How To Get A Glow On


July 17, 2005|By Crystal Sayles | Crystal Sayles,SUN STAFF

This summer many of us are looking for a way to add a little gorgeous golden shimmer to our skin. And ladies with busy schedules are searching for a quick and inexpensive way to have that naturally radiant glow day and night, at work and at play.

To obtain that beachy shine everyday, try Molton Brown's new Heavenly Gingerly shimmer oil and Heavenly Gingerly soft body shimmer. The company says that the oil leaves the skin smooth, lightly scented and with golden hues -- while slowing the signs of aging with helpful vitamin E. Lightly dust on sparkles of powder with the soft body shimmer, which Molton Brown says will give a sheer sheen. These products cost $45 each and can be found at Neiman Marcus and select Bloomingdale's and Nordstrom locations. Also try

If you want that glow that lasts all year long, check out Jergen's Natural Glow Daily Moisturizer, the first to contain natural ingredients that actually deepen the color of the skin while moisturizing. It does all that while creating a beautiful shine and even tone. The moisturizer leaves no mess and fits easily into your daily beauty regimen. It is available in two formulas -- for fair and medium skin tones -- at $5.99 for a 7.5-ounce bottle. Available at grocery, drug and mass retail stores.

N.Y.C. New York has made it possible to create the luminous faces we all strive for in the summer. The new bronzing face gel and matte bronzer have a natural look with a sheer tint that you can blend almost anywhere to add a touch of sun to your skin. And don't worry about your skin being damaged by harmful sun rays because the company says these products actually prevent exposure -- while still creating that sun-kissed look.

If you're concerned about having too much shine, don't sweat. These products are oil-absorbing, which helps control shine without clogging your pores. You can get these products for only $2.99 at chain drugstores and mass merchandisers.

If you want that summertime shine for your lips, eyes and face, try Dr. Hauschka's Limited Edition Novum Spring / Summer 2005 Collection, which contains all natural ingredients. The three new moisture colors for lips are inspired by the moon and sun to give a subtle warm radiance. The new liquid eyeliner soothes, strengthens and conditions delicate eyelids. The golden, glistening eye-shadow shades are inspired by the sun's natural glow.

Finally, top it all off with the silk and China clay Bronzing Powder -- perfect for all skin tones. This brilliant creation contains witch hazel to calm irritation, and sage extracts to clear up blemishes. With all these products inspired by nature, you can keep your skin healthy while still looking beautiful. These products, priced from $15.95 to $28.50, can be purchased at select specialty stores and salons or by calling 800-247-9907.

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