How to Keep Your Summer Glow All Year Round
Summer Fridays at the beach are gone as we know it, only to be replaced by late nights at the office. With that returns the worries of losing your radiant summer glow that you worked so hard to earn. But, as always, we have your back! We researched - and tested - the best ways to keep your sun-kissed glow year round. Check out the products that made the cut!
Body oil is an excellent alternative to lotion as it helps to keep you looking bronzed no matter the season. It also contains moisturizing oils that leave your skin feeling super smooth and refreshed. Did we also mention they have a beachy-themed scent to remind you of those late summer nights and a shimmer that makes you look like you have a glow from within kind of vibe. #Winning
BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Body & Hair Oil, $42; ulta.com
Herbivore Rose Quartz Illuminating Body Oil, $48; sephora.com
Vitamin C Serums
Vitamin C serums have been all the rage lately and for amazing reasons! Not only do they packed with rich antioxidants that help with collagen production, antiaging and sun damage, but they also help give your skin a luminous glow even in this drab winter months!
Mad Hippie Vitamin C Serum, $34; amazon.com
Drunk Elephant C-Firma™ Day Serum, $80; sephora.com
Herbivore Prism Exfoliating Glow Potion, $62; sephora.com
Liquid highlighters are a great tool to keep your skin glowing year-round. Be warned, some look more natural than others (we made the mistake of getting a blue one, and needless to say we looked like a flock of unicorns). Our tip? Mix a drop or two into your foundation, or dab on your face and collarbone. They feel great and the shimmer highlight looks fantastic!
Cover FX Custom Enhancer Drops, $42; ulta.com
Makeup Revolution Liquid Highlighter, $9; ulta.com
NYX Away We Glow Liquid Booster, $16.99; ulta.com
We all know that beauty comes from within, so it should come as no surprise we have an inside-out option. The food you put in your body greatly affects your skin, and even if you’re eating isn’t perfect, your can skin could look perfect with the addition of a vitamin in your daily routines. Some companies even specialize in glow-driven vitamins!!
OLLY Vibrant Skin, $13.99; olly.com
HUM Red Carpet, $25; sephora.com
HUM Air Patrol, $10; humnutrition.com
If you haven’t heard, collagen powder is the new protein powder. This ultra-trendy powder helps keep your skin glowing inside and out by helping your skin restore moisture, even tone and plump up its firmness, resulting in the the perfect all-in-one glow!
Vital Proteins Collagen Peptides, $43; nordstrom.com
Further Food Collagen Peptides Protein Powder, $20; furtherfood.com
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