How To: Highlight The Cheeks (Tutorial)

How To: Highlight The Cheeks (Step by Step)

A few days ago I blogged about my current addiction to Highlighters and I reviewed the Rimmel Wake Me Up Instant Radiance mousse highlighter (HERE); I promised I would show you photos of what it looked like on me, so I thought I’d do a quick tutorial on how I’ve been using this product to highlight my cheeks. I’ve used it everyday since I bought it and I think it’s the most beautiful and natural highlighter for my skin tone. Here’s the quick tutorial:

How To: Highlight The Cheeks (Step by Step)How To: Highlight The Cheeks (Step by Step)

1. Apply your favourite blusher and bronzer beforehand; locate the top of your cheekbone and apply a few dots of the highlighter following the bone up to your your temple.

2. Use little dabbing motions with a buffing brush to blend the product without washing the colour pigmentation away; then use your fingers smooth everything over and you’re done!

How To: Highlight The Cheeks (Step by Step)

I did all of my makeup beforehand so I knew exactly what it would look like once I’d finished highlighting. The difference is pretty subtle, but so effective; this cheeky little thing catches the light beautifully and it really does make my skin look glowy!

I would recommend this to all of you medium/olive skin toned ladies that struggle to highlight with something like Benefit High Beam. It also looks gorgeous on lighter skin tones to bronze up the skin the Millie Mackintosh style :)

Did you like my little tutorial on how to highlight the cheeks? What are your top highlighting tips? What’s your favourite highlighter? Leave your thoughts below!

Au revoir!



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