beauty, Christmas, Unboxing

Day 15 – GLOSSYBOX ADVENT-URES – Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

I was aware that we would be receiving a Fenty Beauty item in this calendar, but since it is the well-renowned beauty company of superstar Rihanna, I assumed the Fenty item would be the concluding item on Day 25, so I was pleasantly surprised to reveal this item today! It now makes me wonder what on Earth I will unbox on Christmas Day! The shade I received was ‘Trippin’ which is a golden peach colour.

Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

Glossybox description: This long-lasting, light-as-air shimmer stick can be used to highlight and enhance your natural features. Apply it onto the high points of your face (think cheekbones, brow bones, Cupid’s bow) and your décolletage, then blend it in using your fingers or a highlighter brush.
RRP / £21.00

Box description: Hightlight, blush, & Enhance. Longwear, light-as-air layering.

Fenty Beauty website description: A magnetized makeup stick in a longwear, light-as-air shimmer formula to highlight, blush, and enhance in 15 colorful shades that let you play.

Tell me more:

Meet the magnetized longwear makeup sticks that come together in two light-as-air finishes and a shade lineup to satisfy your every need: MATTE Skinsticks conceal, correct, and contour. SHIMMER Skinsticks highlight, blush, and enhance—so you can mix and match, magnetize and multiply.

Match Stix SHIMMER Skinstick lets you highlight, blush, and enhance with its sick rainbow lineup: 15 universal colors that catch light in ways you never dreamed of.

From low-key tangerine sheen to all-out violet iridescence, this longwear cream-to-powder highlighter stick is weightless, blendable, and LIVES to be layered.

From low-key tangerine sheen to all-out violet iridescence, the longwear cream-to-powder formula is weightless, blendable, and LIVES to be layered. And with a magnetic physical attraction, Match Stix SHIMMER Skinsticks click to each other, to their MATTE Skinstick alter egos, and to their ultimate blending partner, the Portable Highlighter Brush 140. So mix, match, click ‘em together and you’re set.

Fenty Beauty is 100% cruelty free.

Fill Weight: 0.25 oz/ 7.10 g

First Impressions: I couldn’t wait to try this in my makeup routine today! It is a cream formula, so I decided not to powder down my cheeks today in case the formula didn’t work well with powder. The shade is deceptively dark and in fact the colour on the cheeks is a golden peach, which worked well with my light to medium skin tone. The stick is not very soft and I was concerned that it might lift my foundation, but it didn’t appear to (I used Sleek’s ‘Lifeproof Foundation’ in shade 4). I blended it with a brush and it gave a lovely subtle glow to the areas I like to highlight, namely my upper cheeks, forehead, down the bridge of my nose and Cupid’s bow. It also works as a blush, as it has the peachy tint and I do tend towards shimmering blushers anyway. All in all, I really like this product and will happily wear this on a day-to-day basis, as it is not too blinding and offers a ‘lit-from-within’ glow.


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