Get That Glow With Gerard Cosmetics – Star Powder

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You all know how crazy I am about a good highlight. I recently reviewed the Anastasia Beverly Hills Gleam Glow Kit which you can catch up on here. I’m a firm believer that a girl can never have too much glow, so I purchased one of Gerard Cosmetics Star Powder Highlights after adoring them from afar for too long. The star powers were first introduced to me through the wonderful world of Instagram, where I’m sure you know I spend a good amount of my time! This was a purchase I snapped up on good old beauty bay at £19.50 a pop with speedy delivery as always!

This is the first time I’ve used Gerard Cosmetics and I’ve already been wondering what I’ve been doing with my life? The Star Powder is incredible!! Its such an effortless highlight. I’ve used highlights that need to be applied and applied and applied to get that glow that everyone admires, a highlight shouldn’t be so much effort. With the Star Powder I only need a little on my brush and the results are more than perfect! This highlight gives me so much confidence and when the light shines on it, OH MY! You’ve a choice of 7 different shades, I chose ‘Grace’ which I’d definitely recommend for both a day and night use, this will soon become your favourite highlight!

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 A good makeup brand takes the time and effort to make their packaging and branding spot on, Gerard Cosmetics does this! Each product feels and looks so luxury without the hefty price tag. I also love that the packaging shouts modern and sleek yet doesn’t exclude itself from any specific age group!

I’m so in love with this highlight that its taken number one spot above my ABH glow kit! Ooops! You can’t deny the magical workings of a great brand and Gerard Cosmetics are indeed that. You know when your friends start dating someone new and you ask the age old question of ‘Are they they one?’ Thats exactly what I ask myself when it comes to my makeup, the star powder is definitely ‘the one’ for me!

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xox

78 Comments

  1. Claire'scomfycorner October 30, 2016 / 4:21 pm

    The packaging is so pretty! I’ve not tried this brand before, I will put it on my makeup shopping list.

  2. Gemma Fat Frocks (@Gemma_DS) October 30, 2016 / 7:11 pm

    I’ve never heard of this brand before, the packaging looks very chic and reminds me of YSL or Estee Lauder. This looks like a really buildable highlighter, some are a little too much and you have to be careful to not look like you’re glowing. I’ll have to try and find a stockist.

    • cheskaaanels October 30, 2016 / 9:33 pm

      This one is brilliant the best highlighter I’ve used! I got mine in beautybay!

  3. TheLondonMum October 30, 2016 / 9:16 pm

    I love a great highlighter in beautiful packaging!

  4. Harriet from Toby & Roo October 30, 2016 / 9:21 pm

    I don’t have a highlighter, I love the look of this. I have always wanted to try a highlighter and contouring! H x

    • cheskaaanels October 30, 2016 / 9:34 pm

      This is the place to start, its such a beautiful highlight!!!

  5. Beth Owen October 30, 2016 / 10:13 pm

    I’ve not heard of this brand before. I am in love with the shade though.

    • cheskaaanels October 30, 2016 / 11:28 pm

      Oh they are amazing! They have beaut lipwear too!!

  6. Jodie October 30, 2016 / 11:57 pm

    I think I need to try a highlighter again. This looks lovely, I think it makes you look much healthier 🙂

    • cheskaaanels October 31, 2016 / 10:38 am

      It gives a really lovely glow doesn’t it it does look healthy!

  7. WhatLauraLoves October 31, 2016 / 1:18 am

    Oh wow the Gerard Cosmetics packaging looks amazing, really reminds me of YSL. I haven’t tried anything from them yet but will keep them on my radar as the highlight looks incredible!! xxx

    • cheskaaanels October 31, 2016 / 10:38 am

      They have so many amazing products! I find myself going back for more every week!

  8. LaaLaa (@LaaLaaMonroe) October 31, 2016 / 1:26 pm

    Love a good highlighter and I love how this looks against your skin – I’ve got so many highlighters but what’s one or several more x

    • cheskaaanels October 31, 2016 / 2:11 pm

      I’d have to 100% recommend you get this one!! Honestly couldn’t imagine my makeup bag without!

  9. Sarah Bailey October 31, 2016 / 2:23 pm

    I have to admit I am really in need of a good highlighter – I will have to perhaps treat myself to this one. x

    • cheskaaanels October 31, 2016 / 2:44 pm

      You definitely should, I’ve been recommending it to everyone! I can’t cope without mine now!

  10. MELANIE EDJOURIAN October 31, 2016 / 2:33 pm

    It’s good to hear that you don’t need to use much for great results.

