Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette Review & Swatches!

June 24, 2016

Purchased
I have been dying to get my hands on this Becca x Jaclyn Hill Face Palette since the first time Jaclyn mentioned her new collaboration with Becca Cosmetics on her snapchat. I didn't own her previous release, the famous Champagne Pop highlighter, but I was planning to eventually get it, when this palette came around which included not only the Champagne Pop itself but some extra blushes and a new highlight shade. 

I have been hearing people raving about Becca Cosmetics creamy and high quality highlighters, and this palette is actually my first from Becca Cosmetics (I've only tried their Luminous Foundation which I reviewed here). Because of that it's harder for me to compare the quality since a lot of folks have been mentioning that the original Champagne Pop has a slightly different texture, which like I mentioned I don't have in my collection, so I will just focus on my initial thoughts about this palette. I am saying that because reviews online go from completely loving this palette to those super negative. 



Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette contains 3 blushes and 2 highlighters. Rosé Spritz which is the first blush from top left corner is my favorite blush in this palette. It is a luminous blush, which adds very subtle glow to the cheeks without looking too shimmery. This shade reminds me a bit of Nars Orgasm. Next one we have Amaretto and  Pamplemousse, which are both mineral blushes. Amaretto seemed to be swatching the lightest, but since I am using it more like a bronzer it works just fine because I can work up the intensity. Pamplemousse is also a very pretty coral pink  matte shade. 

When it comes to highlighters we have the famous Champagne Pop as well as the new highlighter called Prosecco Pop, which I would describe as a definitely more yellow gold toned, when Champagne Pop is more of a white gold highlighter. 




Packaging
 I simply LOVE the glamorous packaging of Becca x Jaclyn Hill Face Palette. It looks beautiful and I love the big nice mirror that they included as well. This palette feels sturdy and is travel friendly because of its compact size. 



Texture & Staying Power
When it comes to all three blushes, I am pretty happy with the pigmentation as well as staying power. I've mostly been using Rosé Spritz and Amaretto but all three are a very pretty shades that you can layer and mixed together as well. I can definitely tell a difference in texture between the luminous blush and the two mineral blushes, which are not as creamy as the Rosé Spritz (luminous blush).

From left: Pamplemousse, Amaretto and Rosé Spritz

When it comes to the two highlighters, they both look a bit shimmery on the skin. It's just my personal preference, when it comes to highlighters, that I like them more subtle, luminous without shimmer and these two are shimmery and pretty bold. They are definitely not as creamy as I imagined and unfortunately they do not stay on for long. I believe if the texture was a bit more creamy it would just work better. Also I started to apply them using my fingers, because with my Sigma highlighting brush the color just looked uneven and didn't blend well. Prosecco Pop looks a bit too yellow on my skin and is definitely not a shade that I would wear during the day, but I think it would work great during a night out for example.

From left: Rosé Spritz, Amaretto, Pamplemousse, Champagne Pop, Prosecco Pop, two highlighters mixed together 


Me wearing Rosé Spritz, Amaretto and Champagne Pop 



Summary:
I do think this Becca x Jaclyn Hill Champagne Collection Face Palette is a very pretty product. I really like the blushes but unfortunately I am a little disappointed in the quality of highlighters. I think I just had those super high expectations and since I am a big fan of Jaclyn Hill and her flawless dewy complexion, I had pretty high hopes for Champagne Pop as well as Prosecco Pop. Unfortunately both highlighters are a bit too glittery for my taste and feel a bit on the dry side plus they don't last long on the skin, which is the biggest bummer. I am still open to try out any new Becca x Jaclyn Hill collabs in the future, so we will see!


Have you tried Becca x Jaclyn Hill Collection yet? What are your thoughts?
xox

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