Highlighters are a perfect way to create the lit-from-within look. Imagine being able to have that healthily glowing complexion all year round and now you can with the use of highlighters. With different highlighters, you can create that flawless sun-kissed glow. There are so many different products on the market from powders to liquid highlighters that I’m sure there is something for everyone. The highlighters also come in a variety of gorgeous shades and textures that will suit all complexions. Up your highlighter game with these must-have products.
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1 Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops in Halo
This Highlighter is a totally unique colour. It is a translucent white with a bluish-violet colouring mixed with an iridescent pearl. It is a super concentrated formula and can be used alone or mixed in with any liquid cosmetics or skincare products such as foundation, primer, serum or moisturizer. It gives the skin a unicorn type glow without looking glittery. It has a buildable formula and you can increase the intensity of the highlight. It is on the pricey side but a little bit of product goes a long way.
Price: $42 at sephora.com
2 RMS Beauty Living Luminizer
This is one of the cult favourites with numerous supermodels and celebrities swearing by it. It has a coconut oil base making it super hydrating without making the skin look oily. It melts into the skin giving it a natural finish with a hint of shimmer for a youthful glow. It is defiantly one that I’ve put on my wish list.
Price: $38 at sephora.com
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3 Benefit Cosmetics Watt’s Up! Cream-to-Powder Highlighter sephora.com
Benefit Cosmetics Watt’s Up! Highlighter has a cream-to-powder finish. It has a subtle champagne glow. Giving the skin a luminous sheen. It comes in a stick format that is easy to apply. For the perfect highlight add to the high points of your face; the upper cheekbones, bridge of your nose, forehead and your cupids bow for the ultimate glowing complexion.
Price: $30 at sephora.com
4 Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop
This is one of the best-selling creamy highlighters out there. It comes in a variety of shades and to be quite honest they’re all amazing. It depends on what colour you are looking for and what compliments your complexion the best. The Champagne Pop is a soft white gold colour with pinky peach undertones. It blends seamlessly into the skin without looking cakey giving your skin a radiant finish without looking glittery.
Price: $38 at sephora.com
5 Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter in Ray of Light
The Prismatic highlighter is a new craze with a lot of companies opting for it. Too faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter comes in a cute heart shaped compact and is available in three shades. Ray of light a rose gold colour, Blinded by the light a champagne colour and you light up my life the classic gold. It has a smooth texture that is easily buildable. It has a high pearl intensity that instantly brightens the skin giving it a metallic shine.
Price: $30 at sephora.com
6 Benefit Cosmetics Sun Beam Golden-Bronze Liquid Highlighter
This has got to be one of my all time favourites. It is a golden bronze colour that complements my olive skin tone perfectly. It really gives a skin a glow that looks like it’s radiating from the inside out. This colour is universal shades that look good on all skin tones. It also comes in one other colour the High Beam Liquid Highlighter that is a satiny pink colour ideal for lighter skin tones. Creating a fresh complexion.
Price: $26 at sephora.com
7 The Balm Cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer
This is one of my go-to highlighters. It is a perfect honey-hued luminizer. It blends perfectly into your skin and adds a subtle glow. It really is value for money it is affordable and definitely one that I will be repurchasing.
Price: $20.48 at us.feelunique.com
8 Huda Beauty 3D Highlight Palette in Pink Sands
The Huda Beauty 3D Highlight palette is one that I have been waiting for. I have seen so many YouTubers review this product and the buildable 3D nature of the highlight looks so intriguing. Can I also say how pretty is the packaging? It comes in a quad with four shades that you can mix and match to create your own strobed-glow look. It is available in two shades the Pinks Sands and the Golden Sands edition. I am eagerly waiting for this to be available in France.
Price: $45 at shophudabeauty.com
9 Anatasia Beverly Hills Nicole Guerriero Glow Kit
This one is a limited edition so hurry and get your hands on this beauty. It is created in collaboration with the beauty YouTuber Nicole Guerriero. It comes with six metallic powder highlighters in gorgeous pink and coral shades. It can be used dry as a powder or for more intensity can be used with a damp makeup brush or sponge.
Price: $40 at sephora.com
10 Maybelline New York Master Strobing Liquid
This has to be a beauty bargain. It is one of the must-have drugstore highlighters. Coming in a liquid format it’s easy to apply and blends seamlessly with the rest of your makeup. It is available in three shades; light which is iridescent, the medium that is a nude glow and deep that is a gold shade. It is perfect to add dimension to your face and creates a perfect glow goddess.
Price: $8.95 at us.feelunique.com
11 E.l.f Highlighting Set
If you can decide between a powdered or liquid highlight, why not try the elf Highlighting set. It comes with everything you need for a gorgeous highlight. A baked highlighter in blushed gems, shimmering facial whip in lilac petal, a blush brush, and a small stippling brush. If you’re new to the highlight game why not try this set out its great to experiment with.
Price: $10 at elfcosmetics.com
I am a self-confessed highlighter junkie. I love trying new highlighters out. I love how it can really give that extra healthily looking glow to the skin. If you don’t have time for a full face of makeup highlighters can be a lifesaver by adding dimension to the face. There are definitely some highlighters on this list that I’ve added to my wish list that I can’t wait to try.
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