Tuesday, 20 November 2012

Review & Swatches: Benefit Go TropiCORAL Kit

This pocket-sized kit features warm and vibrant shades for a sultry, tropical look. It includes an iconic tint, award-winning cheek color, luscious lip gloss, and sexy highlighter–all in a mirrored box–so you can add a pop of color to your look morning, noon, or night.

PKR 3850 / $28.00 / 29.00
Worldwide: Sephora, Benefit, Douglas(Germany)

There are three of Benefit Lip & Cheek Kits. I purchased Go TropiCORAL. It contains four mini sized items – Cha Cha Tint (0.13 oz), High Beam (0.13 oz), Coralista Powder (0.1 oz), Ultra Plush Coralista Lip Gloss (0.22 oz) and a mini powder brush. The kit also has a mirror attached with a detachable Tip and Tricks card to help with the application of these four minis.

Do you love coral? Are you won over by adorable packaging? This kit is all that and more!

MY OPINION                 
Benefit combined their cult lip and cheek products in these adorable boxes. Nobody can deny that these kits are not beautifully designed and packaged. They are made of a very sturdy cardboard, are travel-friendly and perfect for on-the-go application with the mirror and tiny brush inside. The product tray is removable making this cute little box reusable for any trinkets one may want to keep.
Cha Cha Tint is a pink-orange tinted lip and cheek stain. I LOVE it on my lips. It looks so natural and pretty and stays for so long. Top it with the Coralista Lip Gloss and you get coral-ness perfected. Since coral is my ultimate favourite shade in makeup, I die an inch with joy every time I combine the tint and gloss together. On the cheeks the Cha Cha Tint is not such a joyful death, transfers as very subtle coral tint but stays till you remove. The Coralista Lip Gloss on the other hand is oh-so-beautiful - the wish of a coral-lover. It is not at all sticky, feels weightless, has a gorgeous sheen to it and stays for 2 hours max.
Ever dreamt about those glowy Vogue faces? Those dreams are replaced with you on the cover once you have High Beam in hand. Trust me when I say this has to be the BEST highlighter EVER (at least among what I have used so far). A stunning shimmery pale-pink that blends effortlessly and highlights the high points of your face to perfection with its sheen.
The Coralista blush is a bit less pigmented for my liking but nonetheless no less amazing than the others. It is a peachy-coral shade with golden shimmer to make your cheeks glow. Though I have to use a couple of swipes to make it show.
As for the brush, obviously it cannot replace our fluffy powder blushes, but if you are in a hurry and only have this kit in your bag then you can work with the brush, it is quite small but not coarse.
Some may find this kit expensive but if you want to try out the best of Benefit always go for their fancy kits, they are amazing for the value and so darn functional. And I love this one to bits!

Benefit Go TropiCORAL (swatches) - High Beam, Cha Cha Tint, Ultra Plush Coralista Gloss, Coralista Powder

Benefit with their beauty kits certainly know how to woo a girl! 


  1. You have an amazing blog Shang! I'm following you now ^^ Thanks for the lovely comment you left on my blog love. Have a great day xx

  2. This looks so good, my friend got high beam and I tried it on! It was perfection! <3

    1. It is definitely worth the splurge if you are into highlighters. :)

  3. Wow, everything is gorgeous especially the Coralista Powder <3

    1. It is perfect for glowy cheeks. :)

  4. Amazing four in one package . I have used High Beam and its actually a high class product <3

  5. woww amazing kit , love it ...
    nice review dear

  6. thats a lovely pack! the price is great too :)

  7. wow it is such a lovely box donot you think it is adorable :) i would love have it

  8. the kit is really nice, I love everything in it~ I am actually a benefit gal! lolz~ but the price is just too steep T__T~

  9. that is so beautiful and what a great price!

  10. i ove corilista gloss.great review and great blog.i really like your blog and following you now.do visit my blog.i would be really happy if u join


  11. LOve the review, i need a new highlighter, maybe i'll get this one:)

  12. It's a great kit from Benefit! Nice review, thanks (:


  13. love the coralista gloss :) nice review...m following do check my blog


  14. Just did a post about this box set too recently! I agree Coralista is not as pigmented as I'd hoped, but it's still very pretty :)

  15. I got Coralista and High Beam when I got Scene Queen: The Annie Collection, I agree about the blush, it is not that pigmented, however the rest of the products are amazing! The shadows are soft and pigmented and the lipgloss aptly named Juicy Coral is very similar to Coralista lipgloss :D That tint looks like it will be worth getting full size :D

  16. so pretty that looks ! ... hope i wud get it somewhere in Pak too *fingers crossed*

  17. so pretty that looks ! ... hope i wud get it somewhere in Pak too *fingers crossed*


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