10 Makeup Products That Deliver Glowy Skin Every. Single. Time!
As we head into the cooler season, any kinda summer sun-kissed glow feels like a distant memory. But don’t stress, if you’re not ready to give up your glow game, reach for these glow-getting makeup products instead. From our ride-or-die hydrating mist to the drugstore jelly blush we couldn’t live without, here are 10 products that guarantee an instant glow up.
1. For a Dewy Glow: L’Oréal True Match Lumi Glow Amour Glow Boosting Drops, $15
This has been one of our go-to drugstore products for years as it’s SO versatile. The super-pigmented creamy formula will instantly illuminate the skin creating a stunning dewy glow. The ultra-lightweight glow drops can be applied alone or added into your foundation to DIY your own glow-enhancing formula. There are two universally flattering shades – a cool or warm tone so you can find the perfect match for your undertone.
2. For a Natural Glow: #FauxFilter Skin Finish Foundation Stick, $39
In case you haven’t heard, we just revealed our NEW foundation – the #FauxFilter Skin Finish Foundation Stick, available October 21st. The creamy stick formula delivers the most beautiful, natural-looking finish. Whether you apply a thin veil for a natural skin-tint or layer it for a full-coverage finish, it leaves your skin looking filtered and flawless and yet never cakey. It’s available in 39 shades ranging from fair to rich; check out our shade matching guide here for more deets. Needless to say, we’re obsessed.
3. For an All Over Glow Danessa Myricks Illuminating Veil, $22
You’ll find Danessa Myricks’ products stashed in almost every celeb MUA’s makeup kit thanks to their insane, long-lasting formulas, and their Illuminating Veil is one of their hero products. The water-based cream highlighter will leave your skin looking lit-from-within no matter how you apply it. In fact, the versatile formula can be worn alone as a liquid highlighter, underneath foundation as a primer or incorporated into other complexion formulas to add luminosity. They also have 12 shades ranging from rich chocolate to a cool, icy-toned hue.
4. For a Glow On-The-Go Wet N Wild MegaGlo Makeup Stick, $5
If you’re looking to achieve a sculpted glow, this drugstore makeup stick is about to become your BFF. The cream to powder contour formula blends into the skin like a dream, delivering a chiseled glow. We also love the stick formula as it allows for easy and targeted application – it’s ideal for when you’re on-the-go.
5. For an Intense Glow: Huda Beauty N.Y.M.P.H. All Over Body Highlighter, $55
Ever since we launched this all over body highlighter, you guys have been obsessed (ditto). The innovative powder is formulated with luminous pearls with a rich satin-like texture that delivers the most radiant glow. Whether you sweep it on for a soft glam vibe or build it up, it melts into the skin and lasts all day long. It might just be one of our favorite Huda Beauty products to date!
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6. For A Glass-Like Glow: e.l.f. Jelly Pop Flush Blush, $6
This jelly texture melts into the skin in seconds and is easily buildable so you can opt for a natural flush or an intense pop of color. The formula is also infused with vitamin E and a rich blend of oils and watermelon extract to hydrate and plump the skin, helping you achieve a dewy finish. While there are only two shades, the formula is quite sheer and can be built up for added impact.
7. For a Sculpted Glow: UOMA Double Take Contour Stick, $15
We’re obsessed with multitasking beauty products and this sculpt and highlighting stick is the bomb. Firstly, the lightweight sculpting cream is super blendable with easy-to-build coverage so you can choose between natural glam or a chiseled goddess. The illuminating cream formula delivers a natural luminous glow as it’s formulated with lychee extract to plump and hydrate the skin. The formula comes in six shade pairs to complement all skin tones.
8. For a Rosy Glow: Hourglass Ambient Lighting Blush Mini, $24
This has to be one of the prettiest blush products we’ve ever seen. The groundbreaking light formula provides an effortless, multidimensional glow with buildable coverage. The soft-focus powder will also help blur imperfections for a flawless, naturally-flushed finish.
9. For a Refreshing Glow: Huda Beauty Glow Coco Hydrating Mist, $35
Ever since we created our Glow Coco Hydrating Mist, $25, we’ve been using it daily and it never disappoints. No matter what foundation, highlighter or skincare we use, it always leaves our skin looking hella dewy. Formulated with a refreshing blend of coconut water, milk, and oil, it hydrates and nourishes the skin without feeling greasy or sticky. It’s also great for re-energizing your skin throughout the day.
10. For a Golden Glow: KOSAS The Sun Show Moisturizing Baked Bronzer, $34
When this bronzer dropped it sent the beauty world into a frenzy. The baked formula is enriched with shea butter to melt into the skin helping you achieve a golden, sun-kissed glow. While it’s only available in three shades, all three shades have garnered glowing reviews due to their intense pigment and universally flattering undertone. Just be careful when you apply, as a little goes a long way.
What’s your fave go-to glow-getting product? Let us know in the comments below.
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