best moisturizers for glowing skin

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The summer may be over but that doesn’t mean that you need to give up on chasing the glow. I hate winter… I hate everything about winter, especially the cold weather. I hate what it does our skin especially. But just because I hate the winter, doesn’t mean I let it get me off track with the glow up all summer, fall and winter ’16. These moisturizers are keeping my skin on fleek year round. These are the 5 best moisturizers for glowing skin.

5 Best Moisturizers For Glowing Skin

Tender Organics Milk & Shea Raw Body Butter : One of my absolute favorite moisturizers is the Tender Organics Milk & Shea Raw Body Butter. Why? Because it has all natural organic ingredients ( 4 to be exact) and a little goes a long way. The jar costs 10.00 bucks and lasts well over 3 months (and I use it all over). Plus it smells absolutely devine!

best moisturizers for glowing skin

Ingredients: Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter),  Organic Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond Oil), Organic Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), A-tocopherol (Vitamin E), Fragrance.

Glam Glow “Glow Starter” Mega Illuminating Moisturizer: I just stmbled upon the god send that it is Glam Glow. I was getting my makeup done at Sephora for the TNT Formation event and Glam Glow was the sponsor of the day. They used several Glam Glow products on my face that day, but it was the moisturizer that stood out in the crowd. Coming in at a bit of a higher price point (50.00 dollars to be exact) a little bit of this moisturizer also goes a long way. This I use during the day when I want to look fabulous without adding any makeup. It gives you a brightened natural glow even in the coldest dankest winter mornings. So this will be an absolute go to in the winter when I’m feeling less than glowy but want to look like the sun!

best moisturizer for glowing skin

Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau, Dimethicone, Butylene Glycol, Glyceryl Distearate, Cetyl Ricinoleate, Trisiloxane, Glyceryl Stearate Se, Cholesterol, Steareth-10, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Cetyl Esters, Cetyl Alcohol, Glycerin, Tocopheryl Acetate, Sodium Hyaluronate, Algae Extract, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract, Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract, Saccharomyces Lysate Extract, Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract, Ceramide Ng, Isohexadecane, Synthetic Fluorphlogopite, Sucrose, Polysorbate 80, Acrylamide/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer, Xanthan Gum, Caprylyl Glycol, Hexylene Glycol, Citric Acid, Linoleic Acid, Panthenol, Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Citral, Linalool, Disodium Edta, Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate, Sodium Citrate, Phenoxyethanol, [+/- Mica, Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891), Iron Oxides (Ci 77491), Iron Oxides (Ci 77492), Iron Oxides (Ci 77499), Blue 1 (Ci 42090), Red 4 (Ci 14700), Red 33 (Ci 17200), Yellow 5 (Ci 19140)]

Good Karma “Lux 7 Age Defying Four- In – One Face Cream“: Another happy yet pricy stumble was on this beast/monster of a moisturizer. This product boasted of pretty much being the only moisturizer you’ll ever need. And while I haven’t been using it very long, the past 4 weeks… have been nothing short of a miracle. What does this one do that’s different? It helps with dark circles and puffy eyes! Lord knows I need that with all of these late nights and early mornings. I use this 1-2 times a day and yes… a LITTLE goes a long way. This moisturizer will also cost you about 50.00 so you want to make sure you get all the bang for your buck. They also offer to options for women with normal to oily or normal to dry skin.


Ingredients:  Water (Aqua), Glycerin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Crithmum Maritimum (Sea Fennel) Extract, Squalane, Cetyl Palmitate, Octyldodecanol, Octyldodceyl Xyloside, Sesamum Indicum (Sesame) Seed Oil, Olea Europaea (Olive) Fruit Oil, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Citrullus Vulgaris (Watermelon) Fruit Extract, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis (Aloe) Leaf Extract, Ascorbyl Palmitate, Astaxanthin, Camellia Sinensis Leaf (Green Tea) Extract, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Chamomilla Recutita Flower (Matricaria) Extract, Cichorium Intybus (Chicory) Root Extract, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Peel Oil, Hamamelis Virginiana (Witch Hazel) Distillate, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Hydrolyzed Silk, Methylsulfonylmethane, Panthenol (Vitamin B5), Phoenix Dactylifera (Date) Seed Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Sodium Hyaluronate, Sodium Hydroxide, Thioctic Acid, Ubiquinone, Xanthan Gum, Ethyl Alcohol, Caprylyl Glycol.

