It’s near impossible to achieve a natural radiant glow when the weather is constantly so gloomy. We’ve hand-picked a selection of vegan and cruelty free highlighters that work wonders with helping you claim your shimmer back.

There are a few things you can do throughout the cold months to keep your skin looking clear and healthy.  Drinking water, regular exercise, avoiding sugary snacks, eating fresh fruit and veggies, exfoliating, moisturizing and getting enough sleep all help. Also check out our Vegan and Cruelty Free Winter Skinsavers.

The lack of daily Vitamin D means our skin can become dry, flaky and lackluster despite our best efforts. A little extra boost during the dreary winter season will get you looking and feeling brighter in no time.

Get ready to glow…

These cruelty free and vegan highlighters are suitable for all skin types and budgets.  Sweep across your forehead, cheek bones, cupid’s bow and centre of your nose to create a healthy and luminous glow.

  • A multipurpose light reflecting highlighter for a glowing complexion.

    Natural Highlighting Powder in Stardust by benecos £6.95, from

  • An ultra-soft light reflective illuminating powder for high impact highlighting.

    Illuminator in Champagne £14.99, by Liliy Lilo

  • A baked highlighting powder for a subtle hue creating a natural, radiant glow.

    Beyond Highlighter in OMG £32.00, by Illamasqua 

  • A shimmering
    illuminating powder for a healthy glow. Infused with Vitamin E, Jojoba, Sunflower, Apricot and Grape.

    Studio Baked Highlighter in Pink Diamonds£4.50, by e.l.f from

  • The world’s first Certified Organic Light Reflect Cream brightens the skin for a youthful glow.

    Certified Organic Light Reflect Cream £19.00 by Inika from

  • A smooth, dewy highlighter for a classic golden glow.

    Radiant Rod Highlighter in Nude, £3.99 by Barry M

  • A lightweight powder that catches and reflects the light for a dazzling, healthy radiance.

    Perfect Light Powder in Moonlight £25.00 by Cover FX

  • A 100% natural, loose powder highlighter that brightens and creates a healthy glow to the skin.

    Highlighter in Dolce £20.00 by Alima Pure from

  • A light-reflecting highligher designed to lift dull skin and sculpt cheekbones to perfection.

    Bar of Gold £32.00, by Charlotte Tilbury

  • A silky, lightweight highlighter with light reflecting pearls for a luminous, radiant glow.

    Starstruck Highlighter £15.00 by Rosie for Autograph from Marks and Spencer

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