La Mer Hydrating Illuminator Review & Photos - ReallyRee
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La Mer Hydrating Illuminator Review & Photos

10 May 2019 (Updated: 12 Oct 2019)

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PR sample. Affiliate links | Here’s another luxe skin treat that I have been loving. Check out the brand new La Mer Hydrating Illuminator. I have a review, photos and swatches.

La Mer Hydrating Illuminator
La Mer Hydrating Illuminator

What is La Mer Hydrating Illuminator?

  • Hydrating, light-infused illuminator
  • Inspired by sunlight
  • Brightens and awakens the complexion
  • Creates a lit-from-within glow
  • Instantly diffuses and directs light to brighten and awaken skin
  • Highlight high points for a lift of luminosity
  • Infused with energising Miracle Broth and Lime Tea Concentrate
La Mer Hydrating Illuminator
La Mer Hydrating Illuminator
  • Hydrates and energises the skin
  • Reflective Particles are designed to emit spectral light for instant and lasting radiance
  • An active marine blend helps give skin an instantly plumped look
  • Unique dual-delivery system for multi-dimensional luminosity
  • Internal Water Channeling helps disperse hydration across skin’s surface to fill and plump contours with hydration
  • External Light Channeling helps convert atmospheric light into visible energy, first drawing it to skin and then bouncing it back for multi-dimensional luminosity

How To Use It

So you can use the La Mer Hydrating Illuminator in a number of ways:

  • Wear alone for a fresh-faced, natural radiance
  • Layer under foundation to brighten/tone up
  • Apply over foundation to highlight key features
La Mer Hydrating Illuminator Swatch
La Mer Hydrating Illuminator Swatch

I have been loving using this as a primer as I love the way it it makes my skin look and feel. You can see how it works as a primer in this Instagram video:

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I find it super hydrating and smoothing, and it creates the perfect base for foundation. I also love it tapped onto the high points of my face for a really juicy glow and fresh looking skin. It’s all about that lit from within look, and I love that it’s packed with La Mer’s skincare ingredients.

Where can you buy La Mer Hydrating Illuminator

It is £60 for 40ml and available via the following links:

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