Why the "Half-Halo" Is the Most Important Part of Your Face This Summer

Let 'em see your halo.

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If highlighting all the different planes of your face sounds like too much work, or is just entirely too confusing, things just got simpler.

This summer it's all about the "half-halo," which is the crescent-shaped area from your brow bone to your cheekbones. A termed coined by cool-kids Glossier to coincide with the launch of their magical Haloscope highlighter, it's streamlining/taking the guesswork out of the strobing madness and we're here for it.

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And whether you're observing it on yourself or a friend, it's really mesmerizing to watch in action.

@evaalt wears Haloscope in Quartz #nofilterjustglossier

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Like, I can't emphasize it enough:

Shootin some #mmva tings for @mtv_fora today✨ #iHeartRadio >>>>> @glossier #haloscope #glossier

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Okay, one more: 

So now that my obsession has been established, let me take things a step further by waxing a little poetic about Haloscope's formula. For one, it comes in stick form, and as someone always on the go, I swear by solids. Second, it has two different layers: The outer being the crystal-infused highlight that reads more sheeny then glittery (i.e. makes things easy for beginners), and the core, a solid oil moisturizer for some nourishing dew.

Of the two shade offerings, Quartz is the more universally-flattering with a pearlescent finish, while Topaz leans more golden. To apply, all you have to do is draw on a half-halo around each eye, then use the pads of your fingers to tap lightly and blend. 

💿  And there you have it.📀 

Glossier Haloscope, $22; glossier.com.

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