Your All-Around Guide to Getting "The Glow"

We have tested thousands of products for this blog over the years, and while everything is not for everyone, there are a few specific products and techniques that we’ve noticed give us healthy, glowing skin.

Using the products/combinations and techniques below will almost guarantee that someone will ask you, “how did you get that glow?”, “What are you doing with your skin?” or “Boy, your hands look amazing!” (Thank you to all of you who’ve said this to any of us by the way!)

So here is our list that we’ve put together after much consideration and thought for what works for (most of) the women that have tried it.

Please keep in mind that there are certainly products that you can swap for the ones suggested to match to your brand preferences, budget and/or skin type, but these products and combinations are what we find works best.


For Day

Creme de La Mer Hydrating Serum (or Creme de La Mer Oil Absorbing Lotion) + Olay Professional Pro-X Age Repair Lotion with SPF 30

Follow daytime skincare routine with two pumps of Clinque Up Lighting Liquid Illuminator in Bronze and a light application of Creme de La Mer's Treatment Cream Foundation.

For Night

Creme de La Mer Hydrating Serum + Lumicen Overnight Brightening Cream


1x week face mask using Creme de La Mer The Radiant Facial or Sk II Facial Treatment Mask 10sheets

Extra Info

Here are two great "glow" tips from Bobbi Brown Makeup Manual: For Everyone from Beginner to Pro -- which really work!

"Add bit of moisturizer patted onto the skin over blush will make the skin look great."


If your skin looks dull..."For added glow pat face balm over makeup..."


Body scub with MD Skincare Detox Enzyme Buff + Palmers Cocoa Butter Skin Therapy Oil (applied to slightly damp skin -- post shower)
Application of Dermalogica Hydrating Cream one skin dries.


1x week body mask from AHAVA PureMask Energizing Body Mud Mask or Borghese Fango Active Mud for Face & Body


For Day

Equal parts Sirot Essential Day Care Hand Cream* + Clinique Moisture Surge Glove Hand Lotion

For Night

Equal parts Sirot Essential Night Care Hand Cream + Clinique Moisture Surge Glove Hand Lotion


MD Skincare Detox Enzyme Buff 1-2x week+ Daily application of AHAVA Dermud Enriched Intensive Foot Cream


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