highlighters for dark skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for highlighters for dark skin.

Highlighters have become a popular trend in recent years. A highlighter is used to make the skin look brighter and more radiant. It can be worn on its own or paired with other products to create a more complete look.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaLiquid Killawatt Fluid Freestyle Highlighter

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2484822

Color: Sidechick - white gold with gold shimmer

72 Reviews

$32.00

This liquid highlighter was beautiful on my light-medium skin but I was.mpst impressed with the staying power. normally I have to set liquid highlighters with a powder highlighter... but this lasted till I washed my face. and it was gorgeous too. ...I enjoyed it I have a medium dark skin tone and it goes great with my skin tone. ...Liquid highlighter that lasts!

What it is: A super-fine liquid highlighter with an effortlessly buildable, skin-nourishing formula that leaves a fresh, ultra-modern shine.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and phthalates. It is also cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter is now a liquid formula. Its next-level glow has super-fine shimmer that can build from a sheer veil to a showstopping, visible radiance. And its light-as-air radiance is transfer-resistant and dries down quickly. Plus, it comes in a range of shades for all skin tones.

REFYGloss Highlighter

Size: 0.67 oz/ 20 g·ITEM: 2473445

Color: Topaz - subtle golden undertones with a glass-like glow finish

124 Reviews

$26.00

Would be great on medium or dark skin. It’s pretty orange on fair skin. I like the formula a lot and wish it was actually champagne in person....Beautiful, effortless application, perfect for dark skin, on full makeup or light makeup days… it’s honestly beautiful product that I use daily.. gives me a summer glow in the winter and boosts my confidence by elevating my beauty routine

What it is: A nonstick universal formula that can be used on top of makeup or as a primer base, giving you the perfect glass-like glow.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

Highlighted Ingredients:
- VITAOILS PLUS: Deeply nourishes and visibly smooths the epidermis.
- dl-α-Tocopheryl Acetate: Antioxidant vitamin E.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: REFY's Gloss Highlighter can be used on cheekbones, eyelids, and under brows, or on the cupid's bow, lips, and collarbones.

LYS BeautyAim High Multi-Use Liquid Highlighter

Size: 0.60 oz/ 18 mL·ITEM: 2503795

Color: Fearless - warm bronze

66 Reviews

$19.00

a Must Have highlighter!...It’s stunning when the light hits it and it’s stunning even when there’s no light around. i’m amazed by this highlighter i use it on a daily and it’s my forever go to!...A little goes a long way with this highlighter, so it’s definitely worth the price. I haven’t had the best of luck with highlighters, so I am pleasantly surprised by this one.

What it is: A multi-purpose liquid highlighter booster than can be used over, underneath or mixed with your foundation to give your skin an undeniable healthy-looking glow

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Myrciaria dubia Fruit Extract: Helps brighten the look of uneven skin tone and dark spots.
- Mangifera indica (Mango) Fruit Extract: Antioxidant benefits that help to soothe and 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.

tarteShimmering Light Highlighter

Size: .14 oz/4.25 g·ITEM: 2545341

Color: Rose Gold Glow - rose gold

17 Reviews

$32.00

I’ve been looking for a nice, warm highlighter for my cool-toned light skin. Specifically, a highlighter that is not yellow as anything yellow-tinted makes my skin look terrible. ...It's a traditional press powder that sits beautifully on the skin. I opted for the champagne glow color because it compliments my brown skin.

What it is: A skin-perfecting pressed highlighter for a lit-from-within-looking glow.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, sulfates SLS & SLES, and triclosan. It is also vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Microfine 3D pearls & pigments reflect pure light to add depth & dimension, while diffusing imperfections, butter-soft formula glides on smooth, buildable glow melts into skin for seamless blending that doesn't look glittery, and 2 universal shades for a warm or cool glow.

INC.redibleBaddie's Got The Gold Rainbow Highlighter

ITEM: 2230514

Color: Baddie's Got The Gold - rainbow trail

31 Reviews

$18.00

It was good I think it’s cute but some of it looks like greenish highlighter effect...Do not recommend and does not pigmented for a highlighter at all

What it is: A velvety-soft, pressed highlight palette that acts as a luminous veil—accentuating 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.

