The Best Glow Enhancing Moisturisers Worth Every Penny

Nailing the perfect natural looking glow can be a real struggle, especially in winter. Which is why we’ve found the best glow enhancing moisturisers we think are worth every penny.

Some skincare products possess radiance boosting properties, while others that claim to make the skin glow can be slightly tinted with unnatural ingredients. 

The trick to finding the right moisturiser is to buy one that contains light reflecting particles to enhance a dewy, glowing complexion. The following moisturisers are not gradual tanners, but they will provide a dewy look as the skin will appear glowing and clear.

One of the best ingredients to get a glowy but natural look is Vitamin C because it promotes luminosity due to its rich radiance boosting molecules that help produce collagen, reduce photodamage and increase cell turnover. 

Lük Beautifood’s Aromatic Skin Nourish – $39 for 100ml

With 20% cocoa butter and 20 power packed nutrient active hydrating botanical oils and extracts, Aromatic Skin Nourish replenishes dry, parched skin giving a soft, smooth, supple, dewy feel with a light reflecting glow. This ultra-conditioning moisturiser melts into the skin for lasting hydration, a silky finish and beautiful aromatics.

Natio Rosewater Hydration Moisture Boost Day Cream Gel – $19.95 for 75ml

The Natio Rosewater Hydration Moisture Boost Day Cream Gel is suitable for all skin types and provides lasting hydration for firm, smooth and calm skin with a healthy glowing complexion. For just $19.95 this moisturiser leaves the skin feeling light and hydrated, Natio shopper Flo left a review saying it has a “beautiful fragrance, goes on smooth and doesn’t leave me feeling oily.”

Ewe Care Day Cream (with ceramic holder) RRP $165 & Night Cream (with ceramic holder) RRP $180

Ewe Care combines the benefits of sheep milk combined with local natural Tasmanian ingredients such as Aloe Vera for hydration, Kakadu Plum for vitamin C / Antioxidants, Vitamin E to nourish and heal, and Tasmanian Tea Tree Oil to help heal skin and remove bacteria, and so much more. 

The main sheep milk component of both the day cream (refill is RRP $65) and the night cream (refill is RRP $80) is that it works to reduce inflammation, sooth redness and assists in reducing symptoms of eczema.

The day cream is designed to Soothe, Balance and Glow the skin and has a silky soft, smooth texture. It’s light enough to wear under foundation, whilst also providing the perfect hydration to keep skin protected throughout the day.

The night cream is designed to repair, protect and  Nourish and has a thick and juicy texture. It is also soft and silky to touch. A little goes a long way, as the cream is thick, and you’ll find skin plump and glowing in the morning.

Sunday Riley C.E.O. Vitamin C Rich Hydration Cream RRP $65

This vitamin C rich face cream is perfect for boosting skin hydrating and making skin glow.

The texture is smooth and creamy, and although it provides rich hydration, it’s light to wear and easy to wear under foundation throughout the day.

Infused with 5% Vitamin C, C.E.O. Vitamin C Rich Hydration cream is deeply hydrating, visibly brightens dull skin, fights the signs of dehydration and damage, and provides advanced antioxidant support.

Enbacci Vitis Vinifera Rejuvenating Essential Crème – $103 for 50ml

Great for all skin types and formulated with the power of Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Stem Cell Extracts to help protect the skin against environmental damages, this crème is a lightweight, quick absorbing moisturiser for deep hydration in the morning and night.

MCo Beauty Glow Lip Balm – $14

This lip balm hydrates the lips as a lip balm would, and enhances shine like a lip gloss. It comes in four different flavours including watermelon, berry, apple and rose. Vitamin C is an ingredient in this Glow Lip Balm, making it a great two in one lip moisturiser and gloss for soft and supple lips.  

Makeup Revolution Superdewy Multi Purpose Balm – $12 for 50ml

This cruelty free and vegan multi purpose balm is only $12 and claims to be the life hack to a perfect blend of skincare and makeup. This balm is perfect for a no makeup makeup look with a dewy finish because of its brand new formula that can be used on the body, face and lips. This balm works to provide a glossy glow, while repairing cracked and dry skin. 

Jergens Natural Glow Skin Firming Moisturiser – $8.99 for 221ml

Jergens Natural Glow and Firming Daily Moisturiser creates natural looking colour that is gradual. The formula has no fake tan odour and provides an even, streak-free, glow. This moisturiser works best when applied daily to the skin the same way a body lotion would be applied, it takes a few minutes to dry and a subtle colour development will appear within a few days of consistent use.

Clinique Moisture Surge Intense 72H Lipid-Replenishing Hydrator Moisturiser – $20 for 15ml 

This moisturiser is suitable for combination, dry and normal skin types. Clinique tested this moisturiser on women in Siberia who face extreme weather conditions in winter, and after applying in the morning and night onto clean skin, 98% of the women said their skin felt hydrated, 97% said their skin felt soft, and 91% said their skin felt glowing after one week of use. This product contains hyaluronic acid which has the unique ability to hold 1,000 times its weight in water, and is free of oil, sulphates, denatured alcohol, and synthetic colours.

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