How to banish tired skin

  • Looking awake isn't as easy as it sounds. And who has the time for a full eight hours of shut eye these days anyway? Answer: there are not too many of us. But that doesn't mean all hope is lost. If you wake up feeling like your batteries are running low, or if you catch your reflection in the mirror and notice that it's darker than usual under your eyes, remember these beauty-enhancing game changers. Don't forget to take care of your skin. When your skin is glowing, you feel healthy and rested, even if it feels like you haven't had a decent night's sleep in weeks. Pay attention to moisturizing ingredients such as hyaluronic acid, cooling and gel formulas. You will feel more energized as soon as you apply it.

    And remember, there are many easy ways to prevent dull skin in the first place (as the saying goes, the best offense is a good defense). There are, of course, topical things you can do, such as exfoliating regularly to exfoliate dead skin cells, which hinders a healthy glow and dulls the complexion. But glowing skin starts with the flip side, so think about what you're putting into your body as well as what's going on on your complexion. Reinforcing your hydration game and drinking lots of water will help keep your skin hydrated and plump. Antioxidant-rich foods such as colorful fruits and vegetables should be rich in nutrients that make your skin glow. You can also talk to your doctor about incorporating beauty supplements into your daily routine. One good option? Collagen. This protein, which is essential for strong and healthy skin, is available in a variety of forms, including capsules, gummies, and drink mixes, from brands such as.

    When it comes to makeup, arguably the best advice is that less is more. You may think that going in with a heavy hand of concealer or foundation will help peel off and hide redness and dark spots... you are wrong. Stick to lighter formulas and subtle touches, as too much coverage may actually draw attention to such areas. While you're at it, play up your features with tear-stained textures that catch the light and enhance the natural glow of your skin. Think about it. On higher parts of your face like your cheekbones, and even on the lid and inner corners of your eyes. Skip the dark eyeliner and opt for a few swipes of mascara instead. If you're feeling adventurous or want to distract from the redness in and around your eyes, opt for blue mascara. This has a brightening effect.

    So, the next time your alarm goes off in the morning and you are begging for five more minutes, hit the snooze button as it will save you time and you will have a fake wake up call tip at hand.

    Revive your tired skin.

    Step 1: Turn on the light

    Waking up to refreshed skin after eight hours of uninterrupted sleep is the stuff dreams are made of. But life often gets in the way, so we've come up with a few dependable tricks to help liven up dull skin on rough mornings. First, instead of a regular cleanser, get a gentle face scrub. The physical sensation of buffing awakens the senses and helps to exfoliate dead skin cells, which automatically makes the skin look healthier. Brighten your skin with Clark's Botanicals Dual Charcoal Detox, charcoal powder, fruit extracts, and ginger extracts. Massage into damp skin and leave on for a few minutes while you brush your teeth. Rinse with cold water (if it hasn't happened already, it's happening now) and apply a serum packed with peptides to help plump up the skin. Dr. Jart Peptidin Radiance Serum, containing 8 peptides and peach blossom extract, will quickly recharge your battery if it's running low.

    Step 2: Depuff

    This one-minute DIY facial massage will help your serum work even better. In addition to feeling good (ahhh), manipulating your skin with your hands will stimulate blood flow and give you a rosy flush. It also improves circulation and flushes out excess water so you don't look puffy. This is especially helpful after a salty dinner or a late night drink. Apply a few pumps of the serum to your hands, then rub them together. Press your fingers into your eyebrows and slide them up your forehead and repeat a few times. Next, using your fingertips, massage from the center of your face, across your cheeks and toward your ears. Drop down one level and repeat the same motion across the jawline.

    Step 3: Strengthen

    When you look tired, your gut reaction may be to do a full face of makeup. However, makeup artists disagree and suggest a less-is-more approach, as layering makeup on dehydrated skin can accentuate pores and lines. Apply a moisturizer tinted with light-reflecting particles, since adding shine makes it look more vibrant. Try cosmetics for your skin, but better CC + Cream Illumination SPF50+. Instead of a highlighter pen that can settle alongside, press a light-drawing balm like transparent Chanel Baume Essentielle onto your cheekbones. That's what the model is wearing in this photo.

    Step 4: Face Massage

    Use knuckles and move upward from smile lines to cheeks and hold pressure at cheeks before moving knuckles across cheekbones to ears. Drain lymph under eyes by gently massaging under eyes towards ear and then move fingers around eye to eyebrows and apply pressure before circling back to under eyes and repeat. 

    L&L Skin MIO2 Face Lifting device can do the facial massage better for you with the cutting-edge tech. Its new shape works better for lifting and slimming your facial skin and helps you to make full use of your expensive serums and moisturizers.

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    Energize your puffy eyes.

    Step 1: Soothe them.

    Lack of sleep and genetics can contribute to dark circles and puffiness under the eyes, but there are a few solutions to keep up your sleeve. Chill four spoons in the refrigerator for 15 minutes, then place the rounded side of the spoon under your eyes until the metal warms. If you want to upgrade from spoons (treat yourself!) ), consider investing in an ice roller. Store the ice roller in the freezer until you are ready to roll it over the skin and under the eyes to temporarily depuff them. StackedSkincare Ice Roller. or smooth a cooling eye gel patch instead. We like the Milk Makeup Cooling Water Eye Patch. Infused with caffeine, they reduce puffiness and aloe, soothe stressed skin, and make the perfect prep step before applying makeup. Finish with a dab of moisturizing eye cream (use your weakest ring finger to avoid tugging on the delicate skin around your eyes). Brighten with Alpyn Beauty PlantGenius Line-Filling Eye Balm, Vitamin C, tighten algae, blur imperfections with mica, and fill in fine lines for a short period of time.

    Step 2: Conceal

    While you're aiming to close your eyes more and drink more water, a great concealer applied correctly will help you fake it until you make it. Apply concealer after a tinted moisturizer-the options are endless, but liquid concealer formulas tend to work best on the pale skin around the eyes. General rule of thumb: use a concealer that is one shade lighter than the base to lighten the skin. If your goal is to conceal bluish color underneath your eyes, choose a concealer that is yellowish. If you have brown or red discoloration under your eyes, choose one with a peach base. Using your fingers or a brush, apply the product in a semicircle. Start along the inner corners and work your way to the outer corners. Be sure to hit the sunken hollow area (tear trough). This is where the natural shadows will be projected. Adding brightness will help offset the darkness and depth. Next, blend. Fingers work well as they add warmth that helps the concealer blend into the skin. Armani Power Fabric High Coverage Stretchable Concealer. After application, go back to the concealer with your fingertips to remove any excess product. This will prevent the concealer from settling into lines. For additional brightening, apply a bit of soft focus solid powder. A good one: Lawless Brightening Translucent Talc Free Loose Setting Powder.

    Step 3: Highlight

    Using the same Chanel stick (from above), dab a dot on the inner corner of the eye and on the lid to give it a little lift. Finish with mascara (the blue shade can make your eyes look brighter) and win the day.