a long way!

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My number 1!
Purchased

thebalm is one of my all time favorite brands! Lots of great products but Mary-Lou Manizer is my all time fav! Nothing compares to this luminizing powder! Its a great highlighter or eyeshadow to just brighten up your face. I've been using it everyday for years! I would highly recommend for someone seeking an everyday eyeshadow that goes on smooth and is a great neutral color to blend with other shadows or just to wear by itself!

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