I’m always looking for highlighters and skin luminizers that will enhance that dewy, fresh skin finish without shimmer or an oily shine. When it comes to skin illuminating I either target application to the cupid’s bow, cheekbones and top of the nose or mix it with my base for an all over glow. Here are some of the best makeup highlighters available in a range of textures and formats so you’ll be able to find at least one that you love.
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This is liquid lustre in a bottle that delivers a brilliant rose glow and fresh sheen on the skin. It can be used as a target highlight tapped onto cheekbones or mixed into your foundation for all over radiant summer skin. For a more hydrating, skincare focused all-over glow Glossier Future Dew* may be better suited.
A non-sticky, lightweight cream that delivers maximum gloss and that coveted glass-skin finish. Can be applied on top of colour – perfect for creating glossy lids or to add extra dew to bronzed and summer flushed skin.
Another weightless creamy formulation that delivers a glazed, dewy and glass skin finish. Available in 3 shades (including Bronze Nectar which I love), Dew Balm is infused with hyaluronic acid to plump, smooth and refresh the skin as part of that glossy finish. If you’re searching for an all over glow, their Glowy Super Gel* is an incredible radiance boosting base.
I love this dreamy rose gold liquid highlight that contains light reflecting particles and pearls to enhance a luminous glow without shimmer/glitter. It catches the light beautifully and is easy to apply and blend straight from the tube. Available in 6 shades including a peachy glow (Peachgasm) and candlelight glow (Spotlight).
Jones Road is the latest beauty venture from makeup artist Bobbi Brown and it’s finally available in the UK. Miracle Balm is a summer makeup must-have – a multi-purpose balm that delivers an all over glow with hydration, dew and a fresh wash of colour in check. You can create an effortless natural makeup look with one pot.
I’m in love with Tata Harper’s new range of skincare infused makeup. This pot of creamy, lightweight highlight melts effortlessly into the skin and delivers a beautiful luminous and golden glow. Packed with antioxidant-rich extracts and nourishing oils to plump and hydrate skin.
A transparent pot of glow to add a dewy finish to the skin. It offers a subtle spotlight and I love the balmy texture which warms between your fingers without being sticky.
A multi-purpose creamy pot of highlight that blends seamlessly into the skin and catches the light. Available in three shades, I love the rose gold and sun-kissed glow of Cosmic for my summer makeup bag.