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Finding Mr Bright!

Have you found your Mr Right yet? 

Well if not, then Benefit has a kit dedicated to help you find one! It contains its best sellers to brighten your complexion and get your all set for your quest. 

First of all, isn't the hot-pink packaging droolworthy? Benefit always gets the packaging spot-on in my opinion. The packaging is its USP and something that sets it apart from the rest. This particular box is not bulky unlike its other products which makes it easier to store and travel with. 

It contains 4 of Benefit's best complexion brightening products namely,

- Girl Meets Pearl
- Posie Tint
- High Beam and
- Erase Paste

Girl Meets Pearl is this unique golden-tan highlighter and is something I like to use to warm up my complexion. It surely adds some brightness to the face but for me this is all about adding a healthy sun-kissed glow.

Unlike other pearlacent highlighters out there, this is something with a bit of an added colour to it. It is pretty subtle and has a slightly powdery finish on application. Gorgeous!

Posie Tint is supposed to be a liquid cheek tint and is meant to be used as a tinted blusher, if you know what I mean. The colour itself is a pretty girly pink with a bit of shimmer for those dewy cheeks.

I also like to use this on the lips for a quick hint of colour and it works pretty well for that! I just wish this would not dry as fast, giving me more time to blend. Also, it sets pretty quickly at the spot where you apply it first. Hence I like to use the back of my hand as a palette and apply it from there.

High Beam is your usual silvery-pink liquid illuminator. This is really easy to blend and can be layered up for a gorgeous dramatic look. It really makes those cheekbones pop!

I also like to mix a bit of this with my regular foundation and it adds a glow without looking over the top. Again, this dries to a slightly powdery finish, hence perfect for those of who do not like an overtly dewy face.

Erase Paste is my favourite from the lot. It is a correcting concealer and has a nice amount of salmon-peach mixed in with your regular concealer colour. Hence it works at both correcting any blue-purple tones under the eyes, along with blending in with the foundation colour. Meaning you do not need to use two concealers with this.

It is superbly pigmented and has a gel like consistency. It sets quite well and creases a lot less compared to my other concealers. This kit comes with a shade 2, which is perfect for an NC30 skin tone or lighter. If you're any darker, you would be shade 3. I highly recommend this one!

I have been suffering from really bad dark circles lately, hence just a before-after demonstration using Erase Paste. 

Available from Feelunique.com for £28.50 (including free delivery). I feel the price is justified as you get to try four generous sized mini versions of Benefit's best sellers, whereas if you'd go to buy these separately, just one product would be the price of the kit. 

R.ChamberofBeauty said...

everything is so nice Shifa...i think the price is really justified.

Sharmin said...

I need this in my life.. even though I already have my mr Right Lol!

Supergirl said...

Wow, it's really big difference with Erase pasta! sounds like good product:)

The Beautifier said...

WOW! it's such a nice kit! xoxo


I was looking at this in Sephora the other day and almost bought it. I decided not to because I didn't know if the number two concealer would suffice..but I think we have similar skin tones so I need to try it next time!

Vijaya said...

That erase paste looks pretty wow!

Anonymous said...

I LOVE this kit.. Especially High Beam & Girl Meets Pearl! :) xx

MaviDeniz said...

i always stayed away from the erase paste b/c i thought it would be too thick, but the consitancy looks perfect. it really brightened up your eye area

Eve said...

I wasn't too sure about this kit because everything is so small! It looks like a bunch of samples for 34 dollars!

River said...

Great post - the erase paste does a great job!

Sheefa F said...

@MaviDeniz - I thought that too about Erase Paste but it's actually not thick at all. I have a lovely gel like consistency and full pigmentation :)

J said...

Shifa, how would you compare this to the sleek illuminator you just recently reviewed?

Sheefa F said...

@ApplePie - I assume you're referring to Erase Paste here? They are completely different in texture to be honest.

The Erase paste has a gel like consistency and is more of a corrector, whereas Sleeks Luminare has a matte paste like consistency and dries matte. Both have one thing in common though, full coverage. Hope it helps :)

Vinita Jayant said...

I def want this!

Also nice packing always attracts me!

Shivani said...

Already have three of these products and cay say they are all amazing :)




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