While beauty trends come and go, there is one that remains popular: glass skin.
The trend, which originated in Korea and went viral on social media, is to achieve a smooth, luminous complexion that is so clear and pore-free it almost looks like windowpane.
The technique typically involves a myriad of skin care products – we’re talking layers of serums, essences, and acids – to achieve the end goal.
Sounds a little unrealistic, right? Well, listen to us first.
Because according to Mamamia You beauty host, Kelly McCarren, there is a certain viral makeup product that achieves the same results with a lot less work.
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During an episode of the Daily Podcast, Kelly opened up about how she stumbled upon Kevyn Aucoin Glass Glow Face – a shiny highlighter for face and body – while taking the rounds on TikTok, claiming to be the only product you have ever had. need to achieve glassy-looking skin.
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The highlighter comes in six shades (the most popular shade on TikTok being Solar Quartz) and can be applied anywhere. So, not only can you get a glassy face, but you can also get a glowing body.
“It looks like glass,” Kelly told co-host Leigh Campbell. “Looks like you can see your reflection in it. It’s so beautiful.”
Before getting excited and adding to the cart, Kelly warned that the product unfortunately won’t work for all skin types.
“If you have any oily skin, this product is not for you,” she said.
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But you have a choice. Here are three more glass skin products Mama mia team are deep in.
It is one of the best skin tones on the market right now.
It has a gentle formula that melts in your fingers and provides a glossy, glass-like finish. It also includes skin care ingredients like Hyaluronic Acid for hydration and Vitamin C for lightening.
If you’re less inclined to wear makeup right now but still want to shine, grab this sunscreen.
Its SPF 50+ (tick), includes plant-based collagen to promote plump, dewy skin and truly delivers the most glowing finish. For an extra glow, spray the Australian brand’s Sun Mist throughout the day. You will shine a mile and a half away.
If you want to start from the beginning and achieve glass skin with skin care products, this is a staple in your routine.
Not only does this serum give a radiant glow, it also works to make your makeup last all day. Perfect on its own as a serum or under makeup as a base.
Have you tried any of these products? Tell us your thoughts in the comments below.
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