10 Must-Try Highlighters Under P1,000

Shimmer and glow without breaking the bank!


(SPOT.ph) Whether you prefer a full face of makeup or a simple no-makeup makeup look, a highlighter can level up your look in a flash. A swipe and dab on the high points of your face can instantly give your skin a healthy glow—minus the effort! Best of all, you can shine in all the right places without breaking the bank. From creams to powders, we round up 10 must-try highlighters that are all under P1,000.


Baked Highlighter in Moonlight Pearls (P345) from e.l.f.

Look radiant all day long with this drugstore cult-favorite! Infused with vitamin E and hydrating jojoba, rosehip, sunflower, apricot, and grape oils, this highlighter nourishes your skin while giving you an enviable glow. For an extra-blinding finish, apply it on your cheekbones with a wet brush or damp sponge.




Pure Nude Highlighter (P379) from Essence

This gem from Essence promises gorgeously luminous skin without emphasizing pores and texture, thanks to its silky-smooth formula. The result? A lovely glow that looks seamless and natural.



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Master Strobing Cream in Nude (P399) from Maybelline

If you prefer a more natural, everyday look, this liquid highlighter promises to add more dimension to your features with just a couple of dabs. Its micro-pearl formula easily blends onto the skin so you can gleam beautifully even without makeup on!




MegaGlo Highlighter in Precious Petals (P499) from Wet n’ Wild

Glow in all the right places with this fan-favorite powder highlighter. Its smooth texture and highly pigmented formula offers buildable coverage that doesn’t emphasize flaws, and looks gorgeous on the cheekbones and brow bones all day long.



Glow Out Highlighter in Strobe (P299) from Ever Bilena

If you want to flaunt glowing skin without the hefty price tag, this highlighter is right up your alley. The shade Strobe is a pale white gold that adds a touch of shimmer that's perfect for light makeup days.




PhotoReady Insta-Fix Highlighting Stick in Gold Light (P575) from Revlon

If you’re a makeup newbie, this beauty stick is practically fail-proof and lets you look like a glowing goddess with just a few swipes. Its lightweight formula glides smoothly on the high points of your face, so you can easily touch up on the go.



Cheer Spotlight Cream (P845) from Banila Co.

Cop gorgeous, dewy skin straight from your favorite K-Dramas with this champagne-hued strobing cream. Just dab and blend the product on your cheekbones and the bridge of your nose for an effortless #IWokeUpLikeThis effect.




Highlighter Palette in Cleopatra’s Kiss (P875) from Sleek MakeUP

Want to shimmer and glow from miles away? Sleek MakeUP’s beloved highlighter palette has an intense metallic finish that will have everyone turning heads. It comes in two finely milled powders and two cream formulas. Pro tip: For an extra sun-kissed gleam, layer the powder over the cream.



Strobe of Genius Illuminating Palette (P878) from NYX Cosmetics

This illuminating palette comes in seven highly pigmented, velvety-smooth shades that will match every skin tone with its variety of warm and cool shades. You can even use some shades as a bronzer or a glimmery eyeshadow!




Shimmering Skin Perfector in Opal (P972) from Becca

A liquid highlighter is so versatile because you can use it on its own for a healthy sheen on lazy days or mix it with your foundation for a seamless, lit-from-within glow. True to its name, Becca’s skin perfector is formulated with ultra-fine light-reflecting pearls that melt into your skin and adjust in any light so you look beautifully radiant anywhere. It even applies smoothly over powder without looking cakey or disturbing the rest of your makeup—like magic!

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