I want to share my thoughts on this hyped NARS Albatross Highlighter
BRAND: NARS, US, New York
MADE IN: Italy
SIZE: 14g (my version is extended)
No glitter. Just glow. Highlighting hits a new high with NARS’ new Highlighting Powder. This uncompromising innovation delivers next-level luminosity with Seamless Glow Technology—a blend of sheer powders and pearls to create second-skin luster that blends effortlessly.
I first met the brand a couple of years ago. It’s super-hyped everywhere. I liked all the products that I’ve tried from them.
PACKAGING- Above all praises. Matte black compact with a big mirror inside. The compact doesn’t have any featured brushes. When I’m at work, I apply this highlighter with my fingertip, so it blends out nicer. The compact feels like rubber to the touch which obviously makes it much easier to stain. I have to wipe it off from time to time.
The product is handy to use at home as well as while traveling or going out.
From the pictures, you can see that the shade of the product is rather fair. At the store, I couldn’t make up my mind on which shade to buy.
The highlighter is tightly pressed and it offers a small shimmer infusion.
When I pick it up with a brush, it doesn’t dust all over and ensures minimal spending. I need the tiniest bit of it to apply on my face. I guess it’ll last for a very long time.
AROMA- The product doesn’t smell of anything which is so advantageous for me.
LASTING POWER- It’s great. The formula stays put on my face throughout the day, though I can still touch it up in the evening a little.
The shade Albatross is a really fair highlighter with a yellow undertone. I can recommend it to everyone with redness, as the product neutralizes it. At the store, I couldn’t decide which one to buy - Albatross or Capri which has a pink undertone.
At first sight, this shade is white with yellow undertone but in the sunlight in shines with golden casting. You can witness it in the picture below. Unfortunately, I didn’t succeed at taking a good picture of the product on my face.
The shine here is delicate, which is great, especially for daytime makeup. In the evening I use another highlighter that is more gleaming and shining.
OVERALLI love this highlighter. I can list the following things to the pros:
I can recommend this NARS Albatross Highlighter. However, I still want to take one star off for some minor cons.
The highlighter is good but I have others which are much better in my collection.