Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder Review

If you want instantly glowing skin then having a highlighter is a must-have make up product for your beauty kit. Highlighters are great because they can illuminate your complexion making you look radiant and help to give your natural features more dimension. Now Laura Mercier has created the perfect makeup for highlighting and illuminating, the Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder and here is a review.


What is the Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder?

This illuminating powder was specifically designed to give your skin a radiant glow, it contains light-reflecting pigments to provide a flawless luminous finish and is long lasting, can provide up to eight hours of wear. The Face Illuminator Powder comes in four shades which can suit a wide variety of skin tones.It can be used in many ways:

A highlighter: use the light shade (devotion) for areas where you want more dimension such as your cheekbones.

All over illuminator: apply a wash of color all over your face

Subtle bronze glow: By using a warm shade such as Addiction or Seduction

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The Ingredients

It contains Glycerin which keeps skin soft and Red Algae Extract which acts as a skin-conditioning agent.

Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder Pros and Cons


  • Contains for different shades which suits a range of skin tones
  • Can be used as all over color, bronzer, highlighter or illuminator.
  • It has a non-dusting texture
  • Dermatologist and ophthalmologist tested
  • Can last 8 hours on the skin
  • Buildable, applies evenly and smoothly
  • Can use with make up brush or fingers


  • May not work well as a highlighter on pale skin


The Laura Mercier Face Illuminator Powder is a great highlighting and illuminating powder that suits many skin colors. It works well to brighten and give you a luminous complexion. It is quite versatile, if you want a sheer glow use a brush for all over the face or just on your cheekbones. But for extra dimension you can use your fingers or a sponge to apply to give a more intense look. Whats also great about this powder is that it comes in a compact which makes it convenient to take anywhere.

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