What Does It Mean to Glow? The Science Behind Glowing Skin

“Your skin is glowing!”

It’s a compliment we cherish, regardless of how devoted we are to our skincare regimen. There are plenty of products on the market that promise a glow—but how can we achieve it naturally, and what does ‘glowing‘ actually mean from a scientific standpoint?

Natural radiance can be achieved in a number of ways—many of which you can begin at home, with products and ingredients you already own. Cell renewal, increased circulation, a good night’s sleep, vitamin supplements and a thorough skincare routine all contribute to happy, healthy skin that glows from the inside out. Read on to learn how you can make some changes in your daily rituals that will keep your skin radiant.