June 10, 2014

brighten up, buttercup!

Summer. Shimmer. Summer. Shimmer....... Shimmersummer. Same thing right? I always find myself using summer as an excuse for a little extra sparkle so without further to do, heres a handful of my favorite eye-catching products!

Benefit Wat's Up
This is a super easy to blend, champagne cream highlighter. I love using this on my cheekbones, down my nose, on my brow bone, and on the inner corner of my eyes alongside a natural fresh face.

VS Pro Light FX Eye Brightener
I love dabbing this product on the high points of my cheeks and then blending into my blush with my real techniques stippling brush. Its a shear shimmer that works especially well with matte and subtle blushers.

3-in-1 Concealer for Eyes
Though its made for covering up dark circles, I've found that this concealer just isn't opaque enough for my eyes so I've started using it as a contouring highlighter. This is good for a dramatic eye look or already shimmery blush when you don't want to overwhelm your face. If you hate scented products I would NOT recommend this product as it has a pretty strong perfume scent.

Stila Eye Shimmer Pen
This is the product I go for when I want to pack a punch. Its not shimmer, its not subtle, its liquid, gritty, GLITTER. I love using this as a glitter base as its a little bit tacky on the lids and gives a really glamorous, disco ball-esque copper base.


  1. ^_^ I really like Benefit's Watts Up! I love how easy it is to use. No fuss, no mess either. Love your picks and it's good to see a new post from you! ♥

  2. Oh this benefit one looks perfect, so cool. I have been looking for a highlighter for a while so this looks so great. xx


  3. i really like the watts up highlighter! wouldn't have tried it if sephora hadn't given it away for the bday
    A Beautiful Zen

  4. Amazing picks hun:)
    Love your blog and hope that we could stay in touch!
    Xoxo Antonella <3

  5. I am loving these products. Wish I had some of them. Great post.
    Wish to check out my blog?



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