Just last summer, the hottest trend was to completely glow in the summertime. In the pursuit of this, we found it really difficult to find the right product that wouldn’t make us greasy or sticky throughout the day. I don’t know about you but I’ve tried it all from the body shimmers to the glitters and with the summer season quickly approaching, I thought what better time to have the ultimate test and try out some body highlighting products to see if they’re worth the hype! Here are a few of my favorite products that keep you lit throughout the summer heat.

The Body Shop Honey Bronze Shimmering Dry Oil, $16.50

If you’re always on the glow, I mean go then this product is the right one for you. You can easily achieve a glow in less than two minutes with this product. It doesn’t absorb or fade as the hours past and the best part about it is that there is no strong scent!

Mario Badescu Summer Shine Body Lotion, $22

Surprisingly, this product appears to have no shimmer in it at all but it gives the skin such a radiant glow. It’s subtle and moisturizing because it contains beeswax and peanut oil. Perfect for the summer and really anytime your skin is begging for a little shimmer. For those of you who want to shine bright this summer but are not too fond of glitter, this is the perfect product for you! The smell of this is also light and not overpowering, which is always a plus in my book!

NARS Monoi Body Glow, $59

Don’t let the price of this product scare you away! The smell is to die for but not overpowering and gave my skin such a nice glow. After trying it the first time I was absolutely addicted. It gave my body that nice summer glow while bronzing it up just a tad. The consistency is smooth and it glides on without making you feel greasy. I really can’t stop raving about this and I know you will love it just as much!

Fenty Beauty Body Lava Body Luminizer, $59

How could we do a feature on body highlighters if we didn’t talk about the one and only body lava?! Another product that is worth every penny, I highly recommend this highlighter to any and everyone. Before purchasing, I found that a lot of people said it was sticky on their body. On a whim, I bought it anyway and tested it out myself. First off, a little goes a long way! If you find that it is sticky, chances are you applied too much product. Start off with just a little and apply more as desired. The Body Lava comes in three different shades: Brown Sugar (a bronze), Who Needs Clothes? (a rose gold), and Trophy Wife (a metallic gold). I personally loved Trophy Wife.


Let us know about your favorite body highlighting products in the comments below!