"What is the Difference Between Highlighting, Illuminating & Strobing?"

Looking to add a little shimmer into your life? With products marketing themselves as highlighters, illuminators & strobing creams, things can get confusing—I’ll break down the differences and benefits of each!

Highlighting Strobing Illuminating Makeup

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What is Highlighter?

Highlighters reflect light and are generally used to accentuate and/or enhance areas of the face or body. They often contain light-reflecting particles, which brighten the skin and create the illusion of depth and angles.