  11. lisalambert38 - Mumdadplus4.co.uk October 31, 2016 / 3:28 pm

    Never heard of Gerard comsmetics but I am long overdue a tray for myself so think I will take a look

  12. Rachel October 31, 2016 / 4:30 pm

    I came across Gerrard Cosmetics for the first time recently at an event, and the lipsticks are just amazing but these highlighters, such brilliant value for money x

  13. joannavictoria October 31, 2016 / 5:13 pm

    Looks like a gorgeous highlighter I must admit I’ve never tried one but like the look of this one.

    • cheskaaanels October 31, 2016 / 9:33 pm

      This is a lovely highlight and would be great for someone who has never worn one either as its not overpowering!

  14. Nikki October 31, 2016 / 10:50 pm

    This looks like a lovely powder. THe packaging is so pretty too!

    • cheskaaanels November 1, 2016 / 12:25 am

      I’n shocked at how many people haven’t heard of them yet

  15. Claire November 1, 2016 / 8:30 am

    Love this! What a gorgeous, subtle sheen!

    • cheskaaanels November 1, 2016 / 9:41 am

      Its so lovely!! I can’t go a day without now!

  16. Dannii November 1, 2016 / 10:06 am

    I have never used something like this before, but the packaging is really pretty and that’s important to me.

    • cheskaaanels November 1, 2016 / 2:04 pm

      Yes packaging that looks nice makes me feel special! Haha

  17. Rhian Westbury November 1, 2016 / 10:42 am

    Oh I’d love to give this highlighter a go, as you said you can never have too much glow. x

  18. georgina goodman November 1, 2016 / 10:53 am

    This is SO pretty!

  19. Stephanie Merry November 1, 2016 / 11:35 am

    I’ve tried a few things from Gerard Cosmetics and I think this will have to be next on my list – it looks beautiful! x

    • cheskaaanels November 1, 2016 / 2:04 pm

      They are fab aren’t they? I love this!

  20. fashionmommywm November 1, 2016 / 1:40 pm

    The packaging looks so high end and the colour is very delicate and pretty.

  21. Emma White (@TheRealSupermum) November 1, 2016 / 4:45 pm

    oh this looks and sounds amazing its the time of year when your skin is looking dull and I love a touch of highlight to brighten it up may have to give this a try

  22. WhatLauraLoves November 1, 2016 / 5:02 pm

    What a gorgeous powder! I love the packaging- very YSL inspired! xxx

  23. flowerpowerlife November 1, 2016 / 6:17 pm

    This is so beautifully packaged it screams ‘have me’ doesn’t it.

  24. nicol November 1, 2016 / 8:57 pm

    i love gerard cosmetics! I’m definitely trusting you on this product 😉 the swatch is stunning

  25. Samantha Rickelton November 1, 2016 / 10:20 pm

    I love the shimmer in this powder – it’s something I would go for too x

  26. Annie B November 1, 2016 / 10:31 pm

    I need to try this! Been hunting for a decent highlighter. This could be the one.

  27. Lilinha Espindula November 1, 2016 / 11:41 pm

    I’ve never tried a highlight before but this powder has a lovely shimmer!

  28. Anosa November 2, 2016 / 7:53 am

    Oh wow, so pretty and the packaging is gorgeous. I am not familiar with the brand but loving it big time

  29. Lubka Henry November 2, 2016 / 8:49 am

    This looks like a great powder. I will need a new highlighter soon, so I will look for it.

    • cheskaaanels November 2, 2016 / 9:26 am

      This is definitely the one to invest in!

    • cheskaaanels November 2, 2016 / 12:29 pm

      Do it!!!! Early Christmas pressie haha

  30. Jessica November 2, 2016 / 1:43 pm

    Ugh! Sooo pretty and the packagaing too! But you need to stop doing this to me, already made my first purchase with beauty bay and my bank is broken now haha can’t go wrong with too many highlights 😉

    Jessica | foodandbaker.co.uk

    • cheskaaanels November 2, 2016 / 3:30 pm

      Ahhh I can imagine this would look lush in you though! I know you don’t wear much but a girl needs a highlight full stop! haha

  31. secretplussizegoddessblog November 2, 2016 / 5:37 pm

    That highlight has an amazing shine to it! It must look amazing on your skintone. I love a good highlighter but had not heard of this one. The packaging is nice and classy too! x

    • cheskaaanels November 2, 2016 / 5:50 pm

      Oh its amazing! I was so in love with my ABH ones but had to get this after seeing people apply it! I love it so much!

  32. Charli Bruce November 2, 2016 / 11:24 pm

    I love a good highlighter and this one not only looks but sounds good by the way you talk of it… Think I might treat myself to see how well it fairs, especially as my go-to highlighter is coming to an end now xx

    • cheskaaanels November 2, 2016 / 11:32 pm

      Go for it!!! Let me know what you think! For £20 its so so worth it!!!

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