Picking the right highlighter can be tricky, especially if you have pale skin. The right one will be subtle enough to not look like you're wearing makeup, but obvious enough that you'll stand out in a good way.
Color: Baddie's Got The Gold - rainbow trail
I wanted to love this because I think Baddie Winkle is amazing but sadly this highlighter is chalky. The color is an overspray which is good but the chalky highlight underneath leaves a gray/white cast to my face and I'm very pale. ...love this product over all but was disappointed that the majority of it is overspray and u only get the gold skin and the purple hair but still love it great design very faltering on my pale skin would recommend
What it is:
A velvety-soft, pressed highlight palette that acts as a luminous veilaccentuating the natural contour of your face and body for bad, beaming skin.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. This product is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This pressed highlighter is super-soft and highly pigmented to leave the skin with a healthy-looking glow.
Color: Mirage - golden bronze with copper pearls
It's one of the best highlighters I've ever used! I can compare these to some of my Laura Mercier and Becca Cosmetics highlighters. ...I was so excited that PMG was finally releasing what appeared to be a cool toned highlighter seemingly light enough for my vampire pale skintone that, instead of waiting for reviews, I bought Lunar Allure the day it dropped on her site.
What it is: A hybrid powder highlighter with a smooth, high-intensity finish.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent synthetic fragrance. It is also cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This high-polish pressed highlighter combines skin-loving botanical oils with multitoned micropearls. Molten luminosity blends seamlessly into skin for a smooth, ultra-reflective finish and silken feel. It quickly imbues everything it touches with gilded, glass-like luster and solar-flare shine.
Size: .16 oz / 4.5 g·ITEM: 2591741
Color: Dreamy Topaz - golden undertones
It is nice highly pigmented bronzer highlighter. It was good to try this brand and thus product. ...I got thew Luxe Highlighter Duo set in the mail today and was so pumped.
What it is: A transformative, high-gloss hybrid highlighter with a silky, skin-hugging texture and rich, lasting color with pure pearl impact.
- Squalane and Sodium Hyaluronate: Hydrate and visibly plump skin.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Formulated with a clear base for optimal color clarity and translucent payoff, this weightless highlighter blends and layers seamlessly. Its color adheres to skin, attracting light to your facial features.
Size: 2 x 0.14 oz/ 4.0 g·ITEM: 2461184
Color: Aurora - pinky-peach sheen / rose gold shimmer
Perfect highlighter...I have a pale complexion and I chose this highlighter to highlight my browbones when I'm applying eyeshadow. ...The colors are perfect for my skin tone. Even though the blush side is very pigmented it shows beautifully on my very pale skin.
What it is: A lightweight highlighter duo that enhances the look of skin with reflective finishes ranging from a soft, luminous glow to amped-up shine.
What Else You Need to Know: Find your perfect perfect glow with these silky , cream-powder hybrid highlighters that build and blend seamlessly on skin. Each duo Golden Hour Highlighter Duo includes two different finishes: low beam for a soft, lit-from-within glow and high beam for an amped-up shine. Plus its packaging is made from 51 percent % recycled plastic.
Size: 0.16 oz/ 4.5 mL·ITEM: 2449767
Color: Golden - luminous soft gold that flatters medium skin tones
I typically don’t use highlighters because I have textured skin and anything frosty makes my skin look awful. ...A lovely highlighter!...I got the shade opal and it is such a nice pale highlighter. The glitters are very finely milled and the formula is super buttery.
What it is: A creamy, weightless highlighter that illuminates and visibly smooths the appearance of skin, for a healthy, effortless, back-from-the beach glow.
What Else You Need to Know: This ultra-silky, soft-focus powder melts onto the skin and blends effortlessly. It is a transparent blend of microspheres and light-refracted pearls that leaves no visible powdery effects.
Size: 0.23 oz/ 6.5 g·ITEM: 2503761
Color: Fearless - warm bronze
This highlighter did just that. It gives “golden hour” without looking like you’re trying. ...If you have medium and or tan skin tone like I do I would recommend this highlighter.
What it is: A super-fine, talc-free, velvety pressed highlighter powder for luxuriously radiant-looking skin.
- Niacinamide: Helps reduce appearance of pores and limit excess shine.
- Mangifera indica (Mango) Fruit Extract: Antioxidant benefits that help to soothe and visibly replenish skin.
- Sodium Hyaluronate: Rich in vitamin A to visibly revitalize the look of skin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: Super fine in texture with multidimensional pearl pigments, this pressed powder gives skin a seamless boost of visible radiance without the unwanted chunky glitter. Grace your skin with
Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL·ITEM: 2034742
Color: 40 - pink copper
Bare Skin Foundation Review...Matte foundation: works for pale-medium skin tones. Doesn't remove foundation and can be applied with a sponge, fingers or brush. ...I don't know why nobody talks about this highlighter, but it is the BEST highlighter ever for textured skin.
What it is:
A unique, sparkle-free liquid highlighter that works to give your complexion a glowing luminosity as well as soft, subtle sheen.
Finally, a highlighter that actually looks and feels the way you want it tonever sparkly or sticky, just pure luminescence. Created with mother-of-pearl to exude that ever-coveted, natural, lit-from-within glow, this liquid formula glides onto skin seamlessly for a second skin effect. Complexion looks not only radiant, but perfected as Soft Light blurs and smooths the look of skin texture. Use it directly on skin to enhance features like your cheekbones or Cupid’s bow, or swirl it into foundation for an all-over, alluring glow.
Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2019578
Color: 3 Eclipse
Start light and you can always add more. I have very fair skin and I’m more of an “eastern” makeup type… I like that pale, dewy and blushed look. ...I LOVE This Highlighter...Such a dewy, golden hour look! It doesn’t make your skin look rough and your pores big like some other highlighters.
What it is:
A lightweight liquid highlighter for a diffused light effect.
What it does:
Bring light to your complexion with the newest member of the Golden Hour franchise. Sephora Collection’s lightweight liquid highlighters add luminosity to skin, while multi-layered micro pearls create a beautiful, glowing finish. The silky cream texture blends effortlessly onto skin and looks gorgeous alone, yet layers beautifully with other makeup. Create your own blog-worthy diffused light effect.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
Color: 01 Nude Glow - a golden bronze
Gorgeous Luminizer/Highlighter...I have them in both Nude Glow (pictured) and Golden Glow, and both are GORGEOUS on the skin. They do not accentuate pores and are longer lasting than other highlighters- and I own a lot of them. ...I absolutely love this highlighter! As someone who’s pretty pale, many highlighters can be too much.
What it is: A highlighter powder with a high-impact iridescent glow, giving skin an instant boost of radiance and comfort all day long.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
- Wild Pansy Extract: Protects skin’s natural hydration.
What Else You Need to Know: Composed of 95% natural-origin pigments, this highlighter is highly concentrated in shimmering pearlescent pigments, blending seamlessly for a radiant-looking complexion*. The formula is infused with wild pansy extract to hydrate the skin and provide lasting comfort, all housed in a Dior couture compact.
Works really well with really pale skin in my case!...Best highlighter I’ve ever used!...This is my absolute favorite highlighter. I’m pale and warm-complected, and it looks flawless without being too minimal or overpowering.
What it is: A satiny-pink liquid highlighter that accents cheek and brow bones for a dewy glow.
What Else You Need to Know: Benefit Cosmetics’ new doe foot applicator glides on easily for soft rose-gold radiance. This long-lasting formula can be used as a spot highlighter over makeup or wear under complexion favorites for a subtle glow.