4 Strobing Beauty Secrets Every Lazy Girl Should Know

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Attention: Heavy makeup is out! Less-is-more beauty has taken over the faces of Hollywood, and even Contour Queen Kim Kardashian West is now all about nontouring.

If you still want to accentuate your features but your idea of #MOTD goals involves a more natural, Gigi Hadid-like glow, then we’ve got the ultimate solution — and it only takes seconds to apply.

Strobing is a fancy beauty term for adding highlighter to all the right places and letting sunlight do the rest of the work. We’ve rounded up our top must-haves for sculpting and amplifying a fresh-and-bare sun-kissed face. They can also be worn over your foundation for work or a night out. And the best part? They’re universally flattering and entirely fuss-free.

Marc Jacobs

Courtesy Bergdorf Goodman

Glide this sleek, pearlized roll-on along your temples and brow bone to create a gorgeous off-the-beach sheen — even if you’re far from the shore.

Buy It! Marc Jacobs Beauty Glow Stick Glistening Illuminator, $42; bergdorfgoodman.com

Milk Makeup Face Gloss

Courtesy Sephora

Want a youthful, dewy glow? Apply this clear face gloss to add a flush of fresh-out-of-the-shower hydration to your complexion.

Buy It! Milk Makeup Face Gloss, $20; sephora.com


Courtesy Nordstrom

Dust this shimmery powder on your cheeks for a radiant, picture-perfect effect — no filter necessary!

Buy It! Hourglass Ambient Strobe Lighting Powder, $38; nordstrom.com

YSL Beautyk

Courtesy Barneys New York

You won’t lose this glimmering stick at the bottom of your purse: Dab the translucent peachy-gold formula down the bridge of your nose and above the cupid’s bow to add the prettiest final touch to your look.

Buy It! Yves Saint Laurent Beauty Touche Éclat Strobing Light Highlighter, $42; barneys.com

— Nicole Zane

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