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Nyx Cosmetics

Illuminator

Ritualistic

Item #: 2268568

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Nyx CosmeticsIlluminator
 
4.1

(based on 104 reviews)

84%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (77)
  • Blends well (68)
  • Lightweight (59)
  • Good pigmentation (58)
  • Smooth (49)

Cons

  • Doesn't stay on (13)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Poor coverage (4)
  • Heavy (3)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (66)
  • All skin types (42)
  • Going out (39)
  • Travel (12)
  • Sensitive skin (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Classic style (33), Natural style (32), Trendy style (23)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (47), Medium (42)

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5.0

I will continuing buying this product

By Makeup junkie

from denton, tx

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Blends Well
  • Easy To Apply
  • Easy To Take-off
  • Good Pigmentation
  • Lightweight
  • Long Lasting
  • Natural Looking
  • Smooth

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Everyday
    • Going Out
    • Sensitive Skin
    • Travel

    Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

    In love with this product for highlighting!!!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair
     
    5.0

    Love this product

    By Shannon

    from Corona cA

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Blends Well
    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Lightweight
    • Long Lasting
    • Smooth

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • All Skin Types
      • Everyday
      • Going Out
      • Travel

      Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

      Love this product not too shinny it's perfect for contouring

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      4.0

      bright illuminator

      By Kaylee

      from Fort Wayne, IN

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Blends Well
      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Lightweight
      • Long Lasting
      • Smooth

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Going Out

        Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

        It's a nice brightening highlighter however it does have a good amount of glitter so if you don't like that this isn't the ine. But for me I feel it works well when you are using more makup, helps add a little extra drama to the look.

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        5.0

        Worth every penny & more!

        By My Happy Place

        from New York

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Blends Well
        • Easy To Apply
        • Easy To Take-off
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Lightweight
        • Long Lasting
        • Smooth

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • All Skin Types
          • Everyday
          • Going Out
          • Travel

          Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

          You get big bang 4 your bucks. Was hesitant but glad I purchased..so silky and multi purpose too :)

          • Skin Tone:
          • Medium
           
          5.0

          Ritualistic illuminator

          By Jones333

          from San Marcos, Texas

          About Me Classic Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Blends Well
          • Easy To Apply
          • Easy To Take-off
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Lightweight
          • Long Lasting
          • Smooth

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Everyday
            • Going Out

            Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

            Really great and inexpensive item. I like it even better than my the Balm Mary Lou Manizer and LE Lancôme Moonlight Highlight. A lot of bang for your buck. I bought one and the hoarder in me had to go get a back up!

            • Skin Tone:
            • Fair
             
            4.0

            LOVE

            By A

            from San Jose, CA

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

            Great price, and great item. I've used other illuminators in the past, but this one is subtle yet so effective.

             
            2.0

            Exactly What I Didn't Want

            By Pansies

            from Los Angles

            About Me Natural Style

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Good Pigmentation
            • Lightweight
            • Smooth

            Cons

            • Heavy
            • Too Shimmery
            • Very Tinted

            Best Uses

              Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

              I've been looking everywhere for something to replace the discontinued Mary Kay Pink Porcelain Highlighter which was perfect. It was sheer and only slightly shimmery. The highlighting aspect came from the subtle color, not the finish.

              This is ALL finish. It looks like gold sparkles on me. I thought maybe it was like a micro-glitter layer on top so I gave it a second and third chance. Nope. Super shimmery gold.

              I bought one for myself and then got one as a gift. So I am definitely returning the unopened one.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Fair
               
              5.0

              AMAZING!

              By Erin

              from SW Michigan

              About Me Classic Style

              Pros

              • Blends Well
              • Easy To Apply
              • Good Pigmentation
              • Lightweight
              • Smooth

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Going Out

                Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

                I went in today specifically for this! I got it in Ritualistic, the pale shimmery perfection. I swatched it immediately at the display and oooomph exactly what I wanted. It swatched on my hand almost identical (save for formulation and actual -feel- I guess) to Candlelight by TF. So, if you're a broke college kid and want the same look as Candlelight, go for this in ritualistic. A little goes a LONG way but it does blend pretty well. Just use a light hand and apply carefully (: I swatched a few other illuminators next to it, including UD's and this one was the best pigment and PRICE-wise and it didn't have any of that awful chunky glitter UD's illuminator had. I definitely will repurchase this!! Well worth the few month wait for me yes yes yes~!

                • Skin Tone:
                • Fair
                 
                1.0

                Illuminator by NYX

                By Cramrod

                from Las vegas

                About Me Trendy Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Color Selection

                Cons

                • Apply Alot To Show Up
                • Doesn't Stay On
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                • Everyday

                Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

                This highlighter is not very pigmented. I notice that i needed to apply alot to get a glowing look.
                I though it was just the color that i purchased but i bought another and (it was the pink one)still not enough color. So dissapointed NYX has a great affordable line. I even hesitated on buying these because they were a bit on the more expensive side for drugstore price.

                • Skin Tone:
                • Medium
                 
                1.0

                HORRIBLE.

                By Savannah

                from California

                Comments about Nyx Cosmetics Illuminator:

                I was expecting better things from this highlighter. I got it in the shade Narcissistic and after 4 hours of wearing it, it looked cakey and gross on my skin. I thought it would be good dupe for my Laura Mercier one. Nope. Not ever close. 100% do not recommend.

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