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Pure Nude Highlighter by essence

Pure Nude Highlighter

$4.99 + SHIPPING


Natural highlights! This essence pure nude highlighter adds natural luminescence to cheeks, temples, and brow bone for a gorgeous glow. The baked formula applies smoothly while the light texture blends easily for a natural finish.

Key Benefits:

  • Lightweight
  • Does Not Have Fallout
  • Smooth
  • Blends Well
  • Longlasting


Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, CI 77492, Benzyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-2 triisostearate, Silica, Boron nitride, CI 77491, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Octyldodecanol, Isopropyl Isostearate, CI77891, Dimethicone, Mica, Caprylyl Glycol, CI 77499, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium stearate, Limnanthes Alba Seed Oil, Glycerin, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, CI77891, CI 77492, Magnesium stearate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Aluminum starch octenylsuccinate, CI 77491, Glyceryl caprylate, CI 77499, Mica, Dehydroxanthan gum, Sodium levulinate, Boron nitride, P-anisic acid, Tocopherol, Silica, Sodium anisate, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, Octyldodecanol, Hexylene Glycol, Aqua, Benzyl Alcohol, Phenoxyethanol, Polyglyceryl-2 triisostearate, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Isopropyl Isostearate, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, CI 77891, Boron nitride, Tin oxide, Dimethicone, Mica, Caprylyl Glycol, Dehydroacetic Acid, Tocopherol, CI 77492, Benzyl Alcohol, Polyglyceryl-2 triisostearate, Silica, Boron nitride, CI 77491, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Octyldodecanol, Isopropyl Isostearate, CI77891, Dimethicone, Mica, Caprylyl Glycol, CI 77499, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Hexylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Magnesium stearate

Ratings & Reviews

4.587% of 1006reviewers recommend this product

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October 10, 2018

Truly Orange

I originally purchased this particular highlighter because A.) it is a truly affordable price B.) I heard really great things about it. The highlighter is beautiful, buildable, and buttery. It comes in a pretty decent size pan for the price. The reason why I gave it two stars is because what is actually available in store is not the same as pictured on Ulta's website. I was really hoping this would be a true natural, glowy highlight that would be undetectable on my skin, like it appears in the picture used. I am fair/light so I don't like wearing a highlight that has color especially when wearing blush and contour; it just looks overdone in my opinion. The highlight is actually a peachy/orange color that does not disappear after blending. I don't have dry skin so I can't comment on whether or not it would accentuate dry patches. If you are somebody who does not mind a highlight with color then this is definitely for you. Less

ulta user
October 10, 2018

Best highlighter ever!

I saw rave reviews on YouTube for this product and just had to try it. It's very pigmented but can be blended out for a more subtle glow. I love that there is no glitter so it is not chunky at all. The size is very generous and will probably last forever. Highly recommended over any other drugstore or high end highlighter that I've tried!

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Olivia AndronicMIRA BEAUTY user
August 23, 2019

I love this highlighter. The price is unbeatable! It goes on beautifully and leaves a nice glow on the cheeks. It isn’t chunky or glittery! If you want a more natural glow this is awesome user
July 19, 2018


This highlighter is so beautiful! At first I thought it would be way too light for my skin tone, but it isn't, because the base is a very translucent white, not opaque white, so it doesn't really look like anything at all until you turn your head and you get a beautiful warm purple/pink glow! However, the slight white base does make my skin look grey or ashy if i build up the highlighter too much.The formula is slightly different from the original. This highlighter is MUCH more powdery and dusty than the original, the original has barely any kickup and this is very powdery, and it translates more powdery than the original on the skin (but it still looks natural) so I would suggest using a setting spray or applying with a damp beautyblender. This formula has even less shimmer than the original, so it doesn't enhance any texture and is basically just solid sheen.The color is very unique, it leans more purple, but its not quite purple. I would describe this as a warm purple borderline pink rather than a blue toned purple. This makes it quite wearable since it's less stark on the skin and compliments warm skintones nicely. BUY THIS HIGHLIGHT|||insta-worthy|||travel-ready|||easy to use|||must-have « less user
August 5, 2017

Absolutely beautiful

I love love love this highlight. It has such a smooth and buttery texture and such a delicious glow. There's no glitter at all, and even in the bright sun it just looks glowy and soft. Super easy to use and blend, and such a pretty golden shade. Looks fantastic with no other face makeup at all, if you just want to put on something to make your skin look fresh. Don't think I'll ever be without this.

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Mina Clark-Miller
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Hi! Any recommendations for “my skin but better” tinted moisturizer/bb cream and a natural looking highlighter?

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aracely san
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this highlight is more subtle than glittery, it shows but it’s just not glitter. also you can try the wet and wild megaglo one cause i found that if i put a little bit rather than pack it on it comes out looking more natural.

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Grace Chen
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Does anyone know any good cheap highlighters? Not too blinding but not too sheer. ❤️

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Brittney Brown
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Love this for an everyday highlight

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Darla Haas
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best subtle highlighter? not chalky or chunky?? #highlight #highlighter

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Molly Claire
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This highlighter is bomb!! The consistency is so easy to work with. Looks awesome and natural. But you can build it up.