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This Woman Replaced Her Entire Makeup Routine With Highlighter And It's Insane


In case you're unfamiliar, highlighter is typically used to, well, highlight.

See: glowing cheekbone, above.
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See: glowing cheekbone, above.

But self-taught makeup artist Mariya Lyubashevskaya decided to try an entire makeup look using ONLY. HIGHLIGHTER.

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No foundation, no concealer, no nothin'.

She said she did this tutorial "for fun" and that it's "definitely not a wearable makeup look," but you guys better grab some sunglasses because we NEED to see how this went down.

1. First, she put on two layers of "foundation," aka two liquid highlighters for the base.


She used Lush's Feeling Younger Skin Tint ($20) and NARS's Illuminator in Copacabana ($30).

2. Then, for the "setting powder," she used a shimmery AF loose powder.


More specifically, Makeup Addiction Cosmetics' Light Reflecting Loose Powder in Snow Gold ($20).

3. Clearly girl needed some "bronzer," so she did a little sculpting on the cheeks, chin, and forehead.


She used The Balm's Betty-Lou Manizer ($24).

4. Are your eyes burning yet? GOOD. It's time for some blush, y'all.


Here she used the Anastasia Beverly Hills' Glow Kit in That Glow ($40).

5. Next up: eyeshadow, of course.


She used Kiko Cream Radiance Highlight and Anastasia Beverly Hills' Contour Single in Fawn ($14).

6. After putting on mascara, lashes, and lipstick, she added a final touch of highlighter on her cheeks and chin because, well, why the hell not?


She used Becca's Pearl Highlighter ($38).

7. And finally, a lil' lip highlight to finish the look.


Here, she used Anastasia Beverly Hills' Illuminator in So Hollywood ($28).


Keep bein' ur cute-ass glazed doughnut self.

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