From highlighter champs that pack-on an otherworldly golden glow to illuminating sheeny metallics that mirror a pearlescent finish, here’s the ultimate list of strobing geniuses in powder, cream, liquid and stick formulas that you make your pick from.
8 Best Gold Highlighters For Everyone
In case you didn’t know we’re absolute suckers for packaging. Not only is this marbled-effect baked highlighter oh-so pretty, but it’s multiple golds blend in to give you your very own personalized shade. Ah-mazing right? Glisten away with this long-lasting powder that can be used wet or dry.
In search of the perfect illuminator that’s not as loud as gaudy glitter but not as soft as faint shimmer? Prepare to always get noticed with a reflective gleam that not only adds high-shine but brightens up your complexion. Brush on this metallic mix for that whole ‘out-of-this-world’ glow.
Here’s a palette that brags of not one but two shiny-pigments for the taking. With light-diffusing particles in complementing tones - warm bronze and rose gold – honestly, this one’s going to be replacing your current highlighting fave. Plus, did we mention the creamy formula never cakes?
Looking for that LIT shade of gold to call your own but tired of always settling? Here’s a palette with five glimmer tints that’s going to solve your dilemma, stat. Pick a stand-alone tinge or blend swatches together for a customized stain to take you from boring to glowing with just a swirl, making it the best rose gold highlighter to try!
Ever believed in love at first-sight? You will, after you apply a dash of this faux-shimmer as highlight. With an ultra-pearly finish this is one of the best gold highlighter that’s so versatile it’ll take you from subtle-shine to the strobiest-glow (in a few strokes), it tops our tried-n-tested list for multiple reasons. Race you to checkout now?
Dive into the light face-first as you illuminate with a touch of molten gold. This lightweight, non-sticky formula blends into your skin seamlessly. But be forewarned, a little goes a long way, so don’t go overboard with the gilded touch unless you want to ape the ultra-luminous Kardashian clan.
Are liquid highlighters a tad bit messy to use and do their pressed-powder counterparts brighten way too much? Hit the masterstroke with this magical wand that’s creamy enough to blend in et convenient enough to pack a punch on the go. This stuff’s good enough for legends, trust us.
Want to achieve that lit-from-within glow that mimics iridescence? This liquid highlighter’s your best bet ‘cos you can add a drop or two to foundation for that ethereal glimmer all-over. Pinpoint high planes on the face aka cheekbones and cupid’s bow with a few brush strokes for natural radiance.