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Just exactly how "glowy" and "illuminizing" are we talking about?


SEPHORA COLLECTION MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer

What it is:A must-have luminizer to add a youthful glow. What it does:Infused with radiance-boosting minerals, sea coral, and green tea extract, this baked pigment sweeps on weightless, natural-looking color—so you’ll be the picture of health. It adds a natural, seamless luminescence to cheeks, temples, and browbone for a healthy-looking, radiant, and gorgeous glow. The breathable baked formula applies smoothly while the unique, airy texture perfectly melts into skin for a natural finish. What it is formulated WITHOUT:- Parabens- Sulfates - Phthalates
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Questions & Answers for SEPHORA COLLECTION MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer

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Is light beam beige or peach? It's hard to tell in the picture.
asked 1 year, 10 months ago
ralen81
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
5 answers
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answer 1
I own stardust, but swatched lightbeam in store, it leans more pink than anything, slightly peachy pink but not beige.
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Kay48
answer 2
It's a pinky-peach.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
aab794
(Saskatoon, SK)
answer 3
Stardust is a light golden shimmer, and the darker shade is a beigey gold shimmer.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
kaityrose94
(Des Moines, IA)
answer 4
It's hard to tell on pictures because of monitor lighting differences, I would say... It would be best to go to the nearest Sephora store to try swatches on your skin. But from going to the store, I would say that neither is the colour a beige one or a peachy one. I would say that it's more of a champagne mixed with a light pink (if that makes sense).
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
Aize
(Toronto, ON Canada)
answer 5
It has a slight pink tone on my skin ( I am very pale), the color doesn't show up so much as the shine does though
answered 1 year, 10 months ago
lyss13
(Phoenix, AZ)
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Which color is best for my skin tone?
I have warm/yellow undertones with a light complexion. Which color of the MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer would work best for my skin tone? 01 Stardust or 02 Light Beam?
asked 1 year, 3 months ago
Sarah2616
(San Jose, CA)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
5 answers
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answer 1
I dunno the names of them but definitely the yellowy one and not the pinkish one if you're warm toned.
answered 2 days ago
Franny101
(Coquitlam, BC)
answer 2
I have very light skin with warm undertones and I was able to use both but prefer the Stardust shade.
answered 4 months, 3 weeks ago
kninn11
(Denver, CO)
answer 3
Definitely Light Beam, I'm the same and it works great on my skin!
answered 7 months ago
babayyygirl
(Tallahassee, FL)
answer 4
I would say that they both provide a sheerer coverage and there is no real color payoff, BUT the more pink color is definitely very glittery, and I would recommend the more yellow tone regardless.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
alome
(Boston, MA)
answer 5
01 Stardust
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
prettgirlmo
(Utah)
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I am brunnette with brown eyes and medium skin. Which one should I use? I am dying to try this product. Thanks!
asked 1 year, 8 months ago
InaBeatriz
(Chicago, IL)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
4 answers
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answer 1
Light Beam, definitely! But then again, that's just my preference. :)
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
chuckgal
(Brownsville, TX)
answer 2
If you have a yellow or warm undertone, then go for Stardust. If you're more pink or have a cool undertone, go for Light Beam.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
aab794
(Saskatoon, SK)
answer 3
Either would look great. It just depends on what you are wanting. The pinker one has a bit of glitter, while the white one has no glitter, only a sheer gold sheen, which is a beautiful highlight.
answered 1 year, 7 months ago
mad6866
answer 4
buy the light beam.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
dkai
(CLARK,NJ)
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What shade should I get with pale skin?
I have a very pale skin complexion so I'm not too sure which shade of this highlighter would look best? I posted a photo to get a good idea of how white I am and what shade I should get lol help is much appreciated <3
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asked 1 year, 3 months ago
xDamandaplease
(Albuquerque, NM)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
4 answers
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answer 1
I am extremely pale as well and I found that stardust looked better on my skin. I have cool-leaning neutral undertones if that helps. I also swatched both in store to compare and i feel like stardust is more suited for fair skin and the other is more for darker skin tones. Hope this helps!
answered 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Kay48
answer 2
I think you can do either color, honestly- I think color 2 is best for everyone , its nude, color 1 is whitier and more obvious looking
answered 1 year, 2 months ago
shoplotlani
(Ny NY)
answer 3
If you have yellow/warm skin get Stardust..it's a light gold color similar to Nars Albatross. But usually pale skin has cool undertones, so I'd get Light beam. (Cool skin has blue veins). If you're neutral like me you could get either.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
prettgirlmo
(Utah)
answer 4
I have very, very pale skin and the Light Beam color blends in nicely. The other color would be more noticeable if you want a bolder highlight.
answered 1 year, 3 months ago
tehmiminator
(Springfield, MO)
Question
