Best Highlighters In Malaysia: If You’re Not Shining Bright Like A Diamond, Then You’re Missing Out!

By: Beauty Insider Journalist / September 25, 2021
Categories : Face, Makeup

Allow me to clarify the marvels of utilising a highlighter if you haven’t been turned on by the power it provides. Therefore, highlighters may appear daunting at first, but this shimmering makeup lifesaver has far too many applications to be overlooked! Whether you’re a seasoned highlighter user or just getting started, Beauty Insider has compiled a list of the finest just for you.

1. MAC Cosmetics Mineralize Skinfinish Highlighter

Mineralize Skinfinish | MAC Malaysia E-Commerce Site

The Mineralize Skinfinish Highlighter from MAC Cosmetics is a velvety soft, slow-baked powder with a radiant finish. Additionally, blend all over for a subtle luminous gloss to the skin, or strategically buff on to give highlights to the high points of the face. Furthermore, the Multi-Mineral Complex and vitamin E in this product provide highlights and a beautiful shine to the skin. No wonder this highlighter is in every makeup artist’s kit I know!

Why we love it:

  • Smooths out complexion to provide a seamless glow
  • Has a wet, butter-like formula

Price: RM160.00

Where to buy: Sephora

2. Wet N Wild Megaglo Highlighting Powder Precious Petals


Megaglo Highlighting Powder Precious Petals is a medium gold with warm yellow undertones and a metallic shine from Wet ‘n’ Wild. To add, it was a bolder, more noticeable highlighter; thus, it would be perfect for someone who loves intense over subtle highlighting. The formula is described as velvety smooth with a naturally brilliant shine. Moreover, although the powder was soft, blendable, and a little loose in the pan, it was simple to apply to the high points of the face and diffuse the colour.

Why we love it:

  • Velvet-smooth powder consistency
  • Blends seamlessly without moving the makeup underneath

Price: RM37.60

Where to buy: Watsons

3. Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil

READY STOCK Authentic Fenty Beauty Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil 8g  Full Size | Shopee Malaysia

The Diamond Bomb All-Over Diamond Veil from Fenty Beauty is a one-of-a-kind diamond-dusted highlighter. Additionally, it’s applied in the form of a 3D dazzling veil, providing pure, show-stopping shine to the face and body. It has a bouncy, cool-to-the-touch jelly-powder composition that dissolves into the skin like butter. Furthermore, this highlighter is made up entirely of pure brilliance, giving it an “all-glitz, no-grit” finish that complements every skin tone.

Why we love it:

  • A jelly-powder formula for a wet-like application
  • Creates a truly dazzling appearance

Price: RM178.00

Where to buy: Sephora

4. Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo

Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter - Reviews |  MakeupAlley

These weightless cream-powder hybrid highlighters come in solos and carefully coordinated duos and range from gentle dayglow to highly supercharged. To add, Killawatt spans from gentle dayglow to wildly supercharged colours that were intended for all skin tones, with a dash of skin-glorifying colour. In addition, the Fenty Beauty Killawatt Freestyle Highlighter Duo is a cream-powder combination that melts into skin and blends effortlessly.

Why we love it:

  • The formula is cream to powder
  • Convenient for subtle to night outlook

Price: RM180.00

Where to buy: Sephora

5. Benefit Cosmetics High Beam Face Highlighter

High Beam Liquid Highlighter | Benefit Cosmetics

This satiny pink liquid highlighter adds a dreamy shine to your cheek and brow bones. The precision applicator glides on smoothly for an immediate delicate rose-gold glow. Moreover, Benefit Cosmetics High Beam Face Highlighter may be used as a spot highlighter over makeup or worn under the skin for a gentle glow. As a result, it puts off a faint glow that seems natural, but when layered, it becomes a show-stopper.

Why we love it:

  • Perfect for every skin tone especially cold-tones
  • Can layer well

Price: RM93.00

Where to buy: Sephora

6. Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick

FENTY BEAUTY Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick - Trippin - Harvey Nichols

The Fenty Beauty Match Stix Shimmer Skinstick is a long-wearing, light-as-air shimmer cosmetics stick with magnets. It comes in a variety of fun colours that may be used to highlight, blush, and bronze. Furthermore, the long-wear cream-to-powder product is weightless, blendable, and buildable, and comes in ten universal colours that catch light in complementary ways. In addition, Beach Bums are one of my favourite shades and work amazing for fair cold tones.

Why we love it:

  • Can be used as a shimmer blush
  • Easy to blend and build

Price: RM123.00

Where to buy: Sephora

7. RMS Beauty Luminizer

Buy RMS Beauty Luminizer Highlighter - Creamy Light-Reflective Organic Face  Makeup Palette for Dewy, Glowing & Nourished Skin - Magic (0.17 Ounce)  Online in Malaysia. B01NA926D9

The RMS Beauty Luminizer adds a delicate, natural-looking shine and dewy finish to your makeup look. Moreover, each individual hue emits a brightness that appears to be illuminated from within.

Additionally, Champagne Rosé is my particular favourite since it is a classy blush-pink highlighter. It gives the skin an airy, sensual opalescence as a result. It looks incredibly natural and has a dewy finish.

Why we love it:

  • It’s super hydrating with a dewy finish
  • A great cream highlighter with a wet-like consistency

Price: RM182.00

Where to buy: Sephora

8. Maybelline Master Chrome Metallic

MAYBELLINE, Master Chrome Metallic 100 Molten Gold | Watsons Malaysia

Master Chrome Metallic from Maybelline is about to alter the way you sparkle. Hence, the powder highlighter is made with shiny pigments and is ideal for generating chrome-effect strobes, which we know you’ll love. Additionally, the powder’s pearl pigments capture the light at every angle for that radiant shine, leaving a beautiful, long-lasting sheen on the skin.

Why we love it:

  • A cult classic
  • Glides on smooth and blends well

Price: RM54.50

Where to buy: Watsons

9. Revolution Pro Goddess Glow Cream Highlighter

Buy Revolution Pro - *Goddess Glow* - Cream Highlighter - Ablaze |  Maquibeauty

Add the Revolution Pro Goddess Glow Cream Highlighter to your next purchase for the ultimate glow on the go. Moreover, these highly pigmented cream highlighters come with a sponge applicator and offer a lightweight and buildable shine while also keeping your skin nourished and healthy. Additionally, formulated with jojoba oil and vitamin E, this easy-to-apply highlighter blends beautifully into the skin to provide a natural or starstruck glow!

Why we love it:

  • Comes with a sponge highlighter for easy application
  • Contains jojoba oil and vitamin E

Price: RM42.00

Where to buy: Beauty Bay

10.  Dior Backstage Glow Face Illuminating Makeup Palette

Glow Face Illuminating Makeup Palette 004 Rose Gold

The Dior Backstage Glow Face Illuminating Cosmetics Palette is a makeup palette that illuminates the face. To add, it contains multi-use powders with buildable intensity in sparkly, metallic, pearly, and shimmering finishes. It has textures that mix together smoothly for a buildable effect that suits all skin tones, from natural to intense. However, despite the fact that it’s labelled as a cosmetic palette, it doubles as a dazzling blush and highlighter.

Why we love it:

  • MUA’s favourite blush
  • Multi-use makeup palette

Price: RM202.00

Where to buy: Sephora