I did a little self-gifting, which is naughty, it being December. But it was a Black Friday Beauty buy, get it or it’s gone. And I’m desperate for a new mascara, as the Max Factor False Lash Epic is really not working out for me.
So I bought the Soap & Glory Extrava-glam-za Set. I need the mascara and liquid eyeliner, it has the Archery Brow Tint & Pencil that I’m keen to try, eyeshadow and some other good stuff.
I’m putting it all through its paces, and will do a full review when it’s throughly tried and tested. But I need to tell you, now, that the Soap & Glory Glow All Out Luminising Face Powder is lovely.
It was looking likely. I’d had the Soap & Glory Solar Powder Bronzer before, and enjoyed it. It has the word luminising in the name, and boy do I strive for luminous. But what really is a luminising powder, and what do you do with it? Is it a highlighter? A finishing powder?
Having played with it for a few days, let me tell you exactly what to do with it. After foundation and concealer, powder as usual. Then lightly dust the Glow All Out all over your face. Don’t be shy, get it all over there. Put it everywhere. Then admire your newly radiant self in the mirror.
I’m not sure how it works, but it sort of makes you look matte but glowy all at the same time. Which is now my most favourite look. I thought I liked dewy but no, this matte luminous thing is the business.
It’s quite subtle, so don’t get the fear. I know it looks very pink in the pan, but I’m not even into pink-toned highlight, I’m living the gold life.
The only note of caution would be to those with problem skin – it does, ever so slightly, highlight texture – so if you’ve got stuff you’re trying to hide, it might not be your ting.
I’ve tried it as a highlighter, but it’s not really enough. I like cheekbones to have next level glow. And if you build it up, it gets a bit pink and powdery. You can use a cream highlighter, such as Benefit Watt’s Up, with Glow All Out on top to get a nice daytime-appropriate highlighted look. But I think ultimately it’s best as an all over face situation.
Highly recommended for a radiant look this party season. Or to help the morning after the night before.
Til next time,