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Shahnaz Loves Beauty

Amazing looking skin is definitely one of my favourite things when it coms to makeup. One of the most important elements is highlighting you literally can’t miss this step. Whether its in a cream of powder form there are different techniques to build it up and make your skin look lit from within. I have so many highlighters in my kit but I wanted to share with some new additions that are becoming my firm favourites whether its on me or a model. In this post I am featuring 3 highlighters from Mii Cosmetics, Maybelline and Mac. All quite different but totally gorgeous.

Mii Highlighter

If you haven’t heard about Mii Cosmetics its a UK cosmetics brand that is all about having the confidence to be yourself. The quality is beautiful and I absolutely love this Celestial Skin Shimmer in Rose Quartz. Its one of those powders that has a combination of shades which you can use together or individually to create amazing looking skin. I like to take the champagne shade and work on the key highlighting areas and then combine some the rest of the shades together and apply on the cheek bones. This also creates a gorgeous shimmer on the cheeks as well as adding a pop of colour. The brand is now available in SA its still very limited on where you can buy but will be hitting Cape Town soon. ┬áLove Love Love.

maybelline highligter

Maybelline have done it again with these gorgeous new Master Strobing sticks. That are cream highlighters creating a beautiful glow to the skin. I got 3 shades to play with but shade 200 is definitely my shade which I have been reaching for in the day. Perfect to work under and over your foundation to create that lit from within look. A cream highlighter can looks a bit more natural than working with powder highlighters. The highlighter blends so beautifully into the skin and all you need to do is apply the stick straight onto your face and then if you need blend a little with fingers. When layering apply first onto skin without foundation and then apply foundation and then go over the same area with the highlighter again.

mac highlighter

I fell in love with the Mac Extra Dimension in Show Gold at Cape Town fashion week. It was literally love at first sight and I hit the Cavendish Mac store to get hold of mine before it literally sold out. Its one of 4 powder highlighters from Mac that is just amazing. This shade when applied to the skin is a light pink highlighter that looks beautiful on pretty much most skin tones. Its a liquid powder highlighter with prismatic highlighters that beautifully highlights your complexion. Its creamy near fluid finish skin creates a luminous finish that just looks amazing. I have had so many compliments wearing this one its perfect for every day, to use on shoots and perfect for a bride to make sure she is looking her best on the day.

Shahnaz x