Best Highlighters 2019 - 10 Top Rated & Best-Selling Products

Featuring Too Faced, Milk Makeup, Dior, Fenty Beauty, Becca Cosmetics, Charlotte Tilbury, Huda Beauty, Anastasia Beverly Hills & More

1. Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter by Too Faced Cosmetics

Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter by Too Faced Cosmetics
Image: Diamond Light Multi-Use Highlighter by Too Faced Cosmetics

This one-of-a kind highlighter creates a diamond fire glow like you've never seen. Light up your complexion with a pure radiance when you swirl the pink, blue, and canary shades to create a custom highlight that can be used anywhere. The liquid-to-powder formula is unique, ensuring that no two highlighters will ever look the same—just like a real diamond.


2. BACKSTAGE Glow Face Palette by Dior

BACKSTAGE Glow Face Palette by Dior
Image: BACKSTAGE Glow Face Palette by Dior

The palette is designed with two highlighters—one white and one golden—as well as two blush shades—one rosy and one bronze—that can be applied to the cheekbones or as bronzer. These easy-to-blend powders and highly-concentrated, shimmery pigments can be worn alone or blended together, giving you the freedom to customize your look from a natural glow to intense radiance.


3. Highlighter by Milk Makeup

Highlighter by Milk Makeup
Image: Highlighter by Milk Makeup

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.


4. Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil by Fenty Beauty

Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil by Fenty Beauty
Image: Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil by Fenty Beauty

Ice yourself in diamond-dusted sparkle. Diamond Bomb takes glitter to a whole new extreme in a shimmering, 3D formula that’ll leave your face and body crystal-coated—the way only Rihanna knows how.


5. Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter by Becca

Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter by Becca
Image: Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter by Becca

This one-of-a-kind formula is enriched with ultra-fine, multitoned, luminescent pearls that adjust to your skin’s undertones and amplify your natural radiance. Unlike traditional pressed powders, this unique formula blends pigments with liquids, creating a creamy feel that applies seamlessly and never cakes. Inspired by the dazzling light of the midday sun, the result is a high-impact, elegant finish that doesn’t look glittery.


6. Hollywood Flawless Filter by Charlotte Tilbury

Hollywood Flawless Filter by Charlotte Tilbury
Image: Hollywood Flawless Filter by Charlotte Tilbury

Hollywood Flawless Filter is a customizable complexion booster that can be used as a primer, highlighter, or can be mixed with your foundation to get a perfected dewy finish or glow. Inspired by the perfecting lens of social media filters, ingredients help to soften focus, illuminate skin, and make lines and pores appear smoother.


7. Ambient Lighting Powder by Hourglass

Ambient Lighting Powder by Hourglass
Image: Ambient Lighting Powder by Hourglass

Create the perfect illumination for your face with Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Powder. Infused with the innovative Photoluminescent Technology, each finishing powder captures, diffuses, and softens the look of the skin. The micron-size, color-correcting particles refract light and create transparent coverage, filtering out harsh light and refining the appearance of the skin.


8. Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter by Fenty Beauty

Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter by Fenty Beauty
Image: Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter by Fenty Beauty

Light up where you want, when you want. Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter was born to reflect your every mood with its lineup of luminizing solos and duos. With a dose of skin-glorifying color, Killawatt ranges from subtle dayglow to insanely supercharged shades that were designed for all skin tones.


9. Sugar Glow Kit by Anastasia Beverly Hills

Sugar Glow Kit by Anastasia Beverly Hills
Image: Sugar Glow Kit by Anastasia Beverly Hills

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.


10. 3D Highlighter Palette by Huda Beauty

3D Highlighter Palette by Huda Beauty
Image: 3D Highlighter Palette by Huda Beauty

Inspired by Huda Kattan’s hack of layering oil with powder highlighter to amplify her glow, this palette is packed with two different textures. The Melted Strobe, a pearlescent creamy formula enriched with karite butter, creates a flawless, lit-from-within canvas for layering powders. The three, light-catching pressed pearls are staggered in complimentary tones to give you sculpted, 3D radiance. With effortless blendability and layering power, this palette lets you build and sculpt your highlight to a desired level of radiance—from subtle, natural radiance to an all-over glow.


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