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Best Highlighters for Pale Skin

The Best Highlighter of 2014

Are you ready for this? Get ready to stock up on all of the cult favorite highlighters that are absolutely perfect for all of us pale skin pretties. I’m basically Casper the friendly ghost at this point and reaching for anything super warm and golden doesn’t really work well for me, the closest golden toned anything I can do is Champagne Pop. But for the most part, you’ll catch me reaching for mostly cool toned, icy, pearl, lavender type shades. I’ve rounded up some of the internet’s favorites.

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COLOUR POP ‘MONSTER’The cute – light pink with opalescent duo chrome flip – version of the awesome super shock formula.

TOO FACED LOVE LIGHT PRISMATIC HIGHLIGHTER ‘BLINDED BY THE LIGHT’Using an exclusive liquid-to-powder formula, Love Light takes the best of powder, liquid, baked and cream formulas to create unparalleled color payoff for a pearl radiance and silky smooth texture.

MILK MAKEUP HOLOGRAPHIC STICK ‘SUPERNOVA’A best-selling holographic highlighter stick that’s packed with meteorite powder for an otherworldly glow.

MAC STROBE CREAMThe ultimate quick fix for the skin. Super-powered with potent botanicals; de-snoozes, de-stresses, moistens, freshens and boosts the look of dull, flat or tired-looking skin with a fully loaded vitamin zap and a mega dose of green tea. Brightens and clarifies with iridescent particles and antioxidants. Enhances the effects of light on all skin and in all lighting conditions from sunlight to spotlight.

COLOUR POP ‘HIPPO’Hip, hip, hooray for this soft cool-toned icy lavender.

THE BALM MARY-LOU-MANIZERThis highlighter, shadow and shimmer diffuses light so your skin looks softer and younger while adding a subtle glow.

NYX DUO CHROMATIC ‘LAVENDER STEEL’Light up your features with our new Duo Chromatic Illuminating Powder. Available in five glowing shade, this silky powder blends like a dream for a fresh-faced look. Our breathtaking formulas light-catching pearls deliver a luminous finish that looks different from every angle. Brush this illuminating wonder along the highest points of the face- such as the cheekbones, bridge of the nose and Cupid’s bow.

BECCA PRESSED PRISMATIC AMETHYST ‘RADIANT FINISH’A creamy, highlighting powder with duo-chrome pigments to impart a captivating light effect that transforms as you move.

ELF BEAUTIFULLY BARE HIGHLIGHTING STICK ‘PINK PEARL GLOW’This highlighting stick is ideal for targeted application to illuminate the skin for a beautiful, fresh, and natural glow.

ELF SHIMMERING FACIAL WHIP ‘SPOTLIGHT’Lightweight and packed with vitamin e, this Shimmering Facial Whip highlighter is perfect for a radiant pop of color. Apply over the eyes, cheeks, and lips to create a flawless glow.

SLEEK MAKEUP SOLSTICE HIGHLIGHTING PALETTESleek MakeUP’s versatile face and body Solstice Highlighting Palette includes two baked powders, one luxurious cream formula, and one silky shimmer powder. The iridescent, metallic finishes add a radiant and luminous glow to the skin.

NARS ILLUMINATOR ‘COPACABANA’This light-reflecting liquid glides on to refresh and enhance the complexion, creating a shimmering incandescence. Wear it alone, or pair it with makeup to transform your skin from ordinary to extraordinary.