Highlighters For a Real Holiday Shimmer
Saturday, November 24, 2012
Chantecaille Les PétalesLumière de Rose Highlight is inspired by the soft, gossamer color of crushed rose petals. This limited edition powder brightens with a kaleidoscope of colors that blend together to create a refined radiance. And the elegant gold compact will slip right into your petite velvet evening bag for touch-ups. (chantecaille.com)
Lancôme Holiday 2012 Color Collection Blush Highlighter is a transparent powder that highlights with a dainty luster. It can also be used as a blusher to add light color to the cheeks. Its adorable stamped rose is feminine and sweet but the long-wearing formula will see you long past your midnight revelries. (Macy's)
Physicians Formula Powder Palette Mineral Glow Pearls is a frosty compact of multi-color "pearls" that illuminate and highlight the face softly. This is a cult favorite because it's affordable and fun to use. A quick swipe of your brush over the pretty pearls puts pretty right into your holiday evening look. (Ulta Beauty)
Laura Mercier Shimmer Bloc Mosaic is a very smooth formulation that gives a lovely sheen without looking metallic. This personal fav comes in Mercier's signature sparkly brown compact and is perfect for nocturnal shimmering but is subtle enough to put a little glow into your daytime look as well. You won't want to head to the annual company festivity without it. (Sephora)
One of the benefits of highlighters is the attention grabbing shine they give to cheeks, brows, nose, and eyes. But don't forget the youthful glow they impart with their wee light reflecting glitters. The rest is up to you.
Donna Macdonald is a freelance writer who enjoys covering topics of interest to women, especially fragrance, style, beauty. She has also written marketing material for a women's book that hit the New York Times Bestseller list and netted her an up close and personal discussion on the Oprah Winfrey Show. Donna currently writes her own personal blog, alovelyinconsequence.
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