Illuminate your complexion with Guerlain Météorites Birthday Candle Pearls: Review & Swatches

Guerlain is known for its Météorites, loose powder created in the form of multi-coloured pearls. To celebrate its 30th birthday, Météorites has created a new luminous harmony that delicately warms up the complexion. The Guerlain Météorites Birthday Candle Pearls illuminate your skin with a soft, diffuse light, just like the flattering glow of a candle.

Being a fan of the Météorites, this anniversary edition of the classic pearls is a must-have in my vanity. How can anyone resist the sweet pink case with beautiful gold, pink and champagne/white pearls?

The Birthday Candle Pearls, as many have tried and tested, mentioned that this did not work for them. On the contrary, I quite like this one as compared to a lot of the past Limited Editions. This set of pearls is not meant to provide an obvious in-your-face kind of effect, but instead, brightens up your complexion with a subtle glow, like that of a flickering candle. With 3 kinds of coloured pearls, the powder creates a slightly warm harmony for the skin.

  • Gold Pearls – to fight dullness
  • Pink Pearls – to reveal glow
  • Champagne and White Pearls – to reflect the light

If you were wondering what are the pearls made of, they are actually developed with Guerlain’s Stardust technology in which diamond powder is encapsulated in micro-spheres that creates a soft-focus perfecting halo. Light-correcting nacres harmoniously blend together to also give you a perfectly tailored luminosity when you apply the extra-soft powder onto your skin. You can visibly see that the right side of my fist is much brighter and it has a soft, subtle glow as compared to the bare left side.

The beautiful soft pearls are housed in a birthday case inspired by the first 1987 Météorites case. The sweet pink case is embossed with little white scalloped details which makes this a collectors’ item. As you open up the can, you’ll be greeted with a delicate violet fragrance which is inimitable and totally addictive. I love how the pearls smell.

I’m not here to only sing praises for this beauty. Amidst the wonders it does for the skin, I find that this particular edition creates a lot of powder. I was engulfed in a whiff of powder when I first opened the lid, which was surprising as most of the other editions weren’t like that. All in all, I really enjoy touching up with this as well because it makes my skin glow in the pink of health!

Create yourself and be gorgeous! XOXO, Roanna.

Disclaimer: Products were provided by Guerlain Singapore for consideration. The above review is based on my true and honest opinion and experience, without influence from others or the brand. It contains information from the brand. I am NOT affiliated to nor compensated by the brand.

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