I know what you may be thinking, “Kara colorful highlighters are so not on trend anymore.” Here’s the thing, I don’t care what makeup is “popular”. I just wear and review what I want. I think colorful/duochrome highlighters are fun. I don’t wear them everyday but they can look amazing with certain eye looks and outfits. I have a few favorites that I’ve reviewed before (I’ll link to my full reviews) so I thought I’d make a little list for those of you that may want a different kind of highlight for not a lot of money.
This essence highlighter might be the most natural looking of all of these. It has a white base with a pink shift. At a glance it just looks like a normal highlight but when the light hits it there’s a beautiful pink reflect. It’s so beautiful and fun to just be $4.99.
For the most part, the reviews on these highlighter duos from e.l.f. are pretty negative but I love them. There’s three different duos available and I own two of them, Blue Lagoon (purple and green) and Siren’s Call (yellow and orange). These are $8.00 apiece, so basically $4.00 per highlighter. They are pretty sheer but they can be built up. In my opinion, when it comes to colorful highlights I would rather it be sheer and buildable over super pigmented. These are great highlighters if you’re just wanting to play around with color.
This is the only duochrome cream highlighter I own. It has a white base with a blue/purple shift. I absolutely love e.l.f.’s cream stick highlighters so the formula of this is great. This is probably the most noticeable of all my colorful highlighters but it can be sheered out using a wet sponge. At just $4.00, it’s too affordable and unique not to try.
That’s my four favorite unique highlighters! I love my basic highlighters but sometimes it’s fun to use something different. If you’ve tried these I’d love to know what you think about them! If you know of any other unique and fun highlighters I should try please let me know! Thanks for reading and have a great day!