Annie Atkinson is the beauty maven behind the popular blog, She’s in the Glow. Before diving headlong into her site, Annie worked in beauty marketing at Chanel Beauty & Fragrance and did fashion styling for Michael Kors. She started She’s in the Glow as a way to document what inspires her most: all things beauty.
If your Instagram feed looks anything like mine, then you’ve probably been inundated with fashion week photos over the past few weeks: Obligatory runway shots, backstage beauty, bizarre nail art, make-you-jealous party pics, and, of course, the models.
These near-mortal feline creatures epitomize the look of perfect skin—both on and off the runway—and I can’t get enough! For me, it’s that “model off-duty” beauty vibe, complete with barely-there makeup and an ethereal glow that I’m obsessed with.
You know the look I’m talking about: It’s clean, radiant skin that’s so luminous and dewy. What is their secret? Well, over the past few weeks, I’ve spent a lot of time backstage, and learned their little secrets. In addition to drinking plenty of water and green juice, and eating organic, when these girls aren’t working, they give their skin a much-needed break from heavy and chemical-laden products and switch to organic and all-natural makeup and skincare whenever possible.
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My latest find: This all-purpose skin salve can be used on the face, lips and body, and provides protective hydration as well as preventing and fading scarring.
Earth Tu Face Stick, $38, available at earthtuface.com
This is the perfect yet sheer pop of peachy coral and adds some natural color. It’s made from organic ingredients with the healing properties of vitamin E and shea butter.
Ilia Beauty Illuminator I Put a Spell on You, $34, available at iliabeauty.com
This mask is the best! It totally reduces the appearance of fine lines and dramatically improves tone, firmness and radiance. I like to use it before and after long nights and late parties.
REN Glycol Lactic Radiance Renewal Mask, $55, available at Sephora.com
This is one of my all-time favorite products! It can be used everywhere—on cheekbones, brow bones and eyelids—to create a healthy, sheer, glowing look. This is every model’s best-kept secret.
RMS Living Luminizer, $38, available at Spiritbeautylounge.com
Caveat: This is a total splurge. Packed with 11 essential oils, this skin-quenching oil leaves my complexion dewy, supple, and radiant. There’s a reason that celebs like Gwyneth and Liv Tyler rely on this miracle product.
Rodin Luxury Face Oil, $150, available at Net-A-Porter.com
This is a light moisturizing toner spray that can be spritzed on throughout the day, giving your complexion a dewy radiance. The amazingly fresh scent is addictive.
Tata Harper Hydrating Floral Essence, $85, available at sephora.com
This is perfect for an on-the-go girl. I like to always keep these in my beauty bag for touch-ups in taxis.
Tatcha Aburatorigami Blotting Papers, $12, available at spiritbeautylounge.com
This clarifying white-clay mask helps revitalize my tired skin.
Clark's Botanicals Intense Radiance Mask, $72, Available at Clarkbotanicals.com
This coconut-infused cheek gel is the perfect pop of color and super easy to apply.
Josie Maran Coconut Watergel Check Color in Poppy Paradise, $22, available at Josiemaran.com
I love Josie’s Argan oils and the light version is perfect for year-round use. I love the smaller on-the-go size that I can just throw in my bag.
Josie Maran Coconut Pure Argan Oil Light To Go, $14, available at Josiemaran.com
This is literally the best concealer I have ever come across and is something that every girl needs to know about. I’ve used it under my eyes, around my nose, and anywhere else I need extra coverage.
RMS Beauty “Un” Cover-Up, $36, available at B-Glowing.com
This is the perfect shade of pink. The color lasts all day and although it’s a stain, it’s super-moisturizing and smells like peppermint.
TARTE LipSurgence Matte Lip Tint in Lucky, $24, available at Sephora.com