9 Liquid, Powder and Cream Highlighters For Effortlessly Glowing Skin

We bet you love your skin when it’s glowing! Good skincare and habits can help you achieve a complexion that radiates from within. However, if you aren’t blessed with the greatest of skin, the good news is you can still fake that glow! Here’s where highlighters come in handy as they give you the ability to showcase your best features and give you that lit-from-within glow!

When buying a highlighting product, remember to choose what you are after – a light tint, obvious glimmer or just a bit of radiance. Today, we look at some of the best highlighters you can buy in cream, powder or liquid form at various price points for that evasive glow!

Youngblood Mineral Radiance

Loved for its high-quality, mineral makeup products, Youngblood’s Mineral Radiance does not disappoint. The light weight mineral powder can be used on your face or body and provides a gorgeous sun-kissed glow, all year long. As simple as sweeping the shades on your skin – and layering if you need more colour. It also comes in convenient packaging for on-the-go touchups!

Benefit Hoola Bronzing Powder 

Fans of Benefit will love the Hoola Bronzing Powder for its sheer, healthy natural tan effect. It imparts a soft bronzing look without any shimmer or shine to it. The best part? You can build coverage slowly, based on how much or how little bronzer you need!

Chanel Eclat Lumiere Highlighter Face Pen

There’s a reason Chanel’s Eclat Lumiere Highlighter Face Pen is one of the top-selling products on Cosmetics Now. The pen offers an instant touch of radiance in a single stroke and also reduces the appearance of fine lines using an optical effect. Got dark circles? This face pen will also lighten them and can be used to add luminosity pretty much anywhere on your face.

Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheer

As a liquid highlighter, you’ll find few brands that come close to the finish that Giorgio Armani’s Fluid Sheer offers. This fluid sculpts and fine-tunes your complexion and provides seamless coverage. Available in a range of versatile colours, you can choose to wear it alone or even as a makeup base. Mix with your foundation or moisturiser and you’ll get radiant skin like no other!

NARS Illuminator

Want a natural glow? The NARS Illuminator comes in a range of colours for all skin types and is the perfect light-reflecting liquid. Featuring an ultra-weightless texture, it glides on effortlessly on the skin leaving it shimmering from within. You can work in your foundation or use just as a highlighter when ready to step out of the house!

Jane Iredale In Touch Highlighter

If you are after a subtle sheen, the Jane Iredale In Touch Highlighter does that and more! A pale pink cream-to-powder highlighter, it has a creamy, weightless texture that provides a soft natural-looking glow to the complexion. It also makes for a great multi-tasking product – apply to your cheeks, nose, brow bone or even eyelids for that subtle pop!

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid

This dewy, liquid luminizer is inspired by the flattering sunrise light. It contains ultra-fine light-reflecting pearls to instantly add a dewy natural glow to the complexion. The skin perfector liquid created a healthy look and can be mixed with your favourite primer, foundation or moisturiser to give you the glow you’ve always wanted!

Chantecaille Liquid Lumiere

Have you tried Chantecaille’s beautiful range of skincare and makeup products? This Liquid Lumiere is another impressive makeup ally that highlights and brightens in fluid form. Containing micro-sized light-reflecting pigments that blur imperfections, the silky ultra-light texture blends easily with the skin. It also provides buildable coverage and provides long-term, anti-ageing benefits.

By Terry Glow Expert Duo Stick 

If you like convenient, stick packaging for your makeup you will love the By Terry Glow Expert Duo Stick! Containing not one but two shades that boost the complexion, this versatile stick is ideal for natural-looking highlights or deeper contouring and sculpting. Formulated with reflective prisms and light-corrective elements, expect effortless blending with a sheer, extra-silky texture.