This New Makeup Trend Will Change The Way You Use Highlighter

Highlighting is most certainly not the new kid on the block. The light-enhancing technique has been going strong for awhile now, and there are more powders, creams, and strobing sticks than we can keep track of. But that striking beam of light glinting off the cheekbones isn’t everyone’s cup of tea, especially those with oily and acne-prone skin. That's where the no-highlighter highlighter comes in.

If you're into the no-makeup makeup trend, this new fad will be right up your alley because it's just as low-key. Instead of imparting illuminating shimmer, these products simply give a dewy finish. No matter how much you put on, you'll never reach Edward Cullen sparkle status. But the coolest part, especially if you're as lazy in the mornings as we are, is that they come in mists and push-pop sticks, so you don’t even have to get your hands dirty to apply.

Ahead, check out some of the latest highlighter-lite launches that we can’t stop reaching for.

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If you want a glow that makes you look like you've been sleeping in, eating salmon and greens every day, and never slacking on your skin care, put down the fan brush and pick up this brand-new mist from Sephora. It looks just as good on bare skin as it does over foundation.

Sephora Collection Perfection Mist Nude Glow, $20, available at Sephora.
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While some are dabbing on iridescent shimmer and lilac hues, we’re over here rolling this glossy stick onto our cheekbones. Without ever feeling greasy or heavy, this gel-like, shimmer-free formula maintains a radiant, slick look on the skin all day. Even better, the stick is infused with hyaluronic acid, argan oil, and aloe extract, so it's doing its small part toward keeping your complexion happy.

Ciaté Dewy Stix, $26, available in March 2017 at Sephora.
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Mattifying setting sprays are a dime a dozen, but this one holds all your makeup down while lending a dewy, brightening effect — it's kind of like magic.

Cover FX Illuminating Setting Spray, $31, available at Cover FX.
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