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4 Highlighters You Need In Your Beauty Arsenal

I tried some of the highlighter game's cult favorites - here's what I thought about them.

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Whether I'm in full glam or a simple look, you can bet I'm wearing a highlighter. It adds such a glow and sparkle to your look — you can literally go from good to great with one product and who's not here for that?


I tend to try different types of highlighters, whether it's powder or cream — I really don't discriminate. As long as it's pretty and shinin', I'm good.

With all that being said, I tried a few highlighters and here's why you need to add them to your beauty arsenal.

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Gold Deposit

Shade: Gold Deposit

Price: $34

If you tend to go for a golden glow, this is one of the best choices. It can act as a highlighter alone or as a skin finish to intensify any highlighter you choose. This soft and radiant highlighter adds a golden, sheer, and luminous polish for your face and body.

You can make your highlight as subtle or as eye-catching as you want, however, keep in mind with this product a little goes a long way. With the rich gold, the slightest amount of highlight will be noticeable. In my opinion, the best way to apply this product is by using a fan brush. The fan brush allows you to take a reasonable amount (not too much or too little) and build as you need to.

If gold is not your color of choice MAC offers a variety of colors including: Barely Dressed, Cheeky Bronze, Global Glow, Landscaped, Nuanced, Perfectly Lit, and Soft & Gentle.

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