makeup Highlighters Your Favorite Beauty Gurus Swear By  

Jessica L. Yarbrough
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Stop debating over the five different highlighters you have waiting in your Amazon cart. Just grab your beauty guru's favorite highlighter, instead.

Seriously, YouTube shouldn't just be your go-to spot for makeup tutorials and fresh beauty ideas; it’s the perfect place to find product recommendations, too. If you’re in the market for a new highlighter (and aren't we all?), look no further than the top highlighters used by beauty bloggers. 

The highlighters that beauty YouTubers recommend aren’t all expensive, either. NikkieTutorials’s and ItsMyRayeRaye’s go-to formulas clock in at under $15!

NikkieTutorials is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Highlighters Your Favorite Beauty Gurus Swear By
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NikkieTutorials thought ColourPop's Super Shock Highlighter was a metallic eyeshadow when she first saw it. That's how pigmented it is! Lunch Money is her favorite highlight shade from the collection. Get yourself the same blinding glow for only $8.

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Jeffree Star is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Highlighters Your Favorite Beauty Gurus Swear By
Photo:  Jeffree Star/Ulta

About his favorite Solstice Highlighting Palette, Jeffree Star has two things to say: "It's so pigmented it's like a mirror on your cheeks!" and "D*mn." See for yourself how awesome this palette is. It's only $14.99.

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Tati Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Highlighters Your Favorite Beauty Gurus Swear By
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Beauty vlogger Tati Westbrook is in awe over these Cover FX Custom Enhancing Skin Drops. They can be used alone, in the corners of your eyes, on your cupid's bow, or mixed in with your usual foundation or moisturizer to give an all-over glow. They're about $55.

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Alissa Ashley: Laura Geller Ba... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Highlighters Your Favorite Beauty Gurus Swear By
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Want a buildable highlight that gives you a lit-from-within glow? Take a tip from vlogger Alissa Ashley, and reach for Laura Geller Baked Gelato Swirl Illuminator in Diamond Dust. It applies like a sheer powder and wears like a cream. You can buy it for $26.

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