When choosing a highlighter for dark skin, bronze is a must-have colour. It’s a blend of glittering gold and earthy brown, making it perfect for a dark skin complexion.
Bronze accentuates rich brown undertones, sculpts your best features and brightens your complexion at the same time, so what’s not to love? Here are some choice products that’ll make you feel like a true African Queen every time you step out.
Maybelline Facestudio Master Chrome Metallic Highlighter in Molten Rose Gold
This light-as-air ultra fine powder highlighter specialises in a highly-pigmented, three-dimensional shine. The rosy bronze colour has a rich, velvety texture and contains reflective pigments that catch and reflect light for a permanently gorgeous, healthy glow. Use it anywhere on your face and watch it bring your skin to life.
L’Oréal True Match Lumi Liquid Glow Illuminator in Golden
Many dark-skinned girls swear by this liquid highlighter for contouring thanks to its easy application and stunning golden colour. Use your fingertips to apply a small amount onto target areas such as the cheeks, bridge of your nose and collarbone to illuminate your whole face and neck area.
Lancôme Click & Glow Liquid Highlighter
Who doesn’t love a good liquid highlighter on dark skin that gives the soft, radiant finish of a shimmering powder and the coverage of a cream highlighter? This pencil-sized stick has a flock-tipped applicator, making it perfect for an effortless yet precise highlight from the cheekbone to your cupid’s bow.
Urban Decay Afterglow 8-Hour Powder Highlighter in Fireball
Every girl should carry a long-wear highlighter at all times. This dark skin-friendly powder will keep your face glowing straight from the office right through to those impromptu all-night parties. The richness of its colour lies in the addition of red and gold pigments, making it the perfect enhancer for very dark skin tones.
For every shade of African skin out there, and regardless of whether you’re a sucker for powders, creams or liquid formulas, there’s a beautiful bronzing highlighter just waiting to give you the ultimate glow-up! Hit your nearest makeup counter to find the right one for you, and we guarantee it’ll become your next can’t-live-without-it makeup kit essential.