Thursday, December 27th, 2012

The Hit List

What’s the Best Inner Corner Highlight you’ve tried?

Share your favorite!  And don’t forget to share why :)

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73 thoughts on “Hit List: Best Inner Corner Highlight

  1. For the moment I use Bobbi Brown Candlelight (in the Rich Caviar palette) very often. I like the fact that it is neutral enough to work with both warmer and cooler eyeshadows. If I’m wearing a warmer look, I very often use the lighter shade of Hourglass Dune duo in the inner corners as well.

  2. mirian

    I love using that tarina tarantino highlight duo in jasper/agate

  3. Sarah

    For a subtle shimmer- Laura Mercier Star Dust powder (which I also dust on cheekbones) or Shimmer Bloc :)

    For a real noticeable/dramatic shimmer- MUFE Aqua Cream in shimmery white (this stuff stays put like nothing!) or UD 24/7 liner in Bobby Dazzle!

  4. Erica

    MAC Nylon eyeshadow is perfect for me

  5. Mariella

    Depends what look I’m going for but it’s usually Mac Phloof or Stila Starlight.

  6. seyma

    Mac Vanilla Pigment is my Favorite.

  7. Alexandra

    I love the lighter shade of a Wet n Wild palette Walking on Eggshells. Although I have my eyes on MAC Nylon.

  8. Martita

    I love Inglot 373M white matte for everyday and colorfull matte looks (i like matte white because of my light skinktone) and Makeup Geek Shimma Shimma – metallic champagne for everyday makeup using brown shades or some more dramatic looks- these two are my favorite highlights for inner corner. Sometimes I use white pearl wchich is Inglot 120 AMC Shine or Inglot 463 Double Sparkle – matte skintone colour with some glitter in it.

  9. Lizzi

    The UD Midnight Cowboy pencil is pretty awesome. But I use the light shimmery champagne color of Kat Von D’d tattoo chronicles pallette often as well.

  10. Lisa

    I use Mac retrospeck or Benefit eye bright.

  11. Ester

    I really like MAC Dazzlelight. Just enough fine shimmer and the perfect color for my NC20-ish skintone.

  12. My favourite to use is MAC Vanilla pigment 😀

  13. Beck

    uD 24/7 in yeyo and Mac crystal avalanche

  14. Two Words MAC NYLON BEST inner corner highlight on the planet hands down!

  15. beneft high brow glow is better for inner corner than brow lifting I guess.

  16. I really like NYX’s pearl mania powders in white frost and champagne. You gotta be really reaaaaally careful with them though, and only use the tiniest amount of product.

  17. freshpinklips

    MAC Ricepaper works best on me. MAC Nylon is a close second.

  18. BriBri

    MAC Shroom or Dazzlelight, or UD Bootycall. Also the lightest shade from Dior Amber Diamond Shimmer Powder is gorgeous.

  19. Stila Kitten makes your eyes standout so much!

  20. Kira

    Tarina Tarantina’s Broken Doll! I find whites tend to be too harsh on me. It’s a light shimmery pink, and it’s quite subtle. Love it!

  21. Nicole

    For a budget pick, I love Covergirl French Vanilla. It’s perfect on my super-pale skin.

  22. EB

    my answer is unoriginal, considering the range of shades and variety of brands that surpass mac, but i have to say mac’s naked lunch. it’s been my go to and favorite for-e-va.

  23. Laura

    MAC Vanilla or Dazzlelight are my usual go-to’s but I’m loving the shimmery shade in the new Urban Decay Naked Basics palette. Think it’s called Venus? It’s really pretty!

  24. Geneva

    Naked Lunch from MAC for me.

  25. Jaspreet

    I’m really digging the pale gold jumbo pencil that came in Tartes holiday eyeliner set! All natural and easy to apply!

  26. Theresa

    I’ve been loving a matte highlight lately and been using MAC blanc type. <3

  27. Benefit High Brow Glow is my go to when I’m in a hurry (read every working day)

  28. Mimi

    Tom Ford, Lilac, in the clicky pen. It’s a beige-silver color, silky and gorgeous.

  29. Bootycall from the UD Naked 2 palette is my perfect inner corner highlight shadow!

  30. Alex

    I love Yves Rocher Rose églantine eyeshadow.

  31. AZSunshine

    MAc Soft and Gentle!

  32. SunnyFunnyGirl

    MAC Phloof! It’s long lasting, and THE BEST!

  33. Enka

    Wet n’ Wild Idol Eyes in “Pixie”, it’s just the right amount of pearl for me.

