The season for dewy skin isn't over just yet.

By Kayla Greaves
Aug 11, 2020 @ 11:17 am
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While we all long for glowing, healthy-looking skin year-round, most of us can agree that summer is the season when your skin truly glistens.

Warmer weather, moist air, and a little sun (although I know you've been wearing at least SPF 30 every day) is a great combo for radiant skin. Plus, literally waking up to a bright morning, on most days, certainly doesn't hurt.

But with only a few more weeks of hot temperatures left, there's truly no better time to make the most of the season before scarves and thick coats become a thing again. So, let us show you how to make your skin the glowiest it's ever been with a little help from some of our favorite beauty brands.

All the best tips for achieving illuminated summer skin, ahead.

Bronzy and Beaming

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To give your skin a beautiful bronzy finish, prep the skin with a light, but ultra-nourishing moisturizer, like Laneige's Cream Skin Mist followed by the sunscreen of your choice — so long as it's at least SPF 30.

If you want to opt for foundation, go for one like Fenty Beauty's Pro Filt'r Hydrating Longwear Foundation, which offers a natural finish. Otherwise, let your skin shine through.

Next, add Bobbi Brown Blush in your desired shade to the apples of your cheeks, and dab Anastasia Beverly Hills' Liquid Glow Highlighter on your cheekbones, the tip of your nose, and your cupid's bow.

Finish off with a swipe of NARS' Velvet Lip Glide for super glossy lips.

Elevated Eyes

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Take your eyes to the next level with Huda Beauty's Obsessions Eyeshadow Palette in Topaz. With nine gorgeous shades to choose from, get creative when it comes to picking a color combo that best suits you.

Oh, and don't forget to add a few coats of Maybelline's Volum' Express The Colossal Mascara to take your lashes to new heights.

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Dazzling Décolletage

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Who said glowing skin needed to stop at your face?

To illuminate the rest of your body, start with a nourishing moisturizer like SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Soothing Body Lotion, and of course sunscreen. We love Coola's Classic Body Organic Sunscreen Spray SPF 70.

Afterwards, brush your collarbones with your fave Your Highlight is Too Bright highlighter from Marylia Scott Cosmetics. Or you can mix Fenty Beauty's Body Lava Body Luminizer with your body lotion if you prefer an all-over radiant finish.

Then glow, baby, glow.