The -ber months are now in full swing, and you know what means: a whole lot of holiday glitz. And no, we don’t just mean your Christmas decorations. When everything goes up in lights, your makeup should, too. So bust out the liquid highlighter, ladies—’tis the season for some serious sparkle.

While their cream and powder counterparts are more common, liquid highlighters create the most seamless glow. They half-melt, half-blend into foundation to illuminate your entire face. Outshine the rest with our two pearlescent picks, below!

SPLURGE: Benefit High Beam, P1,500
Hailing from a brand of countless cult-faves, Benefit High Beam is a certified must-have. This famous fluid is universally loved for its glow-boosting finish and long-wearing formula. Best of all, its blendable satin pink hue suits most skin tones! Dab it over your cheekbones and down your nose for maximum dewiness. #LIT

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SAVE: NYX Away We Glow in State of Flux, P490
For everyday glam, go for the featherlight Away We Glow by NYX. You can sheer it out for subtle shimmer or build it up for megawatt radiance! Either way, this buildable liquid is perfect for daily use. Shout-out to the shade State of Flux, which lends a unique, girlish, lilac radiance. But which ever hue you choose, this luminescent formula guarantees a halo of glow. It won’t break the bank—just a few hearts.

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What’s your pick: Benefit’s pearly pink shimmer or NYX’s lavender highlighter?

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