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    12 Insane Highlighter Makeup Trends You Probably Don't Have The Guts To Try

    *slowly glues pearls to face*

    1. This thermal highlighter look:

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    Hot.

    2. This sea creature–inspired shimmer:

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    I sea you, bb.

    3. This pearl-accented ~glow~:

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    When you'll do anything for that extra sheen.

    4. This rainbow-tinted cheek prism:

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    (Psst, here's how to make a DIY version of this highlighter for yourself.)

    5. This straight-up black highlighter:

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    So metal.

    6. This highlighter that resembles a greasy-ass pizza:

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    Would smother just regular pizza on my face, TBH.

    7. ...Or shimmery lil' weens:

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    8. This comic book–inspired highlight:

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    When you wanna get super literal.

    9. Replacing your ENTIRE makeup routine with nothing but highlighter:

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    If you wanna see this in action, here you go.

    10. Chroming out all your body parts:

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    I mean, why not?

    11. This iridescent all-over highlight:

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    Crystal cool.

    12. And this IRL Tinker Bell look: