I'm happy to say that I now own the Mary-Lou Manizer by theBalm! I've wanted this product for a while and when theBalm was on Hautelook a while back I was very excited to see this included! I can now check this off of my makeup wishlist!
So I also own the Betty-Lou Manizer by theBalm which I wrote a small overview of here, if you're interested! I'm happy to own both of them!
So like with all theBalm products the packaging is super adorable with that retro, vintage vibe! While the Betty-Lou Manizer had a Wanted poster, Mary-Lou has a very sassy mugshot! I love it!
Now here's what theBalm's website has to say about this product..
"Meet Mary-Lou Manizer, a seemingly innocent honey-hued luminizer that catches everybody's eye. This highlighter, shadow, and shimmer diffuses light so your skin looks softer and younger while adding a subtle glow. Layer it on your lids for luxe-looking lashes, sweep it on your cheeks for a sexy sheen, or use as an all-over finishing touch before you head out for the night."
So like the Betty-Lou Manizer, the Mary-Lou Manizer is in a little compact with a nice, secure closure.
I really love highlighters and highlighting products and this is no exception! It's just absolutely gorgeous! It's super smooth and wonderful and blends out beautifully. It applies like a dream! The color is like the perfect champagne color - it's not too gold or white or anything else. It's not overly sparkly and doesn't leave fallout. It just gives you a beautiful glow! It's also not a highlight that will accentuate your pores or make you look greasy - thumbs up! It lasts really well, too! It's just a really nice product, and again, I'm very happy to finally own it!
As usual, you only need a small amount as a little goes along way, and there's quite a bit of product so it will last you for quite a while! I can see myself repurchasing this even for full price!
I haven't seen a negative review of this yet, and I've seen many people say that this is the best highlighter out there/that they've tried! And honestly, I'd have to say that it is the best highlighter I've used and it's definitely my favorite! I've been using it pretty much everyday since I got it!
Now I haven't used this as an eyeshadow yet, but the Betty-Lou Manizer makes a beautiful shadow, so I can only imagine how this would look! I'll have to try it out as a shadow, soon!
Basically, I'm in love with this product. It's definitely worth it - you've gotta get it and see for yourself!