6 Body Highlighters For A Luxe All-Over Glow



Ask any makeup lover and they’ll tell you they cannot live without a highlighter. The difference it makes (no matter where you put it) is major! But what about the rest of your body? It may not be on summertime just yet, but that doesn’t mean your skin can’t be gleaming when you take that coat off. To help, we’re rounding up the best body highlighters to get your skin beaming brighter than ever before. January blues, be gone!

1. ColourPop Sol Shimmering Dry Oil, $11

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The energy of Saturday is unmatched – everyone’s ready to let out some steam, and lucky for us, ColourPop bottled that exact feeling… Into a highlighter. The tinted dry oil absorbs into your skin in no time, leaving your body with a radiant shimmer and smelling like the Bahamas. Infused with coconut, argan, and marula oils, it’s a one-stop shop if you’re looking to plump and hydrate your skin for an all-year glow.

2. Kora Organics Sun-Kissed Body Glow Oil, $44

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When we heard about this tinted nourishing body oil, you best believe we ran. Rich in antioxidants and fatty acids, it packs moisture from desert date, rosehip, and sea buckthorn oils to hydrate your skin, leaving you with a vanilla-scented glow that’s legit Oscar-worthy.

3. Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H. Not Your Mama’s Panty Hose All Over Body Highlighter, $49


The second you swatch the Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H. All Over Body Highlighter, $49, you’ll see *exactly* why we’re obsessed. Its water-based formula smooths, hydrates, and melts into your skin for a sun-touched shimmer that’s water and transfer-resistant. We like to buff it on our legs, arms, shoulder, décolleté, collarbone (you get the point) with the Huda Beauty Blur & Glow Brush, $33, for a glow that’s free of streaks and harsh lines. It also comes in three shades: Aurora (a warm copper shimmer), Aphrodite (a golden-bronze shimmer), and Luna (a soft white-gold shimmer). Psst, mix it with your foundation for a Beyoncé-like glow.

4. Sol de Janeiro Glowmotions Glow Body Oil, $35

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If Sol de Janeiro’s Brazillian Bum Bum Body Cream, $45, was your poolside staple, then grab a pillow because you’re about to fall hard. Sol de Janerio infused its cult Cheirosa ’62 scent into the ultimate soft-shimmer oil for your body (and face!). Enriched with Cupuaçu butter for intense hydration, coconut oil for skin conditioning, and acai oil to soften, it leaves your skin silky smooth. Plus, its buildable tint accentuates the beauty of all skin tones and wraps your skin in a sensual embrace.

5. St. Tropez Tanning Essentials One Night Only Finishing Body Gloss, $25

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This lightweight and washable bronze gloss gives us *just* the right amount of shimmer we need to chase away any January dullness. Grab a mitt to smooth all over dry skin, then blend and layer for the glow you desire. The formula will effortlessly keep your skin streak-free, whether you’re grabbing brunch with the gals or heading for date night – stay poppin’!

6. REFY’s Gloss Highlighter, $26

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REFY’s non-stick highlighter is a liquid formulation straight from the Gods, enriched with the most dazzling golden undertones. It’s a true multitasking hero, which can be used as a priming base, layered above your makeup look, or applied to your body for a head-to-toe kinda glow. We also love that the natural oils and minerals (shout out to vitamin E) pamper our skin, which is just what we need RN.

Sometimes, a bedazzled body just isn’t enough – if you’re reaching for a glazed donut glow, here are 7 glowy highlighter tips that will change your face completely.

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