This week’s “Wellness Wednesday” features 3 tips, tricks, and/or products to help you cheat Father Time.
Well, I’m a stomach sleeper so, in addition to all of that sunbathing I did in my youth, I’ve basically been giving myself wrinkles as I’ve been getting my beauty rest! I have been meaning to invest in a silk pillow case for some time. As a person that only washes their hair a couple of times a week (and yes, I mean 2 times), the benefits to gorgeous, next-day locks should have sold me alone. However, I was only motivated to finally make my switch when I found out that a standard cotton pillow case is creating drag on your skin; therefore, contributing to fine lines and wrinkles. Also, unlike cotton, which is more absorbent, silk won’t wick the moisturizers you painstakingly apply during your evening routine; therefore, leaving your skin better hydrated. Finally, silk won’t rub or catch as cotton does; alleviating bed head, breakage, and split ends. Sold? Me too.
Firming Eye Gels
I was first introduced to these eye gels in my Birchbox (as you may have already read, I’m a huge fan of this subscription service, perfect for beauty junkies like yours truly). Similar to the idea of a Korean sheet mask, the cooling, firming eye gel deeply penetrates the skin as you leave the pads secured under your eyes for 10 minutes. Packed with an exclusive blend of glacial water, essential minerals, and gingko bilboa leaf extract; the pads deliver nutrients and healthy fats while reducing puffiness and dark circles. I pop mine in the fridge prior to application for an additional pick-me-up. Also check out Skyn Iceland Skin Hangover Kit…almost as necessary as a greasy cheeseburger following a late night!
Hands-down, the best concealer on the market. Not too cakey nor too slick, Clé de Peau’s concealer is the perfect weight for layering to cover those dark circles that can be a permanent fixture once you have little ones (or stay up late binge watching Netflix, no judgement). I use my BeautyBlender sponge to apply, but a brush could work just as well. Stays put all day, blends beautifully…definitely worth the investment, as a little goes a long way!
What are your tips or tricks for maintaining your youthful glow? Any product recommendations? Please leave a comment so that I can try and/or share! If, by some miracle, you are getting 9+ hours of sleep, do not apply. Just kidding! And, thanks for reading. ~Jenn