Blinding Colourpop Highlighter Swatches and Review: Hippo, Smoke n Whistle, and Flexitarian
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In this blog post, I’ll share Colourpop Highlighter swatches from the well-know Super Shock highlighter formula. Back in the days, Colourpop launched Super Shock Shadows as their first products and once this eyeshadow formula was very loved by the beauty community, they’ve expanded their line. The Colourpop Super Shock Highlighters were born and boy are we happy about that!
Colourpop was born, raised and made with love in Los Angeles and founded in 2014 by Seed Beauty. Colourpop prides themselves on being wallet friendly and bunny approved. They test their products in the nicest way possible, leaving fur babies to be fur babies and experimenting on people instead (the people at ColourPop HQ to be exact!).
Being wallet friendly means that most of their products retail somewhere between $6-$18 where you’ll pay $18 for a 12-pan eyeshadow palette. That’s a good deal right? They’re expanding their products and they’re now selling 30-pan eyeshadow palettes for $34, another steal!
If you know Colourpop, you’ll also know that they’re launching new collections every week. It’s something people love or hate. But hence to this, they have a lot of variety in products, colors, and formulas.
In today’s blog post I’m going more in-depth on the Colourpop Super Shock Highlighters formula, sharing ingredienst and my thoughts. Moreover, I’ll be showing Colourpop Highlighter swatches from all the shades I own and share which shade is my favorite Super Shock Highlighter and which shade is my least favorite. Last but not least, I’m going to share how to apply the Colourpop highlighters at the end of this post.
Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter Ingredients
Swing both ways in this intense white champagne. This icy champagne highlight will give you a gorgeous glow in our most iconic formula, Super Shock. Bouncy, buildable, blendable, and so buttery soft, you have to feel it to believe it.
This is Colourpop’s best selling highlighter.
Dimethicone, Alumina, Isononyl Isononanoate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Silica, Isopropyl Myristate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Tin Oxide, Ethylhexylglycerin, Propylene Carbonate, Calcium Sodium Borosilicate, Calcium Aluminum Borosilicate; MAY CONTAIN: Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Carmine (CI 75470), Iron Oxides (CI 77491), Iron Oxides (CI 77499), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).
Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in Flexitarian is available on the Colourpop website.
Hip, hip, hooray for this soft cool-toned icy lavender. Our famous Super Shock formula has a bouncy texture that creates the ultimate glow. It’s buildable, blendable, and so buttery soft.
Dimethicone, Isononyl Isononanoate, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Silica, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Isopropyl myristate, Phenoxyethanol, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Ethylhexylglycerin, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Propylene Carbonate, Carmine (CI 75470), Ferric Ferrocyanide (CI 77510), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).
Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in Hippo is available on the Colourpop website.
We dunno about the smoke but you’ll definitely get some whistles in this cool-toned pink champagne with silver highlights. Our famous Super Shock formula has a bouncy texture that creates the ultimate glow. It’s buildable, blendable, and so buttery soft.
Dimethicone, Trimethylsiloxysilicate, Isononyl Isononanoate, Dimethicone Crosspolymer, Octocrylene, Ethylhexyl Salicylate, Silica, Ethylhexyl Isononanoate, Isopropyl Myristate, Vinyl Dimethicone/Methicone Silsesquioxane Crosspolymer, Butyl Methoxydibenzoylmethane, Phenoxyethanol, Diethylhexyl Syringylidenemalonate, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Stearalkonium Hectorite, Ethylhexylglycerin, Tin Oxide, Propylene Carbonate, Bismuth Oxychloride (CI 77163), Iron Oxides (CI 77491, CI 77492), Mica (CI 77019), Titanium Dioxide (CI 77891).
Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in Smoke n Whistles is available on the Colourpop website.
My Thoughts on the Colourpop Highlighters
All three shades are very beautiful! The most wearable one is in my opinion Smoke N Whistles. Hippo is very purple and Flexitarian is very blinding. However, I do love them all! If you’re looking for a blinding glow, go for Flexitarian. More looking for a natural glow go for Smoke N Whistles. Looking for something different, go for Hippo. The highlighters have a wet feeling to them, it feels super buttery. Because of the formula, I think applying them with your fingers makes them the most blinding. However, a brush works fine either but you’ll have a more natural glow.
If this formula doesn’t sound like something you would love and looking for another type of formula, Colourpop also has Loose Powder Highlighters. This might be more youor thing if you prefer powder products.
The Super Shock highlighters are buildable and if you want to, you can mix them together as well.
This is what’s stated on the Colourpop site:
Highlighter This long-wearing crème powder cheek formula is the BFF of our famous Super Shock Shadows; it shares the same unique texture that is extremely buildable and blends smoothly to leave the cheeks looking healthy.
Colourpop Highlighter Swatches
The Colourpop Highlighter swatches look great in my opinion. They swatch so easily, are very buttery and very glowy as well. I love how you can easily mix and match the shades to create your own shade as well. My favorite one is Smoke n Whistles, number two is Flexitarian and number three is Hippo.
How To Apply The Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter?
Fingertip application will provide the highest amount of coverage, and for a more sheer look I suggest using a flat synthetic cheek/foundation brush or a duo fiber brush. a flat synthetic brush will give more coverage and the duo fiber brush will give a more air brushed effect. colour builds from natural to intense, build to your heart’s desire!
Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter Price
The Colourpop Super Shock Highlighters retail for $8 each and contain 0.15 oz / 4.2 g. Colourpop is cruelty-free and vegan!
Colourpop is available on Ulta.com and in store
For my US people, Colourpop is now available on Ulta.com and in Ulta stores as well! I don’t think they’ll have all the Colourpop products in store/online but it’s finally possible to swatch some of their products in store now. Check out the products Ulta sells here: