Countdown to Radiant Skin
Put your best face forward now and into the new year. We asked the experts how to achieve (or fake) a brighter complexion in an hour, a week, and a month.
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Flash Rinse 1 Minute Facial
Massaging in your skin-care products gets the blood going and makes your skin look brighter. Start with this one-minute mask from Ren.
Price: $48get this one-minute mask now
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Vanish Foundation Brush
Try massaging in your serum or moisturizer with a soft makeup brush like this one from Hourglass for a flawless finish.
Price: $46get this foundation brush now
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Freshface Instant Glow Luminizer
This lightweight illuminating cream softens imperfections for radiant, youthful-looking skin.
Price: $38get this illuminating cream now
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Infallible Galaxy Stick
Apply the L'Oreal Paris highlighter stick along the sides of your face, the center of your nose, and your Cupid's bow to make your key features shine.
Price: $9.99get this highlighter now
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Argan Nut Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser
This exfoliating cleanser featuring argan nut shell and vitamin C gently brightens and smooths skin.
Price: $7.99get this cleanser now
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20% Complex Glycolic Solutions Jumbo Peel Swab (8 Pieces)
Alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA) not only exfoliate and brighten the complexion but also stimulate collagen. Try these jumbo cotton swabs infused with AHA from Peter Thomas Roth for a weekly intensive treatment.
Price: $48get these exfoliators now
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Skin Perfecting 2% BHA Liquid
Designed to be used morning and night, this cult favorite unclogs pores, smooths wrinkles, and evens skin tone.
Price: $29get this exfoliant now
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Bright & Easy 3-Minute Flash Mask
With hints of pineapple, coffee, and orange, this gentle yet effective mask breaks down dead skin to improve radiance and skin tone but is milder than a scrub or acid.
Price: $44get this mask now
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RoC Retinol Correxion Max Daily Hydration Crème
The retinoids in this cream stimulate collagen to plump skin; plus, an exfoliating effect results in a dewy look.
Price: $24.99get this cream now
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Olay Luminous Miracle Boost Concentrate
Apply this ultra-lightweight formula under your moisturizer to correct dark spots and smooth skin tone.
Price: $26.99get this face booster now
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Hydro Boost Hydrating Serum
This serum from Neutrogena features hyaluronic acid, which hydrates the skin's layers, leaving it plump and dewy.
Price: $17.99get this serum now