Monday, 8 September 2014

Makeup Academy Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter - Review

Hello everyone! First off a blog announcement! This week I will be going back to posting every Monday and Friday. Sadly no more midweek posts on Wednesdays anymore! This is due to the fact that I will be returning back to my QTS training soon and I will be back to work. Also for those of you that may not follow me on Twitter or Instagram I have recently moved out with my other half! This has meant that I will need just that extra bit of time a week to get my house ready and I will also need to wait for my internet to be connected! I've really enjoyed posting 3 times a week throughout the summer with the extra time I had!

Anyway enough updates on the blog! If you have any questions feel free to tweet or e-mail me! For now lets get on with reviewing the MUA Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter!

Makeup Academy Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter

I'm sure, like myself, you have heard and read the amazing reviews on this product before. It;s a cult favourite both for its beautiful iridescence as a highlighter and for its affordability. You can pick up this highlighter at Superdrug here for just £3! If you have been following my blog lately you will know that I have been experimenting with contouring and highlighting. £3 is the perfect amount to start off with as it doesn't break the bank if I'm not the biggest fan!

Makeup Academy Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter

Firstly let me start off by saying the beautiful iridescent shimmer of this highlighter is so difficult to catch on camera. Although it looks beautiful photographed it looks even more stunning in person. If you're in Superdrug I suggest you swatch it or take a close up look at it! As far as the product itself? It's amazing! The powder is slightly grainy in touch, probably due to the embossed pattern, however it applies so smoothly to the skin both with the use of fingertips and brushes. I particularly like to apply this down the centre of my nose and across my cheekbones. It really does leave a stunning natural glow.

There is only one problem I have with this product and that is the packaging. Before the move I kept all my make-up in my small vanity in my room. This highlighter didn't leave my daily make-up bag in my vanity however within a few weeks the lid snapped off. Upon closer inspection the hinges of the lid had snapped the plastic. Now I'm not going to moan a lot as the product is only £3 and it still lives in my make-up bag so it isn't too much of an issue -  I can just pop the lid back on! However it is something to consider if you are considering carrying this around, chucking it in your bag etc.

Have you tried the MUA Undress Your Skin Shimmer Highlighter? What is your favourite highlighter? Let me know in the comments below!

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16 comments:

  1. I love this highlighter, I use it nearly every day. They've just released a new shade of it apparently which I really want to try!
    Megan x
    London Callings

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    1. It has become my daily highlighter too! So quick and easy to use.

      Claire

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  2. I love this :)
    http://whattaylorbuys.blogspot.co.uk/

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  3. Wow this looks stunning. Pop it in a different packaging and I could see it being sold at the counters for much more (just goes to show how, sometimes, not all of the time, price reflects the excessive cost of fancy packaging). :-)

    Beauty Isles | An Island Girl's Beauty and Lifestyle Blog

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    1. This is exactly what I was thinking!

      Claire

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  4. i've never tried anything from the makeup academy before but this looks lovely i love the packaging!

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    1. You should give them a try! Really great and affordable!

      Claire

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  5. This looks and sounds lovely, definitely going to pick one up for only £3 too!

    India / Touchscreens & Beautyqueens

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  6. I love MUA but have never tried their highlighter before or any highlighter at all if I'm honest (bit shameful for someone that blogs mainly about beauty, right?) Definitely going to have to try this!

    Elesaurus | elesaurusrawr.blogspot.com
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    1. Don't worry I was late to try some of their hit products too! But it is totally worth checking them out!

      Claire

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  7. I've never heard of this, it looks gorgeous, I always use Mac, but this looks like a great dupe. Think I will have to buy it!

    Lauren

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    bylaurenjane

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    1. I have yet to try the MAC equivalent but I would love to see how it compares!

      Claire

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