11 Of The Most Bomb Highlighters For Desi Skin Tones You Need To Get ASAP

By Kashaf | 9 Feb, 2018

Highlighter has been all the rage for the past couple of years. It has the ability to brighten your face instantly, but finding the perfect one for your skin tone can be a serious struggle. If you’re a fellow brown girl, you know exactly what I’m talking about. If you’re tired of trying the product that everyone raves about, only for it to look chalky and make you look washed out – worry no more.

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Thankfully, the cosmetics industry has recently been trying to be more inclusive of all skin colors across all categories. Here are some of the best desi-girl friendly highlighters to achieve that regal glow.


1. Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter in Champagne Pop

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Price: Rs 4400/-

There’s a reason why so many makeup artists and makeup enthusiast are obsessed with Champagne Pop – it’s actually amazing. b The highlighter is a soft white gold with warm peach undertones, and it is flattering for all complexions – light and dark. You’ll never need a filter again.


2. NARS Super Orgasm Illuminator

NARS Illuminator Super Orgasm
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Price: Rs 3800/-

NARS Super Orgasm is a super rich and peach with a shimmer of gold shade that truly pops on desi skin tones. The liquid formula is very light and dries to a nice powdery finish. It stays on for hours and doesn’t melt away on a night out.


3. MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Cheeky Bronze

M.A.C. Mineralize Skinfinish in Cheeky Bronze
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Price: Rs 4000/-

If you’re looking for a super amazing highlighter, this baked powder by MAC is your go-to. The soft golden coral shade looks wondrous on medium, dark, and light skin tones. It applies silky smooth and gives you the most intense glow.


4. Kiss Beauty Highlighter

Price: Rs 450/-

This affordable highlighter illuminates the skin and gives a long-lasting natural glow to your face. The golden shade is perfect for medium to dark complexions and it can be layered for different intensities.


5. Benefit High Beam Highlighter

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Price: Rs 2000/-

If you’re looking for a natural looking glow – this liquid highlighter is perfect. A little bit goes a long way and it is easy to build up. It’s also not overly glittery, so you won’t end up looking like a disco ball. And being that it is a liquid, it blends very easily over powder.


6. Maybelline FaceStudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter

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Price: Rs 1000/-

If you have a limited budget but want a good quality glow, don’t worry. Maybelline’s Master Chrome Metallic highlighter is a stunning highlighter that will give you a deep gold shimmery radiance. The champagne gold pigment with hints of glitter will blind all those around you.


7. Clazona Highlighter

Price: Rs 200/-

This liquid highlighter is super light on your wallet and offers a silky luminescent finish that will stay on all day long. The formula is oil-free and the shade is perfect for deeper skin tones.


8. Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter in You Light Up My Life

Too Faced Love Light Prismatic Highlighter in You Light Up My Life
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Price: Rs 3200/-

This super cute highlighter (that’s packaged in a heart compact) is a gorgeous, buildable gold formula that will bring out your inner radiance. One swipe on your face will give you amazing luminosity, while building layers will give you a mesmerizing glow.


9. Tarte Tarteist Pro Glow Highlight & Contour Palette

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Price: Rs 5000/-

This palette is a highlighter and a contour kit in one, it has a range of shades with rose gold undertones that are very desi girl friendly. All of the highlighter shades are great for everyday wear as well as for formal events – especially when you wanna look illuminating but not too sparkly.


10. Revolution Strobe Highlighter

Price: Rs 516/-

This golden highlighter gives a natural illumination to the skin by diffusing light. The golden shade is perfect for darker complexions and it can be applied both wet or dry for different intensities.



11. Huda Beauty 3D Highlighter Palette – Golden Sands

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Price: Rs 6300/-

The ultimate glow palette features powder highlight along with oil to amplify glow. This palette is packed with 2 different textures:  the Melted Strobe – a creamy formula that creates a flawlessly radiant canvas, along with three light catching pressed pearls to give you 3D glow.


What highlighter do you use?

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