Rainbow Highlighter




About: I always describe myself in one word with: CRAFTY. I love all things DIY and arts & crafts. I also share some of my crafting knowledge on Youtube.

Make your own DIY Rainbow Highlighter inspired by Bitter Lace Beauty's trending Prism highlighter!

I was so bummed to see their Prism highlighter sold out so I took to crafting my own DIY version of this gorgeously vibrant rainbow highlighter. My rainbow prism highlighter palette is not as shimmery as the original rainbow highlighter palette, but for a DIY makeup dupe, I think it came out pretty great!


Shimmery Eyeshadow

Cleaned out Eyeshadow or Highlighter Palette

Rubbing Alcohol

Something in which to mix (e.g. paint palette)

Something with which to stir (e.g. butter knife)

Step 1: Watch Video!

Step 2: Empty Palette

Take an old (unused) eyeshadow or highlighter palette and remove it from the container.

Step 3: Crush Colors

Use shimmery eyeshadows and smash each color at a time. You can also add in actual highlighter if your eyeshadows aren't shimmery enough.

Step 4: Add Rubbing Alcohol

Mix in rubbing alcohol until each color forms a paste

Step 5: Place Into Palette

Place each color, one at a time, into the cleaned out palette.

Step 6: Let Dry

After putting in each color, let it dry (it should only be about an hour)

Step 7: Apply!

Use a brush to apply it.

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    2 years ago

    this is so cute! I love it. I'll definitely try to make some!