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wet look highlighter

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for wet look highlighter.

If you're looking for a highlighter that looks like it's wet, look no further than this list of the best wet-look highlighters. Whether you want something that looks like it's glowing with moisture or one that gives off a more subtle glow, we've got you covered.


Size: 00.6 oz/ 1.9 g·ITEM: 1911122

Color: 13 Ivory

254 Reviews


they all have that glittery look. this stuff gives you the wet look. I never touch any of my other highlighters...they just can't compare....this product in this specific color is absolutely amazing as a face highlighter! It gives a super intense wet look to your skin.

What it is: An ultra-fine shimmering powder that catches light to accent eyes, lips, and cheeks.

What Else You Need to Know: Perfect on the eyes, cheeks, and lips, this multifaceted, ultra-fine, loose highlighter powder includes pure mother of pearl pigments to add light-catching color and shine. Unique technology enables wet or dry application for a customized finish across all 18 shades.

Melt CosmeticsSexFoil Liquid Highlighter

Size: 1 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2477966

Color: Nova - warm bronze

23 Reviews


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. ...Beautiful highlighter that leaves you looking glowy and wet, with zero tackiness.

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



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.

REFYGloss Highlighter

Size: 0.67 oz/ 20 g·ITEM: 2473445

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

91 Reviews


Love it, gives the wet look! Definitely will be buying again. Only comes in one color but it blends in well....Refy is slowly becoming one of my favorite brands. This highlighter is so simple yet beautiful. It gives you a wet look, so beware that a little goes a long way.

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



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.

ILIADayLite Highlighter Powder

Size: 0.23 oz/ 6.6 g·ITEM: 2354058

Color: Starstruck - deep rose gold

46 Reviews


VERY SOFT WET HIGHLIGHTER...Personally, I like my highlighters to be seen from miles away or even outer space so when I want to go for a soft look this is my go to highlighter...I love the color but honestly it’s kind of patchy and for some reason I used my brush from real techniques and it looks patchy in the container like if it got wet and dried up

What it is: A clean, talc-free highlighting powder that awakens the look of skin, blends easily, and imparts a visibly luminous glow.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Seed Oil: A noncomedogenic oil that hydrates and nourishes.
- Silica Beads: A natural powder that creates a soft focus filter with a silky slip.

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: This butter-soft, blendable powder is finely milled for light-as-air luminosity—with a metallic finish that adds natural depth and dimension to the high points of your face. It’s buildable from a subtle shimmer to a supercharged highlight.

MAKEUP BY MARIOSoft Glow Highlighter

Size: 0.16 oz/ 4.5 mL·ITEM: 2457166

Color: Bronze - luminous bronze infused with copper that flatters medium-dark to deep skin tones

79 Reviews


Not glittery- looks wet on the skin! And best part it doesn’t enhance texture super similar to Dior’s backstage highlighter quad...Best highlighter for dry skin...BEST powder highlighter for dry skin. It looks like wet skin (even without setting spray), so smooth, not too glittery, doesn’t accentuate texture.

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.

Danessa Myricks BeautyDew Wet Hydrating and Highlighting Balm

ITEM: 2575397

Color: Holy Water - icy lilac pink shimmer

117 Reviews


By far my fave dew wet balm shade! It looks so pretty as a blush. Gives an amazing wet look shine. ...I would recommend this because it Look so natural and I love that it gives you the wet look on your cheeks

What it is: A highlighting, hydrating face and body balm that creates a buildable wash of shimmer.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Jojoba Oil: Moisturizing antioxidant that targets sebum production.

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 vegan and gluten-free.

calirayHi! Light Radiant Glow Highlighter

Size: 0.18 oz / 5.3 g·ITEM: 2643492

Color: Starlight Beach - cool, rose champagne

143 Reviews


This was an impulse buy during the sale but I have not been disappointed! This almost gives a wet look. I love it on the eyes too! Lasts all day. ...Gives your cheeks the wet look glow...I am incredibly fair, and the cool shade left zero cast on my skin. Just a beautiful wet looking highlighter. Subtle highlight wearers may not like this, but I adore it

What it is: A radiant, long-lasting highlighter, with a transparent base for no ashy cast, that visibly blurs pores, fine lines, and wrinkles while hydrating skin with eco squalane.

