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.
And whether you're observing it on yourself or a friend, it's really mesmerizing to watch in action.
Like, I can't emphasize it enough:
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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