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Tarte Skin Twinkle Volume II

Tarte Skin Twinkle Volume II

Tarte is one of my favorite brands on the market, if not my absolute favorite. Tarte’s Shape Tape Concealer took the makeup world by storm in 2016, but I have always loved their products– it’s a brand that never lets me down!

It seemed like it took a while for Tarte to release a highlighting powder, and Tarte’s original Skin Twinkle palette caught my eye, but I decided to purchase Volume II because of its wider color variety. The palette contains four shades: Daylight, Skylight, Spotlight, and Candlelight. As a bonus, it smells faintly of chocolate, a little like the Too Faced chocolate palettes!

Daylight: a beautiful champagne gold

Skylight: A wearable white, which is a pale highlight without being too icy

Spotlight: bronze gold

Candlelight: shimmering bronze

Tarte Skin Twinkle Volume II
Left to right: Daylight, Skylight, Spotlight, Candlelight

They’re all gorgeous, and if I layer them I can wear them all. Of course, the two lightest shades (Daylight and Skylight) are my favorites, and I like wearing both of them together or separately. I rarely reach for Candlelight, but I think it would be great for deeper skin tones. I love the variety in this palette, and that Tarte caters to all skin tones.

The formula is smooth and buildable. I like that it can be a subtle or blinding glow. I really want to try more Tarte highlighters! The only con is that sometimes there is slight inconsistency in the texture: I find that sometimes there is a chunk or two that wasn’t so finely milled, but I only notice this when I’m swatching the palette with my fingers (never when applying it to my face).

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  • Diana Maria

    Spotlight is definitely my favourite, I love these kinds of shades! They look great with everything and really lighten up my face so I look alive. Thank you for the review love xx

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    • Ashley

      It’s a great palette! Thanks for stopping by.

  • These shades look so beautiful! I love gold toned highlighters, Becca Champagne Pop is one of my favourites xx

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  • Ohhh I love spotlight! What a stunning colour.

    katie xx lacoconoire.com

    • Ashley

      It really is great, possibly my favorite in the palette!