Too FacedMoon Crush Highlighter

Size: 0.24 oz / 6.8 g·ITEM: 2693109

Color: Summer Moon - bronzed rose gold

21 Reviews

$36.00

Need this highlighter in your routine...Such a great highlighter. Beautiful color and pigment is amazing. ...I purchased this because I love the idea of an out of this world highlighter. This highlighter melts into the skin and has a pearl and slight gold shift.

What it is: A next generation, second-skin, glossy-glow highlighter that gives a wet look finish.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This easy-to-use powder formula leaves a radiant and luminous shimmer for a moonlit luminescence that’s out of this world. Plus, it smells like fresh crisp apples.

Fashion FairLuxe Highlighter Duo

Size: .16 oz / 4.5 g·ITEM: 2591741

Color: Dreamy Topaz - golden undertones

42 Reviews

$39.00

I have fair skin and they're not too dark for me. I like having the choice to go more tan or more pink or even blend the two together. ...The shade I got is a bit dark for my medium skin tone but the formula is to die for.

What it is: A transformative, high-gloss hybrid highlighter with a silky, skin-hugging texture and rich, lasting color with pure pearl impact.


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Cream


Highlighted Ingredients:

- 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.

MAKEUP BY MARIOSoft Glow Highlighter

Size: 0.16 oz/ 4.5 mL·ITEM: 2450880

Color: Opal - luminous opal that flatters fair to light skin tones

112 Reviews

$34.00

I typically don’t use highlighters because I have textured skin and anything frosty makes my skin look awful. ...this is the best highlighter for a dark and medium skin tone am in love with it

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.

SEPHORA COLLECTIONGolden Hour Highlighter Duo

Size: 2 x 0.14 oz/ 4.0 g·ITEM: 2461200

Color: Nightfall - chocolate bronze sheen / chocolate gold shimmer

129 Reviews

$18.00

it’s so perfect, both of the highlighters are gorgeous and have a beautiful shine. i always am looking for a good highlighters and these work perfect bc they have incredible shine for when you want a high glitter or a nice sheer highlighter...This highlighter is so good and pretty I use it every morning I asked a Sephora beauty adviser for good highlighters she suggested this and I’m glad she did it’s amazing get it

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.

DiorDior Forever Couture Luminizer Highlighter Powder

Size: .02 oz·ITEM: 2489029

Color: 01 Nude Glow - a golden bronze

90 Reviews

$50.00

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. ...Very subtle but melts in your skin beautifully and doesn’t have a dark flash from the front which most highlighters have

What it is: A highlighter powder with a high-impact iridescent glow, giving skin an instant boost of radiance and comfort all day long.

Coverage: Medium

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- 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.

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“But this is not as light as pictured and cannot be used to highlight on light to medium skin, looks orange on my light Indian skin tone”
eyeliners for dark skin
“I currently have three - Demolition (dark neutral brown), Double Life (deep copper metallic), and Underground (taupe shimmer”
highlighters for pale skin
“I purchased this because I love the idea of an out of this world highlighter. This highlighter melts into the skin and has a pearl and slight gold shift”
bronzers for dark skin
“I find that the product shows up red on me on my deep dark skin and on my mother is a medium brown the color shows up as organs.I feel as though if I used the product in the winter it would add dimensions to my face but for the tile being it makes a great eyeshadow and blush”
highlighter for pale skin
“I purchased this because I love the idea of an out of this world highlighter. This highlighter melts into the skin and has a pearl and slight gold shift”
lip colors for dark skin
“perfect for my current fave lip combo! perfect for me and compliments my dark skin tone”
highlighters for dry skin
“After trying countless highlighters, I’ve finally found the one for me! This highlighter gives off the most dewy, luminous glow”
eye primer for dark skin
“It is a great primer, works well, lasts all day, and does not crease”
highlighters for fair skin
“I recently purchased this highlighter and tried it out on my very fair skin. I absolutely love it and will definitely continue to use it”
highlighters for mature skin
“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. ”