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Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter

Benefit Cosmetics

Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter

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Item #: 2234558 Size: 0.33 oz

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Benefit Cosmetics soft focus highlighter turns on "watt" ya got with a delicate champagne glow that's gorgeous. With a cream-to-powder finish...it's a switch on "wow" for all complexions. You'll adore the smooth applicator & luminous sheen.

 


Glide on cheek & brow bones...then sculpt with its soft glow blender for YOUR perfect gleam. Can be applied solo or over existing makeup.

Beauty tip: Apply Watt's Up! over Chachatint for a long-lasting, dewy flush! To add soft definition to your nose, apply Watt's Up! down the bridge of your nose and blend.
Hydrogenated Polyisobutene, Mica, Ethylhexyl Palmitate, Polyethylene, Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Soybean Glycerides, Silica, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter) Unsaponifiables, Iron Oxides (CI 77492), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Lecithin, Tocopherol, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Glyceryl Stearate, Glyceryl Oleate, Citric Acid.

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Benefit CosmeticsWatt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter
 
4.4

(based on 291 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (215)
  • Blends well (188)
  • Lightweight (138)
  • Smooth (105)
  • Long lasting (100)

Cons

  • Difficult to apply (12)
  • Doesn't stay on (12)
  • Doesn't work (8)
  • Heavy (8)
  • Settles in creases (5)

Best Uses

  • Everyday (108)
  • All skin types (104)
  • Going out (90)
  • Travel (51)
  • Sensitive skin (37)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Natural style (67), Classic style (53), Brand buyer (51), Budget shopper (35), Trendy style (34)
    • Skin Tone:
    • Fair (104), Medium (100)

Reviewed by 291 customers

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5.0

Watts up

By Goofy Mars

from New Braunfels, Texas

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
    • Travel

    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

    Amazing !!

    • Skin Tone:
    • Medium
     
    5.0

    Best cream highlighter

    By Miss

    from San Jose, ca

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

      I've been wearing this for years. I've tried so many different highlighters and this is my favorite.

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      It's perfection!

      By mmguid

      from Houma, LA

      About Me Trendy Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Easy To Take-off
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

      • Heavy

      Best Uses

      • Everyday

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

      Loved it!

      • Skin Tone:
      • Medium
       
      5.0

      love love love

      By Abby

      from Berkeley

      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

      I absolutely recommend this highlighter. Easily mixes in and shimmers perfectly!!!

       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Mimi

      from East Hartford CT

      About Me Classic Style

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • All Skin Types
        • Going Out
        • Travel

        Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

        I like how it guves my face a natural glow

        • Skin Tone:
        • Medium
         
        4.0

        I would buy this product again

        By Karencita

        from Dallas, TX

        About Me Classic Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Everyday
          • Going Out

          Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

          I loved this product! I had been a little iffy about purchasing it, but after watching server makeup videos I was convinced in trying it out. I definitely don't regret it.

          • Skin Tone:
          • Fair
           
          5.0

          Love love love

          By Amber L

          from McKinney TX

          About Me Trendy Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

              Beautiful, natural color. Great highlighter. I blend with my fingers instead of the sponge and it goes on perfectly.

              • Skin Tone:
              • Medium

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              3.0

              Hmmmm

              By Hab

              from NYC

              About Me Natural Style

              Pros

                Cons

                • Difficult to Apply

                Best Uses

                  Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

                  I was really excited to get this product because of the hype but I've been conflicted while using it. The pigmentation is really nice but you have to press hard for it to actually come off which usually causes my bb cream or foundation to smear/smudge due to the pressure. I've tried waiting for my face to dry longer and it doesn't seem to help. I've settled with having to smear the product onto my finger and then onto my face. I also don't understand the point of the sponge on the other side because it doesn't seem to blend at all, it just moves the product around and smears my make up. If i'm doing this wrong, please help! hahaha due to these issues I won't repurchase this (unless I learn my technique is wrong).

                  • Skin Tone:
                  • Fair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Most natural looking glow

                  By Banu

                  from Nesconset

                  About Me Trendy Style

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • All Skin Types

                    Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

                    I am in love with this item. I tried a sample size before and decided to purchase the full size just because its the most natural looking highlight ever. Its super easy to apply and doesnt look streaky or frosty at all. Will repurchase over and over again

                    • Skin Tone:
                    • Fair

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    2.0

                    I didn't like it. Breaks even with setting spray

                    By Nessa

                    from California

                    About Me Natural Style

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Easy To Take-off
                    • Smooth

                    Cons

                    • Clumpy
                    • Doesn't Stay On
                    • Ineffective

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Benefit Cosmetics Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter:

                      I didn't like it, it doesn't stay for long

                      • Skin Tone:
                      • Fair

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                      18 Questions | 18 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        Does this work on pale skin?
                        Asked on 9/20/2016 by Bridget

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our Watt's Up! highlighter is great for all skin tones! xoxo B

                          Answered on 9/21/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        I have oily skin. Would this product make it look worse?
                        Asked on 8/10/2016 by Adrienne from Los Angeles, CA

                        1 answer

                      • Q:

                        How many ounces is this product?
                        Asked on 4/29/2016 by Katie from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous! Our Watt's Up is 0.33 ounces.

                          Answered on 5/2/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this natural looking? I want a product that looks like I have cheekbones, but doesn't look like I am wearing makeup. If this product isn't for me, any suggestions?
                        Asked on 2/16/2016 by Rabbitude

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hey Gorgeous! Our Watts Up is a soft focus highlighter for your face! It will give you an instant glow and can be worn under or over your makeup.

                          Answered on 2/23/2016 by Brand Expert from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What is the difference between this product and High Beam?
                        Asked on 12/20/2015 by Barb from Menifee

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous!

                          Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter is a champagne cream-to-powder stick ideal for soft focus highlighting. High Beam Liquid Face Highlighter is a satin-pink liquid ideal for accenting cheek & brow bones.

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 12/28/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is the sponge that it comes with suppose to be wet to apply the product?
                        Asked on 11/29/2015 by Yesenia from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          No, gorgeous! You can apply Watt's Up! with a dry sponge. Apply solo or over existing makeup!

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 11/30/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Is this product universally flattering?
                        Asked on 11/15/2015 by Chubby Curl from Arizona

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Absolutely, gorgeous! Watt's Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter is a switch on "wow" for all complexions!

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 11/16/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        What's the difference between Watt's Up and Girl meets Pearl? I have Ivory skin in benefit products, so which would be better for my skin? I already own Girl meets Pearl, and I'm wondering if I should also purchase this.
                        Asked on 10/20/2015 by Sarah from Texas

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous!

                          Watt's Up! is a champagne cream-to-powder stick that is ideal for soft-focus highlighting. Girl Meets Pearl is a golden-pink liquid that is ideal for mixing with foundation for an all-over glow. You can use both products together or you can alternate, but they will both look gorgeous on your ivory skin!

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 10/26/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        Should I put this over or under my powder?
                        Asked on 10/2/2015 by Jen from US

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Watt's Up! should be applied over your powder, gorgeous! Glide Watt's Up! on your cheek & brow bones...then sculpt with its soft glow blender for the perfect gleam.

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 10/7/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
                      • Q:

                        is this product oil free?
                        Asked on 8/5/2015 by scarlett from Princeton, NJ

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          Hi gorgeous!

                          Watt's up! is not oil-free.

                          xoxo, B

                          Answered on 8/6/2015 by Product POREfessional from Benefit Cosmetics
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