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How to make your skin glow

Jessica Padykula is a freelance writer and editor in Toronto, Canada covering a wide range of  topics for several online lifestyle publications. She is a regular contributor for SheKnows, covering travel, style, relationships, health and...

Illuminate your complexion

Skin looks best when it’s bright, healthy and glowing, but stress and other day-to-day challenges often get in the way of looking great. That’s where the right products can help. If you’ve lost your glow lately, here are some tips for getting it back.

Woman with glowing skin

 


Jennifer Lopez with glowing skin on People Magazine cover

 

 

And now with American Idol judge, mother of two, fashion icon and recently declared as People magazine's "most beautiful woman in the world" for 2011, it is no surprise to know that women everywhere are clamoring to get Jennifer Lopez's gorgeous glow!

Read what Jenny from the Block had to say! >>

 


Goldfaden's 3-in-1 Daily Moisturizer

Make your skin glow like J-Lo with these product essentials:

How to get glowing skin

Start with a clean canvass

It's important to start with a fresh face that is well moisturized. Try Goldfaden's 3-in-1 Daily Moisturizer ($65 at Goldfaden.com) to prep and protect your skin.

 

Try a luminizing foundation

How to get glowing skin

Try a luminizing foundation

A luminizing foundation gives skin a subtle glow and natural-looking finish using light-reflecting ingredients. Try Nars Sheer Glow Foundation ($42 at Sephora), which provides sheer, buildable coverage (which we love), boosts brightness and leaves skin with improved texture and tone. Also try Stila Illuminating Liquid Foundation ($38 at Stila Cosmetics).

 

Go for a faux glow

How to get glowing skin

Go for a faux glow

A bronzer can give your skin a brightening boost. Fresh High Noon Fresh Face Glow ($36 at Sephora) is a cream formula that you can wear alone or under makeup to give skin a subtle, sunkissed glow. Clinique True Bronze Pressed Powder Bronzer ($24.50) bestows brilliance with the flick of a powderbrush.

 

Use a highlighter

How to get glowing skin

Use a highlighter

Subtle shimmer or light-reflecting ingredients are the secrets to this tip. Try Benefit Girl Meets Pearl ($30 at Sephora), which gives skin a natural-looking glow. If you prefer a powder formula, try Stila All Over Shimmer Duo ($22 at Stila Cosmetics) to give your skin a subtle shimmer and warm up your complexion.

 

Get glowing skinGo beyond your face

Glominerals will help you get glowing skin

Bring your faux glow beyond your face with glominerals' shimmer brick in gleam or luster shades ($33 at gloProfessional.com). Brush along your neck and decolletage to extend your skinkissed look.

 

More ways to improve your compexion

How to maintain a clear complexion
10 Steps to clear skin
Best products to treat acne

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