Friday, August 26, 2011

Everyday Makeup Series: Benefit Gilded Highlighting Pencil

Next up on the list is the Benefit Gilded!


Benefit's Gilded Highlighting Pencil.

I don't like to wear eyeshadow to school so I use this eyeliner pencil instead.
I love using this in the inner corners of my eyes.
It makes me look wide awake and fresh. This really helps me especially when I just pulled an all-nighter.

It goes on nicely. Extremely easy to apply and very spreadable.
You can use this pretty much on your whole face -- eyes, cheeks, and lips.


It has a gold, bronze shimmery color.
Its consistency is somewhat creamy which I like.
It makes it easy to apply.

I can spread it all over my eye lids as an eyeshadow, apply it on my tear duct, spread it all over my cheeks, or use it for a little bit of sparkle for my lips along with a light colored lipgloss


This is what it looks like when it you semi-spread it.
When you use it as an eyeshadow, this is what it looks like.


If you decide to use it on your cheeks or lips, this is what it should look like.
Just to add a bit of a sparkle.


This is great for summer.
The contrast against tan skin looks really pretty.
It is a little bit on the pricey side, but it's definitely worth it.
A little goes a long way so this pencil will last you for a long time.

Have you tried Benefit's Gilded Highlighting Pencil? How did you like it?

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  1. i love the bronze color! perfect for summer indeed!

  2. @MissIndependent: Most definitely! :)

  3. What a beautiful light colour that allows you to feel 'done' but not be OTT for school - great idea I hate wearing full makeup to my work in a school because I'm running around so much after the kids I feel stupid with a perfect full face on, something like this would be great in my bag!


  4. @Sarah: Exactly! It's works awesome. Especially in this heat.

    @Krysten: Thank you.

    @Manon: :D

  5. I love the color :D I must find one similar! :D oh I bought my FIRST harry book and it reminds me of you ^^,


  6. @Prutha: Isn't it?! :D

    @A!ko: Awh, that's so cute. Thanks. Let me know how you like it. ;]

    @Donna: :D

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  8. @Rogerio: Thank you so much! :D

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  9. Highlighters are fantastic. I use them all the time because they add such a different dimension.
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  10. This looks like a great product! I haven't tried eyeshadow in the form of a jumbo pencil but I think this would be a great addition!

  11. I want it it looks amazing!!

  12. @Bonnie: I totally agree!

    @Bravoe: Thank you.

    @OhMyDior: I definitely recommend it. It works great!

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  14. I’m simply loving this, I need it in my life.

  15. I like Gilded, it's perfect for tan skin. It blends easily and definitely worth the money!:D

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  16. confession: i have this, but i've never used it! perhaps i should look for it and start using it. ;)

    <3, Mimi

  17. @Kylie: Thanks for sharing! :d

    @Dizzy: :]

    @Marie: I totally agree.

    @Mimi: You should really. It's works soooooo GOOD!

  18. I really like the gold, bronze color and the shimmer is a plus! <3

    It's also great that you can use it for your eyes, cheeks, and lips.

    I can already tell just by this review that this highlighting pencil is sure to give you a fresh, flirty look. :D

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  19. @Bree: It's extremely versatile which is my favorite part.

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