How to Achieve A Gram Worthy Glow For Your Quince

Have you ever wondered how supermodels have such great skin? We have too – so we dug a bit deeper, and besides having amazing genes, models take excellent care of their skin.  While an Instagram filter can give us a digital model-like glow, having great skin 24/7 is even better – DUH! Plus, when the Quinceañera is in full swing, you won’t have to think twice about taking selfies with all your Chambelanes y Damas.Here are 5 easy steps on how to do it:

Here are 5 easy steps on how to do it:

1. Stay hydrated. 

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Hydration 👏🏽is 👏🏽key! In addition to drinking plenty of water throughout the day (at least 64 ounces), start your morning with a cup of warm lemon water. Doing this every morning will not only boost your immune system and help rid your skin of impurities, it also maintains the pH balance in your body. Lemon water is also said to help with digestion, acne, rashes, and wrinkles! The list goes on and on. No, really — google it!

Pro tip: If you don’t like water, add some cucumber, lemon slices, and mint. You’ll feel like you’re chillin’ at the spa all day long!

2. Wash your face!

While it’s true that pre-Quince stress can lead to breakouts, you can keep acne at bay with Neutrogena® Oil-Free Acne Wash Pink Grapefruit Facial Cleanser. Use it every morning and night to fight off blemishes and reveal clearer skin in just a week!

Pro tip: Make sure you wash your makeup brushes at least once a week—you’d be surprised at the bacteria that can grow on them!

3. Always. Always. ALWAYS wear moisturizer and sunblock! 

Try Neutrogena® Oil-Free Acne Moisturizer Pink Grapefruit, this lightweight formula absorbs quickly to moisturize without a greasy feel. Ideal for acne-prone skin, the water-based formula contains salicylic acid acne medicine to clear and help prevent breakouts.

As for sunblock, try Neutrogena® Clear Face Break-Out Free Liquid Lotion Sunscreen Broad Spectrum SPF 55, which helps prevent sunburn without causing breakouts on acne-prone skin – its water-light texture leaves a weightless, breathable matte finish. 

Pro tip: Using sunscreen with the right moisturizer can help you prevent skin blemishes. Your older self will look back and thank you!

4. Foods to avoid and what to eat

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They say you are what you eat, so make sure your diet is full of that good-good! Here’s a quick overview of the foods you should be eating:

  • Fatty fish are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids that’ll keep your skin thick, moisturized, and supple. It can also reduce acne, redness and inflammation.   
  • Avocados contain vitamin E and C; crucial for healthy skin. Plus, they’re totes delish!
  • Sweet potatoes and yellow peppers—add them to your diet, they’re a good source of beta-carotene which protects your skin from sun damage.
  • Grapefruit is high in Vitamin C and antioxidants. It’s a great addition to your diet that protects and rejuvenates your skin.

Pro tip: Make sure you’re getting enough essential nutrients and moderate the junk food. The Quince photos will live on forever, trust us.

5. Strike a pose—your skin is ready for a SELFIE! 

Lighting can make or break your selfie. Step outside or face a window for soft, even lighting – let  the sun highlight your natural beauty. Be careful with shadows, and practice your angles! To get the perfect selfie, hold your phone slightly above your head, and finally – take A LOT of pictures. Now that your skin is looking fresh, you’ll want to document it every chance you get!

Pro tip: Don’t forget to smile! 🤳🏽

Looking good means you have to 👏🏽take 👏🏽care 👏🏽of 👏🏽your 👏🏽skin! Just by regularly following these simple tips, you’ll start noticing a difference. Show off your filter free glow on and off the ‘gram!