  34. Michelle

    Fyrinnae “Rapunzel Had Extensions.” I love that color all over my lid as well, but I tend to use it as an inner corner highlight only. It just lights everything up. :)

  35. MAC Ricepaper or UD Bootycall!

  36. summerblue

    Bare Escentuals/Mineals Soul e/s pigment

  37. Susan Nevling

    I appreciate this question and all the answers as I have had difficulty finding the right product to the inner corner. Thank you!

  38. Erin

    My current favorite is Inglot #395 – such a pretty shade!

  39. hawaii girl

    smashbox artificial light luminizing powder carefully blended

  40. Margaret

    Chanel beige Clair stylo yeux waterproof formula (all day wear) they just released another color in the stylo yeux formula called or rose (Christine reviewed it) that would be another, less matte more glitter option. When I’m rushed I just swipe Chanel illusion d’ombre cream shadow in emerveille and have a beautiful glow.

  41. I love Tako by Sugarpill.

    I would say Virgin by Urban Decay, but I’m so pale it barely shows up on me lol.

  42. Katrina

    The Balm’s Marylou-Manizer is the perfect colour for me. And I use it as a cheek highlighter, so it ties everything in together in my makeup!

  43. Tensy

    Benefit Eye Bright is my favorite inner corner highlight blended with a small brush.

  44. Joni

    UD Sin. Only shadow I’ve hit pan on.

  45. xamyx

    I don’t have a “favorite”, but I typically reach for Revlon Pure Pearl, MAC Sweet Joy, Naked Lunch, Dazzlelight, Vanilla, Nylon, etc, UD Sin, Virgin, Venus, Vanilla, Zephyr, etc, or NARS Edie, Abyssinia, either side of Alhambra or All About Eve… I keep all my highlight singles/duos in one spot, so I pretty much just go with whatever catches my eye at the time. I stick to shimmery whites, nudes, & champagnes most of the time, but if I’m doing a purple eye, I sometimes grab MAC Seedy Pearl or Beautiful Iris.

  46. sara

    Urban Decay virgin eyeshadow

  47. Winni

    Tarina Tarantino Broken Doll. Stays all,daymonmmy,waterline too.

  48. Pami

    Stila Kitten, Too Faced Satin Sheets, or UD Sin (all usually applied with a damp brush) go well with most eye looks.

  49. Kendra

    UD Vanilla and Mac them both so much.

  50. Lancome Color Design Eyeshadow in Filigree. Love love LOVE. I’ve never swatched it against MAC Ricepaper, but because of descriptions I have read, I imagine they’re quite similar.


    Oh…. SO many goodies! Depending on what other colors I’m wearing, I’ll use:

    UD Sellout
    UD Virgin
    UD Sin
    MAC Vanilla pigment
    MAC Deckchair pigment
    MAC Pink Opal pigment
    MAC Blonde Gold pigment
    MAC Shroom
    Bobbi Brown – Nectar Shimmer brick (the lightest color in the brick)
    Laura Mercier – Peach Mosaic (lightest color in the block)
    Dior – the lightest shades in the Amber diamond highlighter

    So many! <3 <3 <3

  52. Lanny

    I think it’s LORAC 3D Liquid Lustre. Mine is in shade Diamond, but it’s also available in gold-y one.

  53. My all-time favorite is MAC Shroom.

  54. Amber Tay

    Jemma Kidd’s All Over Radiance Créme in Iced Gold is superb!!!!! gives a subtle highlight. great on the cupid’s bow as well. too bad i think they are discontinuing this makeup line.. :(

  55. Korres Sunflower & Evening Primrose Eyeshadow in White is my absolute favorite!

  56. The best inner corner highlight ive tried is cargo…Highlight tool(double ended) ends shaped for the eye.actually stays in the corner!

  57. i love MAC Ricepaper on medium to darker skintones!

  58. maria paola

    mac prolongwear eyeshadow in carefree is perfect!

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    MAC Schroom

  60. Liza

    Bubbly from Stila In The Light palette. It’s the most lovely champagne shade and I’ve used it on women of all different skin tones and it just looks amazing (I’m a MUA). Ive found a white shimmery highlight can often look to stark on those with darker skin tones but Bubbly just looks great on everyone. It’s shimmery but doesn’t have chunky glitter so it looks lovely on a variety of ages as well. Kitten is a close second for me personally but I don’t think it works for everyone. I like to apply with a tiny brush and use a very light hand to apply and blend around the tear duct area

  61. Camille

    Virgin of Urban Decay Naked palette. Im totaly in love with !

  62. Nyx Jumbo pencil in Milk is always a must for my inner corner and I usually layer a shadow like Maybelline vanilla shimmer on top. I like my inner corner to really pop

  63. Hayley

    kitten by stila is by far the best inner corner highlight i’ve tried! wearing it right now and loving it!

  64. ID

    MAC Gilded white pencil from Surf collection

  65. Tsar

    Benefit’s Watt’s Up