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. So I bought the Soap & Glory Extrava-glam-za Set. 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, £11, 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. 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. And if you build it up it gets a bit pink and powdery. You can use a cream highlighter underneath to get a subtle 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,