Friday, August 26, 2011

Everyday Makeup Series: Benefit Gilded Highlighting Pencil

Next up on the list is the Benefit Gilded!

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Benefit's Gilded Highlighting Pencil.
$20.00

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.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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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27 comments:

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

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  2. @MissIndependent: Most definitely! :)

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  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!

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

    @Krysten: Thank you.

    @Manon: :D

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  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 ^^,

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  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

    @Krystal: Me too.

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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!

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  11. I want it it looks amazing!!

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  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.

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  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. ;)

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  17. @Kylie: Thanks for sharing! :d

    @Dizzy: :]

    @Marie: I totally agree.

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

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  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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