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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 Stars61%
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  • 3 Stars9%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star1%
4.41 / 5 based on 453 Reviews

Product Description

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
HaleyAnn B.
Livingston, TN
92 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Review for: Morning Light more...
This is one of the worst formulas I have ever put on my fave. It took so long to dry down enough to use other products, it slipped and slid around, it does not allow any other products to sit on my face, it settled into my lines. Honestly, if you have oily skin I would avoid this product.
Cera B.
Beeville, TX
860 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.
Kiley K.
735 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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!
Srin Y.
1180 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
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.
Mikayla H.
600 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
Review for: Spotlight, Morning Light more...
Love this intense metallic highlight!! It's perfect for any look whether it's natural or intense. You can use a small amount and build up. You can use a natural haired brush for a natural look or synthetic for an intense glow!!
Hannah B.
101 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
Review for: Day Light more...
This is super nice! Looks the best under Foundation. Not too watery and not too thick. Great for all skin types. Super shimmery with sparkles. Would recommend to everyone!
Stephany M.
Orlando, FL
144 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!
60 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.
Yalilah E.
Fort Worth, TX
100 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I received The Estée Edit flash illuminator complimentary from Influenster for testing purposes, and I think that it doesn't flatter my oily skin using it by itself, and the shade i've got its a little dark for me (04 day light). I tried to use it as a blush but it is difficult to blend and accentuates the appearance of my pores. I've found a way to use it mixing it with a lighter foundation in order to get a nice glow and dark a little the tone of the foundation.
Dia H.
missouri city, TX
14 reviews
True game changer! I was looking for the perfect highlight that wouldn't be heavy or too much on my skin and the Flash illuminator is that. If you want a subtle look, it got you. If you want it to show more just add more layers and you're good to go! I would most definitely buy this item again and also try the other shades!
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.
445 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 5
Is this a good liquid highlighter to purchase?
Lexi l.
Philadelphia, PA
353 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
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
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
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