You know those girls who just roll out of bed looking flawless with glowing skin as if they’ve just had 8 glasses of sparkling magic water from the fountain of youth, kissed by the Gods with 9 hours of sleep? Well, my friend, you too, can be one of those girls (or boys!)
My boo came over for an early morning cuddle session and boy did I come prepared (no pun intended). I would also like to point out that even if you do not have a significant other, please try this once in a blue moon if you’re going to a special early morning event. Waking up feeling refreshed with pretty skin is such a confidence booster, setting you up for the beautiful day ahead for the queen that you are.
Au Natural – The Night Before
10-15 minute natural honey mask to boost collagen. It’s very important that it’s organic, honey. (Am I the only one enjoying my own silly puns?) Not the high fructose corn syrup GMO BS. Slather it all over your face. This can get messy, as the honey will drip because of your body temperature so try to lie down or put a washcloth around your neck to avoid honey getting on your clothes.
Using a sugar scrub and oils. If you can draw a bath, even better. But I had to improvise since my apartment only has a standing shower. Either drop some vitamin E oil into your bath or rub vitamin E oil all over your lady parts, skin, legs after your shower. I swear by this. Soft baby skin for days.
Drink plenty of water before bed. This one is a no-brainer. I drink about two water bottles a couple hours before I sleep. It just helps you regulate bodily fluids and help with any excess bloating.
The Morning Of (20 minutes)
Clear mascara (or vaseline) – Curl and sweep this over your lashes. The difference is astounding. Eventually, I will get eyelash extensions to skip this step but that’s for another post. I used an eyebrow gel from Glossier($16) or sometimes I use E.L.F ($3) at Target for a much cheaper option, works just as well.
Cherry Chapstick – Classic kissable lips. Need I say more?
Moisturizer/Primer – This one is easy since it’s just a part of my early morning routine. I switch up the brand every 3-6 months. Right now, I’m using (and loving!) Aveda moisturizer products Hangover Replenishing Face Primer from Too Faced.
Getting rid of puffy/dark circles – This I actually didn’t do because I made sure to sleep well the night before, but cucumber slices, cold spoons, or even an ice pack will help you brighten up.
Setting Spray Mist – Quench your skin’s thirst with a natural hydrating mist. I like Crystal Power from Pacifica (100% vegan!) I also love using the Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist from Herbivore Botanicals. They have so many fresh quality products at a decent price.
Either way, you’re beautiful, so just remember that. Slip into lingerie and get back into bed. Or slip into lingerie underneath your pantsuit and get ready to conquer the day.