Becca Backlight Priming Filter

Hello beauties, if you read my Huda Beauty Coral Obsessions palette review then you will know that I put in a huge Cult Beauty haul which included the product that I’m reviewing today. I have heard many great things from YouTube reviews about the Becca Backlight primer being amazing for those with dry skin and it providing a gorgeous dew to the skin so I desperately wanted to get my hands on it.

Creators of the finest, skin-perfecting formulas, BECCA’s gorgeous Backlight Priming Filter is the secret to a gorgeous glow. Synonymous with effortless enhancement, BECCA’s multi-award-winning range stars rich pigments, soft hues and weightless coverage to facilitate an enviable, airbrushed effect – so you look naturally luminous (and absolutely flawless).


Does anyone else get excited when a product comes in a glass bottle? There’s just something so luxurious about it, especially when it’s frosted like this one. The bottle has a study feel to it and has the gorgeous Metal design and logo on the top of the cap the same as the Skin Perfector compacts. This primer comes with a easy to use pump which is always a bonus. The only problem is I couldn’t imagine this being very travel friendly, but does look gorgeous on a dressing table.


This has a fairly thin texture, not thin enough to be runny as it holds its shape once pumped out. You will notice straight away that this primer has a strong citrusy scent to it. I personally love a scent but if that’s something you don’t enjoy then you will hate this. I think the scent goes very well and has a fresh skin kind of vibe to it.

I found this formula super easy to apply, I like to warm it up a little in my fingers and gently pat into my face. It’s a liquid consistency and soaks nicely into the skin. It has a peachy tint to it which is amazing at brightening the skins overall complexion.


You will see in the picture below that I applied it to my bare ‘matte’ skin on my hand and the how much of a gorgeous sheen this gives. It’s the most perfect glow without huge chunky glitter, giving the skin that wet look without looking oily or any greasy/wet feeling to it. I think this is perfect for those with dry skin to give that hydrated look and feel to the skin. I would possible avoid if you have oily skin as it could make your makeup look too oily as the day goes on. This looked so pretty underneath my makeup, just a healthy looking glow and thanks to the tacky feel after applying this primer, it did make my foundation adhere better and a little bit of dew showed through, which I personally love.


Now the downside is the price, if you’re on a tight budget then look away. This primer costs £32 for 30ml. To me that is super pricey for a primer and I don’t usually have the budget. Luckily I had a discount code at the time so it wasn’t so bad but I will be using this sparingly and not every day just to make it last. I will literally cry when it runs out! You can find it here.

Have you tried any products from Becca? Let me know in the comments below!

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16 Comments Add yours

  1. I love this primer but I’m not sure I’ll be able to part with the cash to buy a full size 😓 x

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    1. I was exactly the same until I found a discount code! Definitely very expensive for a primer! Thanks for reading lovely x


  2. Nova says:

    This looks like such a nice glowy product for the summer! 🙌

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    1. It’s super gorgeous and makes the skin look so healthy and dewy! Thanks for reading sweet x

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  3. Makeup by Erin says:

    I really want to try this without foundation! More like a glowy base for just a natural finish! I may have to pick it up now! Great review! xx

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    1. It would definitely look gorgeous without as it doesn’t have chunky glitter in it and just gives a gorgeous glow! Thanks for reading lovely x

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  4. Always Cleia says:

    I love how hydrating Becca primers are! I’ve been wanting to try this one for a while. I recently picked up the Becca First Light Priming Filter and I love it, it feels great on dry skin. Great review!

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    1. Gorgeous on the skin aren’t they! I haven’t tried the Firstlight is it any different to Backlight? Thanks for reading lovely x


  5. Tinu says:

    I especially love your pictures.. The product looks dope too.. Good job dear😇

    Check out my new post.. Its on how to style peplum tops..

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  6. Oh gosh, that glow is GORGEOUS…that price tag not so much! x_x ❤

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    1. I agree! Price is too high for what it is! Thanks for reading lovely ❤️

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  7. I’ve really wanted to try this out for the longest time now, but the price puts me off slightly, I love that it gives such a nice glow to it!!! ❤

    Serene XO

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    1. I agree! So bloody expensive for what it is! Thanks for reading lovely x

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  8. Mimi says:

    So glowy, my oily skin will hate it but the swatch is so pretty!

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    1. Yeah I agree! Even though it’s tacky I can imagine it being hellish for oily skin! Thanks for reading beauty x

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