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Benefit Sun Beam

If we had three beauty wishes, we’d go for killer cheekbones, glowing skin, and a professional lighting crew wherever we went. Since not all daydreams end happily ever after, we rely on this wondrous product instead. A beauty editor fave, Benefit’s Sun Beam is a golden bronze highlighter that subtly defines and contours your features.

Benefit Sun Beam
4.4 out of 5 stars, based on 86 Reviews 86 Reviews
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I usually use Benefit's High Beam as a highlight but Birch Box was sold out so I went with Sun Beam. It's very pretty and gives a subtle glow. I'm not sure it replaces High Beam but there is a space for it in my beauty routine. A lot of reviews mentioned that it has a lot of sparkle, but I don't feel that it added an abundance of sparkle to my skin and I think this might be because my complexion is darker.

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love this highlighter

i love this highlighter being a natural blonde with the ability of getting super tan many suggested i should try the high beam but instead i went with sun beam because this can be used by its self to give you that added pop of sun kissed skin in the summer.. my go to highlighter when I'm on the go and don't want the cakieness of a powder and for it to look as natural as possible.

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Benefit Sunbeam Highlighter
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I purchased Sunbeam Highlighter to accent my cheekbones and eyes. I wanted to use it with or without foundation, however I was disappointed in the results. The brush to apply the highlighter is great and it blends well but it didn't give me the dramatic ILLUMINATING look that I wanted.

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Kisses by the sun and then some!

Um, I really really really like this stuff!
I am kinda obsessed with highlighter, so this stuff just adds to the whole flowing affect. I used it around my eyes and outer cheek bones for a subtle glowing look with a little bronzer for a nice summer glow!
But beware, a little goes a long way.

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Glowy skin

This highlighter is very nice and gives a subtle glow. The color even works on my fair skin. It isn't very shimmery just glory.

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Good for warmer tones

I have a cooler tone, sometimes neutral in summer, so this doesn't work as a daily highlight for me, but in summer it is nice even on really pale tones, just not heavily.

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There are better highlighters out there
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I just didn't like the consistency of this, but the color is very nice. I think there are plenty of highlighters out there that do the job better, for less.

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Shine On !
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So I read all the reviews before ordering and people were saying be careful with the amount you put on. However, I found, if you do not use the brush and you dap it on the top of your hand, then use your fingertips to dot onto your cheek bones, you are GOOD to go. I love this highlighter. I definitely brings a glow/shine to your face. I will buy the other sun beam by benefit, as well.

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Never leave home with out it (Summer)
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This is the PERFECT Summer go to product. Works wonderfully on cheek bones, eye lids & (my favorite) collar bone. I never leave home without it.

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Great product

A little shiny for everyday use, but PERFECT for going out, or any full faced makeup day! I love how the light catches it around my eyes and put under blush really makes my cheekbones look more defined! This is a great addition to my makeup kit and really easy to use!

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