How To Get The Festive Glow: An Essential Guide

Get Your Skin Ready For The Party Season

three glowing females in sparkly dresses at a festive party

As the party season draws near, there's no better moment to elevate your skincare routine and reveal a radiant, festive glow. With December 1st just around the corner, it presents a perfect opportunity to prioritise self-care, not only to shine on the big day but also to stride into the brand new year with confidence and radiance. Amidst the holiday hustle and excitement, investing in your skin becomes a gift to yourself, ensuring you look and feel your best during the Christmas season and beyond. Let the countdown to your most glowing self begin!

Here's your guide to preparing your skin for the celebrations ahead:

  1. Hydration is the key:

In the midst of festive preparations, it's easy to forget the simplest rule—hydration. Ensure your skin is well-hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day. Hydration not only combats dullness but also lays the foundation for a luminous complexion. (Not to mention, it’s also essential for your overall wellness and energy levels to get you through the party season!)

  1. Exfoliate for luminosity:

Give your skin a rejuvenating boost by incorporating gentle exfoliation into your routine. This step sloughs off dead skin cells, allowing your skin to absorb moisture more effectively.

  1. Nourish from within:

Nourish your skin from within by embracing a nutrient-rich diet that prioritises foods specifically designed to support skin health. Incorporating a vibrant array of berries into your daily meals introduces a powerhouse of antioxidants, such as vitamin C and anthocyanins, renowned for promoting collagen production and protecting the skin against oxidative stress. Leafy greens are also a vital addition (such as kale and spinach), as these boast vitamins A, C, and K, essential for maintaining skin elasticity and combatting signs of aging. Don't forget to add omega-3-rich fish, such as salmon or mackerel, to your plate. These fatty acids contribute to a supple and hydrated complexion by fortifying the skin barrier. Elevating your diet with these skin-loving foods ensures a holistic approach to achieving that healthy glow from the inside out.

  1. Top up your collagen levels:

    Elevate your internal nourishment with collagen supplementation. LQ Collagen’s convenient liquid shots provide a powerful blend of marine collagen, meticulously designed to support and rejuvenate your skin from the inside out. Alternatively, consider incorporating LQ Collagen's premium powders into your routine. These powders, brimming with high-quality marine collagen, seamlessly complement your skincare regimen, promoting a youthful and radiant complexion. Add a scoop of the powder to your morning water or smoothie to unveil a revitalised and glowing you.

  2. Pamper with masks:

Treat your skin to a pampering session with hydrating masks. Opt for masks infused with ingredients like hyaluronic acid and vitamin C to boost hydration and brighten your complexion. These masks can be a quick and effective way to achieve an instant glow, ready for your festive dinner party or big night out.

  1. Prioritise your beauty sleep:

Amidst the whirlwind of excitement and the chock-a-block festive schedule, it's crucial not to underestimate the importance of a good night's sleep. Quality rest is undeniably a fundamental factor in unlocking a refreshed and radiant appearance. While the holiday season may be filled with joyful gatherings and late-night festivities, compromising on sleep can impact your overall well-being, including the health and vitality of your skin. Adequate beauty sleep allows your skin the precious time it needs to regenerate and undergo essential repair processes. This rejuvenating period contributes to a more even skin tone, diminished signs of fatigue, and an overall revitalised complexion. So, amidst the festivities, prioritise sufficient sleep to wake up each morning looking and feeling your best.

  1. Combat dark circles:

Late nights and early mornings can contribute to under-eye dark circles. Combat this by incorporating eye creams with ingredients like caffeine or vitamin K into your night-time routine. These ingredients help reduce puffiness and brighten the delicate skin around the eyes.

  1. Stay sunscreen savvy:

Even in the colder months, UV rays can affect your skin. Apply a high quality SPF to shield your skin from potential damage during daytime events.

  1. Unlock your makeup’s potential:

A well-prepared canvas enhances the effect of your makeup. Apply a hydrating primer before your makeup routine to create a smooth surface and lock in moisture. This ensures your makeup looks flawless and lasts throughout the festivities.


With these top tips, you can embrace the party season with confidence, knowing that your skin is prepped and ready to radiate a festive glow. By combining these steps with the high-quality collagen products from LQ Collagen, you will enhance your skin's resilience and luminosity, making this season one for the books. Let the celebrations begin!

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