For all of the skin-care devotees out there (raises hand), Glow Recipe is most likely a brand we’ve all tried and fallen in love with. What started out as a curated Korean beauty e-commerce site has since blossomed into one of the Internet’s buzziest brands with launches that frequently go viral on TikTok and are used on celebrities for their red-carpet glam.
Inspired by innovative Korean formulations and their own upbringings — like their grandmas rubbing chilled watermelon rinds to soothe irritated skin — cofounders Christine Chang and Sarah Lee have skillfully developed products that address basically every skin-care issue under the sun. And they’re keen on listening to community feedback, too, as evidenced by certain reformulations, like that of the brand’s Blueberry Bounce Cleanser.
If you couldn’t already tell, Glow Recipe’s powerhouse ingredients are made up of nourishing fruits, which so far include avocado, banana, blueberry, papaya, pineapple, plum, and watermelon. Look a little more closely and you’ll find so many more skin-loving ingredients in each formula, like hyaluronic acid, alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs), beta hydroxy acids (BHAs), niacinamide, polyhydroxy acids (PHAs), retinol, vitamin B5 — and the list goes on. All you have to do is reap the resurfacing, hydrating, and soothing benefits.
Read on to discover some of our favorite Glow Recipe products from the brand’s ever-expanding lineup and find out why they leave our skin, well, glowing.
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