9 highlighters to complement your healthy, glowing skin

When you feel that your natural glow needs a little boost, we all reach for a highlighter. It also helps you out on bad days as highlighting the high points of your face will distract the attention from your dark areas.
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When you feel that your natural glow needs a little boost, we all reach for a highlighter.

It also helps you out on bad days as highlighting the high points of your face will distract the attention from your dark areas.

Since there are so many highlighters now in the market, you might get a bit overwhelmed.

We've whipped up a handy list from which you can choose just the right shade and formulation.

And hey, you just might need it when you want to do your entire face with them.

#1 BECCA Backlight Priming Filter

Though primarily a primer, this helps you achieve the glow-from-within look.

It's also been tried and tested by YouTube beauty sensation Jaclyn Hill.

#2 Sephora Collection Wonderful Cushion Luminizer

If you don't want to tinker with brushes, bounce the sponge tip of this tube on your cheekbones and blend it out with your fingers.

You can even do it at back of your Uber.

#3 Sleek Makeup Midas Touch Palette

If you're a fan of strong, metallic glow for parties after dark, reach for this palette.

It offers four shades to help you create your own signature shade, all of which have a bright sheen.

#4 Too Faced Candlelight in Warm Glow

For a subtle glow, this product does promise the candlelight effect its name suggests.

Swirl your brush in both colors to create a multi-dimensional shine.

#5 MAC Strobe Cream

A staple for those who love highlighting and strobing, you can use this as a primer for that moisturized look.

You can also put it on top your foundation to create a more concentrated and long-lasting glow.

#6 Guerlain Météorites Pearls Powder Medium

No doubt an investment piece, the Guerlain Météorites are great for days when you want a subtle sheen.

The different colors come together for that natural effect and won't look weird if your need to build up your highlight for photo shoots.

#7 Happy Skin Glisten Up! Highlighter Cheek Stick

Another highlighter for those who don't have time to blend.

This stick highlighter is best for beginners and those who can get away with the no-makeup makeup look.

#8 Smashbox Halo Highlighting Wand

With its built-in brush, this product can also help you bring brightness not just on your cheekbones but also on the center of your nose, underneath the eyes, and chin.

#9 NARS Illuminator in Copacabana

If you've got fair to medium skin tone, the pearly-pink particles found in this NARS Illuminator helps bring a little more color to your face without making you look like you've got a sunburn.

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