November 19th, 2014

New In #3 : Mary-Lou Manizer – The Balm

The-Balm-Mary-Lou-Manizer-Review, The-Balm-Highlighter-ReviewFinally got my hands on this highly talked about highlighter from The Balm. Want to find out what the hype is all about? You just landed on the right place for that.

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The-Balm-Mary-Lou-Manizer-Review, The-Balm-Highlighter-Review

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In one of my recent posts I reviewed my very first product from The Balm and I must say that I was really impressed with it. I also mentioned there that I initially wanted to try out the Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter, but unfortunately they did not have it in stock then. Finally it is here!

The packaging is very The Balm- the whole retro theme is still going strong- it is cute, I like it. The highlighter itself is warm-toned, which is something I always go for as I find that it suits my complexion much better. It does deliver its job neatly; applies smoothly, contains enough pigmentation and doesn’t make your face look like a disco ball in any sorts. The fact that it is a multi-purpose one is always a big yes from me; it can be used as a highlighter and as an eye shadow as well. All sounds good but is a budget buy? Well, it doesn’t break the bank but still not that affordable either. I actually needed a good highlighter to replace my “until I find a better one, this does the job” highlighter. Also as it takes so long to go through an entire highlighter, you can of course choose to invest a little and give this one a try.

I would love to hear what you think down below.

Thanks for reading!
XO


  • I’m loving The Balm’s packaging! This looks especially cute ^_^. I must tell you, I love your writing style and photographs, you’ll see a lot of me here! Nice to meet you 😀

    • That’s so nice to hear, you just made my day! 🙂 Thank you and thank you! 😀

  • This highlighter is so amazing! You should do holiday makeup looks using this product <3

    • That’s a great idea, thank you for the suggestion! 🙂 x

      • You’re welcome! 🙂 ❤️

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    I always hear such wonderful things about this!

  • I have this too and it’s become the go to highlighter for me! Ever since I got it, I’ve started neglecting my other highlighters! 🙂

    • It looks like the same goes out for me! 🙂 Thanks for stopping by! x

  • I’ve heard so much about this highlighter! The color looks so pretty!
    ~Sara

  • Heard so many great things about this highlighter! I love a good highlight! Looks so beautiful <3

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  • Hey! Did you know that The Balm is a cruelty-free makeup brand? They don’t perform any cruel tests on animals so I’m glad you bought it 😀 I even wrote a post about cruelty-free makeup brands, feel free to check it out if interested..
    Loves..

    • No, I didn’t know that, definitely good to hear! Read your post and saddened to find out about MAC is pro-animal testing. Thanks for stopping by! 🙂 x



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