On days when you want to keep it lowkey but still have that glow, cream highlighter is the way to go. Compared to a powder highlighter, a cream formula tends to blend easier into the skin and mimic its texture, hence making it the perfect option for a natural sheen.
However, try not to swipe a stick highlighter directly over your cheekbone. This will give you a blinding stripe of highlight fit for another occassion. Instead, use your ring finger to warm up the product and thin it out as you gently apply it on the areas you need to highlight. Tap your finger on the highest point of your cheekbones to give your face a subtle, natural-looking radiance. Here's a demo straight from makeup artist Pat McGrath:
Now you can cop that au naturel model glow!