There’s something about a highlighter that feels so luxurious. You might not immediately whip out your fan brush if you’re going for a no make-up look, but if you have a few extra minutes, a touch of sheen can enhance just about anything you’ve already applied. From high coverage shimmer on a girls’ night out, to a subtle, glowy effect for that ‘dewy dumpling’ look we all adore, there’s something for pretty much everyone.
The trick is to focus on the high points: the tip of the nose, just under the eyebrow arch, and of course, cheekbones. Get creative with a dab on your cupid’s bow to help create a fuller-looking lip, or apply to the centre of the eyelid to brighten peepers and instantly fake the look of eight hours beauty sleep. For our must-have edit of highlighters to suit all skin tones and types, read on!