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Revlon is probably one of my favourite drugstore brands – I love their lip products, I like their nail polishes and so I was rather excited to see this new product on the shelf: the Revlon Photoready Skinlights available in Bare, Pink and Bronze.

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I am a huge fan of highlighters in general, my only other liquid highlighter is Benefit’s Girl Meets Pearl (whose packaging I have such problems with!) and Revlon reminded me once again why I should be giving liquid foundation some more loving.

The Skinlights are housed in a slim flat tube with a twist top (important to note as I definitely struggled in store trying to open these for swatches).

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Formula wise they really reminded me of Becca’s Shimmering Skin Perfector, it’s lightweight and creamy, blends through easily and is just this great shimmery goodness. Bare Light is a champagne beige that looks phenomenal on my warm tan skin (I would love to also try Bronze Light but in the summer!)

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Once on the skin it sets well and doesn’t move. The shimmer is strong but not glittery, it just gives a fantastic glow to the skin. There is a faint scent- similar to Mac’s vanilla which I don’t quite mind. I’m a big fan of this formula, the only thing I dislike is the AU$30.00 price tag attached to 30ml of product.

Seriously it’s incredible how expensive drugstore brands are in Australia and I have half a mind to fork over the extra 20 bucks for Becca’s moisturising highlighter with SPF included. However in the mean time, Revlon you’ve outdone yourself again!

PS: Here’s a slightly closer look at the ingredients. Sorry ladies who’re sensitive to silicone, it’s ingredient number two on the list 😦

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