Limelight By Alcone Makeup Review + Swatch

HAAAAPPY #BEAUTYMONDAY! I hope your weekend was as fantastic as mine was. I got to spend time with my best friend in the whole world and I am wishing we lived 5 minutes away from each other like we did in high school! Anyways, I tried a whole bunch of new makeup and skin care out for you this past week so I could give you a FULL review + swatches. The brand was Limelight by Alcone — one I had never even heard of before. Let’s jump into it!


Limelight By Alcone Makeup Review + Swatch

This post is sponsored by Emily Jansen & Limelight By AloneAll opinions are mine and mine alone.

Skin Care Line:

Limelight By Alcone

Quench Cleanse — This was advertised as a moisturizing cleanser. $26.00

I felt like this was a good cleanser but not necessarily any better than any other moisturizing cleanser I have used in the past. It did its job well, so no complaints! But I wouldn’t go out of my way to buy the full size bottle!

Skin Polish — This is a hydrating and exfoliating skin mask. You leave it on for 10-15 minutes after using the quench cleanse. $38.00

I actually loved this! I really need to exfoliate every other day to get rid of the dead skin and clear out my pores because I have oily skin. It made my skin baby soft and I wish I had more of it on hand.

Skin Therapist — Moisturizing face lotion. $26.00

Much like the quench cleanse, this did it’s job well but didn’t necessarily stand out from the crowd!! It definitely made my skin feel fresh and moisturized, but so does the one I already have on hand.

Foundation + Lipstick

Limelight By Alcone

Botanical Foundation — Wax-based + 50% pigmented $36.00

I am told that the majority of foundations are 18-23% pigmented — and this one is 50% pigmented. One quarter turn in my beauty blender truly was enough to cover most of my face. It was in pan form, and I almost exclusively use liquid foundation. It took a little getting used to because it was a bit harder to spread out over my skin than liquid. Once it was spread, though, the coverage was kind of amazing. I hardly used any concealer to cover the MILLIONS OF ZITS that are covering my face (it’s that time of the month) so that in itself was a miracle. 

Limelight By Alcone

ANYWAYS — this foundation truly was awesome. Because you barely have to use any to cover your face WELL, you definitely wouldn’t need to buy foundation nearly as much. HOLLA. Make those dolla dolla bills stretch to all they’re worth!

Enduring Lip Colors — Slightly matte lip color designed to stay all day $20.00

I received two lip colors for this review in these little bottles.  

Lip Color #1: Creme Brûlée 

Limelight By Alcone

The Creme Brûlée didn’t have QUITE enough lip color in the bottle to cover my whole lips so it came out a little splotchy. It was pretty, a warm pink that would flatter a lot of people. The consistency was good and the staying power was great. It didn’t leave my lips dry, which was a plus. 

Lip Color #2: Mia

Limelight By Alcone

This had plenty of color to put on my lips! I wanted it to be a lot MORE PINK than it actually was. It was pretty much the exact same color as creme brûlée. Honestly, I couldn’t actually tell the difference between the two. It felt a little bit creamier than the other color, but that may have been because there was just simply more product in the sample tube. 

SOOOO…what is my overall opinion?

This line is new and effective! Alcone did a fabulous job with this foundation, especially. There are ton of ingredients in each of these products that have been proven to reduce redness, smooth skin and overall enhance the actual quality of your skin (things like sunflower oil, pomegranate and jojoba beads). 

The price is a little steep — but because it lasts so long, if you broke it down by price per wear, it actually comes out a little less than other brands. It would be worth it to me!

Limelight By Alcone

PIN FOR LATER:

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Let me know what you thought of these products — and if YOU have ever tried this brand before! If you are interested in ordering any of these products (or anything else by Limelight), Emily Jansen is TOTALLY your girl. She is MORE than happy to hook you up with something amazing for your skin.

Emily Jansen

emilyjansen1989@gmail.com

ejansenbeauty.com

 

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Taylor Mobley

19 COMMENTS

  1. Allie Cahanin | 27th Mar 17

    Love the Mia lip color! It’s so gorgeous on your skin tone.

  2. Tanvi Rastogi | 27th Mar 17

    Really loving the #1. Both of them are perfect for spring though.

    ❥ tanvii.com

  3. Leslie Soto | 27th Mar 17

    I’ve never heard of this brand before, either but it sounds amazing. I really love the lipsticks. The skin care sounds amazing!

  4. Emily Jansen | 27th Mar 17

    Taylor, thank you so much again for doing this! If anyone is interested in samples, or has any questions, or wants to be color matched, you can also find me on Instagram @momlifeandmakeup I’m happy to help!

  5. Dominique | 27th Mar 17

    That cleanser looks pretty cool! I really like the lip colour too!

  6. Neely Moldovan | 27th Mar 17

    This looks beautiful! Ive never heard of this brand

  7. cara | 27th Mar 17

    This brand is new to me but I love both of those lip colors! 🙂

  8. Maha | 27th Mar 17

    The colour looks great on your lips. 50% is quite high for pigmentation. I’ll have to check them out !

  9. Lisa | 27th Mar 17

    I haven’t heard of this brand but I really like both lip colors!! I’m always willing to try out new make up, it can be surprising what you end up liking!

  10. Maya | 27th Mar 17

    Such great stuff! A friend of mine sells their stuff, and I purchased a few lip glosses and skin products! Their skin products are amazing!

  11. Jenny | 27th Mar 17

    I’ve heard a lot of people talking about this brand lately and I’m glad you gave us a thorough review. So helpful.

  12. Mary | 27th Mar 17

    the lip colors are super pretty and perfect for Spring!
    http://www.layersofchic.com

  13. Beth | 27th Mar 17

    Hi Taylor,

    I love the lip color. I really goes well with your skin tone. Beautiful!

    Beth || http://www.TheStyleBouquet.com

  14. Kat | 28th Mar 17

    Mia is totally your forever color. Just gorgeous! Got to check out that foundation. Great review, never heard of this brand before. 😀

  15. Erica @ Coming up Roses | 29th Mar 17

    Those lip colors look GORGEOUS on you. Such cute swatches!!!

    Coming Up Roses

  16. Torey | 5th Apr 17

    I’m glad you reviewed this brand! I’ve been seeing it a lot and wondered if it was good. It is pretty expensive!

    • Taylor Mobley | 5th Apr 17

      It is! But it might be worth it if you don’t have to buy it as often!

  17. Amanda | 22nd Jul 17

    May I asked how you applied the foundation, since it was kinda hard to move around?!
    Getting ready to purchase and would love any tips you may have, thx!

    • Taylor Mobley | 23rd Jul 17

      Sure! I used a damp beauty blender, and dipped it into the foundation. I did a half turn rotation of the beauty blender. It ended up taking a lot of product which was great for coverage!!

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