All the Trendy Things You Need For Glowing Skin in 2020 — and None of Them Are Makeup

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We use makeup and photo filters in the name of achieving smooth-looking skin and a flawless glow. But what if your skin already looked like that in real life? Set down the highlighter and bronzer for a sec and hear us out. This year, we're all about taking a skin-first approach to luminosity — one that doesn't involve any makeup at all. From supplements to serums to (face) steamers, there are plenty of ways to tap into that authentic glow from the surface up. Keep reading for our selection of the trendiest ones to know and shop for 2020.

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Dr. Jart+ Teatreement Cleansing Foam
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Dr. Jart+ Teatreement Cleansing Foam

Your skin is only as good as your regimen, and an effective cleanser is key. The new Dr. Jart+ Teatreement Cleansing Foam ($28) is formulated with all the key ingredients for combating blemish-prone skin and calming inflammation, like tea tree oil, green tea, aloe vera, and chamomile flower.

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NeoCell Super Collagen Powder
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NeoCell Super Collagen Powder

If you haven't hopped on the beauty-supplement train yet, 2020 is your year! Collagen powder is an easy entry point, since incorporating it is barely an additional step to your existing beauty regimen. Simply mix a scoop of NeoCell Super Collagen Powder ($14) into your morning drink (we especially love smoothies) to help promote healthy collagen synthesis and overall radiant beauty.

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Dermatory Hypoallergenic Moisturizing Toner
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Dermatory Hypoallergenic Moisturizing Toner

From snail mucin to green tea, we owe the popularity of some skincare ingredients to K-beauty. And this year, the ingredient to know is allantoin. The gentle, sensitive-skin-friendly ingredient helps nourish, moisturize, and soothe the skin. Since it's water-soluble, look for the ingredient in water-based products, like the Dermatory Hypoallergenic Moisturizing Toner ($24).

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Vanity Planet Aira Ionic Facial Steamer
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Vanity Planet Aira Ionic Facial Steamer

If you want to cleanse your face like the pros, start with a facial steamer, like the Vanity Planet Aira Ionic Facial Steamer ($90). It releases steam to clear pores and stimulate circulation — basically just a fancy (but super effective) way of hydrating and cleansing your face.

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Ilapothecary Digital Face Mist

Ilapothecary Digital Face Mist

Did you know your digital devices could be damaging your skin? We predict we'll be hearing a lot about this phenomenon in the coming years. It may not stop us from live tweeting our favorite reality TV shows or going down a rabbit hole of memes, but it might convince us to use generous amounts of something like the Ilapothecary Digital Face Mist ($46) to combat dullness. Formulated with vitamin B12 and soya bean extract, it'll help sooth, balance, and refresh the skin, in addition to helping protect against the negative effects of digital screens.

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Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Pro Kiss'r Duo: Scrubstick + Lip Balm Set
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Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Pro Kiss'r Duo: Scrubstick + Lip Balm Set

Skin care applies to your lips, too, and this new Fenty Beauty By Rihanna Pro Kiss'r Duo: Scrubstick + Lip Balm Set ($29) is the power pair that will keep them soft and smooth. Use the scrub to exfoliate and prep your lips, then follow up with the balm to lock in moisture and keep 'em glowy.

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Not Just A* Konjac Face Sponge

Not Just A* Konjac Face Sponge

While fancy face tools and skincare contraptions reigned in 2019, this year is seeing a return to the basics. The all-natural version of a sonic facial brush, the Not Just A* Konjac Face Sponge ($16) gently cleanses and buffs to reveal soft, smooth, and radiant skin. Plus, it's eco-friendly and affordable — it's no wonder celeb facialists are fans.

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Tatcha The Serum Stick
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Tatcha The Serum Stick

Just like the name implies, the new Tatcha The Serum Stick ($48) is a serum that comes in a portable solid stick form. It combines squalane and Japanese lemon balm and can be applied both under and over makeup to help smooth dryness, lock in moisture, and refresh the skin, anytime and anywhere.