Goto Drugstore Highlighters For That Ultimate Glow


Being a makeup junkie it is always difficult to keep a track of your finances & not going bankrupt. While being a regular user of only high-end brands, I decided to test some drugstore makeup. & believe you me I am going gaga on these drugstore highlighters for their amusing results & astonishing prices. Listed below are a few of my favorite tested drugstore highlighters. They are super affordable and give the ultimate glow!



source: colourpop cosmetics

Colourpop highlighters are very reflective in the light and have a cream to powder feel to them. The shade shown above is called spoon which is a light silver champagne with multi-dimensional glitter, that is sure to get you forked. The highlighter consists of luminous pearls and glimmer and is super affordable with a price of PKR 840.


MegaGlo™ Highlighting Powder
source: wetnwild cosmetics

The Wet n Wild MegaGlo is the number 1 highlighting powder of this brand. It’s ultra-pearly finish and easy-to-blend formula makes it a fan favorite! The silky smooth, highly-pigmented powder gives an all over glow when applied to the cheek bones, brow bone, and cupid’s bow. There are around six shades with a price of PKR 525 and that is a steal!


source: Instagram/Maybelline

The Maybelline FaceStudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter gives the perfect chrome effect. The skin heats up with a warm metallic sheen. This face highlighter is infused with metallic pigments that create a reflective finish. It is for PKR 1,050 and is a fair price point for the quality and amount of the product.


Baked Highlighter
source: elf cosmetics

This is Elf’s baked highlighter which creates a radiant glow with a sheer wash of shimmering color. Infused with Vitamin E and hydrating jojoba, rose hip, sunflower, apricot, and grape oils to nourish your skin. The highlighter can be applied wet for a vibrant effect or dry for sheer pigmentation. It retails for around PKR 420 to 700, which is great for the quantity and quality of this highlighter.



source: essence cosmetics

The Essence Pure Nude Highlighter is the perfect natural glow for all skin tones. It is incredibly affordable but also very beautiful and is a hidden gem at the drugstore. A little product goes a long way with this and can give the most subtle look or the most ultimate glow. It is available for PKR 470 which is an amazing price.


Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator
source: NYX cosmetics

The Nyx Born To Glow Liquid Illuminator is luxuriously lightweight. It is available in four light catching shades with soft pinks to shiny golds. The product is very pigmented and can be applied with a brush or beauty blender on the high points of your face. The price point again is very affordable with a range of PKR 550 to 800.