The world has fell in love with radiant bright skin this year. No more cake makeup looks! Dewy, soft and natural looks are in! What you may call “the Jlo glow” is now more than a summer makeup trend, it’s year round! All our favorite cosmetic brands have created their version of highlighters that cut and shine through any light. No matter your skintone or age, there’s a highlighter for you. Highlighters come in all forms, liquid and pressed. Today, Kontrol picked their favorite brands.


Hourglass Ambient® Lighting Palette – “A palette featuring three shades of Ambient Lighting Powder, the high-tech, soft-focus finishing powder that recreates the most exquisitely flattering types of light.”- sephora.com

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 Becca x Jaclyn Hill Shimmering SkinPerfector Pressed – “A creamy, luminizing powder highlighter to light up the features you love with a high-shine finish.” –Sephora.com

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Anastasia Beverly Hills Glow Kit – “A collection of glow kits with four metallic powder highlighters for intense luminosity.” – Sephora.com

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Laura Mercier Face Illuminator – “A long-wearing, buildable and versatile highlighting powder that provides a natural-looking, radiant, allover glow.”-Sephora.com

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Bobbi Brown Highlighting Powder Bronze Glow – “A light-reflecting powder that gives the complexion a high-impact, light-reflective glow.” –Sephora.com

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COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops – “A bottle of ultra-concentrated illuminating and bronzing drops that allow you to customize your ideal glow with a liquid metal or sunkissed finish.” –sephora.com

How to apply highlighter! It’s simple. First you find your favorite highlighter. Secondly, you find the points on your face that the light will reflect. This can be the bridge of your nose, above your cheekbones, and your cupids bow. Now it’s time to apply your choice of highlighter, whether it’s liquid or pressed start off with a small amount and then BLEND, BLEND, BLEND! Your finished look should make your face look radiant and youthful.

Leah Gordone

Executive Beauty Director

Leah Gordone is an published writer and full-time content contributor to YouTube and Kontrol Magazine. She has been known for her beauty videos, college vlogs and crazy storytime videos on YouTube. Not only is she a rising star in the cyber world but she is also an educator. Gordone has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications and Speech and upon completion of a Master's in Education in School Counseling. Instagram/Twitter/YouTube @leahgordone