Coverage: Medium


Pressed Powder

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ecocert Squalane Derived from Sugarcane: Inhibits moisture loss while restoring skin's visible suppleness and flexibility.
- Silica: Softens the appearance of fine lines, pores, and wrinkles for a blurred effect.
- Amino- and Fatty Acid-Treated Mica: Provides for a long-wearing formula with a luxuriously silky feel, smooth slip, and light dispersion.

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

SEPHORA COLLECTIONGolden Hour Highlighter Duo

Size: 2 x 0.14 oz/ 4.0 g·ITEM: 2461192

Color: Sunset - warm golden bronze / copper shimmer

37 Reviews


Perfect highlighter...I have a pale complexion and I chose this highlighter to highlight my browbones when I'm applying eyeshadow. ...this product is literally a game changer! i love this highlighter and i use it everyday. makes me look straight out of a pinterest photo!!

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.

Danessa Myricks BeautyVision Flush Glow - Hyper Radiant Liquid Highlighter

Size: 0.21 oz / 6 mL·ITEM: 2440253

Color: Tiara - Champagne Glow

62 Reviews


That wet look tho!!...You can use it for a subtle natural glow or layer it for that "wet" look. I adore the wet look it leaves on my cheek bones! ...It doesn’t set down 100%, and there are fine shimmer particles in it, I feel like both of those add to the magical wet look effect. Outside of using a brush, I also enjoy using my fingers.

What it is: A hyper-radiant, buildable liquid highlighter for a long-lasting allover glow (without glitter).

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 vegan, gluten-free, and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Loaded with hyper-radiant, refined pearl pigments, this formula has a sheer, skin-like finish for all the glow—without the glitter.

GlossierHaloscope Balm Dewy Highlighter Stick

Size: 0.19 oz / 5.5 g·ITEM: 2649432

Color: Quartz - pearlescent glowing shimmer

57 Reviews


Favorite dewy natural highlighter...I've tried many highlighters but none look as natural and dewy like this one....It’s not my favorite highlighter but it has a place in my collection. If you want a really wet looking glowy stick highlighter I recommend Nudestix.

What it is: A dewy highlighting stick with a balm texture and sheer crystal shimmer (from actual crystals) that glides over skin for a glowy, dewy sheen.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Rose Quartz and Golden Topaz: Provide natural-looking shimmer.
- Coconut and Castor Seed Oil: Give skin a dewy sheen and easy glide.
- Sweet Almond Oil: Rich in fatty acids, helps moisturize and condition skin.

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 synthet

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dewy look highlighter
“it's really pretty, I didn't find it shimmery at all..I don't think ot glows enough go be a highlighter but gives a nice dewy look mixed with moisturizer or under foundation”
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“It’s has a pink base with it and the glitter looks chunky but it’s not it’s just the way it looks”
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“This is an undereye brightener, not a concealer: it doesn’t cover, but it does do an amazing job of color-correcting dark circles and evening out the undereye area”
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“I love the feel of this highlighter. It glides in smoothly and adds just a hint of glow to my face without making my wrinkles stand out, like many other highlighters I’ve tried”
makeup with shimmer
“Great natural pallet for everyday use. Have not tried the shimmer shades yet. May try them under the matte colors”
facial highlighters
“Usually get asked what I've done to my skin (like a facial, etc.) when I wear it. Prefer that it's in the tube so I can apply it directly (of course you can use your finger) over balm highlighters in pallets (ala Tower 28”
solid highlighter
“This hella good Check My Glow Multi Dimensional Illuminating Highlighter was graciously gifted to me by Gxve This is a solid 3.5 Star but average highlighter”
smoky eye makeup look
“This is definitely made for daytime looks and you would have to use something else if wanting to transition to a bolder, evening look”
makeup for watery eyes
“I have SUPER watery eyes all the time and this will not move. I use the back to tight line and both colors for the water line and they stay put all day”

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