theBalm Manizer Sisters

They’re guilty of being gorgeous – meet Mary-Lou, Cindy-Lou, and Betty-Lou. I’ve been wanting to try these ladies out for a while, particularly with the hype that surrounds Mary-Lou. When I discovered these came in a palette, I thought it was a great way to try all three!
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Let’s talk about the packaging for a minute. They’ve used the same artwork that you’ll find on all the manizers that are sold separately. Cute pin-up girls are theBalm’s signature style for a lot of their packaging. Each sister has a coy, playful look about her – I really like the design – totally judging this book by it’s cover.

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Mary-Lou (the luminizer)

The original (and oldest) sister of the three, Mary-Lou will take your highlighter game to the next level. I’ve used lots of different highlighters, and this one is hands down the best in my opinion! I use this on all my highlight areas – cheekbones, tip of the nose, cupid’s bow and brow bone…but I think she’d brighten up my eyes inner corners too!

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Cindy-Lou (the con-tour artist)

I’m still working out Cindy – she looks like a blush in the pan, but on my skin she isn’t that typical pink you’d expect at first glance. Use a light hand and sweep over the cheeks, or go a little heavier and use this under the cheekbones if you’ve got pale skin (she’s called the con-tour artist for a reason, right?). I think she would look great all over on the eyelids too. Thoughts?

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Betty-Lou (the bronzing bandit)

If you’ve got fair skin, use a light hand when dipping your brush into Betty. She looks best in small amounts, and you can build her up if you’re after a strong faux-glow. Like Mary and Cindy, I think she’d look great on the eyelid, but as a crease shade in the outer corner.

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All of them are very soft and blend into the skin beautifully. Light hands for these ladies though – all they need is a light swirl with a brush. If you want to glow all over, this is the palette for you.

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Have you tried this palette, or any of the Manizer Sisters? Let me know which is your favourite in the comments, and what product from theBalm I should try next!

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