Make Up Revolution Ultra Pro Glow Highlight Palette!

Make Up Revolution Ultra Pro Glow Highlight Palette!

Hey everyone!

Welcome to my second makeup review and third post of the year! I intend to keep the ball rolling with makeup posts this year and there’s nothing more motivating than a shiny new product to try, am I right? The lovely Abbie from my Blogger Babes chat ended up with me to buy for in our Secret Santa recently. We set a £15 limit including postage and these are the beautiful bits she got for me…

Of course I had to review this one at least. I recently did a post on the Ultra Cool Glow palette here and said that I think a more goldy toned palette would suit me better, which this is! I’m so excited to have both of them to compare.

At first glance, I imagine this palette would be a winner for most people. It’s got a few lighter shades and some really lovely yellow-golds and rose-golds for different skin tones. It also has a darker brown in the right bottom corner that you could even use as a bronzer if you’re as pale as me. None of the colours are out there or intimidating like the Cool Glow palette so I think this one is definitely more of a safe-bet for anyone.

So let’s talk about the product…

Unlike the Cool Glow palette, on application it glided on perfectly and gave a gorgeous glow with just a swipe or two of the brush. I found all the colours to be super pigmented and creamy to my pleasant surprise. I decided to use the pink and brown on the bottom row as blush/contour shades and they blended together beautifully on my cheeks. I definitely think this is going to replace the Peach Blush Palette that is currently in my makeup bag as my staple every day contour kit. I think it gives a beautiful finish and is so build-able aswell if you want a more dramatic look for an evening.

top row

bottom row

Would I recommend it?

Hell yes! I love the diversity of the shades, i think it’d work well for every skin tone. I was a bit skeptical about the bottom row as highlighters at first as I’m so pale but I’m actually even more thrilled to use them as contour shades as now I won’t have to carry more products round if it’s all in one palette! I absolutely love it, although it isn’t a blinding highlight it gives such a beautiful glow to the skin. Perfect for day to day wear!

Have you tried this palette or anything similar? What drugstore highlighters are your favourites?

’Til Next Time,
BTB Xx
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37 Comments

  1. 7th January 2018 / 3:29 pm

    Those colours are stunning. I loved the way they looked on your eyes too. Such a nice gift

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:37 pm

      Thank you 🙂 I actually used the MUR Iconic palette on my eyes!

  2. 7th January 2018 / 3:44 pm

    I love the Revolution pallets – so beautiful and so affordable! I’ve only tried out the eyeshadow pallets but deffo want to give the highlights a go – this one looks more like my thing than the cooler one ❤️

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:38 pm

      I know right?! They are such a brilliant budget beauty brand! I’ve seen so much love around their products recently x

  3. 7th January 2018 / 7:43 pm

    Aww, Abbie got you such lovely gifts! The shades in here look amazing, I do love a good highlighter palette. Sleek do amazing ones as well but MUR highlighters just seem to be foolproof! x

    Alice http://www.accordingtoalicex.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:42 pm

      Didn’t she!! They’re so cute, I really need to try the Sleek one everyone goes on about I can’t believe I haven’t yet! X

  4. 7th January 2018 / 7:50 pm

    So good when you find a decent drugstore product! I might have to pick up this highlight palette, so pigmented!

    Great post Alice.
    love,
    Meg xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:42 pm

      I know I’m so chuffed with it! Especially after the disaster of the other one, haha! Thanks Meg! Xx

  5. 7th January 2018 / 9:02 pm

    I am so glad you loved what I picked!! Omg this looks so good, I may now need to buy one for myself! I love highlighters so much! x
    Abbie | http://www.abbwhi.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:43 pm

      Loved them SO much girl, thank you! Honestly you should, I reckon it’d look gorgeous on you! X

  6. 7th January 2018 / 9:16 pm

    This palette looks gorgeous, I love the various shades! Makeup Revolution products are so good especially for their price xx

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:46 pm

      They are brilliant aren’t they!? The shades are super diverse because of all the different undertones in them! Xx

  7. 7th January 2018 / 9:33 pm

    Ohh wow it looks so good! I’ve never tried anything from Revolution but I might have to try this palette! Xx

