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Monday, December 14, 2009

Make-Up Must Have Monday

Tis the season to Let it Glow, Let it Glow, Let it Glow! Your skin, that is. This time of year, most of us are feeling...how shall I say? Pasty. Put some radiance back into your skin with highlighting products!

I know people with oily skin (moi included!) are sometimes hesitant to add more shine to their face, but fear not. I prefer a powder form like Paul & Joe Beaute's for that reason. Pick 1 or 2 places you want to brighten(no more or you will look like a disco ball!) Let's get started.


Liquid highlighters like Benefit's High Beam are good for placing on the cheeks or dabbing on the bridge of the nose to elongate it's appearance. If you want to take baby steps, you can mix a drop in your moisturizer or lotion to give a subtle all over glow.

Powders like this Dior product you can place just about anywhere. I also feel like I have more control with them. Inner corner of the eye, the brow bone, right above the center of your upper lip- pick your poison! Put it wherever you want to draw attention on your face. A favorite trick of mine? After I've done my eye make-up, I dab a smidge of highlighter smack in the middle of the lid. It really brightens the area & makes me look well rested- which let's face it, I'm not! What are your favorite places to highlight & what are your favorite products?
Peace. Love. Get Your Glow On. M

Today's the last day to enter my 200th post giveaway! The top highlighter is one of the goodies included! Hop over to the Bon Bon Girls to enter- good luck!

6 comments:

Scientific Housewife said...

Great ideas, I love highlighters and things that give you a dash of shine. I like Everyday Minerals powders to use on my cheeks :)

MCW said...

I need a new highlighter...

PS - have you used Latisse?

Kristin said...

I've always wanted to try High Beam!

Jules said...

I’ve never used a highlighter before, but this seems like a nice winter alternative to the bronzers that I use in the summer. The Paul & Joe Beaute compact looks especially good!

Micaela said...

ok oily skin- THAT'S ME! i need this kind of bronzer for sure :)

Ashley said...

High Beam by Benefit is wonderful! I've used it for a few years now and it's one of those things I can't live without. I love Moon Beam by them too.