Makeup Lovers Unite! · Jun 24, 2015

Hello! :D I notice lately that the new trend STROBING is coming (saw it on @morphebrushes's instagram) and I've been wondering what products that are good to achieve that glowy look. Could you please recommend great illuminating/glowing products? Preferably drug store. Thanks in advance :D

Strobing is basically highlighting without contouring. The aim of “strobing” is to bring out your features using light instead of using shadows/dark like with contouring.

It’s basically highlighting and achieving dewy skin but now in a trend. Strobing claims itself as anti contouring or getting the look of contouring without using dark shades making it easy for beginners and being soft enough for every day for those who wear more minimal makeup.

You can add light to the skin by using light reflecting concealers and/or shimmer highlights. Using both will give you the most dramatic effect.

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You can do this by using glowy, light reflecting concealers in the center of the face and in the center of the forehead such as

  • Estee Lauder Brush On Glow BB Highlighter
  • Loreal Magic Lumi Concealer
  • Maybelline Dream Lumi Concealer
  • MAC Prep Primer Highlighting Pens

Or applying shimmery, light reflecting highlights on the cheek bones, above the eyebrows, inner coners of the eyes, nose bridge and cupids bow like

  • Becca Shimmering Skin Perfectors
  • Loreal True Match Powder Glow Illuminator
  • Physicians Formula Mineral Glow Pearls
  • Hourglass Ambient Lighting Powder in Luminous Light
  • Bobbi Brown Shimmer Bricks
  • Kevyn Aucoin Celestial Highlight in Candlelight

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