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Dazzle Up Your Look with these 10 Illuminator Makeup Products

Take a shot every time you see the word ‘glow’.

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Dull, tired skin? Cheat your way to dewy, healthy-looking skin in an instant with illuminator makeup! Not to be confused with highlighters, an illuminator creates a more natural and overall glow for that dewy and glass skin look. Let us enlighten you with our favourite picks!

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter

RM 178.00

Obsessed with the glass skin trend? Try out BECCA’s Shimmering Skin Perfector Liquid Highlighter! Use it under makeup, or mix it with your favourite foundation and primer for a glossy and dewy look. The pearlescent finish looks natural, never glittery!

Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter

RM 193.00

Combine skincare with some glow, and what you get is this Marc Jacobs Beauty’s product! Infused with provitamin B5 and five forms of coconut, this beautiful rose gold gel illuminator boosts your complexion and nourishes it to achieve the youthful and healthy dew that you deserve!

MAC Cosmetics Strobe Cream

RM 160.00
Best illuminator cream for dry skin

For that ‘my skin, but better’ look, the MAC Cosmetics Strobe Cream is your best bet. This illuminating moisturiser is formulated with potent botanicals, vitamins and green tea to provide moisture and luminosity to the skin instantly. Wear it under makeup as a glowy base or mix it with matte foundations for a softer finish!

Rimmel Insta Strobing Highlighter

RM 26
Best drugstore illuminator with SPF

Instantly rejuvenate and transform the appearance of your skin with Rimmel’s Insta Strobing Highlighter. The lightweight and hydrating texture promises to extend the wear of your makeup, brighten and provide up to 24 hours of hydration to the skin. It also has an SPF of 15!

Tarte Tarteist Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter

RM 116.00

Asian skin tones have a warmer and yellow undertone, and what better way to enhance it with a champagne-toned illuminator? The Tarteist Pro Glow Liquid Highlighter is formulated with super pigmented and concentrated champagne and gold pigments that are suspended in a gel formula, easy for use under or over makeup.

RMS Beauty Luminizer

RM 160.00

Give your skin the luminosity and glow it deserves with the RMS Beauty Luminizer. The soft formula is natural and lightweight on the skin, with the perfect tone that will suit pale princesses!

Cover FX Custom Enhancing Drops

RM 187.00
Best illuminator drops without foundation

The Cover FX Custom Enhancing Drops is raved by many, and it’s definitely worth the hype and every penny. Formulated to be ultra-concentrated with pearls, you can mix this with your primer, foundation or moisturiser to create your ideal glow. Whether it’s a subtle glow or a beaming light, Cover FX has got your back!

Zoeva Strobe Gel

RM 70.00
Best illuminator for brown skin and dark skin
8. Zoeva Strobe Gel
Best for brown and dark skin

Zoeva’s Strobe Gel is what you should be looking at to achieve the lit-from-within look. The unique gel formula sinks into the skin and captures surrounding light for an angelic glow. Day or night, this vitamin E rich gel illuminator will transform you into the glowing goddess that you are!

Kopari Coconut Body Glow

RM 207.00
Illuminator for legs

Go nuts for coconuts! The hydrating and anti-aging properties of coconuts are loved by many, and the Kopari Coconut Body Glow is formulated with all that! This organic and coconut oil-infused illuminator is suitable for use on the body or face, and it’s not greasy or heavy at all!

Benefit The POREfessional Plus Pearl Primer

RM 168
Best primer for pores

Sister to the OG best-selling POREfessional primer, the Pearl Primer is Benefit’s take on a brightening and illuminating primer that is not greasy or heavy. It minimizes pores while combatting dullness and tired skin due to the hint of soft pink pearlescence. 

Disclaimer: The pricing shown is just a good indication of how much these products are worth. The prices could change based on the e-commerce promotions that are going on. If some of the products are not available, do email us at [email protected] Thank you!

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