Highlighting is one of the most under-rated makeup tool of our times but use it right, and it lends your face a fresh, radiant look. This multi-tasking item hides imperfections, conceals blemishes, defines your features and balances harshness of other makeup items. But not all illuminating products have the same function – some lend a touch of glimmer while some lend sheen. With Sephora’s highlighting products, learn how to best use the different formats that’ll ultimately rev up that radiance!
Read on to know more about different highlighting products and their effects, for a healthy, glowing face!
Before applying anything, it’s important to prep your face with light-reflective moisturizers and primers to get the coveted sun-kissed effect.
Cover FX Custom Infusion Drops
This modern tool is a blend of vitamin C and lemongrass that tones the skin and helps brighten up the complexion. An innovative solution, these drops mix easily with everything from tinted moisturizers to serums, from primers to foundations. Take a few drops at your fingertips and apply them on your face for a radiant afterglow.
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱2,482.35
Cover FX Illuminating Primer
This mineral-rich primer preps your face before makeup and lends the skin a natural-looking radiance. The ingredients of this multi-tasking formula is not only preservative-free but improves dullness, supports microcirculation and gives the face an overall supple look, thus improving the skin tone.
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱1,878.15
These versatile glow-creators can be applied solo or mixed with moisturizer. And if you have hydrated skin, they blend perfectly, making your skin soft and radiant.
Benefit High Beam Face Highlighter
Sport a natural afterglow thanks to this pink shimmery formula that makes all skin tones look attractive. It makes your features more defined and promotes a translucent appearance that looks natural and healthy. What’s more, add a hint of this pigment to your cupid’s bow and enjoy the effects of fuller lips!
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱1,425.00
Guerlain Precious Light – Rejuvenating Illuminator
This new-age highlighting tool contains what they call the Gold Radiance Pigment that targets dull zones and imperfections. Known to tone down wrinkles and pigment irregularities, this illuminator is nothing short of a magic brush that produces a smoother and younger-looking face. It’s a prep product, but can also be worn over makeup.
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱2,184.05
A single touch-up with the ‘magic’ powders can give your face that subtle sheen, and if you really work it, it’s going to lend a bad-ass megawatt shine!
Cover FX Illuminator
Clinically tested, this vegan formula is devoid of skin enemies like sulphates, phthalates, and parabens, along with gluten, mineral oils and even fragrance. And yet, the vitamin-rich illuminating pigments hydrate your skin and make it look supple and fresh.
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱1,400.30
Becca Highlight/Lowlight Palette Pressed
This two-in-one, highly useful palette transforms you into a professional, working woman by day and a party goer by night. Free of parabens, the Lowlight Sculpting Perfector™ Pressed has highly blend-able pigments that provide a natural shadow finish, while the Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed™ Opal illuminates the face with a soft, pearly glow.
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱2,036.80
Falling somewhere between liquids and powders, these buttery products come packaged in jars and sticks. Use a light hand with these numbers as they tend to produce quite a dramatic effect!
Benefit Watt’s Up! Highlighter
With a built-in dome sponge applicator for blending, the luminous champagne shade is suitable for all skin tones. Applied solo or over makeup, the soft-focus highlighter provides a well-defined look and doubles up as a cheek and brow bone sculptor as well. This one is quite worth the investment!
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱1,615.00
Cover FX Enhance Click
This creamy, illuminating formula is perfect to brighten and heighten the contours and add a hint of colour too. Available in six different shades, this multi-tasking stick is quite the winner when it comes to customizing your look!
After ShopBack’s offer: ₱1,025.05
So ladies, highlights are not merely makeup tools, they are confidence boosters. It’s time to put on your ‘brightest’ face and make some heads turn! And while you take your pick from Sephora’s wide range of illuminating pigments, don’t forget to shop through Shopback.ph and save some additional pesos by way of this little thing called cashback.
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