5 Of The Best Highlighters


Thanks to Instagram and YouTube, highlighters have soared in popularity in a short space of time. This versatile product can be used to create sharper cheekbones, brighter eyes and fuller lips. Who doesn’t want that? It’s easy to see why highlighters have taken over the beauty world. From powder or cream, high end to drugstore, there are hundreds of products on the market, so here’s a selection of favourites to help you glow….

Becca Pressed Shimmering Skin Perfector

Becca’s ‘Champagne Pop’ is a pressed highlighting powder that’s truly blinding, providing a high-shine finish that won’t make you look glittery. The formula is enriched with ultrafine luminescent pearls that sit beautifully on the face, providing an elegant and polished finish. Suiting all skin tones, it lasts all day/night and has a creamy feel on the skin. SHOP

Nip + Fab Travel Palette in Light/Medium

Alongside a bronzer and blush, this palette has a gorgeous highlighter in ‘Champagne’. A super-natural gold sheen that’s perfect for daytime, but easily buildable if you want to add some intensity. Use a brush to sweep this across your cheekbones for a subtle, pretty finish. SHOP

MAC Strobe Cream

 A moisturiser that can be used after applying primer or applied on top of your make up. It creates a soft, iridescent glow and comes in a selection of shades. Simply dot on your cheekbones and blend to give skin a boost. SHOP

NARS The Multiple

A bestselling and multi-purpose product, the creamy formula can be used for lips, eyes, cheeks and your body. Quick and easy to apply, it blends beautifully and offers a range of shades that can be used for sculpting and highlighting. The shade ‘Copacabana’ is a pink pearl and a must-have for any make-up bag. SHOP

MAC Extra Dimension Skinfinish

Another cult classic, MAC’s Extra Dimension Skinfinish has a great variety of shades, it’s super pigmented, melts into your skin and has a staying power of up to 10 hours. SHOP

Words: Jessica Watt