SMASHBOX “HALO HIGHLIGHTING WAND”

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Hi beauties!

I was sent these two Smashbox “Halo Highlighting Wands” recently and have had some time to play around with them and let you know how I feel about them! You can buy them online at Sephora or on their website & even at Sephora stores or anywhere else that they sell Smashbox. They retail for USD$29.00 each and at the moment they only come in 2 shades: “Gold” & “Pearl”.

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I really like the packaging because it’s easy to apply as the product is in cream form and it’s in a “pen” that you click the bottom to release the product.

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You can apply the product directly on your face or even click some on your hand and mix in with foundation to add an all over glow. I recommend applying the product before you powder your face because since it’s a cream you don’t want to layer the highlight on top of a powder – it will become hard to blend and look quite cakey.

Here are swatches of the shades on my hand.

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I personally prefer the “Gold” shade as I am more drawn to warmer, golden shades & I also feel like it’s a touch more metallic looking – which I prefer. The “Pearl” shades is more on the champagne/pink side and it’s a bit more subdued, for a more natural looking glow. Overall I really enjoy this product and think it’s very versatile! I love me a good glow and this definitely gives it. Let me know your thoughts and which shade you prefer!

XO Julia ❀

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