A dab of shimmer on cheekbones, inner corners of eyes, and your cupid’s bow will make even winter skin look lit from within.
Best Powder: Nars Double Take Overexposed Glow Highlighter
Inspired by Man Ray’s painting Observatory Time, the Lovers, this embossed pressed powder delivers a pretty golden sheen that looks sophisticated, never disco ball.
To buy: $42; narscosmetics.com.
Best Stick: Almay Instant Glow Highlighting Duo
Use the stick when you’re in a rush or on the go and the cream for special occasions. Really need a boost? Layer them.
To buy: $13; ulta.com.
Best Liquid: Marc Jacobs Beauty Dew Drops Coconut Gel Highlighter
Mix one pump of this peach liquid into your moisturizer for a healthy glow.
To buy: $44; marcjacobsbeauty.com.
Best Natural: RMS Beauty Luminizer X Quad
This little square is all you need to create a fresh, natural face. It’s packed with coconut oil and safe to use on eyes, lips, and cheeks.
To buy: $48; rmsbeauty.com.
Best Hybrid: Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter
Rihanna’s line offers six shades of this cream-to-powder texture so every skin tone can get lit.
To buy: $34; sephora.com.
Charlotte Tilbury Hollywood Beauty Light Wand
Its sponge tip makes application a breeze. Squeeze to dispense the creamy fluid, swipe, and blend.
To buy: $38; charlottetilbury.com.