December 05, 2016

SWAP FOR SAFER | BECCA SHIMMERING SKIN PERFECTOR PRESSED



Highlighters are the finishing touch to any makeup look, and BECCA Cosmetics reigns supreme with their Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed formulation. 


The texture is soft and silky while the pigmentation and high shine reflection is second to none, BUT the ingredients are less than desirable. 


Check out this cleaner option from Lily Lolo!







Lily Lolo Champagne Illuminator is an ultra-soft light reflective powder that can be applied on the top of your cheekbones, shoulders and d├ęcolletage. It creates high impact highlights to create the perfect look.



Lily Lolo Illuminator



This pressed formula is available in two shades, similar to BECCA's Moonstone and Topaz, and retails for $26 on the Lily Lolo Website


This product is Cruelty-Free, Vegan, and formulated without toxic ingredients!


MICA, OCTYLDODECANOL, ARGANIA SPINOSA (ARGAN) KERNEL OIL, PUNICA GRANATUM (POMEGRANATE) SEED OIL, CANDELILLA CERA, TOCOPHEROL, RICINUS COMMUNIS (CASTOR) SEED OIL, POLYGLYCERYL-2 ISOSTEARATE/DIMER DILINOLEATE COPOLYMER, GLYCERYL CAPRYLATE, HELIANTHUS ANNUUS (SUNFLOWER) SEED OIL, SODIUM HYALURONATE, ERYNGIUM MARITIMUM CALLUS CULTURE FILTRATE, [+/-CI 77891 (TITANIUM DIOXIDE), CI 77491 (IRON OXIDE), CI 77492 (IRON OXIDE)]




....compared to the ingredients of the BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed



Talc, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Isostearyl Alcohol, Petrolatum, Silica, Boron Nitride, Nylon-12, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Cera Microcristallina/ Microcrystalline Wax/Cire microcrystalline, Dimethicone, Acrylates Copolymer, Polyethylene Terephthalate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Tin Oxide, Sorbitan Sesquioleate, Paraffin, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene, Tetrasodium EDTA, Potassium Sorbate, Chlorphenesin, Mica, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Manganese Violet (CI 77742).




There are many non-toxic loose powder highlighters on the market, Silk Naturals makes my favorite, but pressed is my preferred formulation. If you guys have any other pressed highlighters with non-toxic ingredients that you think I should check out, please leave them in the comments!





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