Having clear and radiant skin is really important to me. It might just be my number one beauty priority. I have pretty sensitive skin and get more than the average occasional breakout. Not fun. When my skin behaves, I feel more confident (hey — look good, feel good!). My obsession: finding good products to achieve gorgeous and glowing skin — this also includes incorporating healthier eating habits. – MQ

Here are { Five Things Wellness } to help you get glowing, radiant skin:

1. Hydrating Face Mists

Face mists are vert refreshing! My favorite times to use them are after a workout or on humid days.With just a spritz or two, a good face mist helps me feel glowing verses grimy. I also find them useful whenever my skin feels like it’s craving moisture. Use in warm months for a face refreshments and keep around all year to combat dry, winter skin.

Bonus: Not only is Vitamin E super moisturizing, it also strengthens skin’s UV defense.


{ Try The Body Shop’s Paraben Free Vitamin E Face Mask, $17.00. }

2. Coffee Scrubs

Who knew caffeine had a few glowy-skin benefits? The high-caffeine content stimulates blood flow, which can help reduce the appearance of cellulite, stretch marks, psoriasis, varicose veins, eczema, acne, and scarring. I found out about Frank Body through their stylish and artsy Instagram photos. Style and wellness? Yes. Please.

frank body  body scrub

{ Try Frank Body’s Original Body Scrub, $14.95. | image via }

3. BeeSpa Hand + Foot Cream

I think I found the holy grail of all hand + foot creams. Without a doubt, BeeSpa is by far the best one I’ve ever tried. BeeSpa is made from all natural, botanical, vegetable-based, and vitamin rich ingredients Main ingredients include beeswax, shea butter, and essential oils.

Some benefits? This cream hydrates and softens skin, has anti-aging vitamins A, E, and D, contains antioxidants to nourish skin, and help maintain skin elasticity.


{ BeeSpa is available online and in a few retail locations, $29.99. }

4. Credo Beauty

I don’t strictly use only natural products, but because of my sensitive skin I just try to use more of them. Credo Beauty has definitely helped introduce me to natural brands. They have a page dedicated to clean beauty swaps, so you can find a replacement product for one that is clean, natural, and effective. Credo is like the Sephora or Ulta of natural beauty brands. The brick-and-mortar store is in San Francisco, but they recently opened an online shop, meaning we can all enjoy their goodies from anywhere. Yay!


 { Check out Credo Beauty’s extensive list of natural beauty brands. }

5. Homemade Watermelon Juice

If you think eating watermelon is refreshing, try drinking it. You’ll be glad you did. I wish I did this sooner. Watermelons are rich in antioxidants, lycopene and Vitamins A and C that reduce free radicals, ya know, those pesky things that cause fine lines and wrinkles. Writing about watermelon juice is giving me some serious cravings. Here’s a super-simple recipe that’s super-tasty too.

watermelon juice

{ Recipe: Blend chopped-up watermelon pieces (the smaller the better) until smooth and pour in a glass over ice. Optional: garnish with a slice of lime or sprig of mint. |  image via  }

Have any must-have, glowing-skin essentials? Share in the comments below or tweet me @SkinnyAffair.

xx Melissa

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