You Need To Try These Holographic Highlighters

A good highlighter can perk up your skin if you're feeling a little tired and looking a bit dull. In fact, strategically placing a little highlighter on your cheekbones and brow bone can attract light, and give the illusion of brighter and more well-rested skin. Whether you're a fan of powder, cream, liquid, or stick highlighter, there is a perfect option for every skin type and tone. Stick highlighters are among the easiest to use, as they are quick to apply without getting your hands messy or needing a brush. Nars The Multiple Cream Blush, Lip, and Eye Stick is an excellent choice, as it can also double as eyeshadow, blush, and lip color, per Glowsy.

Traditionally, our favorite highlighters have stayed within the rose-gold and champagne color scheme to keep our looks more natural, but the highlighter world shifted when Pat McGrath Labs launched their Skin Fetish 003 Highlighter, which created an iridescent and out-of-this-world effect (via Byrdie). It was one of the first holographic highlighters, and it was so popular that it crashed the brand's site. It looks like holographic highlighters are ready to take some space in your makeup vanity. They offer a 3D glow due to their light-reflecting pigments, and appear more pearly and cool-toned than regular highlighters (via Elite Daily).

They're universally flattering, too. Are you ready to look a little extra-terrestrial? Why play safe when you can take a risk with colors that will make you feel like you're from outer space?

Holographic highlighters give you an opalescent glow

Holographic highlighter reflects light so beautifully that it can look like different rainbow colors, and no one will be able to identify the secret behind your blue and purple-toned glow. In fact, this makeup might give you "Euphoria"-esque vibes — just without all the drama.

Byrdie loves MILK MAKEUP Holographic Stick because this cream-based stick highlighter is packed with meteorite powder to give you a natural-looking yet out-of-this-world glow. It's very blendable and made with mango butter, coconut oil, and avocado oil to nourish your skin. It's also available in a mini version, so you can carry it with you everywhere. Allure, then, is a huge fan of COVER FX Custom Enhancer Drops in Celestial, a glistening shade of pearl. This cult favorite and ultra-concentrated liquid formula can create a subtle highlight that you can build up, or go for an all-over, otherworldly glow.

Elite Daily loves Drew Barrymore's Flower Beauty Galactic Glow Holographic Palette because it has four highly-pigmented prismatic colors with twilight-like pearls. It works on all skin tones, and is very affordable. Ready to transcend to a whole new level? Makeup.com recommends Maybelline Master Prismatic Holographic Highlighter, and calls it the "most user-friendly powder," as it's impossible to over highlight your entire face. It is highly pigmented but super buildable, so you can decide how far you want to go to create a multi-hued sheen.