Whether you prefer to get your glow through powder, stick, cream or fluid formulations, the real secret is pulling off highlighted skin with the right product (unless you want to end up looking like the Tin Man).
Designed with lush light reflecting minerals and pearl pigmented formulas, Nykaa has tried and tested everything under the sun for this ultimate guide to the very best in the market.
Here are the best highlighter makeup products:
1. POLISHED GLINT
Mega-watt glow in a tube, this glaze machine is sweeping the shelves as we speak. Creating the sort of dewy sheen you'd normally only see on the catwalk, the NYX Professional Makeup Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator has a solid oil core to hydrate as it highlights. The buildable, long-lasting formula feels about as luxurious as a room full of healing crystals.
2. UNICORN POP
Warning. Lush Unicorn magique in a box, this palette is almost too pretty to use. Choose from five pastel shimmery shades, all of which are equipped with the finest shimmer to make you glow like an ethereal angel. Yes, we’re talking about the one and only Makeup Revolution Soph X Highlighter Palette . Swipe on this gorgeously pigmented, baked palette on the high planes of your face to accentuate your bone structure. Can you almost feel that soft-focus glow?
3. PINK FLUSH
The Swiss Beauty Drop and Glow Liquid Highlighter - 01 Light Pink
is your ultimate highlighter for the girl who’s always short on time. It’s essentially a little pot of light for the face, with a blendable formula for buildable radiance. So, it basically passes off just perfect for quick touch-ups. All you gotta do is simply dot along your cheekbones and blend for an iridescent pinkish glow. I mean there’s nothing better than a beauty miracle for dull skin in need of a boost. Yup, it’s that good. And who can argue with that price tag?
4. GLIMMER ATTACK
New kid on the block, and she’s catching up. Enter Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder - Blossom Glow This beauty just dropped and rose right to the top of our list for good reasons. This sheer buildable pressed powder is densely pigmented so you won't have to worry about a cream meltdown should you choose to strobe to galactic levels. Best part? This formula evens your skin tone while imparting sheer luminosity. We’re seriously impressed with this one.
5. SWEET SWIPE
Assuming this industry favorite isn’t already on your vanity, we suggest you stock up ASAP. This is one of the best highlighter face makeup product. Despite its powder formula, this luminizer glides on like silk. TheBalm’s breakout highlighter, theBalm Mary-Lou Manizer Highlighter, Shadow & Shimmer - Gold packs a wallop of honey-hued shine in this little compact. This universally flattering shade is ideal for a subtle shimmer and doubles up as a gorgeous eye shadow as well. Care for little bursts of sunshine on your cheeks this chilly fall? Thought as much. Wink.
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