The right highlighter will perk up your skin, give your cheeks a glow, and maybe make you happier than anything that plugs in. Here are three highlighter tips, shortcuts, and steps for next-level radiance.
Wearing highlighter on bare skin is like stepping out in a tank top when it’s snowing—you need layers, people. Swirl a coral-pink cream blush, like the Best of Beauty Award–winning Circa Ultrasuede Cream Blush, on the apples and along your cheekbones.
Grab two highlighters: a champagne powder and a peachy-gold cream. (Here are some drugstore ones professional makeup artists swear by, if you’re not sure what to use.) Dust the powder over your cheekbones and up around the temples. Then tap the cream on top to intensify the shine.
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Now that you know some highlighter tips, learn how to contour: