There really isn’t any let up on the “glow”-bestowing products of late, what with the surge of strobing, highlighting and contouring.
I’m not complaining, for sure – anything that boosts the “wakefulness” factor is a whole-heartedly embraced (rest assured!)
Maybe long work hours (or slow-poke coworkers!) are leaving your drained. Maybe it’s a heavy, physically demanding training load during the week that’s left you exhausted. Or perhaps it’s your newborn, or the obnoxiously loud neighbors next door… Whatever is robbing you of your precious shuteye might also be guilty of stealing the ever-coveted, fully-recharged radiance you get when you actually DO sleep…and stay stress-free.
Since the latter two conditions are sometimes tough to come by, the plethora of products out there that help us achieve a rested look are definitely appreciated.
The newest on the scene are The Body Shop’s Instaglow CC Creams (hit stores on May 17th overseas – not sure about USA as yet.)
Designed to even skin tone, temper shine, minimize pores, soothe (with Aloe Vera), moisturize (with Marula Oil, for a purported 24 hours) AND illuminate, these little guys pack quite a punch. They also happen to boast an SPF of 20PA+++ (future signs of aging can take a hike, thanks.)
The shades include:
- Bright Glow – Light skin, white pigment with purple pearl
- Peachy Glow – Light to medium skin (might be nice for circles?)
- Warm Glow – Dark skin, bronzed brown with golden pearl
ReallyRee did a great review and shared some nice swatches, so definitely check it out – what I like is that there doesn’t *seem* to be perceptible shimmer… Glow sans glitter is the way I like to go, personally!
These aren’t meant to be full coverage by any stretch…but alone, or paired with other color cosmetics, these definitely appear to give you a boost…and who doesn’t love THAT idea?! Not too many Body Shops near me but I will absolutely drop in and check them out when I come across one!