No matter how much rest I have had on the weekend, I always manage to wake up Monday morning looking like I have had an “active” few days. So, I’m always looking for those beauty products that add glow to my skin and give me a subtle pick-me-up. I just received BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector in Rose Gold last week and I am totally enamored with it — it meets all my requisites for Monday mornings and Friday nights as well.
Here are the details about BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector $41
This sheer highlighter and moisturizer veils skin in a soft pearlized glow. Light-diffusing shimmering particles create instant radiance and vitality, reducing imperfections for healthy and glowing skin. In addition, it contains anti-oxidant vitamins A, B, D, and E to aid in tissue repair, increase collagen renewal and moisture holding capacity, while simultaneously protecting against pollution and free radical damage.
WHY WE ADORE IT?
In a nutshell, this luminous product takes your makeup to the next level (think J-Lo). Apply it under your foundation for a lit-from-within glow or mix two pumps with your foundation for even more radiance. Want extra shimmer for a big night out? Apply your foundation first then put the Perfector on top.
Why it’s a must-have:
Besides being totally hooked on luminizers, I’m hooked on products that have fabulous ingredients. BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector fits that bill. All too often, however, products that add shimmer or radiance go ultra shiny or ash out on brown skin. That is not the case with Perfector. The name couldn’t be more perfect. (No pun intended)
With a dot of BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector my skin looks radiant, illuminated. What I love is that this product does not sit on top of my skin. It melds seamlessly into my skin, so that the glow appears to be from within. Lovely. Additionally, there are multiple uses for BECCA Perfector. I have used it solo — for a ” I woke up like this” flow, and I have mixed it with my foundation, (BECCA of course), for a completely perfected complexion. Used as a highlight on the cheekbone or brow bone it again is pure perfection. The shimmer, glow, luminosity — however you choose to categorize it is without equal.
My skin with and without BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector (left without, right with):
Pro: Provides sheer luminous glow, improves the appearance of skin’s texture
Buy Again: Yes
Packaging: 5 Blings
Overall: 5 Blings
Hero Ingredient(s): -Vitamins A, B, D, and E: Guard against daily damage caused by free radicals.
-Avocado Oil: Provides antioxidants and emollients.
-Witch Hazel: Tightens the appearance of skin and reduces the look of puffiness and redness.
-Aloe Extract: Soothes the skin.
Natural/Organic/Vegan: No, info from BECCA site:
“We continually evaluate alternatives to animal-derived ingredients and over time have replaced many ingredients with vegetable derived substitutes. However, some BECCA products do contain animal-derived ingredients, including beeswax, carmine and lanolin.”
Cruelty Free: Yes