5 Alternatives To Kylie's Sold-Out Ultra Glow Highlighter

You always want what you can’t have — especially when it comes to beauty products. That’s why we’re getting the inside scoop from your favorite retailers on what’s selling out right now, how to sign up for waitlists, and where to go to find the next best thing. Because if everyone’s buying it, you know it has to be good.
There's no denying that Kylie Cosmetics has a loyal band of followers, hawking her every product launch. She'll post a photo of a new Lip Kit on Instagram, and it sells out within hours. Recently, Kylie expanded her line to include a wider range of makeup, and even after the launch of her much-anticipated Kylighters, in true Kardashian-Jenner fashion — she gave the people more.
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The most recent launch, the Ultra Glow highlighter, was teased, poolside, by Kylie herself on Snapchat, and all three shade swatches gave us all the vacation FOMO. Pigmentation aside, the Ultra Glow comes in a loose powder formula as opposed to a solid. Unfortunately, as it goes, Kylie's vacation-inspired, Ultra Glow highlighters are currently sold out in every shade — Tahiti (copper), Santorini (silver) and Fiji (golden-bronze).
Luckily, we've found five alternatives to the ultra-pigmented, illuminating powders that are just as great as the OG. Your new favorite highlighter, ahead.
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Laura Mercier knows face makeup. The brand's translucent setting powder is always a pro-pick, and this double-duty variation sets makeup and leaves behind a shimmery finish.

Laura Mercier Mineral Illuminating Powder in Candlelight, $35, available at Sephora.
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Another setting and highlighter duo, this compact by Cover FX delivers a soft, all-over sheen when applied on top of makeup — and it rings in at just $10.

COVER FX Illuminating Setting Powder in Light, $10, available at Sephora.
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It may not be a loose powder, but these colorful pearls deliver that pretty, light-reflecting glow all the same.

Guerlain Météorites Illuminating Powder Pearls, $62, available at Sephora.
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This silky, loose powder comes in two supremely flattering, shimmering shades, and offers a sheer finish to boot.

Giorgio Armani Micro-Fil Loose Highlighting Powder, $45, available at Sephora.
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Looking for a hyper-pigmented, chrome strobe? This pick from Topshop changes colors as it catches the light: sometimes it's a soft each, other times it veers more gold — a true chameleon highlighter.

Topshop Chameleon Glow in Shuffle The Cards, $13, available at Topshop.
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