Dewy skin is in, so that means one thing and one thing only: your haul needs an upgrade. Whatever you want to call it; glazed, dewy, glowing, or glass skin, all we really care about is achieving that perfect slick of supermodel highlighter. And the best way to achieve that we hear you cry? A silky highlighter that needs zero effort or prep.
So, strap in dear reader and prep your baskets for the finest dewy highlighters that will help you achieve glazed donut skin a la Hailey Bieber.
FLORENCE BY MILLS BOUNCY CLOUD HIGHLIGHTER
This beauty from florence by mills has all the right words in the name: bouncy, cloud, highlighter. Yes, to all three. The gel highlighter features all the pigments your cheek bones could ever wish for thanks to an infusion of tiny light illuminators, plus an easily blendable formula that melts into the skin to create a glowing finish that looks nothing but fresh and natural. Wear alone, over makeup, or on the décolleté.
MADE BY MITCHELL BLURSH LIGHTS LIQUID HIGHLIGHTER
If you’re already familiar with Made By Mitchell, you’ll know the Blursh collection has already made a name for itself, so you can be safe in the knowledge that the Blursh Lights Liquid Highlighter will follow suit. The liquid formula effortlessly blends over the skin for a sheer wash of colour or blinding beam, and the sponge applicator makes application mess and stress free.
MAKEUP REVOLUTION SUPERDEWY MULTI PURPOSE BALM
If dewy skin isn’t enough, then the Superdewy Multi Purpose Balm is the one for you. Bridging the gap between skincare and makeup, Makeup Revolution’s glossy balm can be used across the face, body, and lips as a highlighter or moisturiser to create that radiant glow AND restore dry skin. Talk about a hard-working glow…
DANESSA MYRICKS BEAUTY DEW WET BALM
The new age dewy look is all about that natural, all-over glow so a hydrating facial balm is the first step in making that Em Rata look a reality. The Danessa Myricks Beauty Dew Wet Balm helps to create dewy skin that looks and feels luxe thanks to an infusion of softening jojoba oil and an ultra-hydrating finish. The lightweight formula is the one for skin that looks fresher than spring.
CTZN COSMETICS GLOBALM
A lightweight balm is to dewy skin what gloss is to Y2K (essential), so you can’t go wrong with CTZN Cosmetics’ Globalm. The multi-use formula can be used on the skin for a dewy look, lips as gloss, or over the lids for an ultimate glass skin look. Plus, this balm formulation has some serious lasting power, so expect nothing but AM to PM looks.
JASON WU BEAUTY OPAL STICK MULTI-USE HIGHLIGHTER
A swipe and go stick highlighter is thee way to go if you often find yourself applying your makeup on the train or doing touch-ups through a compact mirror. This glowing stick formula can be swiped over the lips, eyes, and cheeks to create a long-lasting, clean finish that will turn your no effort looks into big effort looks.
LH COSMETICS INFINITY GLASS
Infinity Glass is an OG of the highlighter world; you’ll struggle to find a dewy highlighter roundup that hasn’t raved about this multifunctional gel. The lightweight formula leaves a non-sticky slick of transparent gloss over the skin to make that glass skin look an effortless reality. Use as a highlighter, primer, or mix with foundation for a customisable glow to suit the occasion.