The biggest beauty trend for this season is fresh, dewy skin, seen at Hugo Boss, Christopher Kane and Giambattista Valli. Francois Nars even went so far as sending models down the catwalk with just a swipe of moisturizer at Marc Jacobs. Want glowing skin? Here's how to get it...
1 You are what you eat
Sugary foods break down collagen and elastin over time, leading to a dull looking complexion. If you can’t kick it to the curb, make sure you combat the side effects with daily meals containing essential vitamins and minerals. Foods rich in antioxidants, like blueberries, avocados and wholegrain, protect us from free radical damage to keep our skin looking plump and healthy.
2 Relieve. Repair. Reveal.
Don’t let dead skin cells pile up. When you exfoliate, your skin gets smooth, which in turn helps to reflect light. Revive dull looking skin by sloughing away any debris in the evening. That way, when you go to sleep, your skin can focus on repairing the day's damage.
3 Stimulate your skin
We’re all aware that moisturizer is a daily need (it combats pollution, stress, dehydration, the list goes on), but do you pay attention to what’s in the pot? Look for ingredients that will energise, and protect your skin. Try The Body Shop’s Vitamin C Glow Boosting Moisturiser, £16. It’s packed with the goodness of Camu Camu Berries which contain up to 60 times the vitamin C power of an orange.
4 Get glowing
By now, you’ll be beaming, but if you want to boost your glow, brush the highpoints of your face (your cheekbones, cupid’s bow and brisge of your nose) with a highlighting powder. The fine particles pick up the light and reflect it to make you look more radiant.
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