Summer Highlight Edit

I love a good highlight and by now, I've pretty much tried every single one out there and I can sniff the good from the bad. Highlight wise, I tend to look for a yellow undertone that isn't overly glittery but I still want something that packs a serious punch. 

For bronzey highlights I adore the Laura Mercier Highlight in Indiscretion that I've mentioned at least ten times on this blog. I'm obsessed. It's so finely milled that it leaves a wonderful sheen on the skin. It looks amazing with a tan but looks oh so natural as well. Another favourite for when I want a bit more of a highlight punch is MAC Soft & GentleThis is gorgeous, it's very bronze toned and if you really wanted, this could even work as a bronzer on really pale skins. This is really really glowy but it's so stunning.

Liquid highlights aren't my normal go to but when I'm having a more natural makeup day, I've been loving Rimmel Good to Glow in Soho which I saw Lisa Eldridge recommend and this is gorgeous. I tend to buff this in with a stippling brush or if I want to feel seriously glowy, I mix it in with a foundation. This is very pigmented so again it could almost be used as a bronzer but I use it as a highlight. A new purchase has to be the Sephora Wonderful Cushion Highlight which unfortunately you can only get in Malaysia & Singapore but it's gorgeous. It's pink toned which is way outside of my comfort zone but it looks really natural on my skin, especially if I'm going for more of a natural look.

But for classic highlights, I'm torn between two favourites - the Hourglass Strobe Powder in Brilliant and the Becca Pressed Highlight in Moonstone. Both of these are slightly icy but are stunning. They're very bright and shimmery and can easily become OTT if you're too heavy handed. I love them and the Hourglass version is absolutely a staple in my every day, despite the price tag.

What highlights do you reach for in the summer?

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