We Scavenged The Internet For The Best Body Highlighters So You Wouldn’t Have To
In case you haven’t heard, body glow is the new beauty trend that’s sweeping the nation. Yes, moisturizing is still important, but having dewy skin that looks both effervescent and sun-kissed is the look of the moment. Instagram is alight with girls posing during #goldenhour with their shoulders, cleavage, and clavicles positively glowing with shimmer and light.
We’ve compiled a list of all of the body highlighters, shimmers, and illuminators on the market to fulfill all of your glow-y needs. Take a look below.
1. Fenty Body Lava
Possibly the singular product that started the body glow trend, Fenty by Rihanna’s Body Lava is the product to have on your shelf this summer. Be sure to buy it soon, because the product is limited edition. Purchase here.
2. L’Oreal Paris True Match Lumi Glotion
L’Oreal Paris recently got into the glow-game with the launch of their “Lumi” line which focuses on providing its wearer with “the illusion of dewy skin and a natural glow” that looks like it comes from within. Use their Glotion product on your face or on your body. Buy here or at any local drugstore.
3. Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H.
Cleverly named “Not. Your. Mama’s. Panty. Hose.” in reference to the limb-cloaking capabilities of this all-over body highlighter, NYMPH is a water-based formula that melts seamlessly into the skin. Buy here.
4. Patrick Ta Major Glow Body Oil
Patrick Ta’s Major Glow Body Oil is a high-end product that delivers on its steeper price tag. Packed with nourishing ingredients such as stabilized Vitamin C and squalane, this product promises to give you a short-term and long-lasting glow. Buy here.
5. Sol Body Shimmering Dry Oil
Sol Body Shimmering Dry Oil is the affordable, vegan, and paraben-free body oil that you didn’t know you’ve been waiting for. Just one of the latest of the groundbreaking lines from the ColourPop founders, Sol Body is set to launch on July 17th. Buy here.
6. Anastasia Beverly Hills Shimmer Body Oil
Anastasia Beverly Hills always delivers high-quality makeup products and her Shimmer Body Oil is no exception. Buy here.
7. Kora Organics Sun-Kissed Body Glow Oil
Founded by supermodel Miranda Kerr, Kora Organics prides itself on using all-natural ingredients, including in this body oil that “instantly delivers a subtle sunkissed glow while deeply hydrating”. Buy here.
8. Morroccanoil Shimmering Body Oil
Morroccanoil uses the nourishing power of Argan Oil to beautify its customers. Not only does their Shimmering Body Oil give skin a touch of luminosity, but it also “infuses skin with a deeply nourishing blend of antioxidant-rich argan oil and sesame oil”. Buy here.
9. Sol De Janeiro Glowmotions
Named after the sun in the beautiful capital of Brazil, Sol De Janeiro made a name for itself with its famous “Bum Bum Cream”. They recently expanded into body highlighters with their popular Glowmotions Glow Oil that gives the skin an inimitable healthy glow. Buy here.
10. Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Golden Shimmer
A staple of the modern French woman, NUXE’s Huile Prodigieuse Golden Shimmer is both ultra-hydrating and super flattering to the skin. Buy here.
11. Charlotte Tilbury Supermodel Body
Charlotte Tilbury’s beauty line is a favorite of makeup fanatics everywhere, so it follows that her body highlighter would also be a fan-favorite. Buy the “slimming hydrating body shimmer” here.
12. Becca Glow Body Stick
In a departure from the other liquid-based body highlighters on the list, Becca’s Glow Body Stick is also hydrating, and is infused with “skin nourishing ingredients like Shea Butter and Coconut Oil” .Buy here.
13. Ouai Hair & Body Shine Mist
Unlike other highlighters that must be applied manually to the skin, Ouai’s Hair & Body Shine Mist can be sprayed on. Not to mention, it works on hair and skin. What’s not to love? Buy here.
14. Pacifica Crystal Bronze Shimmering Body Oil
Not only is Pacifica is a 100% Vegan & Cruelty-Free line, but they now offer their own Crystal Bronze Shimmering Body Oil that comes with a “kiss of shimmer and major hydration”. Buy here.
15. Lorac Glow & Behold
Beauty staple Loraq has also gotten into the body glow game with their shimmering body oil Glow and Behold, which “envelops the skin in multifaceted shimmer”. Buy here–the offer is online only.
16. The Body Shop’s Honey Bronze Shimmering Dry Oil
The Body Shop is famous for their high quality, affordable products, so you know their body oil will be good. Made with community trade honey, they promise that their body oil is grease-free. Buy here.
17. NARS Monoi Body Glow
You can’t go wrong with NARS–the company that delivered us both their famous Creamy Concealer and their Orgasm Blush. Their Monoi Body Glow is another entry into the hall of fame. Buy here.