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Wear this over Benefit’s Posietint to achieve a lit-from-within look.

Benefit Cosmetics

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We don’t know about you, but if we had three beauty wishes, we’d go for killer cheekbones, glowing skin, and great lighting wherever we went. Since our resident genie seems to have gone missing, we rely on wonderous products instead. A perpetual award winner, Benefit’s High Beam subtly highlights and enhances your features — a necessity when you want to draw a little extra attention.

How it Works

It’s all about the shimmer. This liquid illuminator comes in a soft pink hue that flatters all skintones. It softly reflects light for an instant spotlight effect, plus gives skin a dewy finish.

How to Use

Use your fingertips to paint a small amount on cheekbones, brow bones, and anywhere you want to add definition. Blend quickly. You can also mix a couple drops with your moisturizer or foundation for a dewy, radiant sheen.

Water, Propylane Glycol, Sesame (Sesamum Indicum) Oil, Mica, Isopropyl Palmitate, Isopropyl Lanolate, Stearic Acid, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil, Glyceryl Stearate, Titanium Dioxide, Polysorbate 60, Cetyl Alcohol, Jojoba (Buxus Chinensis) Oil, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Corn (Zea Mays) Starch, Triethanolamine, Talc, Oleth-20, Iron Oxides, Lanolin Wax, Simethicone, Sorbitan Stearate, Cellulose Gum, Methylparaben Diazolidinyl Urea, Propylparaben, BHA.

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Nice glow
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This product is a really nice highlighter. It has great stay and applies nicely. Would buy full size.

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Verysubtle lightening affect
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I was so surprised how this made my eyes pop. Very subtle and surprisingly effective at making my eyes look less tired

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Not for me
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A highlighter isn't something that goes well with my skin tone. Not a product I would use.

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Awsome stuff!
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Really good shimmer quality without a ton of color. Great for summertime sun kissed skin

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Great for Others
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I personally didnt use this product because I dont care for products liketihis but my friend used it and absolutely loved the way it made her look.

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Maybe if I had a tan?
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I enjoyed the size of the product because you only need to use a bit. I did notice the shimmer/brightness when I applied it to my cheek bones & brow bones but my skin is just a bit too light for this product to be worth the money for me.

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I'm not sure how to use it
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So I decided to get birchbox to learn more about makeup and to familiarize myself with it. I got this highlighting contour thing and I wasn't sure where to put it on my face. The package didn't give me very much information so I had to google how to use it and where exactly to put it. It worked okay but this product isn't really relevant to me. If it was relevant though I would totally buy it.

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Instantly refreshed...looking
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I loved how the minute I put this cream around my eyes it instantly brightened my face. I've never used this brand before but have heard great things, now I personally know why. It's great for my very fair complexion and my always tired looking eyes area.

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Buildable, Dewy skin!
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This highlighter s great!! It is very thin and a little goes a long way. It blends easily and creates a dewy effect when used lightly and strategically on cheekbones, etc. or can be layered nicely for a more dramatic effect on brow bones, cheekbones, etc. Also brightens up the eyes when used very lightly underneath or in the corners near the bridge of your nose. Love it for a fresh summer look!

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Dewy <3__<3
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I've been dying to buy High Beam for so long now and finally decided to get over the price and do it, and I am so glad I did!

I typically use a shimmer tinted moisturizer to give me a moisturized glowing look, and the addition of the high beam really helps me accentuate my features.
I love dabbing some on my cheek bones, eyebrow arches, down my nose, and cupid bow to give me a dewy lively look.

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