Kevyn Aucoin The Celestial Powder (Candlelight) – Review

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I remember when I first swatched this product in Space NK and I literally thought to myself *aghhhhh I NEED this in my life*, the price tag of £35 put me off for sure, it is a tiny product, nonetheless it looked so good that I took the plunge and purchased it.

Celestial Powder comes in a few colour options, I chose “Candlelight” as it is a beautiful champagne colour that will suit all skin tones. Celestial Powder is described as a highlighter but I really think of it as a complexion enhancer. It doesn’t contain any visible shimmer or glitter, but has light reflecting pearl particles that gives the skin that candlelight, lit-from-within glow. It is truly a beautiful product that blends seamlessly and doesn’t look obvious on the skin but so very natural and pretty. I like the fact that there is no shimmer in this product making it suitable for the daytime and night.

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The packaging is super fancy and it even comes in its own little velvet pouch. The compact is only 0.11oz so it is a product that I save for special occasions only, it also has a mirror in the top making it good for touching up. I wish there was a little brush provided in the compact however. It is difficult to capture this swatch on camera but hopefully you can see what a nice finish it gives the skin.

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Celestial Powder has slowly become my favourite higlight overtaking theBalms Mary-Lou Manizer. Here are some pictures of me wearing this with my full make-up look, dusted on the high points of my cheek and down the centre of my nose.

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Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight Celestial Powder
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Kevyn Aucoin Candlelight Celestial Powder

 

Jay x

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14 thoughts on “Kevyn Aucoin The Celestial Powder (Candlelight) – Review

  1. I love highlighters that are subtle – it’s a GOOD thing when you can’t see it glaringly clear in a photo! It looks absolutely amazing on you – such a gorgeous glow! 🙂

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