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Benefit High Beam Dupe



Highlighters are key for that fresh, glowy look we all know and love. The beauty cult favorite seems to be Benefit High Beam which retails for a little under $30 for the full size bottle which is only 0.45oz I might add. I purchased a mini trio set from Macy's a few weeks ago which included Benefit High Beam, Benetint, and Posie Tint, I got all three for $15, STEAL!

So I finally got to see what all the hype was about and I was a little dissapointed because I find that the dupe I have for this product is a bit better and only $1! I have been using the e.l.f. Shimmering Facial Whip in Lilac Petal for while and I really love it. But I thought, hey this Benefit High Beam is $30 and everyone raves about it, it must be soooo much better! No.

Don't get me wrong, I don't dislike High Beam, but why pay $30 for something that you can get for $1?


Here is the comparison between the two products under natural light so you can see the highlight effect.



This one is taken under bathroom lighting, which shows the color comparison a little better.



The only major difference between the two is the application method. High Beam is a nail polish style brush which is a pain to me. The Facial Whip is a squeeze tube style applicator. Also, the formulas are a tad different as well, High Beam is extremely liquidy and the Facial Whip is almost like a cream blush consistency which I find a lot easier to work with.


So overall, I definitely like the e.l.f. Facial Whip better. Plus, you can't beat the price!! It is definitely a dupe for Benefit High Beam if you're looking for a less expensive alternative : )



Chloe'
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Thanks for this post. Such a great tip!

by Dessa0226 3 months ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

What a great post! I love the comparison photos--those are so helpful! I like a lot of products from Eyes Lips Face but they aren't all very good, so it's nice to get a detailed description of how great the Facial Whip is. Thanks!

by tallredamanda 10 months, 2 weeks ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

I actually bought the ELF Shimmering Facial Whip about a month ago and it is still in the package in my purse. I guess I better get it out and try it. Every timeI go to Target I worry that it is going to fall out of my purse and someone is going to thing I that I am trying to steal it!

by Tucsonmom 1 year ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Wow! This is an AWESOME blog! I need to buy that elf highlighter. Btw, High Beam doesn't last long in hotter weather/situations. Like you said, it's not a bad product, but I have found better for less.

by Katatonia 1 year ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Note: A great universal highlighter is NARS Albatross. I've heard about this over and from people of all skin shades (fair down to dark and everything in between). Yes, it's a little pricey, but I think it rivals both elf and benefit in looking somewhat natural. No one wants to look like they are wearing highlighter. Try this...you just need a tiny bit so this can last forever.

by sprout117 1 year ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Some of those ELF products are such a hit and you just can't beat the price.

by inthemiddles 1 year ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

Wow! $1? How can you go wrong? :)

by teresalaustyle 1 year ago Report as inappropriate | Remove Comment

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