Who doesn’t love a good highlight these days? It gives your skin a beautiful glow, and can be used to enhance features, and honestly, it can turn a look from bam to BAM, if ya know what I mean.
(A quick LOL at five years ago Ali who thought wearing highlighter was stupid because the whole point of putting foundation on was to hide my oily, shiny skin. Oh, so young, so naive.)
Nowadays, I live for a good glow. I absolutely love natural, rosy, and gold highlights, but I’m not one to shy away from bright and fun colors either. Even if it’s just a little bit on my nose, (might just be my signature lewk), I don’t think I ever skip highlighter when I do my makeup these days.
Nothing beats having that “skin glowing from within” look and nothing beats a good, affordable, highlighter to give that said look either.
That being said, here are the 3 best drugstore highlighters to prove that you don’t need to spend a lot of dough to get that bomb glow!
The Best Drugstore Highlighters
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Literally my #1 all time favorite drugstore highlighter. The shades are undoubtedly gorgeous, they’re crazy pigmented, the size is incredible, and also they’re hella affordable. Honestly, I’d never except such high quality from such an affordable brand, but Wet n Wild does it again with these guys! Application is so easy with these, it goes on not too light and not too heavy, and it’s so easy to build it up to your liking.
The Mega Glo Highlighting Powders might actually be the best drugstore highlighters ever. I love them so much that I even included them in my Holy Grail Products post.
They have a ton of shades to choose from but my personal favorite is Precious Petals. It’s a gorgeous rosy shade that gives my skin that perfect natural glowy/wet look.
2. Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighters
Oh bb these are so freakin bright. They’re my go-to when I really want that poppin highlight. The size of these is also great, (like seriously the drugstore comes through when it comes to the size of their highlighters). With the Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic Highlighters you don’t need much, a little definitely goes a long way.
My personal favorite shade: Molten Gold. It’s bright af, yet still very natural looking.
3. Milani Strobelight Instant Glow Powder
I love these for a lighter, more natural highlight. The colors are gorgeous and I’m obsessed with the gold packaging! They’re just so aesthetically pleasing. (Insert heart eyes emoji here). I love that these are light and natural, but you still have the ability to build them up to give your skin a brighter glow.
My personal favorite is the shade Dayglow. It’s a beautiful, light gold color that enhances features perfectly.
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