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Color:Pink Diamond (peachy pink with a golden sheen)

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Create the illusion of flawless, clean and fresh skin with this incredible sheer, Ulta Illuminating Powder that can be used on your face and body. Effortlessly apply powder to achieve a healthy glow that complements any skin tone!

Formerly: Illuminating Powder

Benefits:
  • Easily blends with buildable, natural coverage while delivering a transparent veil of color eliminating shine and evening skin tone
  • High quality consistency and extremely smooth formula that will make even the driest skin look supple and dewy
  • Sheer coverage with a radiant finish
  • Paraben free, gluten free, oil free
Apply highlighter to areas where light naturally hits your face to accentuate features (cheekbones, forehead, chin, bridge of nose).
Talc, Mica, Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Magnesium Stearate, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Dehydroacetate, Calcium Aluminium Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Silica, Tin Oxide. May Contain: Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Yellow 5 Lake (CI 19140), Blue 1 Lake (CI 42090), Carmine (CI 75470), Red 6 Lake (CI 15850), Red 7 Lake (CI 15850).

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ULTAIlluminator
 
4.3

(based on 669 reviews)

87%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (413)
  • Good value (312)
  • Good pigmentation (245)
  • Long lasting (183)
  • Lightweight (145)

Cons

  • Wears off easily (51)
  • Messy (27)
  • Goes on heavy (14)
  • Unnatural color (11)
  • Flakes (10)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (236)
  • Normal skin (211)
  • Oily skin (106)
  • Special occasions (100)
  • All skin types (73)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (49), 10 minutes (33), 1+ hour (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (150), Natural style (149), Classic style (108), Brand buyer (72), Trendy style (65)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (29)

Reviewed by 669 customers

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5.0

Great for Beginners! Subtle and Shine

By Yellow

from Utah

Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

I've used Pink, Yellow, and Brilliant Diamond all of which were equally stunning in quality and simplicity. A very small amount can bring a refreshing subtle glow and vise versa a large amount can bring on that illuminated shine you've been searching for. Its very versatile in my opinion you don't have to be restricted to just an illuminator; it can easily be blended with eyeshadow if your after a pop and so on. The quality of the product is lovely and you get your moneys worth for what you pay. If you're new to using a product like this I highly recommend starting with these four from the Diamond line!

 
3.0

If you like shimmer!

By Kate

from Manteca ca

About Me Natural Style

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Good Value
  • Long Lasting

Cons

  • Messy
  • Very shimmery

Best Uses

    Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

    Use sparingly.

    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    3.0

    First time buying this.

    By Lizaloo

    from Salt Lake City

    About Me Natural Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation

    Cons

    • Wears Off Easily

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin
    • Normal Skin

    Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

    I use this on an almost daily basis. It's very pigmented and look as great. But I noticed as my skin becomes more oily throughout the day it doesn't give me that first morning shine.

    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    A little goes a long way

    By Mel

    from North hollywood, ca

    About Me Trendy Style

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply
    • Good Pigmentation
    • Good Value

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Dry Skin
      • Normal Skin

      Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

      First time I tried this, I put so much on, because it is sosubtle, but out bin the light, you realize a little goes a long way. With a little, it is so natural

      • Age:
      • 30-44
       
      5.0

      A Super Highlighter

      By DarkSparxz

      from Myrtle Beach, SC

      About Me Trendy Style

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Good Pigmentation
      • Good Value
      • Long Lasting
      • Versatile

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Normal Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin
        • Special Occasions

        Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

        I was very suprised! The texture is super smooth, not powdery, or kickup. It is buildable or use a setting spray on brush if you want mega high shine! No glitter! It didn't emphasize texture. Definitely looking into more ulta products!

        • Age:
        • 30-44
         
        5.0

        Make up staple

        By The dulcinator

        from Jefferson City, MO

        About Me Natural Style

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply
        • Good Pigmentation
        • Good Value
        • Long Lasting
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Normal Skin

          Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

          I always have this illuminated in my makeup case! Great color and shine!

          • Age:
          • 30-44
           
          5.0

          Yes

          By SanSan

          from Braselton, GA

          About Me Natural Style

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Pigmentation
          • Good Value

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Normal Skin

            Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

            Great to barely dot onto tops of cheeks to help distract from under eye darkness.

