Glass skin means an exceptionally smooth, even-toned, and lustrous skin without any dark spots or pigmentation, and appears like glass. Glass skin is an intensely moisturized skin that has a transparent complexion and is very youthful.
There are thousands of skincare brands and their products that promise instant visible results while getting glass skin requires a multidimensional approach. The surface of the skin must be extremely smooth without any bumps or rough texture and the skin should be intensely hydrated to create a moist and lustrous appearance that catches and reflects light. Finally, the skin should look plump and firm.
To achieve your dreamy glass skin requires a persistent skincare routine that consists of a cleanser, toner, serum, exfoliator, and a hydrating moisturizer.
Step:1 – Double Cleanse
A clean and dirt-free surface is a must when it comes to your skincare routine, especially at night when your face has collected all that dirt, grease, and makeup residue. Start with cleansing oil or micellar water for your first cleanse, then follow with a gentle foam wash or cream cleanser.
Try: Beauty Of Joseon Radiance Cleansing
Step:2 – Exfoliate
Getting a smooth skin surface is not possible without exfoliation. Whether you are using a physical exfoliator (crushed walnut or gentle jojoba beads particles) or a chemical type (like glycolic or lactic acid), this step will remove dead skin cells that dull skin and clog pores. Avoid over-exfoliation, two to three times weekly is ideal.
- Sioris My Soft Grain Scrub
- Neogen Dermalogy Wine Lift PHA Gauze
Step:3 – Toning
k-beauty toners are formulated with refreshing and moisture-boosting ingredients (like green tea, galactomyces, ginseng, and floral water) and are applied not only to restore the skin’s pH levels but also to provide base hydration and allow better absorption of further products. Layering is very essential to achieve the extremely hydrated skin that’s necessary for glass skin.
Try: COSRX AHA/BHA Clarifying Treatment Toner
Step:5 – Include a Serum or Ampoule
The Korean Serum or Ampoule contains a higher concentration of multitasking active ingredients. These concentrated actives help to nourish the skin, reverse signs of aging, and promote collagen to help provide firmness, minimize pores, and even out skin tone. Ampoules are generally used to target any specific skin concerns, so for a daily skincare routine, switch to a hydrating serum that contains moisture-boosting ingredients like hyaluronic acid, ceramides, and vitamin E.
Try: Cosrx Triple Hyaluronic Moisture
Step: 6: Moisturize
If you want a brighter or radiant look, you’ll want to get one that is lightweight and packed with intense moisture. Look for nourishing botanical extracts, powerful hydration, and antioxidants. Centella Asiatica is one of the very effective ingredients to heal and act as an anti-aging and barrier-restoring properties.
Step: 7: Eye Cream
To get glass skin, the eyes are as important as face. With the dry patches and bags under your eyes, it’s hard to get. So, add an eye cream or serum to nourish the fragile eye area that tends to be drier than the rest of your face.
Step:8: Face Oil
Face oil is also very important to achieve glass skin, it helps to nourish as well as moisturize your skin. It protects your skin against daily stressors that destroy our skin barrier. The face oil whichever you choose, add a few drops of your moisturizer or serum daily, just make sure, it should come last.
Sunscreen is a must in your daily skincare routine, without sunscreen your glass skin care is incomplete. So, invest in a good Sunscreen that has a lightweight formula and lots of moisture. You should choose at least SPF 30 and more to avoid sun damage.
Try: Cosrx Aloe soothing Sun Cream
Step:10 – Sheet Masks
This is the easiest way to deliver nutrients and replenish moisture to the skin. within 10-20 minutes you will get healthier skin and a brightened complexion to boot. You should apply sheet masks at least 2-3 times per week.
Try: Dr. jart+ Cryo Rubber with Moisturizing