Everything You Need To Know About Applying Highlighter

If you feel completely clueless when it comes to applying highlighter, trust us you’re not alone.

You and a million other girls out there have sat in front of a mirror with their highlighter in hand and thought to themselves, what now?

And that’s okay because putting on highlighter is like picking out an outfit.Before you can even begin putting it on, you need to establish what you’re putting on. And by that, I mean how much do you want to shine?

Some days, you may want go out with minimal makeup and still have a natural-looking glow. Other days, you may go out on the town and want to look like the Princess of Sheeba with a full face of makeup and glitter covering you head to toe.

Either mood, you’re going to look like a star and we’re here to help…

For A Natural Look:

For the simple, natural look, you just need to know the basics, and there is no greater rule when it comes to skincare than this: Moisturizer is your best friend.

It is the foundation of foundation. It is everything. So lather on the moisturizer of choice. Our personal favorite being the Rose Deep Hydration Cream by fresh skincare and once you’ve done that, you can begin applying your highlighter in any of the key areas such as under your brow bone or diagonal along the cheekbone.

For more key areas and tricks of the trade, check

out our FAQ below.

Done Up From Head To Toe:

Now, if you’re looking to have a full-face of glam, you want shine!

Depending on what kind of highlighter you have, you’ll need to take a different approach for application. If you get your hands on our NEW Jelly Highlighter, you can simply just grab your silisponge or fingers and begin dabbing! Not even kidding you guys, it’s really that simple. Check this Jelly Highlighter Tutorial if you don’t believe us!

If using powder, you’ll want to grab your Silisponge or a highlighting brush dampened with setting spray to apply. Start by applying to the tops of your cheekbones and brow bones and keep on applying over your cupid’s bow, down the center and on the tip of your nose, and around your temples.

Did this help? If not, here are 6 TIPS that’ll help with all of your highlight needs:

1. I Want My Eyes To Look Larger.

Emphasizing the size of your eyes is easy! You want to apply highlighter just under your brow bone, but above the crease in your eyelid and then in the center of your eyelid.

2. I’m Just Going For Glowing Skin.

Apply a small dot of highlighter in the center of the apple of your cheek over blush.

3. I Need To Shape My Nose.

Apply highlighter along the bridge of your nose and gently blend foundation a shade or two darker than your natural skin tone on the sides to make your nose appear to be slimmer.

4. I’m Tired Of Looking Tired.

Just add just a pinch of highlighter to the inner corner of your eyes to brighten up an otherwise dark areas and in the center of your eyelid.

5. Can I Make My Cheekbones Pop?

Apply highlighter in a diagonal line from just beneath the center of your eye socket up towards your hairline, and blend with your Silisponge.

6. Give Me Lips For Days!

Applying a little bit of highlighter to your cupid’s bow using a concealer brush does the trick. And for further clarity, your cupids bow is that cute little area above your lip below your nose!

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