Highlighter has become a staple in our makeup bag, and we simply refuse to accept our makeup game is on top form without it. It’s a product that can be applied for a subtle effect or layered up to our heart’s content. If you find you’re more inclined to the latter, this new highlighting trend may just be riiiiiiiiight up your street.

May we introduce you to flare highlighter, the trend that makes skin appear like molten metal. Beauty Instagrammer @thestudyofmakeup got everyone talking after posting a series of pictures owning the blinding glow, and – no – that really isn’t a filter… just some seriously talented makeup skills.

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In an interview with Allure, the enviable beauty blogger said that to recreate the look, all you need is a dense makeup brush and a highlighter with the same undertones as your skin.

‘Most people apply their highlight with a large fan brush,’ she says. ‘I use a very dense wet eyeshadow brush.’

So the trick is in WETTING the brush. Interesting.

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As for the product she uses? Well, her go-to is our EXCLUSIVE Makeup Revolution Blush Hearts Highlighter in Goddess of Love, which she says is ‘triple-baked for maximum pigment pay-off and luminosity’. Oh, and it’s only £4.99.

BRB, just stocking up on a whole loadda highlighter…

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