strobing makeup

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Strobing makeup is a new trend that has been growing in popularity over the last few years. The idea is to use high-lighter colors to create a " strobe " effect in your face. This can be done with a variety of products, including eyeshadow, lipstick, and foundation. Here are some great strobing products available today.

HourglassAmbient® Strobe Lighting Powder

Size: 0.16 oz/ 4.53 g·ITEM: 1779982

Color: Incandescent

367 Reviews


Best strobe powder ever! i love all their powders but his one really does the trick. easy to use.lasts long-great buy....Your makeup artist used this product during a makeover and I am so happy that I purchased it. ...Ambient strobe lighting powder

What it is:
A collection of illuminating strobing powders designed to sculpt the face with light, creating depth and dimension for a refined, natural-looking highlight.

What it does:
Ambient® Strobe Lighting Powders are formulated in a sheer base that’s infused with concentrated, ultra-fine mico-pearl particles in a number of sizes and refraction levels for natural-looking luminescence—without leaving a heavy metallic finish. Developed with Photoluminescent Technology it captures, diffuses, and softens surrounding light to refine the appearance of the skin.

What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.

HourglassMini Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder

Size: 0.04 oz/ 1.3 g·ITEM: 1963685

Color: Brilliant

2.5K Reviews


Hourglass Brilliant Strobe Light...I wanted to give Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder a try. Online it says it offers an illuminating strobing powder which is designed to sculpt the face with light- creating depth and dimension for a redefined highlight. ...Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder, Hourglass

What it is:
A travel-size Ambient® Strobe Lighting Powder—an illuminating strobing powder designed to sculpt the face with light-creating depth and dimension for a refined highlight.

What it does:
Perfectly sized for travel, each mini compact of strobe lighting powder is formulated in a sheer base with concentrated ultra-fine micro pearl particles in varying sizes and refraction levels to give off a naturally luminescent highlight to the skin without a heavy metallic finish.

What else you need to know:
Hourglass products are 100 percent cruelty-free.

HourglassAmbient Lighting Blush Collection

Size: 0.15 oz/ 4.25 g·ITEM: 1581313

Color: Luminous Flush - A champagne rose blush fused with Luminous Light to evoke a candlelit glimmer

2.2K Reviews


In case anyone is wondering, these are the same blushes from their strobe blush palette that came out in the winter. ...In love with these strobe blushes!...What I love about the strobe blushes are that they have this beautiful pure pigment but still give a glow!

What it is:
A groundbreaking hybrid that combines the customized lighting effects of Ambient Lighting Powder or Strobe Powder with a spectrum of breathtakingly modern hues.

What it does:
While traditional blush tends to be flat, the Ambient® Lighting Blush Collection uses Photoluminescent Technology to exhibit depth and dimension with seamless blending. The handmade powders are formulated using an advanced miscelare technique—which means "to mix" in Italian—creating the perfect balance of pigment and powder. No two look alike.

The Ambient® Lighting Blush Collection features airy, lightweight blushes to flatter a range of skin tones.

Danessa Myricks BeautyInfinite Chrome Flakes Multichrome Gel for Eyes & Face

Size: 0.13 / 3.8·ITEM: 2575538

Color: Strobe Light - winter white with opalescent purple shift

414 Reviews


I purchased strobe light*** (not shooting star) and fire ball. ...The other two I own are Lightning bolt and a Strobe Light. I’d say Strobe Light is my second favorite.

What it is: An innovative, self-setting, water-based gel formula with suspended multicolored, multi-chrome flakes.

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 gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: The easy-to-use, multi-chrome flake formula requires no mixing medium or adhesive to apply onto eyes or face. This hyper-metallic product allows you to create long-wearing, multidimensional looks without the worry of fallout.

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


I have to admit they seemed boring and not unique which is why I avoided for a while but the formula might just be my top 3 favorites of all time next to Hourglass Ambient Strobe, Mac Skin Dimension highlights, and Dior’s new highlights which this highlight now ranks next to. ...A must have highlighter in my makeup routine...I love this highlighter and I use this every day in makeup routine and I love how it looks on my skin

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.

MILK MAKEUP Dewy Cream Highlighter Stick

Size: 0.21 oz / 6 g·ITEM: 2693703

Color: Strobe - gold

839 Reviews


Doesn’t disrupt my makeup...Loving Strobe...When I say I’m obsessed with Milk Makeup Highlighter in Strobe that was gifted to me by Milk Makeup it’s an understatement !

What it is: A clean, dewy cream highlighter stick with a nourishing formula that builds and blends seamlessly for a radiant, shimmery glow.

What it does:

Highlight and nourish your cheekbones in one easy swipe with this shimmering, smooth, cream highlighter in a pearlescent champagne shade. It’s infused with micro-shimmer and hydrating ingredients like mango butter, peach nectar, and avocado oil, so you’ll glow with the good stuff. Plus, Milk Melt Technology helps it instantly absorb and blend upon contact with body heat, leaving you looking lit-from-within.

Kosas10-Second Eye Gel Watercolor Eyeshadow

Size: 0.06 oz/ 2 mL·ITEM: 2511988

Color: Simmer - neutral beige champagne

133 Reviews


I actually got the shade "Strobe" from the eye candy kit and I absolutely love it. it's the perfect shade for my inner corner highlight, I love the effect that it gives on my eye and how beautiful it looks. ...Easy way to quickly have an eye makeup look without bothering with eyeshadow. I just dab with the applicator and spread with my finger

What it is: A clean eyeshadow that glides on like gel watercolor to make your eyes instantly pop, infused with liquid skincare for your lids.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Galactoarabinan: Smooths the appearance of skin.
- Jojoba Oil: Soothes and balances.
- Orange Flower Water: Brightens and tones.

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

Bobbi BrownHighlighting Powder

Size: 0.28 oz / 8 g·ITEM: 2577351

Color: Peach Glow - a swirl of pearlescent white and pale peach

801 Reviews


this highlighter is the best highlighter I ever tried. that's saying a lot being that I've tried urban decay in sin, too faced candlelight glow, hourglass strobe lighting, and basically everyone from each brand. this one beats all of them and is so build able so if your not looking for a strong glow, just dab the brush in once. ...I love Bobby Brown's makeup line and this is a great addition to my makeup!!

What it is: A highlighter, perfected by pearls, that provides rare luminosity. 

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, phthalates, and sulfates SLS & SLES.

What Else You Need to Know: Fusing the benefits of a gel and powder, this innovative formula with microfine pearls glides over skin with a cushiony bounce that delivers a smooth, refined look and doesn’t settle into pores.

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