We can all go home now, because Rihanna has, yet again, proven herself to be the ultimate bronzed goddess among us. In her latest Instagram post, RiRi came through drippin’ in a metallic gold dress and a luminous glow that made her shine bright like a diamond (pun intended). But what’s her secret to maintaining a fresh-out-of-the-Bahamas glow, even in the dead of winter? (Yes, it’s technically spring, but it doesn’t exactly feel like it.) Is it magic, bathing in ultra-fine diamonds, or a combination of the two? No, no, and no—it’s actually glowtion (and probably a bit of Photoshop).
In case you didn’t know, glowtions and shimmery body oils are making a major comeback, but with a much needed upgrade. While we remember rubbing sticky, extra-thick formulas onto our bodies via Limited Too (#RIP), these grown-up versions of our childhood beauty staple are the secret to achieving your dream of sun kissed skin (minus the harmful UV rays). Consider this a KiraKira+ filter in a bottle—and what more could you really need?
Here, find some of our favorite body glow options.
Fenty Beauty Body Lava
Of course we had to put these here—they’re Rihanna’s, after all. And what better way to encompass her glow than by using her fan-favorite luminizer? Relaunched today, this limited-edition body luminizer comes in three ultra-shiny shades to give you the 24K radiance you’re craving.
Sol de Janeiro GlowMotions Glow Oil
From the brand that brought you everyone’s favorite butt cream, this glow oil comes in two shades to add some sparkle to your complexion, while leaving your skin silky-smooth to the touch.
Kopari Coconut Body Glow
Want glowing skin that’s also baby soft? Then grab this glowtion: It’s packed with coconut oil to nourish, for a glow that truly lasts.
Charlotte Tilbury Supermodel Body Slimmer Shimmer Shape, Hydrate & Glow
Though we’re all for embracing your curves, if you want to ease any inflammation and create a more toned appearance, then this body lotion will do just the trick. It’s infused with caffeine to give your skin a tighter, de-puffed look.
BECCA x Chrissy Teigen Body & Hair Oil
Chrissy Teigen might (emphasis on might) snatch Rihanna’s crown with this one. For her collaboration with Becca Cosmetics, she created an ultra-luminous oil that can go anywhere—skin, hair, it doesn’t matter. Plus, the light scent of bergamot makes it that much better.