Obsessed with highlighting your face? Here are the Do’s & Don’t’s to follow

I do not want to look like a goddess said no girl ever! If a girl says she prefers no makeup look, then before you she makes a fool out of you just remember it takes a lot to achieve a no makeup look. In achieving the perfect makeup goals You need to highlight your face perfectly! If the highlighting goes wrong, It is a bit harsh to say but you will look like an alien!

There are always Do’s and Don’t’s when it is about makeup so follow that rules. In makeup, rules are meant to be followed not to be broken.


The purpose of the highlighter is to draw attention to the part of the face that you want to highlight. If your cheekbones are high and you use highlighter it can make your face look puffy so you have to be very very careful about it

Use an illuminating primer under your eyes 

A liquid highlighting primer is the one you need to apply under your eyes before using concealer or foundation. The best liquid highlighting primers are:

  • MAC Prep + Prime natural radiance
  • L’oreal Paris Lumi magique primer

Use brightening concealer for nose

Instead of using a baked highlighter, use a brightening concealer in a straight line. In this way, your nose will look sharp and radiant. You can buy:

  • NARS radiant creamy concealer
  • Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat

Wet your brush first

For a dewy look, you need to wet your brush before applying baked highlighter. It is an ideal way of getting a subtle yet divine glow on your face which alone a dry highlighter cannot give.

Natural glow= liquid highlighters 

Only liquid highlighters can give a natural glow. You can mix the liquid highlighter with the foundation to embed the glow within your skin. The best liquid highlighters are:

  • NARS Illuminator
  • Urban Decay Naked Skin Highlighter fluid


Everything has its pros and cons so when you start using a highlighter you need to know what you do not need to do!

Never highlight your wrinkles


The purpose of the highlighter is to lift up your face and give you a goddess-like glow so do not ever try to highlight your wrinkles, pores or blemishes because there are 100% chances that your damage skin will come under the spotlight.

Someone’s face is not your face


By default, we all have this bad habit of copying other’s style statement, especially makeup. Gals! you need to understand that makeup is always done according to your face type and complexion. Don’t! I repeat, do not highlight your face according to someone else’ face.

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