I picked up lots of new cosmetics while I was in America recently and this ambient lighting powder by Hourglass Cosmetics was one of them. I’ve decided to start reviewing makeup and beauty products as part of my ‘Melissa Tests It’ blog posts. Here’s my first makeup review!
While I was in Vegas I went into Sephora and the salesgirl mentioned this powder while I was stocking up on my favourite hourlgass concealer. She insisted that I try the powder out for the night to see if I liked it. She applied the powder in the shade ‘Luminous Light’ which is also known as ‘Champagne Pearl’ all over. My sister also tried some on – she’s a professional makeup artist so I like to get her opinion too before purchasing!
I didn’t really look at it properly while I was in the store, I feel awkward staring in the mirror and inspecting my face while a salesperson is watching so I headed into the bathroom and checked out the powder. It really did give my skin a glow!
I’ve never used a shimmery powder all over my face before as I like to keep my makeup looking fairly natural. I was surprised that the sparkle from this powder looked so natural and really did make my skin look luminous.
Here is a photo of my sister the night out, it shows how the powder photographs at night with the flash on:Continue Reading