Revlon - PhotoReady Skinlights Face Illuminator
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Revlon PhotoReady Skinlights Face Illuminator is a lightweight liquid illuminator that works to instantly brightens skin. Designed to enhance skin’s natural radiance, it boosts natural illuminosity, minimises flaws, enhances skin with a hint of sheer colour and protects the skin from harsh environments. The illuminator features photochromatic pigments to bend and reflect light, banishing dullness and evening out skin tone.
To apply, use alone and apply to cheekbones, brow bones or wherever light naturally hits. Mix with foundation for a sheer, luminous finish.
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Rating: Feb 23, 2014 9:16pm
Glosscars 2014 - Better than many powder highlighters.
I adore this versatile product! I own Pink Light and it looks so natural on my fair skin, whether it's mixed in with a foundation to help achieve a natural, luminous finish or used as a subtle highlighter. When using it as a highlighter I apply it straight on top of my foundation then powder afterwards, as the liquid illuminator adheres better to other liquids rather than powders. It lasts all day and gives a pretty subtle shine, without the sparkle I dislike about many powder highlighters. I even use this as an inner corner highlight for my eyes and underneath my brows. Like I said, this can be used for so many things which is one of the reasons I love it so much.
I also really love the slim, chic packaging; the top two thirds of the tube correspond to the colour of the illuminator, making it easy to find if you own more than one. It rests on it's lid, meaning the product will always travel towards the dispenser rather than away from it. And it's a very generous size, too; 30mls will last you a long time, even if used mixed in with your foundation.
The scent reminds me of the ColorStay foundation, also from Revlon, but not as intense. It definitely has a scent though, but you need so little product at a time that you wont notice it on the skin.
I've never branched out in to liquid illuminators before this product but it's certainly encouraged me to start. As I keep saying, it's such a versatile product that you'll always find some use for it; it's a very important part of my make-up collection and well worth the purchase.
Rating: Feb 23, 2014 6:05pm
Glosscar 2014 - Still great
I am reviewing this product again as I still believe this is one of the best illuminators I own. It is a staple in my everyday makeup routine and I wouldn't want to live without it. I have this in Pink Light which is a light pick mushroom colour. I love using this on my cheek bones as it gives a gorgeous glow to the skin.
It can be applied with wither fingers or a brush and blends easily with the skin. The glitter is very fine and not overly harsh but does it job of reflecting light and brightening the face.
The packing is a flat plastic tube which you squeeze the product out. The hole which the product comes out is reasonably small so it is easy to control how much you use and not to waste product.
If you are looking for a liquid highlighter I would still completely recommend this to you as it is the easiest product out there to subtly improve any look.
Rating: Feb 22, 2014 10:17pm
I was very excited to receive a full sized bottle of this in a monthly beauty box. I love my highlighters and illuminators - I'm getting quite a collection.
I received this illuminator in the pretty pale pink colour, which is my perfect shade.
It's packaged in a hard plastic bottle that is an odd flat, oval shape....looks like a round bottle that somebody stepped on.
The size of the bottle is very generous and full of the product, so for the price I think this is amazing value.
This illuminator can be used by applying a few dabs on specific areas of the face to highlight; cheek bones, brow bone, side of nose to change contouring, cupids bow, and even a dab in the inner corner of the eye can brighten your look and make your eyes look wide awake and fresh.
Personally I mix a tiny amount in with my foundation and apply it to my face - this results in an all over dewy complexion which I love.
You only need to use a small amount with each application so this bottle will last for ages.
Rating: Feb 14, 2014 3:12pm
PhotoReady Skinlights Face Illuminator lives up to its name!
The texture is light as I blend it with my foundation/BB Cream to give my skin that photogenic finish. I use it on my cheek bones, or a natural looks for my eyes as I apply it on lids of my eyes to for that extra definition.
This product for me is a fun product to hightlight areas that need a boost while creating an illuminating healthy finish.
A great product that works well with any other cosmetic/makeup
Rating: Feb 10, 2014 10:08pm
Why should this win a glosscars 2014- The revlon skin illuminators give skin a radiant glow, that is smooth soft, natural and boosts illuminosity to skin.
