Your guide to achieving glass skin

Here’s how you can hop on this beauty bandwagon!

Published: 11:11 AM July 16, 2018

Updated: 9:51 AM July 23, 2018

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MANILA, Philippines — If you’re into Asian beauty, you’ve definitely heard of glass skin, one of the latest K-beauty trends.

Glass skin means clear, luminous, and glowy skin. If you watch K-dramas or stan K-pop stars, you’ll know what we’re talking about!

Interested in copping this look? Check out our guide below.

Double cleanse

It’s important to make sure your skin is clear of residual makeup. Check out this list for product recos.


Don’t forget to prep your skin for the rest of your routine. The right toner should be a multi-functional product — it removes remaining dirt and provides hydration as well.

Try: Clinique Clarifying Lotion, CosRx Centella Water, Innisfree Jeju Volcanic Pore Toner


Don’t skimp on your moisturizer! Keeping your skin healthy and hydrated is key to the glass skin look.

Try: Neutrogena Hydro Boost Water Gel, Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, Mizon All In One Snail Repair Cream

But if you don’t have the most K-drama worthy skin right now, don’t worry — makeup can help you fake it ‘til you make it!


A primer will act as a base for the rest of your makeup. Pick a dewy one so you’ll look lit from within.

Try: Banila Co Prime Primer, Peripera Blur Pang Peach Milk Blur, Heimish Artless Glow Base

BB cream

BB creams offer lightweight, dewy coverage. If you’ve got blemishes that need a little more coverage, conceal them first.

Try: The Body Shop Tea Tree Flawless BB Cream, Nature Republic Bee Venom BB Cream, Face Republic Perfect Cover BB Cream

Liquid or cream blush

For this look, you’ll have to skip on your powder blushes. Liquid or cream blushes provide a more natural, glowy finish.

Try: L’Oreal Lucent Magique Cushion Blush in Sunkiss Coral, Colourette Coloursnap in Kween, Benefit Chachatint

While makeup can help you achieve glass skin, your skincare routine is still more important. The results might take some time, but it’ll all be worth it!  

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