Having that natural looking glow when your face hits the sun is every girls must when the face is beat. Having the perfect highlighter helps that but you know us brown skin ladies have the hardest time finding one that wouldn’t look chalky or ask him our beautiful melanin canvas. Thankfully, in recent years, the industry has been making strides to make more inclusive products across all categories. (Thank you very much, Rihanna.). We checked multiple formulas in lots of hues to find our favorite brown girl-friendly highlighters for delivering a regal glow, so you can really take our word for it when we say these are the best of the best and it will be money well spent.
Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter in Moscow Mule and Ginger Binge: Let’s start off with the woman that shook the whole 2017 and gave every makeup brand a run for their money, Fenty Beauty. Rihanna releases a bunch of highlighters (I Love them ALL) but the most universal one I noticed was the Moscow Mule and Ginger Binge duo. The glow on these *drooling*. And you get 2 in one. You could use them separately or mix them together. How cool it that? She can also use it as an eyeshadow. $34 – 13,000 Naira (Shop Now)
M.A.C. Mineralize Skinfinish in Gold Deposit: If you’re looking for an epic highlighter to stunt on ’em (the haters, that is), this baked powder from M.A.C. always does the trick. It’s a golden highlighterthat pairs incredibly well on deeper skin tones. It goes on silky smooth and literally melts into your skin like butter. It looks amazing when the sun hits your skin. $34 – 13,000 Naira (Shop Now).
Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl In Glided Honey: Man! This highlight is almost too pretty to use. The glow mimics the natural glow of the skin giving a beautiful shine and look to the cheeks. Don’t believe me ? Just give it a try and see for yourself. £16.50 – 8,000 Naira (Shop Now).
Maybelline FaceStudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter: If you want to be popping on a budget with the glow of a goddess, Maybelline’s Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter is not just an impressive drugstore product, it’s a stunning highlighter period that thankfully just happens to be really affordable. It gives a beautiful highlighted cheek with a hint of glitter for that pop look. $9.99 – 4,000 Naira (Shop Now)
Anastasia Beverly Hills Illuminator In So Hollywood: In the words of Anastasia herself, A brush-on highlighter that gives skin the appearance of being lit-from-within. This is an epic true gold illuminating highlighter that gives a glow I can’t not describe. Melanin poppin is the true definition. $28 – 11,000 Naira (Shop Now).