Laura Geller Gelato Swirl Illuminator

Laura Geller Gilded Honey

The newest highlighter to my collection and by heck it’s a good’en. Laura Geller’s Gelato Swirl illuminator in Gilded Honey is as good as it sounds!

Laura Geller Gilded HoneyLaura Geller Gilded HoneyLaura Geller Gilded HoneyThis is definitely a ‘the blogger made my buy it’ sort of purchase. I’ve been in awe of this product for so long and after seeing so many glowing reviews, I knew I needed to try it.

I mean just look at it? The Gelato Swirl effect makes it look beautiful and just shows the illumination in the 3d effect. It also helps for an even distribution on your brush so it blends easily and evenly on your face.

I must admit for a high-end highlighter for around £16-20 you’d expect the packaging to be a little nicer, the baked illuminator is fab but I think a clear lid does make it look cheaper than its worth, however it’s not all about the packaging and luckily the actual product sells it anyway!

Laura Geller Gilded HoneyLaura Geller Gilded HoneySo how about the pigmentation? Amazing! I loved how smooth and creamy this product is, it’s very shiny but don’t let that put you off. Although it looks like a golden shimmer, you can apply this subtly for a day look. Of course if your like me, the shimmery the better.

If you prefer a more golden tone, then you’ll love this. I found it really similar to Charlotte Tilbury’s Bar of Gold, this is a lot cheaper than that so this could well be my alternative.

As you can see below, it looks quite subtle on I think, in person you can see the glow and its soo pretty. It gives you that instant lift I think and of course it can add as a great eyeshadow too!

Laura Geller Gilded HoneyWould I repurchase? I think so! If you fancy trying a new highlighter that’s not glittery, sets evenly and looks beautiful on, then try Gilded Honey, you won’t regret it.

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  1. Yiota
    April 26, 2017 / 10:39 am

    How pretty is this one!!! I am kind of obsessed with highlighters at the moment and this one is gorgeous!


    • May 14, 2017 / 9:45 pm

      I know right!! Ah me too can’t stop buying them 🙂

  2. April 26, 2017 / 10:51 am

    oh my goodness what a beautiful highlighter! I’ve never tried anyting from laura geller but I have been tempted a couple of times with the eyeshadow palettes and the highlighters! I can imagine this looking absolutely beautiful with a tan as well because it is so golden! xx

    • May 14, 2017 / 9:46 pm

      Isn’t it!! I know same and now I’ve got this I just want to try more of her stuff! Definitely agree xx

  3. April 26, 2017 / 4:13 pm

    Lovely blog post, that highlight looks gorgeous! Not sure I’d opt for it as you mention it’s more golden, I prefer the pale tones because I’m pale anyway!xx

    • May 14, 2017 / 9:48 pm

      Thank you! Yeah it is quite golden, it seems to suit my skintone even without tan though! 🙂 xx

  4. Rachael
    April 28, 2017 / 9:37 am

    This looks and sounds so lovely, I’ll have to treat myself as it is Pay day!!

  5. April 28, 2017 / 8:11 pm

    I’ve heard so many good things about this highlighter and it looks amazing, so pretty. Would love to try more Laura Geller.

    Alice | alicemaysnell

    • May 14, 2017 / 9:53 pm

      Yeah that’s true its hard to find these in person to swatch! I’ve heard their Ballerina shade is really nice too

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