10 Best Highlighters for Medium skin

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Based on 2507 reviews of 633 highlighters from 149 brands, written by MakeupAlley users with medium skin, these are the 10 best highlighters for medium skin

TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer

4.6

560 reviews

85% would repurchase

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Short blurb about me: 24yr old light-yellowish skin-toned Asian lady with G-R-E-A-S-Y skin; yes the general concensus is that the last thing I need is a highlighter.

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MAC by candlelight

4.4

115 reviews

80% would repurchase

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I really love this and use it as a highlighter and blush. For reference, my skintone is NC30-35 and I have brown eyes and hair. By Candlelight reminds me of a warm

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NARS Highlighting Blush Powder in Albatross

4.4

537 reviews

79% would repurchase

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Looks like its just white powder in a black case to me.....but put it on? My GOD. Its luminous. Angels bathe in this....Its gold,its siver,its a wash of candlelight.

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MAC Mineralize Skinfinish in Lightscapade

4.3

234 reviews

79% would repurchase

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I am actually quite disappointed in Lightscapade, even more so because of the glowing reviews it got here on MUA. (I think the reviews "glow" more than the MSF, its

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MAC Cream Colour Base in Hush

4.3

109 reviews

83% would repurchase

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I'm not sure why this product is listed under eyeshadows. There's an eyeshadow by MAC named Hush, but the Cream Colour Base is a separate product that's more under t

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MAC Cream Color Base in Pearl

4.3

163 reviews

79% would repurchase

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This is one of those products that, in an hour, went from something I didn't even know existed to one I wouldn't want to be without. I love using highlighters to giv

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Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Champagne Pop

4.3

135 reviews

74% would repurchase

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Sorry to be a naysayer. This had a lot of hype but imho for real life people and situations, its ott. The product makes me look too wet and sheeny, too gold, like

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BeneFit Cosmetics High Brow

4.1

215 reviews

74% would repurchase

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* Update June 4th 2012: Just confirming that yes, this product disagrees with my skin. my skin has been almost entirely void of flaking and dryness and I decided to

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E.L.F. Shimmering Facial Whip in Lilac Petal

4.1

112 reviews

81% would repurchase

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At first, I thought this product was one of those "get what you pay for" products. In other words...pretty crappy. Don't get me wrong; I love e.l.f. They have

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BeneFit Cosmetics Watt's Up!

4.0

267 reviews

68% would repurchase

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I just bought this product this afternoon-- I have been wanting to try it for a while and planned to go out this evening, so I thought it was a good excuse.

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