Lush Imperialis : Bomb ass Vegan moisturizer alert! Yes so I’m back to being vegan (summer interrupted my life) and still looking for the perfect set of vegan beauty products to take along on the road with me. This is one of Lush’s newer moisturizers (well new to me… never seen it before) and it is also fairly priced at 25.00 compared to the previously mentioned two, and what I know Lush is capable of charging overall. This is best for combination skin which I suffer with so it is a nice balance in all the right places.

best moisturizers for glowing skin

Ingredients: Lavender Flower Infusion (Lavandula angustifolia) ,  Mullein Leaf Infusion (Verbascum thapsus) ,  Orange Blossom Water (Citrus dulcis) ,  Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil (Olea europaea) ,  Stearic Acid ,  Shea Butter (Butyrospermum parkii) ,  Fair Trade Cocoa Butter (Theobroma cacao) Glycerine ,  Cetearyl Alcohol ,  Orange Flower Absolute (Citrus Aurantium amara) ,  Tiger Lily Extract (Lilium Tigrinum) ,  St. Johns Wort Extract (Hypericum perforatum) ,  Elderflower Extract (Sambucus nigra) Sweet Violet Extract (Viola odorata) ,  Sunflower Petal Extract (Helianthus annuus) ,  Alkanet Extract (Alkanna tinctoria) ,  Triethanolamine ,  Methylparaben ,  Fragrance Propylparaben . *Occurs naturally in essential oils

Paula’s Choice Calm Redness Relief : This is also a vegan/ animal cruelty free product that I thoroughly enjoy. I for some reason, never wanted to give Paula’s Choice a chance. When I received a sponsorship opportunity a few months back I reluctantly accepted and figured I wouldn’t enjoy the experience. Wrong! Since then I’ve re-ordered not once…. but TWICE ! The moisturizers, cleansers and toners seem to really agree with my skin. But my absolute favorite duo wouldn’t be complete with out the Calm Redness Relief moisturizer. I use this one at night with my Vitamin C serum to help me wake up with glowing skin and helping reduce the presence of any bumps on the horizon.


Ingredients:  Water (Aqua), Ethylhexyl Stearate (emollient/texture-enhancing), Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil (jojoba oil/non-fragrant emollient plant oil), Butylene Glycol (hydration/penetration enhancing), Glycerin (hydration/skin replenishing), Petrolatum (emollient), Cetearyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Dipentaerythrityl Hexacaprylate/Hexacaprate, Tridecyl Trimellitate (texture-enhancing), Phenyl Trimethicone (hydration), Sodium Hyaluronate (hydration/skin replenishing), Ceramide NP (hydration/skin replenishing), Cholesterol (skin replenishing), Tocopherol (vitamin E/antioxidant), Squalane (emollient), Magnesium Ascorbyl Phosphate (vitamin C/antioxidant), Dimethicone (hydration), Polysorbate 60 (texture-enhancing), Hydrolyzed Jojoba Protein (hydration), Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein (emollient/hydration), Avena Sativa Kernel Extract (oat extract/skin-soothing), Hydrogenated Lecithin (skin replenishing), Whey Protein (hydration), Tridecyl Stearate (texture-enhancing), Neopentyl Glycol Dicaprylate/Dicaprate (texture-enhancing), Myristyl Myristate (texture-enhancing), Linoleic Acid (skin replenishing), Linolenic Acid (skin replenishing), Decarboxy Carnosine HCI (skin-renewing), Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Acrylates/C10-30 Alkyl Acrylates Crosspolymer (texture-enhancing/hydration), Cetearyl Glucoside (texture-enhancing), Cetyl Alcohol (texture-enhancing), Polyglyceryl-3 Beeswax (texture-enhancing), Aminomethyl Propanol (pH-adjustor), Disodium EDTA (stabilizer), Phenoxyethanol (preservative), Benzoic Acid (preservative), Chlorphenesin (preservative), Sorbic Acid (preservative).

Anyone use any of these skin care products. What has been your experience? Do you recommend any other skin care moisturizers that give your skin a perfect glow? Share them with us below.

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