Best Highlighters, Bronzers & Self-Tanners by BestOfMakeupAlley

Physicians Formula Shimmer Strip all-in-1 custom nude palette for face

4.7 /5

41 reviews

Highlighter

"The colors are sectioned off into rows: top row - highlighter, mid row - blush, and bottom row - bronzer. Or you can swirl all the colors together and use them as a blended shade...The powder is also very finely milled and feels almost cream

Charlotte Tilbury Filmstar Bronze & Glow

4.4 /5

77 reviews

Highlighter/Contouring

"The bronzer shade in this compact is just perfect for a more natural daytime look... It has the tiniest bit of micro shimmer, but it reads on the skin as a healthy glow...The highlighter shade is a neutral champagne shade."

Anastasia Of Beverly Hills Glow Kit

4.4 /5

55 reviews

Highlighter

"VERY lumanizing...the color is sheer, the shine is opaque...one swipe of the ABH brush and this goes on so beautifully!!!!...such a quality product, the most finely milled shimmer you have ever experienced...This palette is sensational."

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector in Pearl

4.4 /5

170 reviews

Highlighter

"It simply does not get any better than this...it gives a dewy sheen with some very fine glitter particles. The glitter particles are fine and sparse enough that I think the product still looks very natural."

LUSH Feeling Younger

4.4 /5

27 reviews

Highlighter

"The glow is so subtle and gorgeous...This cream is so versatile... This product appears white in the pot, but it's actually an opalescent blend of pink, silver, and gold pigments."

Laura Mercier Matte Radiance Baked Powder Highlighter

4.5 /5

67 reviews

Highlighter

"a soft pinky champagne tone. It shows up on my skin as a gentle lift of light, a slight sheen, not excessively shimmery, and without any trace of glitter...the most incredible product for highlighting I have ever come across!"

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed - Moonstone

4.6 /5

56 reviews

Highlighter

"The formulation of the pressed powders are up there with the best on the market... It provides a glow, not a spec of chunky glitter to be found...They apply like a dream, blend like a dream, shine like a dream."

Revlon Photoready Skinlights in 200 Pink Light

4.3 /5

23 reviews

Highlighter/Illuminator

"It's watery, silicone-based, has no huge glitter chunks and is very easy to apply...Feels so light on skin...shades are mostly sheer with a hint of colour, depending on how much you apply."

Essence Pure Nude Highlighter

4.5 /5

58 reviews

Highlighter

"This is a must for medium-deep skin tones! It is slightly peachy in the pan but on the skin it looks more like a champagne color...It's nearly impossible to overdo it with this product as it's very finely milled."

TheBalm Mary-Lou Manizer

4.6 /5

573 reviews

Highlighter

"The texture was so lovely; almost like a creamy power, and the complex champagne colour universally flattering; it wasn't too frosty or too chunky or glittery...the overall look is more pearly then shimmery"

MAC Prep + Prime Highlighter Pen (Radiant Rose)

4.7 /5

62 reviews

Highlighter

"This magic wand is amazing!! comes off liquid but allowed enough time to blend and finishes off as a semi-liquid/powdery finish...The colour payoff is fantastic!...creamy, silky, and blends easily into the skin."

Giorgio Armani Fluid Sheer #10

4.6 /5

31 reviews

Highlighter/Illuminator

"It is by far one of the best liquid highlighter colours & formulations I have come across...It makes my skin glow, naturally flawless with no sign of oil. My pores look invisible with this on."

Wet 'n' Wild MegaGlo Highlighting Powder in Precious Petals

4.6 /5

66 reviews

Highlighter

"It's better than many higher priced items - glowing, soft and youthful on the skin. Really great product. Save your money and buy this instead of a higher priced highlighter...this is straight up foil-y/metallic golden champagne goodness"

Malibu Tan Hemp Golden Glow Skin Firming Bronzing Moisturizer

4.3 /5

137 reviews

Self-Tanner

"The smell is divine, tropical, not overpowering and fades rather quickly -I get NO self tanner smell at all. The color payoff is even, non-streaky, pretty and natural looking... my skin does look pretty darn good and even!"

St. Moriz Self Tanner Mousse

4.1 /5

168 reviews

Self-Tanner

"This gives fantastic, bronze, believable color, that is buildable over a few days and lasts quite a while. NO orange tones. Simple application. Non-offensive smell...You get an instant bronzing effect."

St.Tropez Bronzing Mousse

4.4 /5

27 reviews

Self-Tanner

"It gives a wonderful color and lasts pretty long, and it doesn't streak AT ALL...The tanning mitt ensures a smooth application with no streaks and no stains on your palms."

Tanwise Dark Bronzing Sunless Mousse (New)

4.3 /5

28 reviews

Self-Tanner

"this really IS a very good sunless tanner and I do love the color!...I'm a fairly seasoned self-tanner and this is definitely the best I've tried especially at this price point."

Bobbi Brown Illuminating Bronzing Powder in Antigua

4.6 /5

54 reviews

Bronzer/Blush

" this very clever combination of pink-peach-bronze colours just makes the wearer look alive and healthy. At any time of year. Best of all, the discreet sheen imparts a subtle youthful glow without being overly "glowy" or shiny."

New York Color NYC Sunny Bronzing Face Powder

4.2 /5

36 reviews

Bronzer

"adds just the right amount of warmth to the skin without looking orange...With this, I don't need any contour, it defines cheekbones so nicely and gives the face a light sun-kissed look...You cannot beat the price!"

Wet 'n' Wild Reserve Your Cabana

4.4 /5

255 reviews

Bronzer/Highlighter

"What this does is just add a beautiful youthful ~ very gentle glow. It in no way will emphasize wrinkles or any other issues you have going on with your skin... It enlivens the skin, gives you a healthy ~young ~ fresh look."

Too Faced Chocolate Soleil Matte Bronzer

4.5 /5

508 reviews

Bronzer

"This stuff smells so good!...It's a pretty, dark bronze color. No orange or peachy tones...Goes on very smoothly...matte...The staying power is great. Looks wonderful paired with a peach or pink blush."

The Body Shop Honey Bronze Bronzing Powder

4.5 /5

75 reviews

Bronzer

"the powder is highly pressed and of excellent quality... finely milled and not too much product comes off onto the brush...Overall a really nice matte and natural looking bronzer without any glitter."

Physicians Formula Bronze Booster Pressed Bronzer - Med to Dark

4.6 /5

61 reviews

Bronzer

"The product spreads well and creates a believable tan...this bronzer is excellent for contouring cheeks bone and nose, its amazing...The shade is very natural and would likely suit the majority of skin tones."

Estee Lauder bronzer-goddess

4.6 /5

34 reviews

Bronzer

"goes on light and is buildable. It is not sparkly even though it looks glittery in the compact, it goes on with a natural finish. Great bronzer. I use it every day. Lasts forever, too!"

Dior Nude Tan Healthy Glow Enhancing Powder

4.7 /5

26 reviews

Bronzer

"This is a great multitasking product that you can use year-round because it's not too intense and looks very natural.The product is very pricey, but it comes with a very nice mini kabuki brush...the powder is of superb quality: finely milled."

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