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Get a Healthy Glow: Highlighters

Ever wonder how celebrities all get that healthy, radiant glow? Most likely, it's because their makeup artist is using a face illuminator, like Benefit's High Beam and Moon Beam complexion highlighters. These products can be used as spot enhancers or blended all over your face for a glowing, sexy look. High Beam is a satiny pink shine, while women with olive or tan skin tones should opt for Moon Beam, which gives skin a more natural, golden-pink glow. Both cost $22 and are available here and here.

To learn how to use highlighters,

To apply highlighters such as Benefit's High Beam, use these simple tips:

  • First, be sure to pick the right color for your skin tone. Women with blue undertones should use a pinkish color like High Beam, and if your skin is more yellow, use a golden color.
  • With the nail polish-like brush, draw an X on the apple of each of cheek and beneath each brow.
  • Using your fingertips, blend the Xs in an upward and outward circular motion.
  • For an all-over dewy effect, try mixing just a dab of highlighter into your foundation or moisturizer.
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idakz idakz 6 years
hi, i was googling bout suitable beams for asians and i chanced upon this. so generally they give the same effect but moon beam is more suitable for asian skin?
JennaV JennaV 9 years
Me too! Fab must be a Benefit girl. She always features Benefit stuff. Right now I am using Moonbeam but will use highbeam in the winter.
nomerz nomerz 9 years
love love love my high beam!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
It makes me all glowy. Or dewy. Or whatever, it just looks really good.
beach_babe beach_babe 9 years
ive never heard of it, but now i feel like i have to have it! LOL seems like a great product.
mandeesparkle mandeesparkle 9 years
Wow thats awesome! Thankies.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 9 years
I've been using High Beam for years... it's fantastic!
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