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    27 Products That'll Have Your Skin Glowing

    "Shining, shimmering, splendid!" —how you'll be describing your skin from now on.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An exfoliating body scrub from Dove with a whipped texture and an ability to make your skin silky and smooth.


    I usually hate the way exfoliants feel on my hands, but the texture of this wonderful product has made it possible for me to scrub away dead skin without cringing. I love using this right before I get out of the bath rather than in the shower — it feels more luxurious that way.

    Promising review: "Best smell and feel I've put on my skin in a year (strike that, probably ever). It's time to let myself enjoy the small things in life. Thank you, Dove." —KMRL

    Get it from Amazon for $5.94.

    2. A gel face wash you'll quickly become obsessed with because it's basically a green juice for your face.


    This face wash from Youth to the People has taken everyone's obsession with leafy greens to the next level. This superfood cleanser includes kale, green tea, and spinach vitamins that'll give your skin a seriously healthy boost. This product is vegan, cruelty-free, sulfate-free, and Clean at Sephora–approved.

    Get it from Amazon or Sephora $36 (available in two sizes).

    3. A clay mask literally designed to brighten your skin, a must-have for your next at-home spa night.

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    Promising review: "I have been using this mask for about three months now, and it is by far my favorite! It has little beads to exfoliate the skin, when washing off the mask you can feel your skin smooth and soft. This mask is amazing." —cova4

    Get it from Walmart for $5.38+ (available in five versions)

    4. A rose hibiscus hydrating face mist for when you want to quickly add some extra shine to your face but you don't have time to douse yourself in an oil or cream.

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    This sweet-smelling product has a base of organic coconut water and is infused with hibiscus flower petals. Not only will it make you feel fancy, but it's also paraben-, sulfate-, alcohol-, and cruelty-free!

    Promising review: "Smells faintly of roses and hydrates beautifully. I travel with it everywhere. The mist nozzle delivers the right amount without drenching your face. Love this and will be ordering again." —Hana Hawley

    Get it from Amazon for $16.

    5. A set of 16 Korean sheet masks, perfect for applying to your face then settling in to watch To All The Boys I Loved Before again.


    Promising review: "I'm 40 and our rough Chicago winters wreak havoc with my combination skin. I have used hundreds of masks from Target and Ulta. I never noticed a slightest difference. I bought this pack on an impulse. Omg! The Koreans sure know what works! I got these quickly and all 16 masks are different. The first night I used the herbal one. I read the ingredients and the mask smelled exactly like what it said it was. I could feel it working and when I took it off the effect was instant. My skin was literally flawless and not just for five minutes! It stayed tight and moisturized all day. I love these masks even though they're quite messy to apply. Ordered more. At this price and effect this'll product is a steal!" —PaulP

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $10.49.

    Read our full review on the Dermal Korea Collagen face masks.

    6. A mineral-based sunscreen with a matte tint so you can get some sun without looking like a lobster by the end of the day.


    Promising review: "I am absolutely in love with this product. I tell everyone that this is my favorite beauty product. I am 20 years old and conscious about keeping my skin in good shape for as long as possible. As we all know, sun is one of the most damaging aspects to the skin. Wearing a face sunscreen every day is so so important. I will never use anything but this product. It goes on perfectly. Your skin feels like butter with it on. I go in the sun pretty often and usually get burnt but haven't once with this product. Not only is the protection great but it's an all-natural product and isn't filled with toxins making it safe to use every day. I absolutely love this!!" —j torres

    Get it from Amazon for $36 (available scented or unscented).

    7. Coconut water and mimosa flower lotion to rehydrate your skin after you've spent perhaps a little too long soaking up some rays.


    Promising review: "The formula of Love Beauty and Planet's Coconut Water and Mimosa Flower Body Lotion is pretty safe except for the addition of fragrance. It does have a lovely scent that lingers but is not overwhelming. It smells wonderful and like a beach vacation. The lotion quickly absorbs, doesn't feel greasy or sticky. It really helps dry skin and contains no parabens, silicones and is vegan. It is perfect for legs and feet since it soaks right in." —Mary

    Get it from Amazon for $8.92.

    8. A brightening facial scrub that is nonylphenol ethoxylate– and propylparaben-free, so you can scrub away your day without worrying about harmful chemicals. You're welcome!

    Promising review: "Acure has now become my go-to brand. I love their values and the safe products they make. This scrub is my new favorite during shower time. The first time I used it I fell in love. You may look like a slightly funky sea monster when you put this on due to natural ingredients but holy cow my skin was so soft and smooth afterward. It was so gentle and the results were outstanding. A little goes a long way so use sparingly and enjoy the results! I also finish my routine with Acure's toner and night moisturizer." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $8.37+ (available in three varieties).

