The Highlighter Series #5 – Illamasqua Illuminator in Halcyon

Posted by Lipglossiping On May - 27 - 2010

I love this packaging!  It allows me to dispense just the right amount of product.

And *what* a product it is…

Illamasqua‘s Halcyon Illuminator is a creamy ivory highlighter that would suit both dark and pale tones beautifully.  It’s just about neutral enough to be kind to most complexions and imparts a “lit from within” shimmer.

With a smooth texture, it blends effortlessly wherever it’s placed.  This is (if you haven’t already noticed!) one of my favourite highlighters in my collection and I reach for it often.  Which reminds me, next time I’m near a counter I need to pick up Poised (it’s cool pink counterpart!)

Priced at £13, I consider this to be good value for money when you realise just how little you need to use to achieve a great result.

Illamasqua’s Illuminator in Halcyon is available from counters nationwide or online.


17 Responses to “The Highlighter Series #5 – Illamasqua Illuminator in Halcyon”

  1. Cheryl says:

    That is beautiful! I’ll definitely be checking this out the next time I’m at the counter :)

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  2. Sophie says:

    This looks beautiiiiful :)

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  3. Abbie says:

    this looks so pretty!
    x

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  4. Rebecca says:

    Gorgeous! I love the finish of this product but to be honest I don’t really know how I would use it…any tips?

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  5. Jenni says:

    So sorry but is it a highlighter? An eyeshadow? Like Touche Eclat???

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  6. jojoba says:

    i like the look of the packaging though i am not sure how to use it as a highlighter (on cheeks?). i prefer powered ones i guess. the colour looks very shiny and gold so i guess a little of that cream goes a long way, eh? it looks too much unless it’s an eye shadow i think.

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  7. Lillian says:

    I have 2 of them but not this colour and now i thin i need it. Beautiful!

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  8. That’s beautiful! It works so well against your skin tone. Next time I’m in Selfridges I’m definitely going to take a peep.

    After months of reading your blog (it’s first on my favourites list!) I’ve finally taken the plunge and started my own. If anyone fancies taking a peak, please let me know what you think. I only started it yesterday, so please be kind!

    xxx

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  9. Rae says:

    Holy hilighter that’s gorgeous! :o

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  10. baby in a corner says:

    i’d say you’d use this on top of cheekbones or on your cupid’s bow or the bridge of your nose.
    I bought nars the multiple in Luxor at Xmas but it rubs my makeup off. i hate it

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  11. Melissa says:

    That looks really nice, and £13 seems to be really good value for Illamasqua. I might try it! Thanks for the review :)

    Melissa
    http://xxlilymakeupxx.blogspot.com/

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  12. Now you’ve gone and created a lemming :)

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  13. Redtiger21 says:

    Ooh that’s purdy! Not too badly priced either. Do you have a FOTD with it on?

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  14. gio says:

    That looks gorgeous!

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  15. So, I haven’t be interested in anything from llamasqua until now – wow! that looks gorgeous and has such awesome packaging. I’ll definitely be checking it out soon. Thanks for the heads up! :)

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  16. Holy crap this is gorgeous! I cant wait for Illamasqua to launch in Australia, I’ll be molesting this instore for sure ;]

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  17. […] asked for some tips and to see a FOTD with the Illamasqua Halcyon Illuminator that I swatched in this here post so I made sure to dig it out this […]

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