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Editor’s Picks: How to Get Glowing Skin

Editor’s Picks: How to Get Glowing Skin

Not all of us were born with naturally flawless skin. It would be just lovely to wear that “I woke up like this”  shirt and mean it.  Unfortunately, It takes  a little work and special products to get glowing skin.  It all starts with the basics–cleanse, treat and moisturizer. Then you can go with a touch of faux glow for your ultimate glowing skin. And it doesn’t matter what age you are — check out the major glow factor that mother-daughter Tracee Ellis Ross and Diana Ross exude!

We picked our favorite beauty products to get you glowing!

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Once upon a time, your favorite cleanser was all it took to get your skin ” squeaky clean.” Now, we know better. It takes your favorite cleanser used with your facial cleansing machine.

Try: Clarisonic Mia™ Skin Cleansing System $99

clarisonic Mia™ Skin Cleansing System

Why? Removes makeup six times better than traditional methods. Clears pores and reduces the appearance of pore size. Cleanses so thoroughly that skincare products absorb better. Creates noticeably healthier looking skin.

It’s also important up use a cleanser that not only cleanses your skin, but it gives it a head start on your glow factor.

Try: Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel $38

Peter Thomas Roth Anti-Aging Cleansing Gel

Why? Oil-free, anti-wrinkle technology helps to clarify and brighten with glycolic acid, salicylic acid, extracts of peach, white oak bark, lemon, lime, linden, grapefruit, and arginine. An advanced deep pore resurfacing action supports natural cell turnover to help diminish the appearance of fine lines, wrinkles, and other signs of aging. It helps to effectively detoxify the pores, dissolve makeup, emulsify oil, and improve skin texture as it gently sweeps away dead skin cells and impurities that can make the complexion appear dull.

Skin can be lackluster for a variety of reasons, with the first being that it need exfoliation.

Try: Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder $40

Josie Maran Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder

Why? Argan Exfoliating Cleansing Powder gently lifts dead skin for a brighter, softer, more youthful-looking complexion. Finely crushed Argan shells delicately buff away dull skin while rice powder helps to reduce the appearance of blemishes and age spots.

Lackluster skin may need a Vitamin C boost to get it glowing.

Try: Murad Advanced Active Radiance® Serum $90

Murad Advanced Active Radiance® Serum

Why? This fast-acting formula has double the brighteners to boost radiance and reverse visible signs of environmental damage. Resilient-C Complex™ delivers highly stable vitamin C—with 50 times the potency of prior generations—to improve skin radiance, support natural collagen production, and protect against free radical damage. Hexapeptide-2 and Indian fig boost skin clarity and support natural cell renewal while helping to prevent future pigment formation.

Of course there are times when we need a little faux glow. Tinted moisturizers are the ideal way to get your skin glowing.

Try: Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer $44

Laura Mercier Illuminating Tinted Moisturizer

Why? Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer Illuminating is a lightweight, buildable sheer foundation formula that delivers a youthful, radiant finish.

Add “spotlight” glow to cheekbones and other high places on your face with a creamy highlighter.

Try: BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Poured $38

Becca Shimmering Skin Perfector™ Poured in Opal

Why? This rich cream formula features multi-toned, ultrafine pigment pearls that adjust to the skin’s natural undertones and accentuate the high points of the face with sophisticated shimmer. Liquid hydrators create a smooth, creamy finish, bringing light and lift to your best features.

Keep your body in glowing too!

Try: Bliss Fatgirlslim® Hide and Glow Sleek $38

bliss fatgirlslim® hide and glow sleek

Why? hide & glow sleek combines luminous tint to camouflage skin imperfections instantly with a caffeine and peptide complex to effectively firm, tone and reduce the appearance of cellulite over time. Maracuja oil and vitamin E deeply hydrate skin with each use. Get glowing! The 360° spray helps to reach even the trickiest places, and our stay put formula won’t smudge onto your clothes.



Disclosure of Material Connection: I received one or more of the products or services mentioned above for free in the hope that I would mention it on my blog. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers. I am disclosing this in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission’s 16 CFR, Part 255: “Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.”

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