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It’s Glow Time: Here’s How To Correctly Apply A Liquid Highlighter For Dewy, Lit-From-Within Skin

It’s Glow Time: Here’s How To Correctly Apply A Liquid Highlighter For Dewy, Lit-From-Within Skin

Girls, let’s just agree to the fact that we’d have an illuminated halo that followed us around the entire time if we were perfect at emitting that glow. Having a dewy, glowing complexion is, after all, every beauty enthusiast’s dream come true. However, a good skincare routine isn’t the only thing that can give you that soft-focus shine. The perfect illuminator can do it for you in a couple of seconds. 

Consider them as an easy trick to add glow and accentuate the high points of your face with just a little bit more light. And not just that, a liquid highlighter is a necessity if you want that dewy, glazed donut skin. Without further ado, let’s learn how to apply a liquid highlighter.

Where Do You Apply A Liquid Highlighter?


Apply liquid highlighter underneath your makeup to achieve a more subdued glow and over your foundation for a more visible glow. Use an aluminizing primer all over to instantly give you that glow if you have smooth skin.

It’s advisable to use your favourite foundation and accentuate specific areas (such as the bridge of your nose, your cheekbones, your brow bones, and the inner corner of your eyes) if you don’t have clear or smooth skin, because an illuminating primer will accentuate imperfections.

What Shade Of Liquid Illuminator To Opt For?

Although they frequently occur in pinkish or gold shades, all liquid illuminators have pearly, light-reflecting iridescent qualities. Bronze and gold look beautiful on tanned, olive skin, but a pretty, soft pink will look the best on individuals with lighter skin tones. It’s very important to choose the ideal shade to complement your skin tone.

How To Apply A Liquid Highlighter?


Let’s first demonstrate how to apply a highlighter before we assist you select the best ones for your complexion, since you wouldn’t want to appear as though you were rolled about on a platter of glitter.

Step 1: After cleansing your skin with a cleanser, slather on a thin layer of moisturiser.

Step 2: Apply a layer of primer now, and if you want full coverage, apply foundation and concealer thereafter.

Step 3: The next step is all about going gung-ho with the illuminator now that you have established a base. Apply a liquid highlighter with a beauty brush or sponge by dabbing it on the high points of your face.

Step 4: Your cheekbones, brow bones, cupid’s bow, and the bridge of your nose are the crucial spots to cover.

Step 5: To ensure accurate application, turn to a fine-tipped brush for the inner corners of your eyes and the tip of your nose.

3 Best Liquid Highlighters That Work Like Magic

To help you achieve the most flawless and glowing skin, we’ve compiled a list of the top liquid highlighters.

MyGlamm Spotlight Illuminating Liquid

Combine 2-3 drops of a liquid illuminator with your foundation if you want your face to look illuminated from within. You’ll enjoy the way your skin appears when the light touches your face.

L’Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator

As you ignite with a dash of molten gold, plunge headfirst into the light. This non-sticky, lightweight formulation dissolves right into your skin. However, be careful. A little goes a long way, so avoid overdoing it.

M.A.C Strobe Cream

M.A.C’s strobe cream serves as both an illuminator and a light moisturiser, if you want something more hydrating. Get rid of dull skin instantly, leaving it bright, vibrant, and (since green tea extract has been included) rejuvenated.

Welcome to the glow kingdom!

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04 Oct 2022

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