The revlon skin illuminator comes in a easy to use container; its a 30g gram container and it will last forever as only a small amount is needed. The skin illuminitor comes in three colours- and I choose the light based pink lotion; bare light.
The illuminator is a creamy lotion that easily and smoothly blends onto skin. The pink based illuminator applies to my skin nicely and smoothly- it doesnt sink into lines, or breakouts; unlike some other illuminators im not left with my pores looking bigger and more noticable.
This illuminator can be used multiple ways-for a subtle sheen mix with your favourite moisturiser, mix with your foundation to make your skin glow- or highlight the areas you want to bring attention to. Its great to put on the top of the cheeks, bridge of your nose and the top of the lids for contouring and highlighting. I love using it for contouring - its just brilliant for this as its a cream and smooths in to skin perfecty. - It wont look fake.
In terms of mixing with foundation and / or cream its also just superb- it is such a light weight cream that it mixes so well with these products (even thicker moisturiser cream), and wont seperate onto the skin.
I mix a tiny bit with my day cream from time to time and it applies lovely and fresh giving me a healthy glow that looks natural- you really only need a small amount to mix in. When doing this it hides imperfections, hides pigmentation, and contours my skin- I can even sometimes skip foundation depending on how im feeling.
The thing thats so great about this is that it gives you a natural glow without looking shinny or greasy- and not one glitter spot in sight.
The Revlon skin illuminator is amazing for contouring, skin perfecting, and making your skin glow!
Rating: Feb 7, 2014 10:30pm
I've been using this on regular rotation for months now. Highlights subtly unlike so many other illuminators which just end up being too sparkly or with a weird sweaty effect.
Rating: Dec 29, 2013 8:39pm
This illuminator is just gorgeous! It blends easily with my BB cream to create a dewy and flawless base. I'm using Pink Light, which is a luminous pink, and it doesn't leave a sticky residue on the skin.
Beware, however, as it can leak into the cap a little (as the cap is located on the bottom) if not secured prior to standing it upright!
Rating: Nov 10, 2013 1:21pm
Perfect in every situation!
This is the first illuminator that I've tried on its own, as opposed to other products that claim to illuminate as well. It was on sale at Priceline so I thought I'd give it a go, and I am NOT disappointed!
I bought the Nude Glow colour, which matches my skin tone PERFECTLY (light/medium, NARS Fiji for a reference) and rubs in to be completely sheer with just a very refined glow.
I've used it in two ways so far; mixed in with a really lightweight foundation (I've used Revlon's Nearly Naked foundation in Shell) for an all-over dewy, healthy glow, and also as a highlighter on the tops of my cheeks, browbone and top of the Cupid's bow - and it works equally well for all of them! It's not glittery, the shimmer is very refined and microscopic but it just gives a really healthy-looking glow.
I found it stayed really well on my normal-ish skin, even after my foundation started to lose a bit of its lustre it stayed very glowy without looking unnatural or patchy at all.
Rating: Oct 3, 2013 9:09pm
Best in Beauty 2013
I received this in a Beauty Box a couple of months ago and it is now one of my most loved items I have every received. I received this in Pink Light which is a light pick mushroom colour. I love using this on my cheek bones as it gives a gorgeous glow to the skin. I just apply it and blend with my fingers. The glitter is very fine and not overly harsh but does it job of reflecting light and brightening the face.
It also works great if you want a dewy look over your face by mixing it in with your liquid foundation. It gives a great overall glow without making your skin look oily and I especially look to use this technique if I want to set my whole face with powder but still have a glow.
If you are looking for a liquid highlighter I would fully recommend this as it is so easy to work with and gets flawless results without hassle.
Rating: Oct 2, 2013 4:59pm
Best in Beauty 2013
Love this product! Light texture. Instant luminous skin. Can be used alone for highlights or mixed with moisturiser, bb cream or foundation for overall luminous glow. Its not overly shimmery and a little goes a long way. Stay on for quite long. Worth the price!