Your skincare saviours: How to get your glow back

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Sleep deprivation and stress, which can leave your skin looking dull and lacklustre, have been common complaints over the past year, so it’s no surprise that searches for how to achieve a post-lockdown “glow-up” have been on the rise since lockdown began. To help return your skin to its healthy and younger looking best, here are the skincare products that have got our glowing recommendations.

Hydration is key

The more hydrated your skin is, the healthier looking and more glowing it is. Dehydrated skin not only looks duller but fine lines are more noticeable too. Drenching it with hydrating ingredients and nourishing bodycare can have it glowing again in no time though.

Hyaluronic acid is the molecule you need to know about when it comes to your skin’s moisture. It occurs naturally in your body and can hold up to 1,000 times its weight in water, but its production starts to slow down as you age.

A serum enriched with hyaluronic acid, like Decléor’s Antidote, can be the answer to depleting levels of moisture and restoring healthy-looking skin. Apply every morning to cleansed skin to moisturise and refresh skin and strengthen the skin’s barrier t. You can expect supple and glowing skin and the skin’s texture to appear more refined as a result.

Get that glow (without makeup)

Although it feels like facial massage became a trend overnight, gua sha is an ancient Chinese healing technique to help improve your circulation. Whether you use a tool or simply your hands, applying your moisturiser or oil in light strokes can stimulate blood flow and encourage the movement of lymphatic fluids for an instant, no-makeup glow and lifted finish.

Combine with radiance-boosting products for best results. We love the Green Mandarin Aromessence Glow Serum for its nourishing combination of cold-pressed botanical oils and six essentials oils including sweet orange, neroli and sandalwood. Apply alone to boost your skin’s hydration and radiance or add a drop to your foundation to give your makeup a luminous finish. Follow with Green Mandarin Sun-kissed Cream to really lock in that glow. This day cream enriched with abblend of citrus essential oils, natural hyaluronic acid and beta-carotene, instantly reenergises tired-looking skin and provides a natural healthy glow while also helping to improve the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.

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