highlighters for dry skin

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

Dry skin can be a real problem for people, especially those who are often outdoors or work in a dry environment. The good news is that there are products that can help you get the look you want while not being harsh on your skin. If you're looking for a highlighter that will be easy on your skin, there are plenty of choices.

SaieGlowy Super Gel Lightweight Dewy Multipurpose Illuminator

Size: 1.0 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2414035

Color: Sunglow - warm golden bronze

2.2K Reviews

$28.00

After trying countless highlighters, I’ve finally found the one for me! This highlighter gives off the most dewy, luminous glow. ...This gel highlighter is light on your skin and dries fairly quick. ...Beautiful highlighter

What it is: A water-based multipurpose illuminator that hydrates and brightens for a fresh, dewy look. Use it as glowy prep step, spot highlighter, or mix it with skincare or foundation. Can also be worn on arms and legs for a weightless, body shimmer!


Finish: Radiant


Formulation: Liquid


Highlighted Ingredients:

- Plant-Derived Glycerin: Powerful humectant known to increase skin’s natural moisture level.

- Olive-Derived Squalane: Locks in moisture and leaves skin quenched and visibly glowing.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaMatch Stix Duo Contour + Highlighter Set

ITEM: 2700896

Color: Medium Deep - Espresso 05 + Sinamon 03

12 Reviews

$50.00

They are full size and they blend out like a dream. The highlighter is a more subtle everyday shimmer. They feel soft and powdery when you blend them out and not heavy on the skin. ...The way the contour blends is so smooth and simple and same goes for the highlighter. LOVE

What it is: A matte contour and shimmer stick duo expertly paired together to define and create dimension for all skin tones.

What Else You Need to Know: Easy meets creamy in the ultimate, cream-to-powder contour and highlighter pair. The buildable long wear formula is lightweight, blendable, and loves to be layered.

This Set Contains:
-0.25 oz./7.10 g Match Stix Matte Contour
-0.25 oz./7.10 g Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

Ami ColéLight-Catching Highlighter Balm

Size: 0.14 oz / 4 g·ITEM: 2631695

Color: Glaze - clear with golden light-reflective minerals

18 Reviews

$22.00

Incredible balm highlighter. In the winter I use it on top of foundation or just on no make up days to make my skin pop and look hydrated/fresh (mostly cheek bones or center of my nose). ...More of an “illuminator” than a highlighter. In my best explanation, it looks completely natural compared to bright, harsh, dramatic highlighters.

What it is: A lightweight highlighter balm with golden, light-reflective minerals for a dewy glow in seconds.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Baobab Seed Oil: Hydrates and nourishes skin.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Made in one universally flattering shade with a translucent base, this subtle highlighter gives your skin a dewy, natural-looking glow.

Melt CosmeticsSexFoil Liquid Highlighter

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2477966

Color: Nova - warm bronze

23 Reviews

$39.00

Looks like wet skin, but dries down fully...First liquid highlighter I’ve used which dries down fully yet stays looking like wet, glossy skin. ...Dries down and is transfer proof. Obsessed!

What it is: A highlighter that drenches your skin with an emulsion of liquid pearl pigments to illuminate, hydrate, and add radiant dimension—because everything looks better wet.

Coverage: Light

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Liquid

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

What Else You Need to Know: This lightweight liquid formula allows for a smooth application with a transfer-resistant finish. Wear it all over your face and body, mixed with foundation, or alone for a natural-looking glow.

Anastasia Beverly HillsCream Stick Highlighter with Brush Applicator

Size: 0.28 oz / 8.0 g·ITEM: 2520336

Color: Pink Diamond - glistening icy pink with diamond reflects

28 Reviews

$34.00

Swatched Iced Out in the store and I was pleasantly surprised at how creamy and and blendable this highlighter was. I had only experienced the fenty highlighter sticks and I found those to be a bit dry and hard to blend but I have to say, this is the complete opposite!! ...One of my favorite highlighters I have ever used! It is a daily must have and never go out without it!

What it is: A weightless cream highlighter in an easy-to-apply, mistake-proof stick that glides on for immediate blurring, diffusing, and luminizing effects that last.

Finish:
Radiant

Formulation:
Stick

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

What Else You Need to Know: Stick Highlighter is an ultra-smooth, shimmering, cream multitasker for immediate light and luminosity in a swipe. Its weightless, second-skin formula builds, blends, and melts effortlessly into a complexion-perfecting, soft-focus finish. It’s available in six illuminating shades that don’t streak, patch, or smudge.

Fashion FairLuxe Highlighter Duo

Size: .16 oz / 4.5 g·ITEM: 2591741

Color: Dreamy Topaz - golden undertones

43 Reviews

$39.00

It is perfect on my skin. I use the pink color more, I'm preferring to use it as an eyeshadow and highlighter which are also perfect to use like this. ...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.


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.

$24.00

One of my favorite highlighters...I love this highlighter so much and it gives such a nice glow! I definitely recommend it!...BEST LIQUID HIGHLIGHTER...This highlighter is fantastic. Usually liquid highlighters are terrible for me because the either are too much or not enough.

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.

MAKE UP FOR EVERUltra HD Soft Light Liquid Highlighter

Size: 0.4 oz/ 12 mL·ITEM: 2034767

Color: 50 - golden copper

73 Reviews

$29.00

Beautiful highlighter- was happy that I bought it- it does compare with the lovely Becca liquid highlighters- except it is 3x more expensive. ...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.

What does:
Finally, a highlighter that actually looks and feels the way you want it to—never 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.

$34.00

Wowowowow blinding highlighters are back and better than ever!! This highlighter is sooo pigmented a little goes a long way but I love that when you face front there is NO cast but turn to the side and BAM! ...It is the perfect addition to the dewy look that I strive for, as I have dry skin, but this highlighter is perfect in trying to hide that and give a glowy look.

What it is: A limited-edition, luminous powder highlighter that melts into skin, reflecting light with a warm champagne glow.


Highlighted Ingredients: 
- Ultra-Fine Luminescent Pearls and Slurry Technology: Create a multidimensional glow with a buttery texture.

- Spherical Silica: Diffuses imperfections and visibly balances excess oil breakthrough.

- Malic Acid: Is a botanical AHA that visibly improves skin’s radiance.

Fenty Beauty by RihannaLiquid Killawatt Fluid Freestyle Highlighter

Size: 0.5 oz/ 15 mL·ITEM: 2484889

Color: Butta Brownie - bronze gold

72 Reviews

$32.00

my fav highlighter!...Rihanna did an amazing job with creating these highlighters, it just gives you that beautiful wet/glassy shine without shimmer or sparkle. ...Liquid highlighter that lasts!...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.

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.

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