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. We wear it when we want to sport a unified look that plays up our best features (think model-esque cheekbones and alluring eyes).

theBalm® cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer
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A bit too "glittery"
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I'm not quite sure how to apply this product quite yet. You have to be careful to use very little or else the look is way too glittery. But it does work nicely as a highlighter when you're contouring. Just use sparingly!

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shimmery
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I bought this product based on it's great reviews. I agree that it is versatile, and perhaps I will use it for more than an eyeshadow come summer when I get a little tan back! I would say, though, that it is more shimmery than I realized which may limit its use for me

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Very shiny highlighter

I love highlighters, I use them daily, this one I liked for it's convenience. Compared to the liquid one I use I can carry this one with me anywhere whereas the benefit's liquid highlighter creates the perfect amount of highlight this but is difficult to carry. I received as a sample, I think I would purchase it on my own for the convenience.

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Easy to use, easy to carry

Cons:
Too shiny, it's good for going out late at night where it's dark and you may need strong make up but not good for subtle looks in my opinion

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theBalm® cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer, what am I doing worng?
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I was really looking forward to this product but I am disappointed! I don't want to be so maybe someone out there has advice for me. I think I may be using the wrong brush to apply it with. The color is great and I love it as an eyeshadow but when I apply to my cheeks/face it seems difficult to spread around. I'm left with patches of it on my face. Any suggestions??

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Versatile Highlighter - especially great for going out and special occaisions
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I didn't receive this in my monthly box, but I saw all the great reviews and decided to purchase it. I like how it's easy to use. The shimmer in this highlighter is great for a nighttime look or for special occasions, but it's a bit too much shimmer for an everyday look in my opinion. I like how it's very versatile and you can even use it as eyeshadow!

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Love the idea
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Can't figure out how to make it work for me. I love how it goes on. Very smooth. But, I'm not sure about how it's supposed to be applied.

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A little goes a long way
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This stuff is great on eyelids and small highlighting. Too much on your brush is disaster though. I like to put it on the apples of my cheeks, and my collar bones as well. Comes in a super cute compact too!

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I wanted to love this so much!
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Every youtube guru I've seen gives this product amazing reviews. The reviews I have read here on Birchbox said things like, "wear this daily" and "my must have product". Unfortunately, it's just an average product for me. When used as a highlighter it looks powdery on my face and slides into my pores and creases. I've tried different brushes, fingers - you name it. Same problem. I'm limited to using it for eyeshadow. And it's a gorgeous eyeshadow. But for the price I'm much happier with less expensive products. If you buy it, I hope you fall in love with Mary-Lou Manizer. I wish I could have.

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First highlighter

I was really excited to receive this product, I have heard so many things about it via YouTube , it is a guru favorite, so I was excited to try it. I really enjoyed using the highlighter I think it works for any skin tone, no breakouts.

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I love highlighters and this one has been raved about so much. I finally purchased it through birchbox and was slightly disappointed with the gold shimmer overload. I've been using a drugstore eyeshadow as highlighter, which I like better & was a ton cheaper.

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