what shade is great for dark skin tone
asked 1 year, 2 months ago
princessestelle
(maryland)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
4 answers
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answer 1
The stardust would be good for you. Thats the one that I use.
answered 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Nicholedrake
answer 2
Stardusk is the best for deep/brown skin types. The other one is too pink.
answered 8 months ago
productmayor
(Houston, TX)
answer 3
For darker skin you should get the golden luminzer. The silvery one is more for fair skin.
answered 11 months ago
lovelylulu
(Austin, TX)
answer 4
I love Star Dust, I feel that the other highlighter is to pink for a darker skin tone whereas the lighter whiter highlighter actually has a hint of yellow in it and blends beautifully with all skin tone shades
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
jazzafrazz
(Rexburg Idaho)
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Payoff?
Does this product have good payoff? My definition of good payoff would be "TheBalm's Mary Luminizer", so in terms of how much product shows up, I just want to know if it is heavy or light.
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
blueblondebomb
(Malibu,Ca)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
3 answers
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answer 1
I do not consider this heavy (i ordered it in light beam). I started with just a small amount and gently strokes across the tops of my cheek bones and the payoff was just a very beautiful luminous look. Subtle but gorgeous. I added more, small amounts at a time, until I achieved what I wanted. I think this is an excellent product, since you go achieve a light natural glow, or an extravagent beautiful luminous effect.
answered 4 months, 1 week ago
Christine1984
(Chesterfield, VA)
answer 2
it's heavy. But if you apply very little it'll look great. I have never used the balm product so I can't really compare
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
Ingridbr84
(Louisville, KY)
answer 3
This is a light to medium coverage on the skin.
answered 1 year, 11 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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Color
Which color would be better for light skin tones?
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
blueblondebomb
(Malibu,Ca)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
3 answers
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answer 1
Stardust. I'm quite pale and that one suited me better.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
kaityrose94
(Des Moines, IA)
answer 2
Im not sure what is Ambien Lights but this does provide a gorgeous sheen that does not break you out( I didnt break out from using this) I purchased the gold, if you have a store in your area its best to go and try it.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
makeupjunkie126
(Pittsburgh, PA)
answer 3
Stardust especially if you have some yellow undertones. But I would say that Light Beam would be the most flattering for any kind of colour complexion as it has champagne/pink undertones to it.
answered 1 year, 9 months ago
Aize
(Toronto, ON Canada)
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Which color should I get?
I have light/medium tan skin and brown eyes and hair. I'm ok with glitter, but I don't want to look like I brushed sparkles all over my face. I don't know if the yellow toned highlighter will look natural enough with my skin tone.
asked 1 year, 1 month ago
Kitt16
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
3 answers
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answer 1
Warm skin tones get the yellowy one and the cool ones grab the pinky one.
answered 2 days ago
Franny101
(Coquitlam, BC)
answer 2
I have light/medium depending on the time of year. Its more of a shimmer than a sparkle. I prefer the white.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
bex85
(Gulfport, MS)
answer 3
I also a have light/medium skin tone and I didn't like it. There's just TOO much sparkle in it. It's not glowy, it's glittery.
answered 1 year, 1 month ago
MikeysGirlyGirl
(Riverside, CA.)
Question
Can this be compared in any way to Hourglass' Ambient Lights?
Since Ambients Lights are so forbiddingly expensive (for some of us), could this be considered a substitute? Thanks!
asked 1 year, 11 months ago
perfumequeen
(Boise, ID)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
2 answers
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answer 1
I tried both in store. They really aren't that close IMO. This luminizer is way more shimmery. Still charming none the less.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
oddjay
(Ottawa, ON)
answer 2
I don't know about comparing it but it is a great product, you will be happy. One thing I need to warn you is a little goes a long way. I realized about this when i got to work and the lights there are different and I looked like a disco ball. So you need to be careful with the amount. Otherwise it's a great product. I use number 2 because I have medium toned skin.
answered 1 year, 8 months ago
Ingridbr84
(Louisville, KY)
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When will this be available?!
Been waiting on this for months and no indication it will be available. Does anyone out there have experience waiting? Anyone from Sephora monitoring these questions and have some insight?
asked 1 year, 6 months ago
Yellowpantstime
(Washington, DC)
on MicroSmooth Baked Luminizer
2 answers
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answer 1
I had the same problem. But I added myself to the waitlist and they immediately sent me an email when it was available again. It goes fast! Grab it when you can. Its really nice stuff.
answered 1 year, 4 months ago
aussiebumlover
(Long Island, New York)
answer 2
Please call us at 1-877-SEPHORA (1-877-737-4672) or email customerservice@sephora.com for help with product status and availability. We also recommend signing up to receive an email notification whenever possible. Thanks!
answered 1 year, 5 months ago
1877SEPHORA
(San Francisco, CA)
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