Top 10 Luminizing Makeup

Shine Bright With The 10 Best Luminizing Makeup Products

Shine Bright With The 10 Best Luminizing Makeup Products

Shine bright like a diamond with the best luminizing products in the beauty game. With the help of our algorithm which sorts through recommendations from trusted beauty sources and reviews from real users, we've got the scoop on where to find the leading products that deliver all-day radiance for any skin type or skin tone. Whether you're looking for an everyday foundation with luminous coverage or a highlighter that keeps your whole makeup look on point, we've got you covered. Check out our list of the ten best luminizing makeup products and embrace your glow! 

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April 24, 2017

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The Rankings

Smashbox Spotlight Palette
Rank & Style Approved


Smashbox Spotlight Palette

BEST FOR: All skin types

USERS SAID: "I have combination skin and this foundation just makes my face look flawless. It has a beautiful natural/luminous finish which is perfect if you don't want matte, but you don't want to be super dewy either!" 

Josie Maran Argan Enlightenment Illuminizing Wand

LOVED FOR: Its soft shimmer, easy application, and creamy feel

USERS SAID: "I love this wand. It's a gorgeous illuminator, creamy consistency and it stays on all day."

Giorgio Armani Beauty Luminous Silk Foundation

BEST FOR: Those seeking a foundation with a weightless texture and a silky finish

USERS SAID: "I love this foundation! I love this finish and radiant silky finish and it imparts a beautiful luminous glow."

Benefit Cosmetics High Beam Liquid Face Highlighter

BEST FOR: All skin tones

HELPFUL TIP: Beauty junkies recommend using this product to nail your strobing technique. 

Burberry Fresh Glow Luminous Fluid Base

FUN FACT: This product is an award winner!

USERS SAID: "I wear this over my moisturizer for a glowy, dewy radiant skin finish and layer bronzer or blush over top. I noticed a difference in how glowy and fresh my skin looks and how much longer my makeup stays fresh through the day when I wear this."

Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops

BEST FOR: Those with sensitive skin types

LOVED FOR: Its prolonged wear and ultra sheer coverage

Yves Saint Laurent Touche Éclat Radiant Touch

USERS SAID: "This is my favorite product. It makes me look fresh instead of looking like I didn't sleep."

BEST FOR: Those seeking a radiant and convenient highlight product that works for all skin tones and types 

Kat Von D Alchemist Holographic Palette

BEST FOR: Anyone looking for a highlighter palette with multiple options

LOVED FOR: Its fun, super-shimmery holographic shades and easy application

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter

USERS SAID: "Absolutely love this highlighter. It's buildable, not streaky, not clumpy, and doesn't accentuate the texture of the skin."

LOVED FOR: Its smooth and creamy formula and effortless glow

Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter

USERS SAID: "I can't stop raving about how beautiful this highlighter is! It gives the skin the most gorgeous, champagne, lit from within glow, that never looks cakey or glittery."

FUN FACT: This product includes five forms of coconut to provide a hydrating and nourishing feel.

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