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From the past couple of years, the highlighters are on trend. There has been a significant increase in highlighter sales from 2016 and it looks like it never is going to be out of the makeup world any sooner. As a matter of fact, who doesn't want a glow. Just like you drink lots of water to make your skin look youthful and glowing, a highlighter when applied to your face or body brighten the skin. From youtube, Instagram to even on streets you will spot glowy faces. Its even getting off-limit with glitter highlighter. But now let us just get going with traditional highlighters. Here is the list of 7 best highlighters that will give you radiant skin.
This Contour Palette from Smashbox has good pigmentation and is easy to blend. It contains total 6 shades which consist of contour shades, bronzer and blush powders. It's three airbrushed matte contour shades help you create different bronzed looks. You can try them as an eyeshadow. It gives you the perfect sun-kissed glowing skin, so is a must-have palette if you want a summer shine. Sometimes when you buy a palette there will be some shades which you couldn't use. But this palette contains shades which you will definitely use. It's easy to use and adds dimension to your look. This product is cruelty-free and formulated without any parabens, phthalates, fragrance.
This one is also a limited edition collection from the brand which is inspired by the abalone shells and the glossy jewels of the ocean. It features 5 shimmering skin perfector pressed shades with a buildable formula. This is the perfect palette for all the highlighter junkies because they are new and never seen before kind of shades. It has shades for an everyday look and for some special occasion. The shades included are Coral Crystal(pink-peach infused with white gold pearl), Citrine(shimmering pale yellow infused with gold pearl), Aquamarine(cool blue infused with violet pearl), Pink Pyrite(pink infused with shimmering gold pearl), Sunstone(sandy beige infused with gold pearl). The formula is enriched with fine luminous pearls that reflect and refract light to magnify your natural radiance. It is best to wear it on top of foundation and blush.
Winter is a dull season and wearing makeup can be horrific as dry patches can build up on your skin surface. But you can totally slay on chilly days with the limited edition HUDA Beauty Winter Solstice Collection handmade by Huda herself. Every shade in the collection is made for that winter perfect glow. The shades included are Frosted Kiss, Winter Rose(both have rose gold shine), Northern Lights(pale gold) and Arctic Glow(purple sheen) which has a duo-chrome tone. Its texture is buttery smooth and creamy which leaves you with an ice goddess glow. Don't wait for the summer for that lustrous skin.
Shine like a sun, shine like a star or shine like anything you wish with Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo. This two-in-one highlighter by Fenty Beauty is lightweight and long staying. Its cream-powder formula keeps you glow throughout the day. Literally, reflect your mood with Killawatt Freestyle luminizing solos and duos. Without much effort, it blends perfectly into your skin. Moreover, its packaging is simple and elegant. Not every highlighter is made for every skin tone but this range of highlighter has shades designed for all skin tones. It's no wonder because this makeup line was created by Rihanna for all women of different race and skin tones. As per the brand, you can use it on any part of your face, eyes, body, lips and anywhere you want need radiance. It is 100% cruelty-free.
Urban Decay Afterglow Highlighter Palette was a major hit in the market when it first released so they released another one following it which is even more superb. The first palette contains 4 shades like Bliss (pale gold shimmer w/ golden shift), Peroxide (iridescent pink shimmer), NSFW (peachy pink shimmer), and Side Piece (golden peach shimmer) while the following one include O.N.S. (soft rose-gold shimmer), Cliché (pale nude shimmer), Wicked (light pink shimmer), and No Angel (pale gold shimmer). Both of the palettes are created with a cruelty-free formula which is lightweight, soft and creamy. It goes sheer and blends effortlessly. The Palette comes in a shimmering case with an astounding shifty-rose effect that means the case changes colours when light falls on it. The long-lasting formula will stay fresh for eight hours, so it's highly recommended.
As the name implies, this highlighter catches the light. When struck by the light it changes the colour providing you with a burst of radiance. They released 6 limited edition highlighters for face and eyes. These shades colour shifts or produce kaleidoscopic colour as you move. So the name light chaser definitely suits these range of highlighter. This kaleidoscopic or multi-chrome effect is not so commonly seen in makeup products, so it is perfect for all those who love to be offbeat. For more fun, you can even wear above your lipstick or lipgloss to change colour. You can wear this creamy highlighter exclusively or you can layer on top of blush or eyeshadow.
Anastasia Beverly Hills in collaboration with Instagram beauty influencer Amra Olevi (AmRezy) has brought us a gold highlighter which is just wow. It comes packaged in a sleek compact having dazzling stars and a mirror. Olevi described this highlighter as "like second skin metal and blinding". This highlighter can be applied to the face, eyelids and body. It's a powder formula but gets applied to your skin like a liquid. It can be applied wet or dry better when used wet. For even more glow you can mix this with a hydrating oil. The formula doesn't contain any parabens, Sulfates, Phthalates and is of course cruelty-free.