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

259 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

24 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

149 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.

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

121 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.

Too FacedMoon Crush Highlighter

Size: 0.24 oz / 6.8 g·ITEM: 2693109

Color: Summer Moon - bronzed rose gold

27 Reviews


Natural glowing finish looks stunning and feels comfy....But if you're looking for an E-girl esque strong highlighter to give an alien ethereal look, it's awesome.

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.

Danessa Myricks BeautyDew Wet Hydrating and Highlighting Balm

Size: 0.32 oz/ 9g·ITEM: 2522860

Color: Hot Water - bronze shimmer

140 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.

HourglassAmbient® Strobe Lighting Powder

Size: 0.16 oz/ 4.53 g·ITEM: 1780006

Color: Euphoric

370 Reviews


Apply it dry with a fan or highlighter brush for a subtle sheer look or wet with a beauty blender for intense highlight...(To get the wet look, I use a dry brush and get some product on the brush, spray a bit of Urban Decay's All Night setting spray and then applying it to the cheek bones).

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.

Anastasia Beverly HillsSugar Glow Kit® Powder Highlighters

ITEM: 1993948

Color: Marshmallow/ Gumdrop/ Butterscotch/ Starburst

940 Reviews


Awesome quality! It gives you nice “wet” look that is not overpowering!...It gives it a "wet" look and makes you look so flawless!

What it is:
A set of four metallic powder highlighters for intense luminosity.

What it does:
These shades for highlighting eyes, face, and body feature a buildable metallic-lustre formula and can be applied wet or dry. Layer them together or wear separately on the face, eyes, and body. Marshmallow, Gumdrop, and Butterscotch can be worn on lips.

This set contains:
4 x Metallic Highlighting Shades in White Pearl (white gold), Gumdrop (duo chrome pink lilac), Butterscotch (honey gold), Starburst (icy pink).

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates


This is such a creamy, almost wet feeling, highlighter. It feels great on the skin and is easily blendable. ...Decent highlighter...In addition, compared to the maybelline master chrome, this highlighter is a lot less ashy and gives a wet look.

What it is: A glow highlighter palette with a hydrating formula that features three high-foiled-finish, golden shades for all skin tones.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. These products are cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Natasha Denona's Golden Highligter Trio features extremely soft, wet-powder-hybrid highlighters in three captivating shades—Pearl, Glow, and Bronze— that complement all skin tones. This jelly powder effortlessly glides onto the skin, providing medium to high buildable coverage, leaving a liquid, metal-like finish. Formulated with active ingredients derived from hyaluronic acid, these highlighters help to moisturize the skin, delivering a silky-smooth feel. This innovative,

calirayHi! Light Radiant Glow Highlighter

Size: 0.18 oz / 5.3 g·ITEM: 2643492

Color: Starlight Beach - cool, rose champagne

177 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.

Finish: Radiant

Formulation: 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.

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