theBalm® cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer

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. 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.

theBalm® cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer
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Didn't notice difference

Unfortunately, I didn't really see this brightening up my face at all. I have very fair skin, and that may be why. I will try again as it gets warmer, and I get a little color on my face. Hopefully I'll notice a difference then!

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Not great for travel

I loved the size of the sample. Great for travel. Unfortunately, it's very delicate and cracked to bits on the first trip. Bummer.

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Nice

I like this highlighter alot. It's light and subtle and can be used as an eyeshadow as well as a highlighter. It gives a nice color without being too shiny or shimmery

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It was okay

This product was okay, It was pretty and sparkled on my hand but was hard to see on my face.

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Too shimmery, but It's growing on me
Purchased

My first reaction is that this is far too shimmery for a basic highlighter. I'm starting to like the shimmer, but I still think it's just to much for an every day, year round product. It's awesome as an eyeshadow when paired with a solid base.

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I wish I liked this more!

I typically LOVE the balm, I have a couple of their pallet's and just recieved their hot mama sample which I plan on purchasing in a full size when it's run out. But this highlighter is not the best, I've gotten better one's from Sally's, it seems powdery and chalky :/ I'll keep working with it because I really want to give it a chance!

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nice but didn't work for me

I wanted to like it! But I have oily skin and this just creased like crazy for me, even over primer. Plus, it was a touch too yellow for my fair-with-pink-undertones skin. I think I'd need a slightly stiffer-feeling powder in a slightly more neutral color to really work for me.

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good product

i like that his product includes three different items as one so as to streamline the morning routine. good for a gym bag!

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Meh
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This shadow/highlighter is such a beautiful shade and texture I wanted to love it. It has a lovely, velvety feel that I really crave in powder shadows--it's almost like a cream. But it's so highly pigmented that it's hard to apply an even, sheer wash of highlight. I also had problems with it clumping and sitting in creases which, I'll admit, is a problem for me with many shadows. I'm going to keep playing with it to see if experimenting yields better results.

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Good pigmentation
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Had good pigmentation and could work as a highlighter, but was too shimmery and did not blend in to the skin very well. Also, not the right color for my skin tone.

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