Budget Beauty | Drugstore and Affordable Highlighters

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Hi Dolls and Gents, 

So, today I am going to discuss highlights. I know highlight has been the rage for the past few months. Everyone is saying that their highlight must be  able to seen from space. I don't know where the live fo highlight came from, but I  am aware that is a very hot trends.

I would say to look at drugstore to find will work for your skin. It is important to highlight because it add a natural finish look, but you look your have been to the beach. So, here is a list talked about the best drugstore/affordable. If you like to learn more, keep resting a bit.


Maybelline Master Hi-Light

Maybelline Hi-Light 

These Master Hi-Light are bronzers and blushes. I consider them more to be highlighters, but that is all dependent on your skin tone. I know for my women of colour, this would be perfect for highlighters for our skin. For my vanilla sisters and caramel sister, you can use some of these as highlights, blushes or bronzers. There are six shades in the Master Hi-Light collection :
  • Nude  - Shades of soft champagnes and pink
  • Coral - shades of peaches, orange toned corals, and champagne
  • Pink Rose  - Shades of pinks, roses and whites
  • Mauve - Shades of soft bronze, champagne, dark berry and medium cranberry
  • Light Bronze -  Shades of golden white, soft brown, champagne and rosy pink
  • Deep Bronze - Shades of rich bronze, golden champagne, cranberry and dark brown


Wet n Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder

Wet n Wild Megaglo Highlighting Powder 

This is the newest addition to the Wet n Wild line and there has been a lot of hype around this product. This highlight powder comes is the perfect drugstore highlighter that has hit the market. It comes in two shades, but you have to make sure you find it because it always out of stock.  For my Canadian readers, it has not hit the Canadian beauty market yet, but you can get it online.  Precious Petals is best suited for my vanilla and caramel sisters and crown of my canopy is best suited for my chocolate sisters, Here are the two shades:
  • Precious Petals - Pink toned Champagne
  • Crown of my Canopy - Peachy Bronze

NYX Illuminator

NYX Illuminators

This illuminators will give you a subtle glow. There are five shade and most of the shades in this range is on moderately shimmery/frosty and there is one that is on the subtle side. The texture of this is illuminators in the dry side and can slightly emphasis pores. It is still a great highlight in the drugstore and you should try it out.
  • Narcissistic - light golden peach with warm undertones and luminous sheen
  • Chaotic - light medium peach with warm undertones with shimmer and sparkle
  • Magnetic - light medium peachy-coral with warm undertones with frosted, golden sheen
  • Ritualistic - light white gold with light ivory base and dark gold shimmer
  • Enigmatic - light soft pink with gold sheen

Colourpop Highlighters 

Colourpop Highlighters 

These highlighters have a unique formula and can be use in different ways. There is a broad range of colours that is suitable for my vanilla, caramel, and chocolate sisters.  This can be used as blushes, blush toppers or glowy bronzers . Here are some my favs:
  • Monster
  • Hippo
  • Avalon
  • Highly Waisted
  • Most Necessary


Milani Tantastic All Over Baked Bronzer

Milani Tantastic Face and Body Bronzer

This face and body  baked marble bronzer is infused with macadamia and jojoba oils to help keep the skin hydrated and soft, while  giving you a healthy bronzed glow. I can say, that these bronzers look more like highlighters and a lot of YouTubers say the same thing! There are three shades:
  • 01 Fantastic in Gold - marbleized gold shimmer
  • 02 Fantastic in Bronze - marbleized bronze shimmer
  • 03 Fantastic Sun Glow - marbleized mocha shimmer


NYX Strobe Genius Highlight Palette

NYX Strobe Genius Illuminating Palette

This highlight palette from NYX  contains seven different shade of highlighting shades. There is a range of off white, champagne and pale lavender to rose gold, yellow gold and bronze.

Kiko Eyeshadow #208

Kiko Water Eyeshadow in 208

This Kiko eyeshadow  double as  perfect highlight for most skin tone and that is including my chocolate sistas. 208 is a champagne glow, thought in look golden in the golden, it does not reflect that swatches AND it is a dupe for MAC Whisper of Guilt and Estee Lauder Heatwave. 

I hope that this was helpful and many of try out these highlighters. Comment down below if you have tried any of these highlighters. Don't forget to share and follow my blog, it's free!

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