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Best Gold Highlighters To Try

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

Best Gold Highlighters- 14

1. PAC Baked Highlighter – 14

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.

2. Maybelline New York Face Studio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter - Molten Gold

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.

Best Gold Highlighters- Molten Gold
Best Gold Highlighters- Gliterrati 02

3. Nykaa Glow Getter Highlighting & Illuminating Duo - Gliterrati 02

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?

4. Makeup Revolution Vivid Shimmer Highlighter - Brick Radiant

 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!

Best Rose Gold Highlighters
Best Gold Highlighters- Precious Petals

5. Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder - Precious Petals

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?

6. L'Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator - W101 Golden Dore

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.

Best Gold Highlighters- W101 Golden Dore
Best Gold Highlighters- Radiance

7. L.A. Girl Velvet Contour Highlighter Stick – Radiance

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.

8. NYX Professional Makeup Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator - Pure Gold

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.

Best Gold Highlighters- Pure Gold
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