Nothing is more lovely than a complexion that is positively glowing. But since the stress of finals, relationships, and all that other good stuff can take a major toll on your skin, you may have to fake that dewy look more often than not.

How to? Easy! Think backwards.

That’s right. Instead of applying your blush as the last step of your facial makeup routine, try smoothing on a cheek stain first, allowing it to sink into the skin for about a minute or so, then applying a sheer foundation over top. What you’ll get is a natural, rosy color shining through.

Need a great sheer foundation? I’ve found it with Cover Girl’s CG Smoothers, a tinted moisturizer with SPF 15. It’s been a staple in my makeup drawer for years, and is absolutely perfect for achieving this glowing goal. ;)

CG Smoothers by Cover Girl

CG Smoothers by Cover Girl

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