            • Age:
            • 45-59
             
            4.0

            I like this product. Stays on and the price is right.

            By Tam

            from Mabel mn

            About Me Classic Style

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Good Pigmentation
            • Good Value
            • Long Lasting

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

                Used as highlighter on cheek bones and down nose.

                • Age:
                • 45-59
                 
                3.0

                Average

                By Zoey

                from Chicago

                About Me Classic Style

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Easy To Apply

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Normal Skin

                  Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

                  Average product for decent price

                  • Age:
                  • 18-29
                   
                  5.0

                  Pink Diamond

                  By Nat

                  from Florida

                  Comments about ULTA Illuminator:

                  I ordered this in pink diamond and I love it! It's a great balance between pink and peach and has a gorgeous shimmer.

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                  28 Questions | 28 Answers
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                  • Q:

                    Is this to be used on top of the compact?? or just by itself on top of any moisturizer??
                    Asked on 2/23/2018 by jasmineulta from US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      It can be used with or without foundation. Apply highlighter to areas where light naturally hits your face to accentuate features (cheekbones, forehead, chin, bridge of nose).

                      Answered on 2/26/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Does this product have glitter or shimmer specks in it?
                    Asked on 12/16/2017 by MrsM from Ohio

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      ULTA Illuminator provides a soft, sheer sheen highlight (no glitter).

                      Answered on 12/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have medium brown skin and i have never used any illuminator what color would best fit me?
                    Asked on 9/2/2017 by Karlitac from Lynwood ca

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      All of the shades are designed to be universally flattering on all skin tones. :-) If you want a stronger highlight, go with a lighter shade such as Brilliant Diamond or Yellow Diamond. These are great for spot highlighting certain areas of the face. For softer, more diffused highlight/glow for all over application, go with a shade like Pink Diamond or Radiant Diamond. We hope this helps! :-)

                      Answered on 9/27/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is its blinding?
                    Asked on 7/16/2017 by Highlighter Addict from PA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      ULTA Illuminator imparts a subtle, healthy glow. :-)

                      Answered on 7/17/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is it made in china?
                    Asked on 6/13/2017 by Jackie from Los Angeles

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      This product is made in Canada.

                      Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    I have a light to light medium complexion with oily to combination skin. What color would best suit me? What brush would be recommended for use?
                    Asked on 6/3/2017 by Lily from LA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      All of the shades are designed to be universally flattering on all skin tones. :-) If you want a stronger highlight, go with a lighter shade such as Brilliant Diamond or Yellow Diamond. These are great for spot highlighting certain areas of the face. For softer, more diffused highlight/glow for all over application, go with a shade like Pink Diamond or Radiant Diamond.

                      Our Highlighting Brush would work perfectly to apply it:
                      http://www.ulta.com/highlighting-brush?productId=xlsImpprod10111407

                      We hope this helps! :-)

                      Answered on 6/5/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Never having used an Illuminator, does anyone have color suggestions for light to medium light skin tone? Thank you in advance for a reply, it is really appreciated!
                    Asked on 2/15/2017 by Marge from WI, USA

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      All of the shades are designed to be universally flattering on all skin tones. :-) If you want a stronger highlight, go with a lighter shade such as Brilliant Diamond or Yellow Diamond. These are great for spot highlighting certain areas of the face. For softer, more diffused highlight/glow for all over application, go with a shade like Pink Diamond or Radiant Diamond. We hope this helps! :-)

                      Answered on 2/16/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    is Radiant Diamond similar to the highlighting duo in golden ?
                    Asked on 2/6/2017 by bri from Los Angeles, US

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      It isn't an exact match, but we think you'll love it!

                      Answered on 3/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this cruelty free?
                    Asked on 2/4/2017 by Nicole

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, all Ulta Brand products are! :-)

                      Answered on 2/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                  • Q:

                    Is this compressed or loose powder?
                    Asked on 2/2/2017 by Krista from Pell City, AL

                    1 answer

                    • Staff Expert

                      A:

                      It is pressed.

                      Answered on 2/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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