If your highlighter looks brighter than your future, here’s a shout-out to…your highlighter.

You probably already love your highlighter (who doesn’t, amaright?) but after this, you are going to love it even more. What if we told you that your highlighter has uses beyond just highlighting your face? Yeah, all this time you were using it on your face and then chucking it into your drawer after you were done but turns out, it can do a lot more than that.

From helping you look glowing for the gods to acing the latest makeup trends, your highlighter can come in handy for a number of glamorous beauty looks. Here are three such surprising uses of highlighter you need to know so you can make the most of it.    

3 surprising uses of highlighter

Get the gorgeous body glow

After you are done highlighting your cheekbones, use that highlighter on your shoulders to play up the collarbones and make your shoulder look thinner and more toned. Mix some highlighter with body oil and rub it on your legs to make them look longer, glorious and oh-so-hot. 

3 surprising uses of highlighter

Make your matte makeup metallic

Metallic makeup is huge right now and in case you’re wondering if it’s something you’d be able to pull off, test the waters by using your highlighter. Apply some liquid highlighter on top of your lip colour and eyeshadow to give it a stunning metallic finish. Dab some highlighter on your matte lipstick or lids for a quick try on the trend before you head out to purchase metallic makeup products.  

3 surprising uses of highlighter

Add sparkle to your eye  

To bring your glow-y look full circle and make your eyes appear more awake and brighter, grab your highlighter and apply it on the inner corner of your eyes and the centre of your eyelids with the help of an eyeshadow brush or your fingertips. It will brighten up and add a touch of glam to your makeup look in a jiffy.