Weekdays are the worst, that’s indisputable. It’s important to remember, in all that mayhem, to take care of yourself. Here are some straight forward things you can try before bedtime to wake up looking refreshed and gorgeous in the morning
Remove your makeup before bed.
The most important thing to do to wake up looking fresh is to remove all of your makeup before bedtime. That means leftover mascara, lip colour—everything. Skipping this will clog your pores and leave free radicals on the skin, which can cause acne, create a duller complexion, and contribute to aging. We don’t want that
Put on a thick layer of moisturizer all over the face and neck.
Wake up to supple and well moisturised skin in the morning
Pin your hair back
Your hair contains oils and dirt that can get on your face and pillowcase and cause breakouts. Braid your hair, pin it up into a bun, or wear a satin hair bonnet to keep it off your face as you sleep.
Get a Silk/ Satin Pillowcase
This point flows from the last. Not only do you want to protect your face, you want to keep your hair’s overall health through the week. You can try sleeping on a silk or satin pillowcase as fibers on most cotton pillows are rough against the hair cuticles. Don’t want to splurge on silk? Changing a cotton or linen pillowcase every one to two days can also bring an improvement.
Get eight hours of sleep
Beauty rest is not a myth people! Catching a good night’s sleep can really effect the way you look. For those who suffer from dark circles, they occur because a lack of adequate rest compromises your body’s circulatory system and you get stagnant blood in the vessels under the eyes because it hasn’t properly drained. Lack of sleep also causes your skin to look dull and tired because your circulation has been impaired.