I hope you’re all doing well! It’s been a while since I’ve reviewed anything from I Heart Revolution product, but I just had to share this one with you! I’m always looking to see what they’re bring out as they’re pretty much a conveyor belt of dupes. I have a bit of an obsession with bronzers and highlighters and I feel like I’ve tried my fair share of them, however I’m about to introduce you to my all time favourite…
Today, we’re talking about the I Heart Revolution Bronze and Shimmer duo. The adorable compact consists of a powder bronzer and highlighter to keep you glowing all day every day.
The packaging is adorable and matches the rest of their scrummy chocolate palette collection. I’m always impressed with their packaging actually! Considering that they’re a drugstore brand, the fact that they’re competing with the likes of Too Faced when it comes to branding, is pretty impressive, right? It only retails at £6 and let me tell you ladies and gents, may the makeup gods make us truly thankful.
The compact comes with a generously sized mirror which makes it perfect for on-the-go application and space-saving whilst travelling! Does anyone else end up packing way too much makeup in their suitcase or is it just me? I’m always looking for products that will take up less space to avoid the embarrassing weigh-in at the airport…The pans are really nicely sized too! Sometimes, when it comes to smaller compacts, the amount of product we get isn’t great but that’s not the case here! On that note however, you may have noticed the bronzer pan is slightly bigger and I kind of wish it was the other way round. It may sound fussy but I’m actually in love with the highlighter so I’d happily bathe in it if possible. Both the bronzer and highlighter have a gradient so you can find the perfect shade for you within both pans! How handy is that?
The highlighter is just beautiful – it’s the kind of shade I always go for as I think it compliments my skin-tone the most! I don’t really go for the whole iridescent vibe so this is the closest I can get without catching the light and blinding people. It’s one of the only highlighters that sits perfectly on top of my foundation. I cannot believe it only costs £6. It’s currently my go-to even though I own some highlighters from high-end brands like Bobbi Brown and Urban Decay.
Yep. That’s it, I’m in love. I was already impressed just from looking at them, let alone after I’d done swatches. It’s probably worth noting that I barely even had to touch the pan in order to pick up a substantial amount of product, both are very pigmented! The bronzer provides the most gorgeous golden-brown glow for an all year round “I’ve just been on holiday” look. Speaking of which, how stunning will it look in summer? It’s one hundred percent become my sparkling sunshine companion. To be honest, I reckon I’ll even wear it in Winter too. It’s at that time of year that my skin could do with a bit of a helping hand and I think this will make me look less white walker-like, you know? I’m all for a bronzer with a touch of sparkle to it as I find matte bronzers rarely work out for me and make me look muddy – if you know, you know. Also – it can be used as an eyeshadow, thank me later!
So, what do I think? In all honesty, I think this product is a 10/10. I can’t find anything wrong with it at all! It’s rare that I don’t have a criticism in some shape or form but this my friends, is perfection. If you want to glow like a lightbulb but you don’t want to take out a loan, this is definitely one to consider. It’s affordable, the quality is insane and it’s giving those brands at the higher end of the price range something to lose sleep over. It’s often out of stock in Superdrug so I’d recommend ordering it online if you can!
Get the Bronze & Shimmer duo here
What do you think of this product? Have you tried it for yourself? Let me know in the comments. As usual, I’ve linked all of my social media so be sure to come and say hey!