Highlighting is one of the most popular trends in beauty right now, and for good reason. It's fun, it's easy, and it can help you look more awake and alive. If you're looking for a highlighter that will stand out in a crowd, look no further than this list of luxe highlighters.
Beautiful highlighter! 4 stars because I do have other highlighters similar to this shade....THE best highlighter in existence!...It it the most perfect, luxe, sophisticated, glass-like shine without being chunky, glittery, or cakey.
What it is:
A highlighter that gives an intense, three-dimensional, ethereal glow for an enhanced, sophisticated evening glam.
What it does:
This super-soft, lightweight formula melts into the skin. It gives a glass-like strobing effect thanks to its high concentration of crushed and milled chroma crystals mixed with crushed pearls.
What it is formulated WITHOUT:
What else you need to know:
This formula is suitable for all skin types.
Color: Nude - pearlescent champagne
I also have 6 eyeshadow palettes that I also think are worth the luxury price tag. This highlighter was just ok for me. ...EASY TO BUILD AND LOOKS LUXE
What it is:
A cult-covetable backstage secret that delivers the ultimate in runway radiance for a scintillating glow that is truly otherworldly.
What it does:
This transformative highlighting duo glides on effortlessly, imparting a veil of sinfully sublime luminosity. The creamy highlighter reflects and refracts light, creating iconic illumination, while the transparent balm delivers dewy divinity. Formulated with aloe and argan oils, combined with hyaluronic acid, the balm delivers smooth control and softens the skin. Whether used solo or in combination, these two luxurious finishes can satisfy every highlighting desire. Take your glow to the fourth dimension and prepare for a legendary, lit-from-within gleam that is truly aliengelic.
Size: 0.5 oz / 15 mL·ITEM: 2375392
Color: Rich in Radiance
Like the frosted glass jar, very luxe....It’s going to be incorporated into my new daily routine. It feels so luxurious and has a beautiful finish. Personally, I don’t love this as a highlighter because it has a smidge too much glitter (I like more of a glow from within look for my highlighters).
What it is: A flattering cream highlighter that works in four ways to blur imperfections and create the ultimate glow.
- Jojoba Oil: Absorbs into the skin to nourish and hydrate.
- Meadowfoam Seed Oil: Conditions and softens skin, creating the perfect base for makeup application.
- Chia Seed Oil: Visibly strengthens and firms while hydrating and smoothing.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances.
Size: 0.39 oz/ 11 g·ITEM: 2411494
Color: Iced Out - icy white gold
The luxe, white and rose gold packaging is absolutely GORGEOUS!! ...This is such a beautiful highlighter. The packaging is very luxe looking and the color itself is a very flattering champagne/gold base.
What it is: A universally flattering, illuminating highlighter that has the perfect combination of smooth finish and ultra-beam effects for a lit-from-within radiance.
Formulation: Pressed Powder
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens. It is also vegan and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This highlighter delivers a multidimensional wet-effect shine, with the high reflectivity of a liquid and the weightlessness of a powder. It delivers buildable intensity, amplifying beautiful skin and taking you from subtle luminosity to a full, icy strobing effect.
Size: 0.33 oz/ 10 mL·ITEM: 2414159
Color: Bronze Nectar - it’s like golden hour all the time
Hydrating, luxe feel that lasts all day, not sticky, I use this as eyeshadow tooooooo :)...dew balm is a luxurious cream highlighter that makes me feel like i'm simultaneously taking care of my skin and wearing some color. love it!
What it is: A bouncy cream highlighter that adds dewy illumination and leaves skin looking plump, soft, and hydrated.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Found naturally in skin, it helps retain moisture and plump the look of skin from within.
- Marshmallow Root Extract: Calms visible redness and maintains moisture.
- Nourishing Fatty Acids: Jojoba esters, olive oil, and sunflower seed oil help hydrate and visibly plump skin.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is gluten-free, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.
What Else You Need to Know: This cream highlighter is bouncy and cushiony with feel-good moisturizers and illuminators (hyaluronic acid and marshmallow root).
Size: 0.14 oz/ 4g·ITEM: 2415065
Color: Peau de Peche - soft pearlized bronze suede
Luxury product...This highlighter is so beautiful! the packaging is so luxurious and heavy in a good way. ...The Westman Atelier Super Loaded Tinted Cream Highlighter is really a luxurious and beautiful product.
What it is: A clean, award-winning, multipurpose cream highlighter that gives skin a luminous glow in three universal shades.
- Hyaluronic Acid: Boosts moisture.
- Jojoba Seed Oil: Improves hydration and strengthens skin’s moisture barrier.
- Caper Extract: Helps soothe, calm, and reduce the appearance of redness.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: It’s called Super Loaded for a reason. With skin-nourishing ingredients and treatment benefits, this multipurpose highlighter delivers a beautiful boost of glowing, clean color.
Size: 0.17 oz/ 5 g·ITEM: 2434173
Color: Brûlée - glassy bronze gold
The formula is great and, well, the packaging is so luxe. At the beginning of my day, I’m staring down another monotonous day at the office. ...I love the packaging. It feels very luxe and high end. I also love the colour. It is subtle but the perfect addition to your make up routine if you like a dewy look.
What it is: A clean, multitasking highlighter with a translucent, flattering balm formula that imparts skin with fresh, radiant, visible clarity anywhere you choose.
- Vitus Vita Fruit Extract: Visibly firms skin and boosts moisture.
- Special-Effect Pigments: Create a lustrous, opalescent effect.
- Ayurvedic Oil Blend: Soothes, cushions, and supports skin’s moisture barrier.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: Get that just-had-a-facial glow in one swipe.
Color: 04 Golden Glow - a gleaming gold
Plus, the packaging is really luxe feeling. I’m hooked for life!...Very cute and luxe feeling packaging as well.
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.
Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2520484
Color: Full Size - soft nude-pink
I'm so torn because I like the effortlessness of this powder a lot, but I just can't bring myself to pay a luxury price for a non-luxury product. Not to mention the packaging is just cardboard vs. the true luxe heavy cases from those true luxe brands....Most wearable highlighter...If you are looking for a daily highlighter or just wanted to try adding a highlighter, this is the one to try first.
What it is: A soft nude-pink, superfine powder highlighter with a shimmer 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.
What Else You Need to Know: This superfine baked powder highlighter gives a light-reflecting, luminous glow, a soft-focus blurring effect, and a shimmer finish. It builds effortlessly, blends seamlessly, and feels weightless.
Size: 0.42 oz / 12 g·ITEM: 2572659
Color: Bronzite - deep cool bronze
I don't believe I've ever had a more beautiful highlighter than this ..... the case is gorgeous, the tone of the highlighter and the pattern on it makes it feel so luxe. ...Packaging is super fun and luxe. The lip crayon is very soft and glides on the lips.
What it is: An innovative, clean highlighting powder that melts onto skin, delivering a pure, radiant glow.
- Fermented Arnica Oil: Rich in potent antioxidant and soothing properties.
- Silver Vine Extract: Visibly brightens skin to promote a smooth complexion.
Ingredient Callouts: This product is clean, vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.
What Else You Need to Know: This super-gliding gel-powder highlighter has a blurring effect that quickly smooths skin. The weightless formula is infused with a custom blend of multidimensional pearls and reflective pigments that deliver pure radiance in a soft-focus glow.