Wednesday, 10 July 2013

Estee Lauder Illuminating Powder Gelee in Heatwave

I've been meaning to blog about this absolutely stunning powder gelee from Estee Lauder for ages now, it is by far my favourite summer beauty product of the year so far. As soon as I saw this in my local House of Fraser I knew I had to have it - the aptly named 'Heatwave' is a beautiful, shimmery beige-gold highlight that blends like an absolute dream and gives the most gorgeous golden sheen. 

For me, Estee Lauder can honestly do no wrong and their Bronze Goddess collection (of which this is a part of) ticks all my summer makeup boxes. As with all Estee Lauder products, the gold packaging screams luxe and I love having this beautiful little compact on my dressing table. It comes complete with a handy little sponge applicator which I find quite nifty for popping the product on my brow bone and other precise areas, although generally I prefer to use a brush to apply the product, sweeping it over the top of the cheeks to create a gorgeous shimmery highlight effect. 

Since receiving the Estee Lauder Illuminating Powder Gelee in Heatwave I have been using it as a highlighter non-stop. It has definitely got to be my all-time favourite highlighter and it's simply a pleasure to work with. It blends beautifully into the skin and gives a seriously flawless, glowing finish that I cannot fault. It definitely illuminates the face and makes me look glowing and healthy, perfect for over the summer months. I actually think it would also make a pretty good eyeshadow base which is something I'm going to experiment with in the future. Unfortunately I think it's pretty hard to get hold of at the minute, so if you see it - buy it! I promise you won't regret it. 

Are you a fan of Estee Lauder's Illuminating Powder Gelees? Have you got Heatwave yet? 


  1. wow, I am in love with the packaging! Looks so pretty, I really want to try it!xxx

  2. This looks gorgeous! I have mega oily skin so don't bother with highlighters, but it is beautiful :)xo

  3. God what a beauty Hannah!

  4. I think I definitely need this in my life, it looks absolutely gorgeous! The packaging is absolutely stunning.

    Jess // Coffee and Cosmetics xo

  5. I have this and I absolutely adore it! It's perfect <3

    Jennie xo |

  6. I don't think the packaging could be any prettier! I feel like this would be more flattering on fairer skin tones but it seems like a gorgeous product nonetheless!
    Lovely Notions

  7. This looks so pretty! I've never bought such a luxe highlighter before, but this has been added to the wishlist x

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  8. Love it! I must try it out sometime ;)


  9. It looks great! Really love the packaging. I really would like to try it because it sounds perfect xx

    Justine | BRIGHTON DREAM

  10. I've been looking for a gorgeous powder highlight! I use a cream one now but this looks amazing xo

    Be Pulchritudinous. | UK Beauty and Life Blog

  11. This is just gorgeous! I really want to try this. I have really oily skin so I don’t worry about highlighters but this would be a lovely one if I did.

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