BEAUTY

How to Get Glowing Skin

Does your skin look dull and tired? Well, this could be caused by a lack of sleep, stress, age or even what you eat. But the good news is that you can transform your skin from looking dull to luminous and glowy at home. Carry on reading for skin care products that will give you a natural glow, no matter how much time you have spare – instantly, overnight, weeks or months!

Cleanse Your Skin Regularly [And Make Sure You Wash Fully]

The key to getting glowy and radiant looking skin, is to give yourself a “clean canvas” is work on – thoroughly remove; dirt, oil and pollution particles, which can clog pores and cause dullness. So gently wash your face [once in the morning and one at night] by massaging in a small dollop of cleanser than with your fingers, in a light, circular motion – from inside of the face outward for full coverage.

PAUL CHOICE | DEFENSE CLEANSER £22
Liz Earle Cleanse & Glow Transforming Gel Cleanser 150Ml
LIZ EARLE | CLEANSE & GLOW TRANSFORMING GEL CLEANSER £24.50

Exfoliate Your Skin

Even though this step is probably the easiest and best way to boost your skin’s glow immediately, a lot of people tend to skip out on this part. An exfoliating scrub is great at removing the skin’s outer layer of dead cells, leaving a softer, smoother and clearer surface that can easily reflect light, making the appearance of the skin have a natural glow. You should try to use a face scrub, two to three times a week or even a chemical exfoliator – face peel – but this only once a week, if you have sensitive or dry skin and three times a week for other types of skin.

Glycolic Face Scrub E1 with Glycolic Acid, Salicylic Acid and Jojoba Beads
FACETHEROY | GLYCOLIC FACE AND BODY SRUB £10.99
THE ORDINARY | PEELING SOLUTION £6.30

And Then, Hydrate, Hydrate and Protect

If your wanting more radiance, they continue reading. Hydrating your skin is so important, as when the skin is moisturised well it will reflect the light, making your skin look instantly apppear more glowy. Also make sure to protect your skin with bored-spectrum SPF 30+ facial sunscreen or day cream. This is because exfoliating your skin can increase the chances of sun damage, including dark spots.

Hydro Boost Gel Cream
NEUTROGENA | HYDRO BOOST GEL CREAM £12.99
Amil-C Whip M5 SPF 30 with 5% Niacinamide and Dual Action Vitamin C
FACETHEORY | AMIL C-WHIP SPF30 £18.99

What Are Brightening Skincare Ingredients?

Skincare products like serum and moisturisers that offer to brigthen up your skin appearance will have terms such as; “brightening” and “skin tone-evening” on the packaging, as well as active skincare ingredients:

  • Vitamin C – This is an antioxidant which is good with brightening the skin by blocking an enzyme that produces pigment.
  • Niacinamide (vitamin B3) – This to slows pigment production to lighten dark spots.

Brightening products can be use daily and can illuminate your complexion over. You’ll be able to see visable effects within a few weeks and for optimal reults within about three months.

Ole Henriksen C-Rush Brightening Gel Crème 50Ml (Vitamin C)
OLE HENRIKSEN | C-RUSH BRIGHTENING GEL CREME £34
Snp Vitaronic Sos Ampoules X7
SNP | VITARONIC SOS AMPOULES £17.99
The Brightening Set
FACETHEORY | THE BRIGHTENING SET £37.99
Skin Generics Anti Dark Spot Serum 30Ml 28% Active Complex
SKIN GENERICS | ANTI DARK SPOT SERUM £25.95

Moisturise Your Skin Regularly

If don’t regularly apply moisturiser at least once a day or whenever your skin feel dry, the lack of hydration can make the complexion to appear dull and evenly accentuates wrinkles.

Olay Regenerist Collagen Peptide24 Day Face Cream SPF30 50ml
OLAY REGENERIST | COLLEGAEN PETIDE 24 DAY CREAM £17.49
Roc Multi Correxion Hydrate + Plump Moisturiser Spf30 50Ml
ROC | MULTI CORREXION HYDRATE + PLUMP MOISTURISER SPF30 £35.99

Eat Antioxidant-rich Foods

The foods that you eat can have a direct effect on your skin appearance. Eating foods like, berries, nust [pecans and walnuts] and grapes are rich in polyphenols, ellagic acid and resversatrol – really helps to protect skin cells from UV damage.

Hyrdate From The Inside Out

Properly hydrating your with H20 can directly help to regenerate new skin cells quickly and it the key to a glow. If you aim for between 8-10 cups of water and unsweetened drinks per day.

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