Highlighters you need in your make-up-bag

To begin with, we’d sincerely like to thank the Kardashians for introducing the art of slaying into our lives. Glowing under the glorious sun isn’t always possible, but highlighting your face to blind the haters is. Summers, winters, monsoons, I haven’t slept in 5 days whatever it may be, highlighters have got your back. Whether you want that cheekbones poppin’, cannot deal kind of glow or the “I woke up like this” natural looking sheen. There is a product for every level of lit. Here are 7 SC faves you need in your make up bag and life right now.


MAC Mineralize Skin Finish

Well we’re hoping to change your mind by the end of this story, but for now lets get you started. For someone who’s looking for that natural glow this is the product for you. Its got a soft yet incredible shine and is perfect to wear with your “go to” makeup look. Pro tip: swipe some on the center of your eyelids for a quick shimmery look.


NARS Illuminators

To achieve an overall dewy look, mix the nars illuminator liquid with your foundation and apply. This will leave your skin feeling radiant, flawless and you looking like a glowing goddess. Pro tip: add some more of this liquid goodness as a finishing touch and shine on.



Swipe the cream-to-powder formula on your face and “baby you’re a firework”. A little goes a long way with benefits watts up and the creamy texture makes it a great product to use during the hot summers. Pro tip: dab a little on your lips for a fuller pout.


HOURGLASS Ambient Lighting Powder

Makeup gurus swear by this highlighter. It gives your skin a subtle soft finish and blurs out any fine lines. Pro tip: pop some on your collarbones and shoulders. Why you ask? Well, just to be extra.


BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

Another beauty bloggers favourite, the Becca highlighter is gorgeous against any skin tone and is perfect for a dramatic look. If you want the spotlight to shine on you literally, try this. Pro tip: spritz your brush with some setting spray before applying the product for that intense pop.



We’ve lost count in how many ways we love the glow kits. But the Nicole Guerriero collab kit is our newest obsession. With 6 vibrant and super metallic finish shades the palette screams drama. Pro tip: mix the shades to make your very own signature look.


NYX Wonder Stick

Nothing is better than a two-in-one. Simple, really blendable and easy on the pocket, every girl needs her magical quick fix for those running late days. Pro tip: highlight the tip of your nose for a sharp and luminous look.




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