Strobing 101: 8 Highlighters That Will Bring Your Skin To Light

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It’s time to escape the dark side…while contouring has been has been the makeup trick of choice for quite a while, strobing has somewhat recently emerged…Using a highlighter or illuminator, strobing concentrates on the places where the light would naturally hit your face.  So essentially, applying the highlighter to the tops of your cheeks, down the center of your nose, etc…It’s easier than contouring and gives your skin a healthy looking glow.  Here’s our round-up of 8 amazing skin illuminators in various shades and applicators.

1.  NARS Hot Sand Illuminator (Previously limited edition, now part of the permanent collection)- Buy It Here For $30

NARS Hot Sand Illuminator

2.  Yves St. Laurent TOUCHE ÉCLAT – Radiant Touch (Various shades available)- Buy It Here For $42

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Eclat Radiant Touch

3.  Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder (various shades available)- Buy It Here For $45

Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder

4.  Benefit Watt’s Up! Highlighter- Buy It Here For $30

Benefit Watt's Up! Highlighter

5.  MAC  Mineralize Skinfinish (various shades available)- Buy It Here For $32

MAC Mineralize Skinfinish

6.  Laura Geller Beauty Baked Split Highlighter & Double-Ended Face & Eye Applicator- Buy It Here For $42.50

Laura Geller Beauty Baked Split Highlighter

7.  Milani Illuminating Face Powder (2 shades available)- Buy It Here For $7.59

Milani Illuminating Face Powder

8.  theBalm cosmetics Mary-Lou Manizer- Buy It Here For $24

thebalm Mary Lou Manizer

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