A dewy and glowy face makeup look is perfect for all occasions. You can opt for the soft glow from within look or choose a more blinding highlight. Whatever look you wish to achieve, there is a Maybelline highlighter for you.
A touch of highlighter can help bring your whole makeup look together. Highlighter makeup accentuates the highest points of your face, as the light hitting your face adds a glow and radiance. It helps mimic the effect of plump and healthy skin by adding just the right amount of glimmer. Maybelline New York has an array of highlighters in different finishes and shades. Here is a quick step by step guide that will help you choose the perfect finish and apply the highlighter at the right step in your makeup routine.
1. Stick highlighter
A stick highlighter is similar in application to a cream highlighter. It melts into your skin and gives you a radiant and dewy look. While doing your makeup, it is advisable to not use cream products over powder. This is why the best time to apply your stick highlighter is after you apply your foundation, concealer and cream contour, and before setting it all in with a powder.
For the application to be smooth & flawless, the base makeup should be perfect! Try the Maybelline Foundation Finder tool and answer a few questions to find a shade that suits your unique skin tone and undertone.
After the base is all set, apply the stick highlighter on the high points of your cheek and achieve the ultimate strobe effect. The Maybelline Facestudio Master Strobing Stick Illuminating Highlighter is apt for the natural yet impactful glow from within look. This Maybelline illuminator makeup is available in a nude shade and is one of the best highlighters for daily use.
Best for - Ideal for people with dry to combination skin.
2. Powder highlighter
A powder highlighter has a broad spectrum, you can achieve any look you desire with a powder highlighter. From a soft and subtle glow to a blinding shine, one pan of powder highlighter can do it all. After doing your base makeup, add a splash of powder highlighter on the high points of your face to enhance your complexion. Seal in your entire makeup look with a spritz or two of setting spray. The Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter is available in two shades - Molten Gold and Molten Rose Gold, perfect for all different skin tones and undertones. Can’t make up your mind between these two Maybelline highlighter shades? Head over to the Maybelline Virtual Try-On tool to try on the Maybelline shimmer highlighter and pick the one that you think flatters you more. This tool will allow you to choose your ideal highlighter online without having to pay any of the face highlighter prices. (For the lips, try the Maybelline Lipstick Finder tool)
Best for - Powder highlighters are work wonders for people with oily skin.