I wanted to write a quick review for my new obsession – the Anastasia Beverley Hills Glow Kit in Gleam! After umm-ing & ahh-ing about which kit to try first (there are 4) I decided to try this one as it seemed the most suitable for my pale skin….and I wasn’t disappointed!
Firstly, the thing I was most impressed with was the consistency of the highlighters; the milling is really, really fine, and it makes the product feel almost like a dry cream, and all four shades are consistent with this. This means the shimmer is fine and appears more like a ‘glow’, rather than a sprinkle of glitter on your cheeks. This is definitely a palette for those who want a natural yet emphasised glow!
The pans are a generous size and are also removable, for anyone who likes to put everything together in one magnetic palette. The packaging doesn’t have a mirror, which I guess is no big deal, but it does make thing a lot easier when you’re carrying out your daily routine to just use the mirror from the product you’re using at the time. Although the packaging is quite big, it is really thin and light. This makes it easy to fit it in a makeup bag or kit.
I’ve been applying in two different ways; brush and beauty blender. I use a fan brush whenever I’m wearing the highlighter for work, or on a light makeup day. It gives a lighter, more subtle affect but still gives you a beautiful glow. I use a damp beauty blender to get a more pronounced affect if I’m wearing it for a night out, or if I’m feeling particularly sassy! When I wear a full face, I always use powder to set my foundation, which does unfortunately does dull my dewiness. Using this over the top put back in the ‘natural glow’ look, and looks amazing in photos!
I definitely think this product is worth all the hype it’s been getting. I’m going to try another one of the 4 palettes soon, and I’ll report back to let you know if it’s as good as this little corker!