It’s Fall, but We’re Feeling Glowier than Ever – megan oneill

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It’s Fall, but We’re Feeling Glowier than Ever

As we’re slipping into our cozy sweaters, we can’t help but ache for sunnier days—and our skin’s gleamy warmth that went along with them. The two (a chunky fall sweater and a healthy glow) look pretty spectacular together, so here’s a routine to keep the summery-skin vibes going, temperature and cloud cover be damned. A few of these easy tricks can leave you with fresh, natural-looking, no-makeup radiance—any time of year.

No-Makeup Makeup

1

Sun-Kissed, Bronzy Cream (for All Skin Tones)

We’re obsessed with the laid-back healthy glow this creamy skin tint leaves on skin. It’s got warm undertones, but what’s unusual is that it gorgeously lights up all skin tones, from the deepest to the palest. We also appreciate its infusion of moisturizing goodness (from a nourishing oil blend of coconut, jojoba, and buriti—which comes from the pressed seeds of Brazilian palm trees). Pretty much instantly, it brings back beach-vacation vibes in a way that’s irresistible.


  1. RMS Beauty Buriti Bronzer

    RMS Beauty
    Buriti Bronzer
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Use the bronzy cream on any area of your face you want to enhance; it’s beautiful by itself on clean, moisturized skin or smoothed over makeup. However you use it, you’ll get a beautiful boost in glow.

2

Eye Gloss

Adding a touch of sheen to your eyes is instantly brightening and effortlessly stunning. These silky glosses are easier to apply than full-on shadow pigment and energize your entire face, lending any skin tone a glistening flourish. Use a finger to smooth either one across your entire lid, adding more layers as you please.


  1. Jillian Dempsey Lid Tint in Dew

    Jillian Dempsey
    Lid Tint in Dew
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This clear balm is pure sexy summertime vibes—all year.

  1. Jillian Dempsey Lid Tint in Shell

    Jillian Dempsey
    Lid Tint in Shell
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A wash of sheer, iridescent white-pink over the lids is subtle magic.

3

Lip Gloss

Sleek, gleamy, and the fastest way to look more pulled-together, lip gloss is one of our favorite super flattering no-makeup essentials. A great formula, like this one, adds gorgeous shine while simultaneously moisturizing and nourishing lips.


  1. Saie Really Great Lip Gloss in Fresh

    Saie
    Really Great Lip Gloss in Fresh
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A pretty nude that leaves lips plumped, soft, and fantastically shiny.

Glow-Inducing Skin Care

1

Once-a-Week Exfoliating Peel

All skin benefits from regular exfoliation: It sweeps away dead cells, dirt, and oil for brighter, fresher, smoother skin that more easily absorbs any skin treatments you use afterward. This 15% overnight glycolic acid peel—it also comes in a 5% strength for sensitive skin—supercharges any skin-care routine and leaves all skin types positively luminous all week long.


  1. goop Beauty GOOPGLOW 15% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel

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    GOOPGLOW 15% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel
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  2. goop Beauty GOOPGLOW 5% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel Light

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    GOOPGLOW 5% Glycolic Acid Overnight Glow Peel Light
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2

Every-Few-Days Face Polish

Use this face scrub once or twice a week—though make sure not to use it within twenty-four hours of the overnight peel—for smooth, luminous results. The balance of pore-refining glycolic acid, microexfoliating minerals, and moisturizing plant oils leaves skin soft, luminous, and healthy-looking.


  1. goop Beauty GOOPGLOW Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator

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    GOOPGLOW Microderm Instant Glow Exfoliator
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3

Moisturize (a Lot)

Keeping your skin moisturized prevents and treats dryness, which not only makes skin look dull and feel rough but can lead to irritation and compromised barrier function. On top of that, dry skin looks more wrinkled, and a quick swipe of rich hydration can instantly minimize the look of lines. Massaging in a nourishing cream or oil (or both if you’re ultradry—layer the oil on top of the cream) leaves skin supple, plumped, and instantly more radiant.

  1. Cream


    goop Beauty GOOPGENES All-in-One Nourishing Face Cream

    goop Beauty
    GOOPGENES All-in-One Nourishing Face Cream
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  2. Oil


    KORA Organics Noni Glow Face Oil

    KORA Organics
    Noni Glow Face Oil
    goop, $68

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4

Sunscreen

There’s no such thing as a magic skin cream, but mineral sunscreen comes closest to it. The active ingredients (look for only zinc oxide and titanium dioxide listed in the “active ingredient” box on any sunscreen package—if there are any other ingredients listed, that means the product includes chemical sunscreen and isn’t clean) sit on top of skin to physically block UVA and UVB rays, protecting against physical signs of premature aging. This one is creamy, melts right in, and gives skin a soft glow. Tip: Mix your sunscreen with a little Buriti Bronzer—gorgeous.


  1. The Organic Pharmacy Cellular Protection Sun Cream SPF 30

    The Organic Pharmacy
    Cellular Protection Sun Cream SPF 30
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  2. RMS Beauty Buriti Bronzer

    RMS Beauty
    Buriti Bronzer
    goop, $28

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For Instant Body Glow

This featherlight lotion—a blend of light-reflecting minerals, vitamin C, and hyaluronic acid—adds a sexy, dewy sheen to shoulders and collarbones and leaves legs impossibly gleamy.


  1. goop Beauty GOOPGLOW Body Luminizer

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    GOOPGLOW Body Luminizer
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