Whether you’re a die-hard ’00s matte fanatic or fall deep into the 10s Glossier-inspired rosy glow, a skincare trend that continues to be on our radar well into this new decade. is the “glass” skin.
As the name suggests, glass skin refers to an almost transparent complexion that resembles a reflective mirror.
Like most innovative skincare trends, Glass Skin originated in Korea and made its first appearance in the beauty realm in 2017 – and now it’s invading TikTok.
Getting glass skin usually includes a multi-step skin care routine, but one TikTok user showed how you can mimic its shine by using makeup instead.
How to get glass skin using makeup
In the viral video (it’s been liked over 300,000 times), Candian TikTok user @gwmakeup only uses four products to create the look of the skin of glass – and chances are you already have these products. in your makeup bag.
To achieve the look, she mixes moisturizer, foundation, base, and liquid highlighter and applies it in a light layer to her face.
TikTok users praised the simple one-step video, but also added that the look of glass can be achieved with “super skin”.
One user recommended doing a turmeric mask before bed and wearing sunscreen every day to achieve the makeup-free look.
Another agreed with the sunscreen recommendation, adding, “I don’t use a primer, but I think if you use a fair amount of sunscreen it gives you a natural glow without foundation or highlighter. . “
Sunscreen is easy to leave out of your skin care routine, especially in the height of the UK winter, but it’s the most important step. Besides protecting your skin from harmful UV rays, sunscreen can also reduce the signs of aging, reduce dark spots, and also reduce the appearance of wrinkles.
While sunscreen is still our holy grail, we’ll be trying out this light makeup as soon as possible.