5 Highlighters To Make You Glow, Not Sparkle



We’ve tracked down the very best value for money highlighters, which are easy to use and help you achieve glowing, gorgeous skin.

If used properly, highlighting is a thing of wonder. But used improperly and things can go wrong very fast.

With so many highlighters available it can be overwhelming to choose the right one.

Here are five highlighters that glow not sparkle, Even if you do apply too much.

Designer Brands Up In Lights Highlight Kit $14.99

From a rosy toned bronze to a pale illuminating tone of cream, this powder highlighter palette of four shades will suit any skin type.

It’s soft and silky and easy to apply. The powder is highly pigmented, so you don’t need much to get a nice subtle glow.

For the expert highlighter, these powders blend easy with each other to design your own glowing shade.

The Body Shop InstaGlow CC Cream in Bright Glow $28

For anyone new to highlighting, this is the perfect product. It’s creamed based and very light to wear over makeup.

The cream has a soft illuminating glow, so don’t be scared to wear all over. Otherwise, a small amount across the cheekbones will add just the right amount of highlight to your face.

This cream is available in a variety of shades to suit your skin colour.

Peter Thomas Roth 24k Gold Pure Luxury Lift and Firm Prism Cream $50

Used either as a replacement for foundation, or over the top of existing foundation, this highlighter is best recommended for those who have more experience with highlighting.

The formulation of this cream creates a lovely 3D prism effect, which has been clinically designed to enhance luminosity, boost radiance & keep skin well hydrated.

From left to right: Raww, The Body Shop, Peter Thomas Roth, Nudie and Designer Brands.

RAWW Superfood Infused Beauty Acai Berry Glow Illuminator $29.99

RAWW is a new beauty range, which is 100% organic and made with superfoods. This illuminator is a cream based stick, which comes with a built-in brush for easy blending after applying.

Made with beautiful ingredients like coconut oil, Almond Oil, Pomegranate and Chia Seeds, your skin will glow in all the right places. This highlighter blends really well into your foundation to create the right glow.

NudeStix Nudies Bondi Bae in Illumi-Naughty $42

This is another cream based stick highlighter and another good product for the beginner highlighter.

It has a built-in brush to help you blend into your foundation wherever you apply. It also smells amazing, inspired by summer, this highlighter is infused with coconut oil, so you smell the beach wherever you go. It can also be used on the lips and eyes for a subtle healthy, summery glow.

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Rebecca Wilkinson


Say hello to Bondi Beauty's Beauty Columnist. Rebecca is a pescatarian, who may yet become vegan. She loves all things beauty, health & travel with a weakness for coffee. If she's not answering her mobile - it's probably because she's trying out the latest beauty craze like ice baths or rubbing smashed avo on her face. We know, what a waste of smashed avo. Reach out to her with your beauty questions.

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