A Tale of Two Highlighters

Once upon a time, there was a young maiden who thought her skin looked dull and drab. She craved a golden glow so off to the market she went. After scouring the shelves she came across two bargain products, one a liquid highlighter and the other a powder.

What were these two products you ask? L’Oreal’s True Match Lumi Powder Glow Illuminator and True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator.

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When the time came to test these two highlighters, the young maiden tried the liquid product first. She was pleased to find that it was easy to apply, blendable, and offered the natural, golden glow she craved. The subtle sheen lasted all day and into the night without any trouble.

Next came the powder product. Just like the liquid version, it applied very easily but did not impart the same golden sheen. The young maiden also noticed a few flecks of glitter which wasn’t terrible but not the look she wanted.

Layered together, the maiden found a winning combination for a night out as the liquid highlight stayed put and the powder added an extra pop of shimmer.

Overall, the liquid highlighter was much preferred to the powder due to the beautiful golden sheen and staying power it offered.

Now that the young maiden has found herself a beautiful highlighter, she is sure to live happily ever after…

October Favorites

As I sit here watching yet another episode ofย Gossip Girl on Netflix, I can’t help but think about how quickly this year has gone by. I can’t believe it’s almost mid-November and that Christmas and a new year are just around the corner. With that in mind, another month gone means another month of favorites. Read on to see what I was loving in October.

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Rodan + Fields Multi-Function Eye Cream: I ordered this product from a friend not having high expectations. However, I’ve enjoyed using this eye cream. It has a pretty thick consistency but soaks into the skin quickly. And although the price tag is pretty hefty, a little goes a long way!

RoC Retinol Correxion Deep Wrinkle Night Cream: I know, I know. I’m not old enough to worry about wrinkles. However, I’m all about preventative skin care. I apply this retinol night cream a few times a week and have been very pleased with it. It’s relatively affordable and easy to find in most drugstores so I definitely recommend trying it out.

L’Oreal True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illumniator in Golden: Recently I found myself in the market for a new highlighter. I couldn’t bring myself to shell out a ton of cash for one so I picked this one up on a whim. I’m a big fan of liquid highlighters and this one does not disappoint! It gives a beautiful golden glow to the skin and doesn’t budge throughout the day.

Burt’s Bees Cleansing Oil: Cleansing oils have been a big deal in the beauty world lately and I knew I had to get my hands on one. This oil from Burt’s Bees is a very gentle yet effective way to remove the day’s makeup.

What have you been loving right now? Tell me in the Comments section below!