You Glow Girl! Fabulous Highlighters

Makeup trends change faster than my nail polish can dry. It can seem like as soon as you’ve finally got a technique down, it’s time to learn a new one. The “non-touring” trend is totally in and being replaced with the most sparkly of highlighters. No, I’m not talking about the neon markers used for note taking. I’m talking about the makeup product that puts your glow on level 10! From rainbow highlighters to pizza highlighters and from powder to liquid, it can be hard to decide the right highlighter for you. Below are my 3 favorite highlighting products and the tools to apply them with.

Favorite Highlighters

  1. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector  – This is a beauty junkie favorite and I see why. The subtle shimmery powder makes anywhere you put it pop! I use the shade “Topaz” but champagne pop is their most popular shade.
  2. Marc Jacobs Glow Stick – My favorite thing about this glow stick is that it comes in a universal shade that works for all skin tones! It’s a cream stick in a travel friendly, roll up container. The cream formula makes it easy to apply and blend. I received this product for free to test out and I love it.
  3. ColourPop Highlighter -This is an amazing cream highlighter in a pot. I love the golden tone of “Avalon” but they have so many awesome shaded to choose from.  It’s budget friendly at only $8. Plus, if you sign up for the newsletter, you get $5 off your purchase! Can’t get better than that.

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Favorite Tools

  1. Artis Oval 6 – There’s a reason the Artis brushes are the most coveted beauty tool around. A full set will cost you $350+ but let me tell you it’s totally worth it! This brushes synthetic bristles make it perfect for applying cream or powder highlighters to anywhere on your face or decollete.
  2. Beauty Blender – A damp beauty blender is the best tool for blending in your highlight. I use this when i want a more subtle glow or to apply cream highlighters.
  3. Morphe Fan Brush – Most makeup gurus suggest applying your highlighter with a fan brush. This one is amazing and affordable. It’s perfect for making your cheekbones pop using powder products.
  4. Morphe Tapered Blending Brush  – The tapered shape of this brush makes it perfect for applying powder products to a targeted area like the center of the nose or forehead.

Apply highlighting products wherever you want to glow. My favorite areas to highlight are my cheekbones, the center of my nose, the middle of my forehead, the cupid’s bow on my lips and my collar bones. Are you into the highlighting trend? What are your favorite products to use for highlighting?

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  1. June 22, 2016 / 4:54 pm

    I’m all about a good highlight!! Just picked up a liquid Becca one I’m excited to try!! I also have and love the pop champagne 🙂

  2. Mackenzie
    June 23, 2016 / 1:21 am

    I absolutely love highlighting!! I need to stock up on some new ones. Love your input on the brushes!! I’ve been wondering how those Artis brushes are. They look so incredibly soft!! I need to stock up on quality makeup brushes. For some reason, it’s always something I skimp on. Mine are so ratty haha.

  3. June 23, 2016 / 4:43 pm

    I love love love Colour Pops highlight! I’ve been looking for another one to fall in love with. Can’t wait to check some of these out!

  4. June 23, 2016 / 7:20 pm

    I am fascinated by those brushes now! I need to look into them further. They look like mini hair brushes hehe.
    xo Annie

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