    9. A set of reusable cleansing pads you can use to help wash away that tired, grimy feeling and give your face the glow-up it deserves.

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    I have a set of these all-natural face fibers and they've become my new favorite for when I want to freshen up in a hurry. All you have to do is wet the Croon with water, swipe it over your face, and you're DONE! No makeup remover or soap needed. I recently packed them on a overnight trip and it was perfect for when I was too tired to get through my usual pre-bedtime routine.

    Get a set of two from Croon for $26.

    10. A palette that includes blush, bronzer, and a highlighter all in one to help you get your glam on while carrying around minimal products.


    HipDot's "Perfect Face" palette is vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, pthalate-free, and mineral oil–free. Only the best for you and that beautiful face of yours! Don't even get me started on the stunning crystal-inspired packaging.

    Get it from HipDot for $18.

    11. An intensive hydration serum that'll have people saying "wow your skin looks amazing."


    This product is formulated with pro-vitamin B5 and pineapple ceramide (FANCY!) and does not contain parabens, sulfates, or pthalates. It has Sephora's Clean badge of approval and the company is a supporter of the International Elephant Foundation. Need I say more?

    Get it from Amazon for $34.95 or Sephora for $52.

    12. And a highlighter stick you won't have to be a talented makeup artist to figure out how to add a nice glow to your skin.


    Promising review: "This product melts super easily into the skin and can either give a subtle glow or strobe effect depending on how much you layer. It lasts an incredibly long time also!" —sophies19

    Get it from Sephora for $14+ (available in two sizes and two shades)

    13. A rose quartz luminizer you'll love because it'll combine your crystal-obsession with your affinity for natural skincare.


    This gorgeous (and clean!) product is also available with clear quartz or amethyst.

    Promising review: "Works great both over and under a setting powder. Great highlighter that gives a lot of oomph for a product that uses natural ingredients. Very creamy and long lasting. Will repurchase! Also, I could see this working on all skin tones!" —Twiggyful

    Get it from Sephora for $28 (available in three varieties).

    14. A luxurious cream filled with glow-inducing vitamins that'll have you saying "oh KALE no" when anyone asks to borrow it.


    Promising review: "I love that this moisturizer is cruelty-free and great for my combination-oily skin. I use this after I shower on my face and neck and I don't get breakouts or feel greasy afterwards. I love the smell too — it's citrusy/earthy but not overwhelming. Love it!" —Lisa Q

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    15. A moisturizing body oil to keep your skin feeling hydrated and looking shiny (in a good way!) all day and night.


    Promising review: "I love this product. Its light, moisturizing formula is perfect after a shower on wet skin and is good for a soothing massage. I purchased a spray bottle for easier application and it works perfect! Love it!!! Great product!!!!" —Soney

    Get it from Walmart for $9.97.

    16. A travel-sized skincare routine with a cleanly made serum and facial oil to assure your face will look flawless, even in slumber.


    Drunk Elephant's motto regarding the ingredients they put in their products is "If there's any doubt, it's out," so you can rest easily (literally) knowing you're in good hands with this set.

    Promising review: "A friend recommended this Drunk Elephant NightBright duo to me, so I ordered this travel size as a trial. It worked so great, my face feels baby soft and is no longer dry. I swear this stuff made my brows and lashes thicker. With all the positive results, I recommended to my friends and they are loving it as well!" —M.D. Tactay

    Get it from Amazon for $28+ (available in full and travel sizes).

    17. Highlighter that'll help you achieve that "I just got out of the shower" look you've been dying to recreate since you saw Kim K at the Met Gala.


    Promising review: "This has been officially added to my daily makeup routine because it gives me the prettiest dewy look without making me look like a complete grease ball. It basically looks like your skin created that look naturally, plus it only takes two minutes to put on. I am in love with this highlighter definitely recommend." —Clara<3

    Get it from Glossier for $22 (available in three shades).

    18. Or an activated charcoal mud mask designed to target acne, minimize pores, and remove dead skin cells.


    Oh, and it's really fun to apply with a friend! I ordered this mask on a whim for a girls' night in with my sister — and boy did it deliver. My sensitive skin always feels much cleaner and softer after applying this mask.

    Promising review: "I have tried many mud/clay masks in my time, but this one takes the cake. At first, upon applying the mud mask and letting it dry, my face felt pretty tight which was natural since it is technically dried mud. With LUKEWARM water (very important), I made small circles around my face, massaging it while I let it wash off my face. I then turned the water to the coldest setting, and gave it a nice rinse and dried off my face, patting it. My skin has never felt better." —Ken Minazuki

    Get it from Amazon for $14.47.

