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The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator
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The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator


4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars62%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star1%
4.42 / 5 based on 502 Reviews


What it is

Your best light in a bottle. This complexion hybrid combines hydrating skincare ingredients with instant illumination.

What it does

Who doesn’t want instantly gorgeous skin? This high-impact highlighting cream instantly illuminates skin while providing skin-loving ingredients like hyaluronic acid, the moisture magnet. A blend of micro-fine pearls for a soft, luminous glow. Lightweight, non-sticky balm glides effortlessly over skin for a baby-soft finish.

Five multi-purpose shades for all skin tones:

- Spot Light – a pearly white that adds a soft-focus highlight

- Morning Light – for golden glowing highlights

- Sun Light – for a warm terracotta glow

- Day Light – a rosy hue that doubles as a cream blush

- Night Light – a bronzy glow that doubles as a shading cream

Wear alone to highlight, strobe, blush or shade. Mix in with your foundation for super sexy, all-over-glow. To glow from head to toe, mix with body lotion and apply all over.

Dermatologist-tested. Approved for use on all skin types. Moisturizing properties are great for dry to normal skin.

What it is formulated WITHOUT

- Parabens

What else you need to know

- Use Spotlight for the ultimate strobing. Use Morning Light for a gorgeous golden glow. Use Day Light as a cream blush or add on top of your favorite blush to create a rosy glow. Use Night Light for subtle shading and a bronzy glow.

- To get a natural all-over glow, mix with foundation or tinted moisturizer. Formula plays friendly with The Estée Edit Skin Glowing Balm Makeup with Pink Peony, a sheer complexion balm.

How to use

- For a subtle, dewy glow, mix a pump or two with your tinted moisturizer or foundation.

- For the ultimate glow, use brush, sponge or fingertips to highlight cheekbones, bridge of nose, brow bone and cupid’s bow.

- For strobing, apply with a brush and buff into skin.

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The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator
The Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator
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  • "this product is so much fun for spring and summer! adds a bit of depth and color to my face. it can look splotchy quite easily, so make sure you blend very well. a little bit goes a long way! however, when used in moderation, creates a beautiful look. would recommend!!" in 70 reviews
  • "i liked those, it gives a nice lighting to your face, but i prefer to use a powder than liquid." in 19 reviews
Samara G.
White plains, NY
84 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
The illuminator is definitely one of my faves! I love how it you can just apply it with the applicator- gives a great finish to any look. I like using this product for my everyday makeup
Destiny B.
Lakeland, FL
624 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Morning Light more...
This is nice it isn’t a super bright highlight but it does work and looks good like a natural type glow. Kinda like you’ve been in the sun and got a glow about you a natural one.” If recommend it but it is pricey.
Passenger |.
Ft Lauderdale, FL
136 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Sun Light more...
Love these highlighters as they just give the final finish to the look and it looks very natural. It apples smooth and is not “too much” which I like a lot. The product lasts a long time we you won’t need much
Lauren P.
49 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I love the estee foundation and so this highlighter is perfect because it does so well paired with my highlighter! I love great products like this that I can trust! The brand has always been a winner for me!
Kiley K.
812 reviews
Such a wonderful product very very cool I would recommend I love that wasn’t too oily was perfect my friends noticed a difference and they want to order some very happy lovely wonderful wonderful product will be ordering again again!
starring s.
1171 reviews
Being that I am new to the make up world, I am trying to find quality products that are easy to use, look natural, and don't make me look over-done or like a clown. I apply a light dusting over my face to finish off the look and I am complimented daily.
Stephany M.
Orlando , FL
156 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
I like the gold shade! I tried in store and is really pretty! I want get it as soon as positive! I think it would look pretty mixing with the foundation and also alone!
Beeville, TX
833 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
These highlighters work so well. They are very affordable and give off so much illumination to the face. I always have this in my make up kit. I highly recommend this product to anyone who’s a make up artist that is adding on to their kit.
59 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Estée Edit by Estée Lauder Flash Illuminator: This wonderful product I apply mixed with my makeup foundation and gives my skin a golden glow that I love. In summer I apply it only, I place a small amount on the areas of my face that I want to illuminate: cheekbones, eyebrow bone, T zone, tear, tip of nose and chin. Its formula is a cream-gel and its packaging is beautiful and luxurious. It has a valve that allows to control the product capability and also isolates and protects the contents of possible bacteria.
Natalie S.
Leland, NC
372 reviews
his product is worth every penny you will pay for it. The packaging is even to die for. I only had to use this once to fall in love with it and add it to my daily routine.
Sandi C.
70 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
I got this in my VoxBox, but was in the darkest shade. My skin tone is light/medium. How could I use this as a glow without looking too dark or cake faced?😂 thanks ladies!😘
Jessica D.
469 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Is this a good liquid highlighter to purchase?
Lexi l.
Philadelphia , PA
357 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Has anyone tried this with makeup? I've heard in some other reviews that it doesn't work well with makeup
Kimberly C.
Baytown , TX
8 reviews
I really wanna try a new liquid highlighter, but I wanna know is it better or comparable to beccas.
Vidhi G.
Philadelphia, PA
37 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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