Milani Rose Italiana Baked Highlighter ($10.99 for 0.28 oz.) is a light copper with warmer, brownish undertones and lighter, golden shimmer and sparkle throughout. It was more prone to emphasizing my skin’s natural texture, especially any dryness, as the highlighter had a drier, chunkier feel where the shimmer/sparkle separated more from the base.
It had medium, buildable color coverage, which was as marketed, and it blended out without difficulty, but I didn’t think it was the most flattering highlighter on my skin (and these days, it’s not hard to find one that is). It stayed on well for seven and a half hours before fading a bit, and had some migration over time.
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Mica, Cetyl PEG/PPG-10/1 Dimethicone, Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, HDI/Trimethylol Hexyllactone Crosspolymer, Aluminum Starch Octenylsuccinate, Octyldodecanol, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Nylon-12, Caprylyl Glycol, Ethylhexylglycerin, Ammonium Acryloyldimethyltaurate/Beheneth-25 Methacrylate Crosspolymer, Polysorbate 20, Polyisoprene, Silica, Talc, BHT, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Calcium Titanium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Aluminum Calcium Sodium Silicate, Alumina, Tin Oxide +/- May Contain: Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499), Bronze Powder (CI 77400), Copper Powder (CI 77400), Aluminum Powder (CI 77000), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510)
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