All of you who want sheer glistening skin without running a mile on the treadmill, the immaculate glow of a K-Beauty model sans the intensive 10-step K-beauty routine, this one’s for you. We’re talking formulas that help you turn on the glow with a single swirl. Plus, they come in varying forms like powder, strobe cream or glow stick and belong to the natural beauty bandwagon. Kind to the environment AND your skin. Yep, you got it right - we’re talking au naturale luminizers a.k.a. natural highlighters.
From formulas that deliver a subtle sheen to those that are pigment-packed to leave behind an intergalactic shine, we have narrowed down the list of cult-approved highlighters that’ll help your best features standout and shimmer like glass. Go ahead and bring on the bling, without compromising on your skin’s health one bit! You glow girl!
Presenting 6 Best Natural Highlighters:
All credits to its soft-as-silk creme formula, this natural highlighter for face glides like a dream on your skin and never, ever feels dry or cakey. It’s enriched with Jojoba Oil, Shea Butter and Clays with healing properties to give your skin a soft, youthful glow. Swipe it over your lids, cheeks and brow-bones with your finger for an effortlessly not-so-shimmery glow. For a contemporary highlight, just swirl the formula along your cheekbones and blend.
A fan favorite, this natural beauty from The Body Shop has a Marula Oil base, making it super ahh mazing for oily and acne-prone skin squad. It’s hydrating, moisturising and does not break you out. The palette houses five shades (spoiler: they’re all stunning), all of which can be dusted on the face and cheeks for the perfect sun kissed glow. Just apply on the bridge of your nose and the C-curve of your face to fake an #IJustReturnedFromABeachVacay glow.
This rose gold shade looks great on anyone with yellow or peachy undertones. What really amazes us is the versatility of this organic highlighter—from adding dimension, making your eyes pop to slimming your face, it literally does it all magically. It’s the best stick we’ve tried coz it also nourishes and fights the signs of aging, all thanks to the Shea Butter and Vitamin E contained in it. Just run it along the cheekbones and top of your Cupid’s bow and you’re good to go.
Here’s your sure-fire road to J.Lo-level glow. The 12 ultra-shimmery nude shades give you a natural lit-from-within radiance. These highly pigmented, non-comedogenic powders give you an all-day highlight without blocking your pores. Moreover, it’s pretty versatile. Work it as an eyeshadow, eyeliner, bronzer, blush and highlighter… the choice is yours!
Light yet creamy, this cruelty-free beauty delivers sheer to medium coverage and works best for those who love an OTT galactic glow. It’s so flattering on all skin types that you won’t know when to stop swirling. This is one of the best natural highlighter. Made with micro crystals that reflect light, the glow is so intense it’s visible right across the street. And if this isn’t enough to include this in your makeup vanity, consider the fact that it’s enriched with Argan and Grapeseed Oil that work as a team to keep your skin acne-free, clog-free, pimple-free, blemish-free and satin smooth.
This highlighter is hot stuff. You only need a pinch for an impactful, sunny glow. Great for darker skin tones, it’s velvety and adds a luminous sheen to your look without drying your skin. On the other hand, the hero ingredient Turmeric promotes the healing and brightening of skin. Need we say more? Shop it ASAP.