The horizon is getting hotter and it’s time to show off our beautiful polished skin. This is where the body illuminator comes in, body illuminator is also known as a body highlighter. It is this thick precious gold/copper liquid that we can’t get enough of in the spring-summer days. Whether you’re on holiday or enjoying the sun in the comfort of your home, a body illuminator is an extra treat you give your skin when it’s been scrubbed and well hydrated.
Body illuminators or highlighters come in the form of creams, lotions, or oils that are infused with metallic pigments or shimmers that give skin a gorgeous glow. The shimmer is more effective when it catches the light, making your skin look radiant. It’s no surprise why they’re flying off of shelves during the spring-summer season and the best ones are the satin silk thick consistency. Body illuminators are different from body shimmers. Body illuminators are thicker in consistency while body shimmers are lighter and body shimmers are also known as shimmering body oils.
Body illuminators are nourishing, soften, smoothen, blur imperfections, and very hydrating on the skin. When buying body illuminators the key point is to look for the ones with a good formula. Formula meaning, good ingredients that do the skin good like hyaluronic acid, essential oils like argan oil, anti-oxidants like vitamin C e.t.c. Some come with SPFs, and some give your skin a little tan for summer radiance. Some come in the form of a spray or free-flowing liquid. When opting for this body’s precious liquid gold, ensure it’s non-greasy and lightweight with a captivatingly sweet fragrance.
To use this product, spritz/pour a little into your palm, rub it all over your skin, from neck to your legs. It can also be used on your face if you don’t feel it’s too heavy for it. They will leave you looking like a total beach goddess with a boost of radiance.
Here are the 10 best body illuminators in the market right now: