Your guide to getting a glass skin

Here’s how you can jump on that beauty train!

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MANILA, Philippines — If you love Asian beauty, you’ve definitely heard of glass skin, one of the latest K-beauty trends.

Glass skin means clear, luminous and glowing skin. If you watch K-dramas or K-pop stars, you’ll know what we’re talking about!

Interested in copping that look? Check out our guide below.

Double cleaning

It’s important to make sure your skin is free of residual makeup. Check out this list for product recommendations.


Don’t forget to prep your skin for the rest of your routine. The right toner should be a multifunctional product – it removes remaining dirt and also provides hydration.

To try: Clinique Clarifying Lotion, CosRx Centella Water, Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner


Don’t skimp on your moisturizer! Keeping your skin healthy and hydrated is key to the look of glass skin.

To try: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream

But if you don’t have the most K-drama-worthy skin right now, don’t worry — makeup can help you pretend until you do!


A primer will serve as the base for the rest of your makeup. Pick one covered in dew to look lit from within.

To try: Primary Banila Co Prime, Peripera Blur Pang Peach Milk Blur, Heimish Artless Glow Base

BB cream

BB creams provide lightweight, dewy coverage. If you have blemishes that need a bit more coverage, conceal them first.

To try: The Body Shop Tea Tree Flawless BB Cream, Nature Republic BB Cream with Bee Venom, Face Republic Perfect Cover BB Cream

Liquid or cream blush

For this look, you will have to do without your powder blushes. Liquid or cream blushes offer a more natural and shiny finish.

To try: L’Oreal Lucent Magique Cushion Blush in Sunkiss Coral, Colorette Colorsnap in Kween, Chachatint Advantage

Although makeup can help you achieve glassy skin, your skincare routine is even more important. The results may take some time, but it’s worth it!

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