The Best Full Body Highlighters for An All-Over Glow

Capture the light (and your fiancé's eye) from head to toe

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From rounds of pre-wedding facials to skincare product switch-ups, brides will go to great lengths to get their skin wedding-ready. After all, who doesn't want all those "You're glowing!" compliments on their wedding day? And while that head-over-heels in love feeling is usually enough to give you that inner sparkle, sometimes your skin could use a little extra boost. Enter highlighter products—and not just of the facial variety!

Not only can you rely on a highlighter to give your cheekbones that perfect wedding-day glow, but now you can highlight from head to toe with these full body highlighters. From the new Fenty Beauty Body Lava by Rihanna to Nars shimmery, coconut-infused body oil, these illuminating lotions, oils, and highlighters will give you an all-over shine for a beautiful, sun-kissed look. Wearing an off-the-shoulder wedding dress to your summer ceremony? Dab a bit onto your shoulders to capture the light. Donning a short afterparty frock? Highlight your long legs for some sensual shine.

Below, check out all our favorite full body highlighters.

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Milk Makeup Luminous Blur Stick

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As an alternative to the brand’s original Blur Stick Primer, this miraculous little stick not only preps skin and erases pores and fine lines; it also leaves you with a shimmering finish. You can use it on your face to highlight your cheekbones, and then bring it down over you collarbones and shoulders—perfect for enhancing your skin in a strapless dress. If you are looking for a glow without the dew, opt for the matte finish.

$36 (SHOP NOW)

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NARS Monoi Body Glow I

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As you play with your angles to get those perfect wedding photos, this body oil will catch the light for the shine you’re after. It’s perfect for anyone looking to add a little color or enhance their natural tone, thanks to the rich chocolate shimmer infused with coconut oil.

$59 (SHOP NOW)

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Mario Badescu Summer Shine Body Lotion

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This Vitamin A and beeswax-rich formula will hydrate your skin and leave it with a slight shimmer. Rest assured, this lotion won’t leave your skin greasy, so it’s wedding-dress safe and great for re-application throughout your big day.

$10 (SHOP NOW)

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Tom Ford Soleil Blanc Shimmering Body Oil

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Everything on this list will leave your skin glowing, but if you want to feel like you are dripping in luxury, this is the way to go. Oil up with gold and platinum leaf for sun-kissed summer skin with a built-in fragrance that's guaranteed to set the mood. The brand’s Soleil Blanc scent was inspired by remote private islands, so it’s safe to say this oil is a complete transportation to paradise.

$100 (SHOP NOW)

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Fenty Beauty by Rihanna Body Lava Body Luminizer

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A part of the singer and makeup mogul’s new line "Beach, Please!," this gel-based body illuminizer is exactly what you need to get Rihanna’s signature high-shine glow. This will leave your skin with an enviable dewy, sun-kissed finish even before you jet off to your honeymoon. It comes in two shades—"Brown Sugar" and "Who Needs Clothes?!"—so everyone, no matter their skin tone can shine bright like a diamond.

$59 (SHOP NOW)

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e.l.f. Beautifully Bare Natural Glow Lotion

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This lotion works double duty by hydrating your skin and highlighting it for a subtle, natural glow. In addition to moisture-rich ingredients like Vitamin E, micro-shimmering pearls are added to give your skin that extra oomph.

$13.59 (SHOP NOW)

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Tatcha Gold Camellia Beauty Oil

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If a golden glow is what you’re after, why not go for real gold? This beauty oil does all the work, so you don’t have to. In addition to intense moisturization, the essential oils in this illuminating product will help smooth fine lines, and banish dullness and uneven skin tone. Not to mention, the 24-karat gold flakes inside will definitely leave you with a gorgeous glow.

$95 (SHOP NOW)

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