My summer highlighter picks

It may seem like summer is over now (we’ve certainly had our fair share of rain in Scotland over the last couple of weeks) but I wanted to pull together a few of the highlighters I’ve reached for during the summer months to achieve that perfect glow. My love for highlighters has definitely grown over the years as I’ve discovered just how much they can instantly add so much life to the skin, and I don’t see myself stopping on the hunt for the perfect highlighter any time soon…

Benefit Dandelion Twinkle

If you’re looking for something a bit more subtle, then Dandelion Twinkle is the way to go! This beautiful highlighter is a light peachy pink with an almost pearlescent sheen to it, and is perfect for every day wear as it gives a natural glow without going overboard. This particular highlighter is also great for the fellow fair skinned gals out there.

MAC Soft & Gentle

If ever there was a cult classic highlighter… this would be it. I wish I’d added Soft & Gentle to my stash much earlier as it really is that good – it’s a stunning golden powder that’s packed full of gold shimmer and is one that I like to reach for when I really want to get my glow on. It may be a pricey powder, but it’s one that I can’t recommend enough!

theBalm Mary Lou Manizer

An oldie but a goodie, Mary Lou Manizer is a great pick if you’re looking for a golden champagne highlighter that’s natural but still packs a punch when built up. It’s such an easy powder to use thanks to its buttery texture, and I still can’t get enough of its fun name and equally fun packaging.

Fenty Beauty Killawatt Duo in Lightning Dust/Fire Crystal

One of the newest highlighters to my collection, this Killawatt Duo has quickly become one my favourites as you can choose from a more subtle shade for everyday wear (Lightning Dust) and something with a bit more shimmer and oomph for every other occasion (Fire Crystal). A quick swipe of either of these powders with a fan brush and you’re good to go!

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theBalm Mary Lou Manizer
MAC Soft & Gentle
Benefit Dandelion Twinkle
Lightning Dust Fire Crystal
theBalm Mary Lou Manizer
MAC Soft & Gentle
Benefit Dandelion Twinkle
Lightning Dust Fire Crystal
theBalm Mary Lou Manizer
MAC Soft & Gentle
Benefit Dandelion Twinkle
Lightning Dust Fire Crystal