A quality highlighter is a must-have for any makeup bag.
Whether you’re looking to be lit up to the heavens or someone of the less-is-more mentality, we’ve rounded up our favourite highlighters at every budget.
Here are our recommendations for the best highlighters under $15, $50 and $75.
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Don’t let the price tag of this highlighter fool you – ColourPop Super Shock packs a punch. Available in seven different shades, this long-lasting crème powder is vegan and cruelty free. A little goes a long way, so be prepared to blind the haters for a long time with your killer highlight.
SHOP IT: Ulta, $10.75 CAD
Maybelline products are an affordable go-to for any make-up maven who wants professional quality without breaking the bank. The FaceStudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter is a solid option that YouTube beauty gurus such as Nikki Tutorials and Tati Westbrook can’t get enough of. Available in four shades, this Maybelline highlighter is an affordable winner.
SHOP IT: Ulta, $13.50
A longtime favourite in the highlighter game, Becca Cosmetics offers its award-winning buttery formula in 12 different shades. The best-selling shade, Champagne Pop (pictured above), is the gold-standard in swoon-worthy highlight which began as a collaboration with YouTube makeup star Jaclyn Hill.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $46
Rihanna’s Fenty Beauty is expanding its line and just released its one-of-a-kind all over face and body highlighter that guarantees you’ll shine bright like a diamond. The platinum shade works for every skin tone, and is made without parabens, sulfates, phthalates and is 100 per cent cruelty-free.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $46
If you’re looking to splurge on a highlighter trio that will up your makeup bag into the echelon of makeup elites, look no further than the Sublime Skin Highlighting Trio by Pat McGrath Labs. The gel-powder offers the best of both powder, cream and liquid highlighters for a high quality finish that will definitely get you noticed.
SHOP IT: Sephora, $67
If you’re looking for a soft glow that will illuminate your skin in any light, invest in the Ambient Lighting Powder trio from Hourglass. These highlighters can be used all over the face, and help perfect the appearance of your skin, making it look soft and radiant.
SHOP IT: Nordstrom, $62