I don’t think I’ve ever been quite as excited for any sort of release in the makeup world than I was – and honestly still am – for the Jaclyn Hill and Becca Cosmetics collaboration. I have been watching Jaclyn Hill for what feels like forever and she is literally my favourite “beauty guru”. I have soaked up everything she has taught her subscribers like a sponge and I take her word as religion. I’m that girl that will run out and buy something just because she mentioned it in a video, it’s sad I know but it’s the truth.
I have also been known to call my friends out of the blue and scream to them about her latest tutorial or sneak peek of a collab I saw on Snapchat. So obviously when I heard about her newest collaboration with Becca Cosmetics, I may have had a small heart attack. I already have a bit of a highlight addiction – it’s legitimately a problem – I can’t wear any sort of makeup without loading on the highlight and I’m not talking a subtle lit from within glow, I’m talking about a you can see it from space, beam of light. So pair that addiction with Jaclyn Hill – the queen of “highlight on fleek” – and all of my dreams have come true.
So after counting down the days until it would be released, thoroughly annoying everyone around me and seeking the help of a fellow beauty addict to get my hands on it, does it meet my expectations?
In a word, YAASSS.
Champagne Pop is a stunning white gold, peachy pink highlighter that pretty much blows every other highlighter on the market out of the water. It takes the best aspects of every other highlighter I’ve tried and combines them to create the ultimate in glowing, luminous skin.
In the pan it looks like a soft gold with a highly luminous finish but no glitter or sparkle but when you swatch it and shine it in different lights you can clearly see the white gold shimmer that makes it so magical.
It has a pretty heavy warm undertone unlike both Moonstone and Opal which are more cool and while I thought that warmth might be too much against my fair skin it surprised me. That warmth doesn’t translate as heavy or uneven on my complexion but more just adds to that healthy radiant glow. To add to that every single person that I have seen wear it has looked absolutely stunning no matter their skin colour or tone.
Of course, Champagne Pop has the incredible formula that all of the Becca Shimmering Skin Perfectors have, it is creamy and smooth and feels like silk to the touch. Whether you apply it with your finger or a brush, it glides across the skin and practically applies itself. It is so effortless and will make you feel like a million dollars.
Champagne Pop is the highlight that other highlights dream of and I am so incredibly thrilled that I have it in my possession. Now I just have to wait until the next Jaclyn Hill collaboration and I hope to god that her lipstick line will come out soon!
Jaclyn Hill x Becca Cosmetics Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop retails for $46 CAD and is currently sold out online but it has been restocked a couple of times so add your email to the Sephora website so you can be notified when it comes in. It is also available in Sephora stores if you can hunt one down!