Glass Skin Makeup Look

Want to create the glass skin makeup look? Read on to discover my top tips and tricks for a dewy, glowing and flawless-looking glass skin look.

Darlings, if you’re looking for the secret to a DEWY and GLOWING complexion (who isn’t?), discover the glass skin makeup look! Its signature style? Healthy, hydrated and clean-looking skin that’s also visibly plump, smooth and luminous! This FLAWLESS Korean beauty trend is one of the must-try beauty looks of the moment and it’s easy to achieve!

If you’re wondering how to achieve the glass skin makeup look, read on to discover my top tips and tricks and must-have makeup products that will give your complexion FLAWLESS-LOOKING radiance!

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What is Glass Skin Makeup?

Glass skin makeup is one of the most popular beauty trends of the moment! Born in Korea, this must-have beauty look is all about creating a FLAWLESS and GLOWING complexion that’s so ILLUMINATED that it almost looks reflective (like glass)!

How To Get the Glass Skin Makeup Look

Discover my must-have MAGIC steps and makeup products that will give you that GLASS SKIN GLOW below!

  1. Charlotte's Magic Recipe skincare kit including Glow Toner, Magic Serum, Magic Cream and Collagen Facial Oil

    MAGIC STEP 1: Glow-Giving Skin Prep

    Darlings, when it comes to creating glass skin makeup looks, it’s important that your skin is first prepped with essential skincare! My ICONIC skincare products are full of glow-giving benefits and when used every day as part of your research-powered skincare ritual, they’ll give you MAGIC skin from day to night!

    Some of my best skincare and primer products for that GLASS SKIN GLOW include my Glow Toner, a pore-refining and hydrating toner that gives your skin a gleaming glow; Charlotte’s Magic Serum Crystal Elixir, a supercharged skin serum that MAGICALLY boosts your complexion with it’s high-performance formula; Charlotte’s Magic Cream, my award-winning face cream that gives you hydrated, glowing and plumper looking skin; my Wonderglow soft focus primer that leaves skin looking dewy and radiant; and my Invisible UV Flawless Poreless Primer SPF50, an SPF primer with a weightless, satin-smooth texture!

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  2. Airbrush Flawless Foundation 8 cool open with lid Packshot

    MAGIC STEP 2: Flawless Foundation Application

    When it comes to creating a GORGEOUS and GLOWING complexion for your glass skin look, reach for my Magic Vanish! This long-wearing colour corrector will visibly correct any uneven skin tone and conceal the look of dark spots and circles for SMOOTH and DEWY-LOOKING skin.

    Then, use one of my MAGIC foundations to give your skin an AIRBRUSHED-LOOKING glass skin effect! My Airbrush Flawless Foundation will give you poreless-looking skin that stays all day, while my Beautiful Skin Foundation provides medium-buildable coverage with a HEALTHY-LOOKING GLOW! Looking for something more lightweight? Look no further than my Hollywood Flawless Filter, a glow-boosting liquid formula that can be used as a base or highlighter that blurs, smooths and illuminates the look of your complexion.

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  3. Charlotte's Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter in Moonlit Glow, an icy pressed highlighter

    MAGIC STEP 3: Add Some Glow

    Darlings, one of the key characteristics of glass skin makeup is an ILLUMINATED complexion that’s almost reflective! To achieve this, lock in your base with my Airbrush Brightening Flawless Finish. This complexion-perfecting translucent powder will brighten, blur and lift the look of your eyes and face for an AIRBRUSHED effect!

    Then, get your HOLLYWOOD GLOW ON by applying my Hollywood Glow Glide Face Architect Highlighter using my 6 GLOW TRICKS including applying highlighter to your cheeks (for a lifting effect), to your jaw (for a visibly sculpted-looking jawline), on your inner corners (for bigger, brighter-looking eyes), to your nose (for definition), to your brow bone (for a brow and eye lift effect) and to your cupid's bow (for a plumper-looking pout!). The results? A GORGEOUS, GLASSY GLOW that’s luminous, lifted and younger looking!

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  4. A lip oil in a white coloured tube with reflective geometric patterns on it in silver colour and a rose-gold-coloured lid.

    MAGIC STEP 4: Perfect Your Pout

    Once you’ve created your glass skin look, create GORGEOUS-LOOKING glossy lips that complement your glowing complexion! Use Charlotte’s Magic Lip Oil Crystal Elixir, gliding this crystal-infused lip oil with potent ingredients including Sqisandryl™, hyaluronic acid, Swertian leaf extract and alpine rose over your pout for HYDRATED and LUSCIOUS lips!

    Then, add the perfect pop of glossy colour to your lips with lip liner and mirror-shine gloss! After lining and defining the shape of your lips with Lip Cheat, glide on a high-shine finish with my Collagen Lip Bath using the heart shaped applicator for the perfect pout to compliment your makeup look.

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  5. Mascara in a pink-coloured tube with its gold-coloured lid with a black applicator next to it.

    MAGIC STEP 5: Simple Eye Makeup

    When it comes to applying your eye makeup, you’ll want to keep things low-key and natural looking to let your glass skin makeup take centre-stage! Lashings and lashings of my Pillow Talk Push Up Lashes! mascara for instant volume, stretch and lift will perfectly do the trick!

    Tilbury Tip: Use your highlighter as a gleaming inner corner shade and tap some onto the centre of the lid for a strobing, glassy-eyed look!

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  6. Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow in Colour of Passion, a cream lip and cheek tint in a rich, berry shade

    MAGIC STEP 6: Blush and Go

    It might come as a surprise that blush is one of the last products to use when creating your glass skin look, but it’s one of my ultimate beauty tips! When you apply your blush at the end of your beauty ritual, you’ll have a much better idea of how much colour you’ll need to complement the rest of your look! Try my Cheek to Chic two-tone pearlescent pink blusher for a DEWY glow or choose my Pillow Talk Lip & Cheek Glow for a radiant lip and blush tint in one!

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  7. Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray is Charlotte's weightless, makeup-fixing mist that lets you party all night and stay all day

    MAGIC STEP 7: Lock in your Look

    The last step in creating glass skin beauty is to lock your look in place! My Airbrush Flawless Setting Spray is a lightweight, oil-free setting spray that locks your look in place for up to 16 hours*! Simply spray over your entire face from 6 to 8 inches away to give your makeup some essential staying power, then reapply throughout the day whenever your glass skin makeup look needs a MAGICAL refresh!

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Charlotte Tilbury

Founder, President, Chairman and Chief Creative Officer of Charlotte Tilbury Beauty

With over 30 years experience, Charlotte Tilbury MBE is the world's number 1 makeup artist and British beauty entrepreneur. Charlotte established Charlotte Tilbury Beauty in 2013, which is now a record-breaking beauty brand that has won over 400 awards.