Spectral Shine Radiance Balms
Purpose: To add diffused, glitter free radiance across the face that is unlike any traditional highlighter on the market.
Texture: A cream to powder formula. Incredibly thin to the touch, almost feels invisible on the skin. Can be applied and treated like a pressed powder product but doesn't appear like one.
Inspired by light emanating phenomenons of the natural world, Spectral Shine is our long awaited, much requested radiance balm. This is not your traditional highlighter.
This will not make you glow from space. No metallic glitter or sparkles here. We used the finest pearl pigments in these dry to the touch creams, so that they don't reflect light off of the skin, but rather catch and hold light to it. What you get is the softest, diffused, and gentle veil of luminosity that translucently filters the skin. Because the pearl pigments are so fine, they do not have any sparkle or glittery quality to them - even in direct sunlight which often gives away when someone is wearing a highlighter.
The blend of waxes and hydrocarbons we used in this formula is somewhat like a hybrid of our cream shadows & blushes, where they lock in moisture into the skin, without being overly occlusive or uncomfortable.
Comes in a plastic compact with a mirror. Packaged in a paper box. Comes with 7g of product in each pan.
Pictured in gallery:
Kelsey (@kelseyh.beautyblogger) wearing Mirrored Moonlight combined with our Skin Spark blush in Inferno
Rainier (@rainiercramer) wearing Dew of Dawn on the cheekbones and down the nose layered underneath Skin Spark blush in Inferno
Kai (@browneyeviews) wearing Meteor Mist on the brow bone, cheeks, and down the nose.
Brush Application (easiest/recommended): The most foolproof way to use the product is to almost treat it like a powder. A stippling or fluffier brush swirled around in the pan will pick up the perfect amount of product for diffused or prescise application on the face. The trick is to swirl more times than you think you need to.
Fingers: Very gently pick up product by swirling it in the pan. Do not push or add too much pressure, as this can damage the product. Using your fingers for application too often can cause the waxes in the product to melt and harden and become undesirably stiff.
If the product appears too stiff to be picked up by your fingers, taking a brush and swirling it around in the pan for 10-20 seconds should loosen up the top layer of the product and make it easier to apply with fingers afterwards.
Shades from lightest to darkest:
* the same order is reflected in all swatch videos/photos
Fresh Fog: the palest, pure white for the fairest of skin tones
Mirrored Moonlight: a soft, moonlit gold for light to light medium skin tones
Dew of Dawn: a neutral peachy beige for light medium to medium tan skin tones
Solar Sheen: a radiant neutral gold for medium to tan skin tones
Cosmic Cinders: a peachy rose tone for tan to darker tan skin tones
Astral Ablaze: an antique bronze for darker tan to darker skin tones
Meteor Mist: a neutral rich bronze for dark to deep skin tones
As the shades go from light to dark, they contain less and less whitening/opacifying pigments such as titanium dioxide, meaning that the shades have a transparent base so tan/deep/darker skin tones don't look ashy or chalky using their respective shades.
Isododecane, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Isododecane (and) Acrylates/Dimethicone Copolymer, Stearic Acid, Carnauba Wax, Boron Nitride, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Phenoxyethanol (and) Capyrlyl Glycol. May Contain: Titainium Dioxide (CI 77891), Mica (CI 77019), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, 77499, 77891).