    Sophia | Sophia’s Sphere | pearlsofsphere.blog

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:33 pm

      You totally should, it’s so diverse it’s brilliant! Xx

  8. 8th January 2018 / 10:14 am

    This palette looks gorgeous! I own two Makeup Revolution palettes – a contour one and a blush/highlight one – and they’re both amazing value for money! I love the idea of a blogger secret santa and I’ve seen a few fellow bloggers share their goodies – it’s such a lovely idea 🙂 xo

    Char | http://www.charslittleblog.co.uk

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:32 pm

      They do such brilliant stuff, they are owning the drugstore game at the moment along with Collection! Xx

  9. 8th January 2018 / 1:42 pm

    I haven’t reached for this palette in such a long time, but I really need to, as it’s so beautiful! I never thought about using it as a multipurpose palette, but that is such a good idea! Great post lovely xx

    Hannah | luxuryblush

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:32 pm

      It’s so lovely isn’t it! I like getting my use out of products so no money is wasted 😉 haha! Thank you <3 Xx

  10. 8th January 2018 / 5:44 pm

    This is so interesting. I’m always a little sceptical of palettes like this because I’m so fair there’s usually only a shade or two that works for me but it’s good to know this works. Shame about the cool one though, I usually prefer pearly shades x

    Sophie
    http://www.glowsteady.co.uk

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:31 pm

      Yeah I really do feel you there, that’s why I end up using most palettes as multi-use things so I can get my moneys worth out of them! X

  11. 8th January 2018 / 6:00 pm

    Makeup Revolution has been such a dark horse! I really wasn’t sure it would be worth the hype, but everything I’ve tried I’ve enjoyed, and you can’t beat the prices. These highlighters look lovely! I’m excited to try the new concealer range, which I think will rival the colourpop one as best cheap concealer if it’s good! x

    whatevawears.co.uk

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:30 pm

      Yeah I thought the same! Budget beauty is on fire right now and Make Up Revolution are definitely one of the best 🙂 Ooh I’ll deffo keep an eye out for it then! X

  12. 8th January 2018 / 7:47 pm

    Such lovely and shiny shades on there! They definitely look amazing on you!

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:25 pm

      Thank you 🙂 it is a lovely palette! X

  13. 8th January 2018 / 8:35 pm

    Oooh this looks gorgeous! I have a Sleek drugstore one but I may have to try this one out too, thanks for the recommendation lovely!- https://sophiehearts.net

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:25 pm

      I’d love to try a Sleek one, I’ve heard so many fabulous things! X

  14. 9th January 2018 / 8:58 am

    I love Makeup Revolution products! I am obsessed! I keep meaning to try out this palette and as i thought the colours look lush. I love a good highlighter x

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 6:23 pm

      It is such a diverse one I think it’d suit so many tones! X

  15. 9th January 2018 / 5:12 pm

    It looks stunning and you look beautiful! I think Revolution makeup products are underrated when they are of really good quality. Thanks for the review, I’ll keep my eye out for that one!

    Julia xx
    theglassofclass.com

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 5:56 pm

      Thank you very much for your kind words 🙂 definitely agree with that! There are so many good budget beauty brands around nowadays it’s great! X

  16. 9th January 2018 / 7:05 pm

    You look stunning, Revolution do really good make-up products!x

    Francesca | everythingchessie.co.uk ?

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 5:52 pm

      Thank you so much 🙂 they do, right?! I’m well impressed! X

  17. 10th January 2018 / 9:05 am

    I love Makeup Revolution – such a wonderful brand and with so many products available to create a variety of looks, Love them! 🙂

    Wishing you a wonderful 2018!

    Layla xx

    http://www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 5:51 pm

      They are, aren’t they!? Such a brilliant budget brand, I love their products! Thank you lovely, and you 🙂 Xx

  18. Anu
    11th January 2018 / 5:35 pm

    This palette looks fab! I haven’t tried anything new from MUR in a very long time but I love their cheek products. I’m still obsessed with the NYX Strobe Of Genius palette which has been my favourite for quite a while 🙂 x

    Anu | Based On blog

    • blacktulipbeauty
      Author
      12th January 2018 / 5:38 pm

      I wasn’t a fan of some stuff I tried a year or so back but I’m loving it now! Ooh I haven’t seen that one I’ll have to have a look! X

  19. 16th January 2018 / 9:03 pm

    Make up revolution are amazing and produce fantastic products for such reasonable prices its just finding the best ones! I need to try this, your swatches look amazing!

    Emily xx

    http://www.isobellejane.com

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