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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.
Join The Conversation
idakz idakz 7 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 10 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 10 years
love love love my high beam!
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
It makes me all glowy. Or dewy. Or whatever, it just looks really good.
beach_babe beach_babe 10 years
ive never heard of it, but now i feel like i have to have it! LOL seems like a great product.
mandeesparkle mandeesparkle 10 years
Wow thats awesome! Thankies.
WhatTheFrockBlog WhatTheFrockBlog 10 years
I've been using High Beam for years... it's fantastic!
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