Remember when line-free skin was the gold standard of youth? Now, this sort of thinking is outdated and beyond passè. Skin that’s snatched super tight, with an alien-like quality? Nah, that’s not how you do it! Smart girls know that youthful skin is all about the glow. Skin so brilliant it beams from 10 feet away. Read on as we share the how-to on achieving and maintaining good glow:

Inside Out: Supplements
When momma said “It’s what’s on the inside that counts,” she wasn’t just coddling your ego. Ingestible supplements help boost your immune system and provide your body with key nutrients for great skin health. Skin-enhancing supplements

TRY:
NeoCell Ceramides Hydrator ($33)
Beauty Beneath Multi-Nutrient Supplement, Original Formula ($30)
The Mane Choice Manetabolism Plus Healthy Hair Growth & Retention Vitamin ($24)

Scratch The Surface: Exfoliants And Peels
Sometimes your glow is buried under layers of dead skin cells. By deeply cleansing and polishing the skin’s surface, you’re able to achieve a brighter, more radiant visage…usually with your first application.

Examples of skin exfoliants and peels for glowing skin

TRY:
Biore Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub ($9)
Tatcha Polished Classic Rice Enzyme Powder ($65)
Urban Decay Pretty Gritty Skin Polish ($28)

Magic Potion: Glow-Getting Moisturizers
Immediately improve skin’s surface appearance with a cushiony face cream. Look for radiance-boosting ingredients like lactic acid, enzymes, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid.

Moisturizers for glowing skin

TRY:
Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel ($20)
Pixi by Petra Rose Flash Balm ($24)
Kate Somerville Exfolikate Glow ($65)

Heavy Lifting: Skin Enhancing Devices
At-home skin care devices have come a long way, with results rivaling that of expensive in-office procedures. FDA-approved for personal use, these devices are designed to promote collagen, smooth the surface, lift and firm…like a pro, but from the comfort of home.

Skin Enhancing Devices

TRY:
Dermaflash Facial Exfoliating Device ($189)
Newa Skin Care System ($450)
Michael Todd Beauty Sonic Eraser Duo 3-in-1 Anti-Aging Eye Corrector ($89)
True Glow by Conair ($25)

Fake It ’til You Make It: Glowy Foundations
If all else fails, get yourself a glowy foundation that incorporates blurring technology, optimal diffusers, or light-reflecting properties.

Examples of Glowy Foundations

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Milk Blur Liquid Matte Foundation ($40)
CoverGirl Vitalist Health Elixir Foundation($10)
Glossier Wowder ($35)

Glisten Up: Face Oils
The most direct route to a quick glow is a few drops of strategically placed face oil. Dab it everywhere you’d typically apply a highlighter and POW — Your glow is on 100!

Examples of face oils for glowing skin

TRY:
Pai Rosehip BioRegenerate Oil ($40)
Botanics 100% Organic Nourishing Face Oil ($18)
Drunk Elephant Virgin Marula Luxury Face Oil ($72)

-Felicia Walker Benson of @thisthatbeauty