Product of the Week: Inglot Face & Body Illuminator

Posted by Lipglossiping On July - 31 - 2011

I picked this up at the start of the week from the Inglot store in Westfield.  I was impressed with the super-fluid texture that I knew would combine nicely with my foundation.  I tend to use liquid highlighters to give a boost of radiance to my foundations rather than as ‘spot’ highlighters.

There are a few colour options available, I didn’t take not of exactly how many… but something like 6?  I chose the pale gold which looks remarkably yellow.  Infact, truth be told… I didn’t choose it.  The SA told me I should choose it over the two that I was contemplating (a white/silver and a rose gold).  I was unsure because this really is pale GOLD gold.  She argued that it would tone down the pink-tones in my skin for a more even complexion.

Yeah, that sold it.

I’ve been mixing a single pump into my foundation before applying and I really like it.  It’s not glittery but gives a nice amount of radiance to my complexion.  I also agree that I’d been steered toward a good colour choice… it doesn’t give me a more neutral-toned complexion but it compliments what is already there without exacerbating the pink undertone.

I can’t find my receipt but I think it was around £11, a bargain compared to similar products like the Armani Fluid Sheers (love those too).

Do you mix highlighter in with your foundation?


9 Responses to “Product of the Week: Inglot Face & Body Illuminator”

  1. Eyelining says:

    I mis Benefit Moonbeam in if I’m using a super matte foundation like Revlon Colour stay. It just helps it look a little bit more like skin. This looks gorgeous! x

  2. This looks lovely! I love that it can counter your pink undertones.

  3. Nargis says:

    That lovely! I never used a highlighter before, but I bought a gold baked highlighter from Primark to use as an eyeshadow :p

  4. Jamilla says:

    beautiful! I need to check this out.

  5. sahar awan says:

    wao…looks great…thanx for review

  6. Ann says:

    I’m also very pale and pink-toned … I’ve come to realize that I don’t actually want anything to make me look MORE pink! I mean, it sounds dumb, but realizing that I don’t want to add more red to an already too-red complexion was a major turning point in terms of how good my makeup looks. (I’ll still use blush to add “focus” to my cheeks, but I prefer foundations and highlighters that are more neutral or even seem kinda yellow rather than those that match my pinkness. I’m not pink all over my body, just my face, so when I go more yellow, I look more even-colored, less red-faced, and generally more natural. Go figure!)

  7. Eva says:

    The SA was right. Looks like she has great taste :)

  8. Laura says:

    Hello
    I know this is super old but I have the same redness problem and was wondering what color/number this is?

Leave a Reply to Laura

RANDOM

Freebie Alert: STILA Lip Glaze in Kitten - It's a lipgloss amnesty!

To celebrate Stila’s new beauty counter in Harvey Nichols London, the brand are giving away one of their iconic Lip Glazes to every beauty lover …

A teeny blossoming obsession...

…I’m cultivating it gently… I don’t want to go all out and mega haul, I’m dipping my toe 1 product at a time.  eBay, QVC, …

At what point do blogs become purely paid advertisers?

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: monetising a blog is a tough job. Walking the line between speaking your own words with …

Men. Don’t Screw it Up.

A survey by The Perfume Shop has revealed that four out of ten men buy gifts for their wives or partners at Christmas – just …

Razorpit – Prolong the life of your razors?!

It doesn’t matter how many billions of blades your razor has, they all have one thing in common – they go blunt.  It may be …

Biotherm Skin.Ergetic Concentrate Serum - Review

I really don’t like to rush reviews on skincare, there are always so many claims to consider and sometimes skin takes its sweet time to …

Create an Original with The Body Shop Competition

To celebrate the re-introduction of some long-lost favourites, The Body Shop are asking YOU to ‘Create an Original’. If you could bottle a scent, what …

Laura Geller - Baked Eye Shadows Swatches

Remember this post from last week?  (gawd, was that *only* last week?!) A couple of you demanded requested swatches, and I do aim to please… …

ELF High Definition (HD) Powder - Review

I had the opportunity to have a play with some of the new E.L.F Studio Products which should be available to buy on the website …

FOTD with MAC Speed Dial lipstick

It’s been a while since I’ve pulled MAC Speed Dial out from the lipstick drawer but there’s something so damn irresistible about pink lipsticks and …

POPULAR

CLOSED: Competition Time: Givenchy Very Irresistible L'eau en Rose Perfume!

Want to really spoil Mum this Mother’s Day?  Or perhaps you just want to spoil yourself?  It’s ok… I won’t judge… there are plenty of …

CLOSED - Win it! The Body Shop Expert Brush Collection

I don’t know about you, but I woke up this morning with a distinct “Hello Monday morning, I’ve been expecting you…” kinda feeling.  Maybe it’s …

Win a gorgeous "glow" trio with prizes from Urban Decay, New CID, & Arbonne!

COMPETITION NOW CLOSED! WINNER IS: “IZABELLA” (COMMENT #96045) – WINNER HAS BEEN EMAILED!   It’s still January, the MET office have just issued yet another …

Hello? Is this thing on?

Phew, that was a little unexpected. For those of you who haven’t had the misfortune of reading my hand-wringing tweets and woe-ridden facebook updates, let …

Avoid the brush off with Oral-B Pro-Expert

There’s a new toothpaste in town. It’s lean, mean and err not very minty as it happens.  Featuring the revolutionary bacteria-busting ingredient Stabilised Stannous Flouride, …

Big savings on French Pharmacy brands, win my Escentual.com top picks!

I’m of the firm opinion that for the money, French pharmacy brands offer some of the best solutions for diffcult skin-types. Escentual.com have long been …

Win it! 3 EcoTools Bamboo Bronzer Brushes to win!

I’ve written about these before, you know I love them, I want you to love them too! So why not have a go at winning …

FOTD Busting out of the comfort zone!

You may recall my bitter moans last week about how when presented with a rare opportunity to spend an indecent amount of time playing with …

Dear Obesity...

We have been together for over 20 years, our lives so entwined that I’ve never been sure how to live without you.  I would like …

Urban Decay The Black Palette - Photos & Swatches

The soon-to-be-released Black Palette from US eyeshadow maestro’s Urban Decay is an altogether darker affair than the recent Naked set… The Black Palette includes 6, …

  • Categories

  • Archives

  • Admin

  • Ads