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Luminous Beauty: Our favorite new highlighters

The best new products that are guaranteed to give you that coveted glow
Gigi Hadid

There’s no denying that a good highlighter is the key to looking fresh, glowing and youthful – especially as we head into the warmer months.

Highlighter brightens your skin, minimizes dark shadows, accentuates your cheekbones and gives the appearance of a healthy, hydrated skin.

The key to applying it is in the letter “C” shape, outwards from your temple bone along the top of your cheekbone.

By applying it to the underside of your brow bone and along the bridge of your nose – you’ll brighten up your complexion and give your face added dimension and vibrancy.

Create the illusion of a fuller pout by putting a small dab of highlighter on your cupids bow.

From liquids to powders, these are the best new products that are guaranteed to give you that coveted glow.

Gigi Hadid has hands down the best glow in the business. Read our tips on how to highlight like a pro and get the radiant look of a supermodel.

Estee Lauder Genuine Glow

Estee Lauder Genuine Glow Eyelighting Creme for Eyes and Face

This air-light, multi-tasking formula touches onto lids, cheeks and brow for precise pops of light and waterfresh washes of sheer colour. ARRP $50

Clinique Hefty Highlight

Clinique Chubby Stick Sculpting Highlight Illuminateur Visage

Accentuate your best features with this highlighting stick, formulated with light-reflecting optics to illuminate the face. Long-wearing and oil-free, it’s ideal for wearing over bare skin or foundation, and to spotlight the top of cheekbones and the bridge of the nose. RRP $57

By Terry Sun Designer Palette in Light and Tan

By Terry Sun Designer Palette in Light and Tan

This exceptional palette of shades creates an all-over radiant and sun-kissed look on both fair and tanned complexions. RRP $155

Maybelline New York Master Hi-Light

Maybelline New York Master Hi-Light

This multi-tonal shimmer palette is perfect for highlighting and contouring. Available in four glowing shades. RRP $19.99

Victoria Beckham for Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Highlighter

Victoria Beckham for Estee Lauder Modern Mercury Highlighter

This previous limited edition Estée Lauder highlighter is back. An enduring favourite of Victoria’s, it can be used to highlight and contour the face. Worn on cheekbones, this high shine highlighter creates that sexy sweaty skin look. RRP $130

NEW Maybelline New York Master Contour Face Contouring Kit

NEW Maybelline New York Master Contour Face Contouring Kit

Master contouring on the go with this all-in-one palette featuring a bronzer, blush and highlighter. Define, highlight and add a pop of colour in a New York minute with this effortless 3-step face-contouring kit. RRP$19.99

TOPSHOP Beauty Glow Stick in Heat

TOPSHOP Beauty Glow Stick in Heat

Light reflecting cream highlighter to sculpt, define and enhance the skin. The twist-up stick allows you to easily apply and blend the product onto the skin for an effortless glow. RRP $25

Topshop Beauty Glow Highlighter in Polish

Topshop Beauty Glow Highlighter in Polish

Blend cream onto highlights of face to highlight and boost radiance. RRP $25

TOPSHOP Beauty Highlighting Contour Cream in Swipe

TOPSHOP Beauty Highlighting Contour Cream in Swipe

Sculpt and add definition using cream-to-powder matte white highlighting cream. Glide onto the high points of the face with fingers or a stippling brush and blend to give a soft sculpted shape. RRP $50

TOPSHOP Beauty Highlighter in Horizon

TOPSHOP Beauty Highlighter in Horizon

Shimmering silky golden highlighter to add radiance to the face and body. Swirl with kabuki or powder brush and apply directly to face and body. RRP $35

Benefit Dandelion Shy Beam

Benefit Dandelion Shy Beam

Highlight without shine with this nude pink, matte-radiance highlighter. It puts the softest, most natural-looking spotlight on you. RRP $45

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