FIERCE Beauty Editor Tries: 9 Highlighters


Highlighters are the vitamin C that keeps me sunkissed and glowy AF all summer long. Here’s a roundup of nine favorite summer highlighters that will take you from looking cute to a hot glazed donut…one that you can spot from across the room!

1. Glossier Haloscope ($22)

I’ll say it first — I’m guilty of joining the Glossier cult with no shame. I have to say these highlighter sticks rightfully claimed their spot in my makeup bag since the day I bought them and they’re here to stay. They’re easy to use and slide seamlessly onto your skin without any fuss. They leave a natural dewy finish and get this: they’re infused with genuine crystal extracts!


2. Jennifer Lopez For Inglot Livin’ the Highlight Illuminator in Luminous ($23)

I’ve all been wanting J.Lo’s signature glow ever since I can remember. So when I heard she announced her beauty line collab with Inglot earlier this year I could hardly believe it. Now you too can recreate that special glow with this J.Lo approved highlighter!


3. Farsali Jelly Beam Illuminator/Highlighter ($40)

You’ve probably seen these all over Instagram and probably have been wondering WTH is that?? It’s a jelly highlighter, it’s fun and bouncy all in one. At first, I questioned its ability to perform but the color payoff and pigment really made me fall in love with this usual product. They’re a buildable glow where a little goes a long way.


4. Milk Makeup Face Gloss ($20)

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If you’re looking for that ‘I just finished my workout’ natural shine without ever stepping foot in a gym get yourself a face gloss. It’s an all-over colorless vegan formula that can be used from your face to body for that effortless vibrant glow. Now, also sold in a holographic gloss for a pretty prismatic effect!


5. Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drop Coconut Gel Highlighter ($44)

If Selena Gomez’s makeup artist Hung Vango can swear by this coconut-based gel highlighter — you can count me in on buying two.


6. Colourpop Super Shock Highlighter in Parasol ($8)

Recently Colourpop brought back this limited edition highlighter for the summer that has become a staple. The Super Shock highlighters are best known for their buttery soft formula. For only $8 you can’t beat its price!


7. Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic + Holographic Highlighter ($9.99)

If you’re looking for a little somethin’ extra head to your local drugstore to pick up Maybelline’s Master Chrome and Holographic highlighters. These highlighters have reflective pigments that give off a metal-like sheen for an eye-catching glow.


8. CoverFX Custom Enhancer Drops ($42)

If you’re looking for a more customized glow try these Custom Enhancer Drops from CoverFX. From pearlescent pinks to multi-dimensional colors there are nine universal shades to select from including seven illuminators and two bronzers.


9. Armani Beauty Neo-Nude A-Lines

Lastly, this one’s for the artists! If you enjoy playing with color you’ll love this new collection from Armani. The A-Line collection includes blushes, highlighters, and bronzers all that you can blend and build upon one another similar to watercolor paint but for your skin.

Get glowing!


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