Monday 6 April 2015


Hi lovelies! I hope you're all doing well and have had a fab Easter! Darren and I went and did a massive fruit, veg and healthy foods shop, a long walk and gym workout today after a very indulgent Easter Sunday, so safe to say I'm loving having a chilled out evening blogging this evening! So, today I have a review for you all. Back to my usual today, it's a Benefit review! This time of year, as the weather starts changing, I want a pretty, glowy highlighted look, while my skin is still suffering from winter dullness, With this in mind I'm going to be talking about the fabulous Watt's Up Highlighter.

Like I said, lately I've been loving having a glowy look, but I sometimes find powder highlights to been quite strong and a little too shimmery, this however is much more subtle, but gives enough of a highlight to give a pretty, candlelit glow to your look. The stick formula makes it super easy to use, it goes on smoothly over foundation, or even over a face powder and doesn't move the makeup underneath at all. The one thing I would say if you were to buy this, is don't bother with the sponge at the other end. I honestly find this so pointless, as when I tried to use it to blend, it just seemed to remove it! This may just be me not using it properly but just throwing that out there!

I've been absolutely loving this for use on my cheekbones and particularly on my brow bone, it lifts my look just enough for the daytime without looking overdone. It lasts all day on top of my makeup, which is fab as I think a lot of highlights don't tend to stay put as much as this. I'd totally recommend this if you're after a nice subtle, long lasting highlight for daytime use then this is perfect.

What are your thoughts? Do you have a favourite highlighter? Let me know!



  1. This looks gorgeous! I've been really struggling with my contour recently, feeling like my contour powder isn't right and highlighter a bit too much. May bite the bullet and give this a try! x

  2. This looks gorgeous, i love benefit products! I have also just done a highlighter & primer review x

  3. ninegrandstudent6 April 2015 at 20:16

    I love the No7 stick - it's very similar to this! x

    NINEGRANDSTUDENT: A Student Lifestyle Blog

  4. Soft&Gentle is my currently favoruite! Mary Lou by the Balm seems really gorgeous too :)

    xo, Jessie

  5. I got this at Christmas and I've been in love ever since! :) x

  6. this looks lovely, my favorite highlighter at the moment is the sleek one in the contour palate !

    Distant Dreamer

  7. This actually looks prettier swatched than I'd imagined!

    Annabel ♥
    Mascara & Maltesers

  8. I'm really loving Soap and Glory aluminising face highlighter! x

  9. Lovely packaging ! Got to love Benefit :)

    PS: I am following you now

  10. Sounds amazing and I think it sound like it gives just the right glow.

    Jackie | fashionxfairytale | bloglovin' |

  11. i've recently bought this highlighter, just to " give it a go " and i'm loving it ! I completely agree with it not making your look over done :)

    I don't use the sponge , it never seems to work for me either !

    Imaan |

  12. I adore this highlighter it's so pretty!

  13. ashleigh sewell12 April 2015 at 23:29

    I have nominated you for the liebester award, please check out my blog to get your questions :) x


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