Highlighter is without a doubt the star product of 2016. You can deny it all want, but we witnessed everyone's highlighter collection triple in less than twelve months—ours included!
From blinding highlights to undetectable sheens, you name it and our cheeks have probably worn it. Scroll right through for 2016's standout glow machines!
WORLD CHAMP: The first product we think of at the mention of the word "highlighter." Rave reviews of its intense sheen and stunningly creamy formula are definitely true!
Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Champagne Pop, P2235, Sephora.ph
LIGHT-REFLECTING: A liquid highlighter that produces a pearly, lit-from-within effect. Put this on before foundation for a natural glow.
NARS Illuminator in Copacabana, Rustan's Makati
ALL-OVER COLOR: A blush and highlight hybrid with a non-glittery finish. One swipe is all you need!
NARS Multiple in Hot Sand, Glorietta 3
GOLDEN BEAM: Laura Mercier's line of face illuminators delivers a glow for every skin tone. We particularly love this shade on Ylona Garcia!
Laura Mercier Face Illuminator in Addiction, Rustan's Makati
CUSTOM RADIANCE: Nude highlighters for every mood. Customize and intensify your highlight by applying the creams and setting them with the powders!
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Sleek Highlighting Palette in Cleopatra's Kiss, P875, SM Makati
STUNNING SILVER: It may look silver when swatched, but this color looks gorgeous on tanned skin.
MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Global Glow, Powerplant Mall
NATURAL GLOW: Applying this to the cheeks with your fingertips produces the most subtle highlight you'll ever come across. And for less than 500 pesos, it's a true steal!
Colourpop Supershock Cheek Highlighter in Wisp, colourpop.com
CHAMPAGNE FOR THE CHEEKS: A classic highlighting stick we can't let go of. This blends into the skin for a party-ready highlight that's a fantastic conversation starter.
Benefit Watt's Up, P1700, Sephora.ph
DRUGSTORE DISCOVERY: The quality of this highlighter doesn't match its price. A few swipes of this on the face will make you look and feel like a million bucks!
Essence Pure Nude Highlighter in 10, P379, Watsons
K-GLOW SECRET: Cop your favorite Korean stars' blinding dewy skin with a touch of this.
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Etude House Play 101 Stick in 10, P748, SM Mall of Asia