The Best Highlighters For A Beautiful Glow

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These days, highlighters come in every finish imaginable—dewy highlighters for a simple no-makeup makeup look, liquid highlighters that come out of the bottle looking like metal, and holographic highlighters that will have you looking festival ready. Not sure which highlighter to buy? We’ve got you covered. Here are the best drugstore and high-end highlighters that will give a beautiful glow.

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Wet N Wild MegaGlow

MegaGlo Highlighter

If you are looking for a powder highlight that is budget-friendly, Wet N Wild is a great option. Blossom Glow is perfect for those with fair skin but many people with light/medium skin swear by Precious Petals.

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NYX Born To Glow Illuminator

NYX Highlighter

For those on a budget, this is a great find at $7. Sunbeam is perfect for a light complexion. We love that this product can be applied under your foundation to give an all-over radiant glow or it can be applied like a traditional highlight.

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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector

The Shimmer Skin Perfector has a cult following fo a reason. This formula comes in 12 shades so you can find the perfect highlighter for your skin tone.

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Benefit Watt’s Up Highlighter

Benefit Watts Up Highlighter

This cream to powder highlight is another classic in the beauty community. Pro tip: Buy a mini if you can find it. The smaller size is great for the brow bone and cupid’s bow.

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Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter

If you are looking for a highlighter that is anything but subtle, this Fenty highlighter is for you. With a a shade in almost every color in the rainbow, Killawatt Freestyle is perfect for fun festival looks.

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Glossier Niteshine

Available in 4 shades this concentrated formula, has a foil-like finish. With a doe-foot applicator, you can apply this high intensity highlighter with precision.

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