    19. Lip shimmer that'll have your pout looking perfectly luminous.


    Promising review: "I love, love, love this lip shimmer! I was looking for something that was not harsh on my lips. I've worn lipstick before but realized that, despite going through great pain and expense in what I put on and in my body, I was being quite careless about what was going on my lips. I hunted for 100% natural products and this one came up. I ordered another color before, but decided to try watermelon; I love it, so it's the only color I wear. It is light and smooth and provides a tingling sensation on the lips." —mamadot

    Get it from Amazon for $4.35 (available in 12 shades).

    20. A 24K gold eye treatment to make you feel fancier than ever. It's made to hydrate your skin and increase blood circulation., Amazon

    The under eye mask also helps reduce wrinkles, dark cycles, and puffiness around eyes. It's a must-have for a spa night at home with your girls — everyone will love the fabulous feeling these golden masks provide.

    Promising review: "First, my husband made fun of me for wearing the mask while I was doing bedtime routine with my baby, but after I removed them he was like, 'Wow, you look younger.' You can definitely see an immediate effect, I still have to experience the long term effects, but either way it totally worth it to try and it costs next to nothing comparing to brand-named similar products." —seattle745

    Get it from Amazon for $20.97 (one set includes 15 pairs).

    21. Blotting tissues made of natural bamboo to absorb excess facial oils and banish unwanted shine in a snap.


    A single pack comes with 100 blotting sheets.

    Promising review: "I have been searching for something as effective as this for a long time now. I have extremely oily skin. I live in the Caribbean and whether I wear foundation or not, very early in the day my face is covered in oil. Mostly over my T-zone is where I get shiny and oily. So I tried this and it is excellent. It picks up the oil quickly leaving my face naturally matte-like for hours. I am well pleased with the light weight of the sheets, the pack fits perfectly in my purse or jeans pockets. Anyone will oily skin will find this as a must have." —Melisa

    Get it from Amazon for $6.60+ (available in packs of two or six and in two scents).

    22. A charcoal cleanser you can use to clean and naturally purify your skin while you rinse off each morning or night.


    Promising review: "I have crazy sensitive combination skin. Have suffered from breakouts, now into my thirties. I've been using this stuff for a week now, and my skin's never looked better. I'm always nervous when trying new products...but been on a kick trying activated charcoal products, and stumbled across this brand. It lathers enough, smells really good, and leaves your skin super soft. I'll be buying again!" —Russ

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    23. A rechargeable rotating electronic body brush for an efficient way to exfoliate your skin, which will make it beautifully radiant.


    Promising review: "Easy to put together, easy to use, very convenient that it's rechargeable! Love that the handle extends so you can reach your whole back without asking someone to help you or pulling your arm out of the socket. Really amazed that it can be used wet or dry!" —happywifehappylife

    Get it from Walmart for $60.75.

    24. Gold body cream that'll add a magical shimmer to your skin — a must-have for the summer.


    Promising review: "I was worried this would look more like a bronzing lotion but it's a very fine shimmer. Looks amazing in the sunlight but not like I painted my self metallic. Also has a wonderful smell and feels light on your skin. Gives you the perfect glow!" —MamaHen

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in three shades).

    25. An ice roller, which is said to help decrease puffiness. No one will be looking at your undereye bags when they see how glowy your skin looks.,

    My sister bought this for me and I'm obsessed with it — which is why I know it's awesome! It's my favorite thing to start my pampering with, but I also use it in the morning before I apply any makeup. All you have to do is pop the separate roller piece into your freezer and you'll be ready to de-puff in no time.

    Get it from Amazon for $11.99 (available in five colors).

    26. Thayers Alcohol-Free Witch Hazel Toner – it'll become a product you can't live without thanks to its ability to refine and calm even the most sensitive skin.

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    Promising review: "Such an affordable toner that works great! I thought this was just a hyped-up product but it is worth it. Great if you wanna save money. I have acne prone skin, and this doesn't break me out." —chanfer

    Get it from Walmart for $11.10.

    Check out why a BuzzFeed writer (pictured above) is obsessed with this toner for all the deets!

    27. And an eyeshadow palette that'll become your go-to any day your face is in need of some glitz and glam.,

    Promising review: "When I first opened the palette I thought 'dammit' because the glitter specks looked so big and dry, almost fake looking, like kids' makeup. But then I used my finger to grab some of the product and it glided on my finger beautifully. It is creamier than you’d think and the glitter doesn’t actually look big. Once the product sets on to the skin, those glitter specks will not go anywhere. It looks and feels like an expensive eyeshadow overall."—Janny

    Get it from Amazon for $9.88+ (available in two styles).

    Real footage of you transforming your skin into a shimmering masterpiece:

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    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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