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Sephora Favorites: Baby, Let’s Glow Outside Review – December 2020

Jessica Hapak
ByJessica HapakJan 7, 2021 | 9 comments

Sephora frequently releases new Sephora Favorites kits, and I can never resist the urge to pick them up. Baby, Let’s Glow Outside features all of the products you need to give your face a healthy glow – at a pretty good discount, too!

 

FYI – this Sephora Favorites kit is currently sold out online and available in-store only. Use the “reserve & pick up” option to see if it’s available at your local Sephora store. 

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About this Favorites Kit

The Box: Sephora Favorites: Baby, Let’s Glow Outside Bronze and Glow Set

The Cost: $42

The Products:

– 0.68 oz/ 20 mL Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Glow
– 0.06 oz/ 1.8 mL HUDA BEAUTY Silk Lip Balm
– 0.05 oz/ 1.64 g Laura Mercier Caviar Stick – Rose Gold
– 0.17 oz/ 5 g NARS Bronzer/Blush BOTF duo
– 0.1 oz/ 3 g Milk Makeup Flex Highlighter – Lit
– 0.04 oz/ 1.2 g Sephora Collection Colorful Eyeshadow

Shipping: $5.95 if your purchase is under $50, free if you are VIB Rouge.

Sephora Favorites: Baby, Let’s Glow Outside Review 

 

 

Everything came packaged in this super shiny gold bag.

Anastasia Beverly Hills Liquid Glow in Perla, 0.68 oz – Retail Value $25.00

This is the liquid highlighter you reach for when you want a strong, pigmented glow – this stuff is potent. This is a champagne platinum shade that looks pretty on its own but would also be gorgeous mixed with a liquid foundation before applying it. This doesn’t have any chunks of glitter, but the shine in this is definitely bold.

HUDA BEAUTY Silk Lip Balm in Blush, 0.06 oz – Estimated Value $12.60(buy the 0.1 version for $21.00)

This is a pricy lip balm, but boy have I been loving it. It hydrates my lips while also adding a strong boost of shine, and it is incredibly comfortable to wear – no stickiness here. The shade Blush is described as a “universal pink” to flatter every skin tone, but I actually didn’t notice much of a pink color. On me, this was essentially clear, but I was still happy with how my lips looked. I have at least seven different lip products in my purse, but this is the one I have been reaching for the most lately.

Laura Mercier Caviar Stick in Rose Gold, 0.05 oz – Retail Value $29.00

I am a big fan of the caviar sticks from Laura Mercier, and I am really stoked this set includes a full-size one instead of a mini. The shade Rose Gold is a classic rosy gold shimmer, and it looks gorgeous blended out over my entire lid or just as a liner on my top and bottom lashes. This is a true shimmer shade, too – no glitter here.

 

NARS Bronzer/Blush duo in Orgasm/Laguna, 0.17 oz – Retail Value $24.00

Orgasm is one of the most well-known blush shades in the makeup world, and that is because the peachy-pink shimmery blush looks good on just about everyone. I am someone who is hesitant with blush due to my naturally red cheeks, but even I can apply this and have it look good. The blush is paired with the Laguna bronzer, a sheer light brown shimmer that works well with my fair-light skin tone but wouldn’t work on anyone whose complexion is deeper than olive. I am not an expert, but I would say this product is the only one in the bag that truly won’t work for those with deep complexions.

Milk Makeup Flex Highlighter in Lit, 0.1 oz – Estimated Value $7.50 (buy the 0.2 oz version for $15.00)

This is a creamy highlighter stick with a champagne pearl finish. I normally am not one for cream formulas (I haven’t figured out how to use them without them messing up my base underneath), but I liked how I was able to apply a quick swipe of this to my cheekbones and I had a touch of natural glow. Straight-on I didn’t see too much of a difference, but my skin indeed looked more radiant when the sunlight hit my face.

 

Sephora Collection Colorful Eyeshadow in Twinkle Twinkle, 0.04 oz – Retail Value $9.00

I don’t use the Sephora Collection-brand products often, nor do I really have an interest in them – until I tried this sparkly eye shadow. It’s affordable, it’s pigmented, and it’s gorgeous – what more could I ask for?

From top to bottom, here are the swatches: Laura Mercier Caviar Eye Stick, Milk Highlighter, Sephora Eyeshadow, Nars Blush, Nars Bronzer, and ABH Highlighter.

 

Here I am wearing the Huda lip balm, the Sephora Collection eyeshadow, the Laura Mercier caviar stick on my bottom lash line, and the Milk highlighter.

 

The Verdict: I am obsessed with this set from Sephora – every product feels like it was truly curated to help my skin glow. I love that all of the shades are so wearable and that we received multiple full-size products (including the Laura Mercier caviar stick!!). If you’re shopping at your local Sephora and see this available in store, I strongly recommend grabbing it. From a value perspective, everything in this set adds up to $107.10, which is more than the promised value of $98.

To Wrap Up:  

Can you still get this box if you order today? Yes, but only if your local Sephora carries it – this is sold out online.

Value Breakdown: This kit cost $42 (and is currently on sale in-stores for $29), which means you are paying approximately the following per item:

  • ABH: $9.80
  • Huda: $4.94
  • Laura Mercier: $11.37
  • NARS: $9.41
  • Milk: $2.94
  • Sephora Collection: $3.53

Want more Sephora goodness? Check out our other Sephora Favorites reviews plus our best beauty boxes of 2020!

What do you think of the Sephora Favorites Baby, Let’s Glow Outside kit?

Jessica Hapak
Jessica Hapak
I am a staunch believer that pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza and when I’m not working as a family law attorney I enjoy hiking the Louisiana trails (alligator sightings are a favorite!) or relaxing with Duchess, my cat. I’m a sucker for anything labeled a mystery box and I’ve never met a bath bomb I didn’t like.

Jessica Hapak
Jessica Hapak
I am a staunch believer that pineapple doesn’t belong on pizza and when I’m not working as a family law attorney I enjoy hiking the Louisiana trails (alligator sightings are a favorite!) or relaxing with Duchess, my cat. I’m a sucker for anything labeled a mystery box and I’ve never met a bath bomb I didn’t like.
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9 comments

Nikkim

I actually like a lot of sephora brand makeup items. Not a fan om their skincare but I love their powder foundation and lip creams.

Jessica Hapak

They just released a Sephora Collection mascara that I am eyeing, too. Have you seen it?

Boxy Fox

I’d love to see more matchmaker or discovery kits. That highlighter really is bold!

Jessica Hapak

I love reviewing them, so I will pass your feedback along. Thanks for reading, Boxy Fox 🙂

Alissa

Great review! I too love the Caviar Sticks – the rose gold color looks lovely on you.

And don’t discount Sephora Collection products! There are some real hidden gems there. I swear by their brushes (just make sure it’s the “Sephora Collection” brand – not just “Sephora” brand), and the Lipstories lipsticks are so inexpensive, yet their formula is one of my favorites. I actually prefer my Sephora lipsticks to a lot of higher end brands. And they come in a million colors too!

Jessica Hapak

Thanks for the feedback, Alissa! Have you seen the new mascara Sephora released? I don’t need more mascara, but I’m eyeing it.

Marion

I’m not big on Sephora Collection products, but every so often they seem to stumble into a happy accident — the Colorful Eyeshadow in Unicorn Dust is 👌👌👌🔥

Snow

A happy accident…..too funny! I’ll have to look up Unicorn dust, sounds like a beautiful shade ☺️

Jaclyn

I love Laura Mercier caviar sticks. The rose gold is one of my favorite shades.

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