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Différences bronzeur, highlighter, enlumineur, illuminateur et concentré illuminateur.

The Difference Between Highlighter, Illuminator, Bronzer and Glow Concentrate.

Highlighting is one of the most popular makeup techniques. In particular, it allows you to enhance skin radiance with a dedicated skincare product, such as highlighter. But, what’s highlighter makeup, and how does it differ from other formulas, such as bronzer, illuminator makeup or illuminating concentrate?

What’s Highlighter Makeup?

Usually containing reflective pearls, a highlighter brings instant radiance to the complexion. It draws attention to specific areas of the face to enhance features and reveal radiance. Highlighter can be used on its own for strobing (a technique that illuminates the complexion in certain strategic areas to make the skin appear plump and radiant), or combined with contouring on areas of light, such as:

  • Cheekbones;

  • In the inner corner of the eyes to brighten the look;

  • On the lips: precisely on the Cupid's bow;

  • On the bridge of the nose;

  • On the brow bone to enlarge the eyes;

  • On the forehead and chin to enhance the face.

In a few words, highlighter acts as a light-catcher that enhances the complexion.

What’s the Difference Between Highlighter and Illuminator Makeup?

Highlighters and illuminators are often confused, yet they are totally different skincare products. The first one, available in liquid or powder form, is a concentrate of light that is applied to specific areas of the face.

Illuminators are applied to the whole face to add radiance and light. Generally less concentrated in pigments, it's ideal if you want a natural finish, without the iridescent or pearly look. In liquid form, it can be mixed with a few drops of your foundation for an even finish.

What Is a Bronzer?

Where highlighter and illuminator makeup brings light to the face, bronzer or sun powder warms the complexion. It creates a bronzed look on bulging areas (cheekbones, nose and chin). Light is naturally reflected for a tanned complexion. Properly applied, the bronzer's copper pigments sculpt and enhance the face.

What Is an Illuminating Concentrate?

As its name suggests, a glow or illuminating concentrate is packed with a complex of active ingredients designed to illuminate the complexion and deeply moisturize the skin. It's a multifunctional skincare product that revives radiance and evens out skin texture in a single step. Its fluid texture easily penetrates the epidermis without leaving a greasy film, for a natural finish.

Discover Our Glow Drops.

Enriched with antioxidant vitamin C and aloe vera, these illuminating drops instantly and durably bring radiance to the complexion. They are easy to apply! Just mix them with your moisturizer or tinted serum for a natural, luminous finish. Light-reflecting minerals enhance skin's natural radiance. Formulated without silicones, they contain 98% ingredients of natural origin.

They are ideal for all skin tones!


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