How to Make Your Skin Glow in Only 5 Minutes
Looking for a quick route to glowing skin? If you don’t have time for a multiple step skincare routine and you’re looking for a speedy way to achieve a natural glow, we’ve got good news. You can absolutely glow up your skin in five minutes or less using the following skincare tricks and tips.
While we recommend following a daily skincare routine comprising of a cleanser, toner, serum, moisturizer, and SPF, if you only have a few minutes to spare, restore your skin’s glow with these easy home remedies and glow-enhancing skincare products.
Exfoliating takes less than five minutes, and is an effective way to reveal a luminous glow. Opt for a chemical exfoliant like glycolic acid or lactic acid, as these work to gently loosen dead skin cells without irritating your skin.
You’ll find glycolic acid in Rainbow’s Glow Serum, a brightening treatment infused with bakuchiol and jojoba oil to buff away dead skin cells and oil, while soothing, hydrating, and protecting skin. Simply apply 3-4 drops to the face and neck using circular motions for an instant glow fix. Besides its brightening effects, it can also help to clear skin of breakouts and fade the appearance of dark spots and discoloration.
Freeze Your Face
Another quick way to illuminate your complexion: freeze your face. No, we don’t mean dunking your head into the freezer or a bowl of ice cubes. Instead, grab a couple of ice cubes and massage them into your face and neck for a minute or two. Doing this will instantly tighten pores, reduce puffiness and inflammation, and leave you with a healthy glow.
If you don’t fancy the idea of rolling ice cubs over your face, try washing your face with cold water instead. It’ll wake up and refresh your complexion to make skin look extra glowy.
A super fast way to glowing skin: hang your head upside down for two to three minutes. You’ll get a lit-from-within glow. The kinda glow we all crave! It works because it improves circulation, increasing oxygen and blood flow to the face.
Dry skin is dull skin. To keep your skin looking radiant, moisturise twice a day using a hydrating serum enriched with hyaluronic acid, glycerin, jojoba oil, olive oil, or vitamin E — or all five. In addition to diminishing dryness, it’ll help plump out fine lines and wrinkles while improving skin tone and texture.
Try Rainbow’s Hydrate Serum, a daily moisturizer of hyaluronic acid, vitamin B5, aloe vera, and jojoba oil to intensely condition, soothe, and rejuvenate skin. It’s your 1-step recipe for radiant skin. Plus, it’s suitable for all skin types — especially dry and sensitive skin.
Rely on Vitamin C
A potent antioxidant, vitamin C brightens skin by blocking the enzyme that produces pigment. In short, it’s a go-to for glowing skin.
Apply five drops of vitamin C serum underneath your daily sunscreen to prevent free radical damage, even out skin tone, and fade dark spots. While you’ll find vitamin C in a range of skincare products such as cleansers, toners, face masks, and creams, look for it in serums, as this is the most concentrated version of the antioxidant.
Reach for Rainbow’s Smooth Serum, a skin refining formula of vitamin C, turmeric, and vegan collagen to iron out fine lines and wrinkles, lighten discoloration, and illuminate skin.
Spritz Your Skin
Reach for a hydrating face mist, preferably one infused with rose water, to balance, soothe, and hydrate skin. It’s a quick, on-the-go fix for boosting skin’s glow and giving the appearance of healthy skin.
If you don’t have a face wash at hand, simply spritz on your favorite mist to instantly refresh your complexion. No matter where you are, a mist is a quick, convenient, and hygienic way to get a glow on the go.
The Double Cleanse
According to dermatologists, double cleansing can be helpful at lifting the dirt, grime, and dead skin cells that accumulate on the skin, leading to dullness and breakouts. Start by using a cleansing oil to remove the first layer of dirt and dead skin, followed by a face wash to cleanse away the remaining buildup. Finish your routine with a thin layer of non-comedogenic serum, face cream, or lotion to prevent the formation of blackheads, whiteheads, and pimples and keep skin looking dewy for the rest of the day.
The whole process shouldn’t take more than five minutes. And by the time you’re finished, your skin will be BEAMING!
Whip up a homemade face mask to glow up your skin! The DIY face mask we’re about to reveal to you offers anti-aging, anti-blemish, and brightening benefits — so all skin types can benefit!
Mix together half a cup of natural yogurt, half a cup of fresh strawberries, and 2-3 spoons of honey until everything is combined. Apply the mask to the face and neck, leave it on for five minutes, then rinse with cool water. Hello, radiant skin!!!
Of course, you can try other recipes. For instance, papaya is a natural skin brightener with bonus hydrating benefits. Be as creative as you like!
You can give yourself a face massage literally anywhere — at home, on the bus, in the toilet. Anywhere! Whenever you have a spare five minutes, massage your face and neck using upward and downward strokes to stimulate blood flow and brighten up your complexion. It’s a great way to improve your natural radiance.
To make it easier, massage your face using a facial serum or oil. This way, your fingers will glide more easily over the skin. Plus, it promotes enhanced product absorption — meaning enhanced results.
Glowing skin doesn’t need to be a distant dream. As you can see, there are plenty of quick fixes to light up your complexion. That said, it’s also important to follow a daily skincare routine, get enough sleep, and drink plenty of water to maintain a glow that never dims. But if you’re stuck for time, these tips will surely help!