Hi Everyone! I’ve turned my blog over to guest blogger Audrey today. Read on for her skincare tips and go visit her blog for even more fabulous beauty advice.
Audrey is a skincare nut turned blogger who won’t leave the house without moisturizer. She specializes in unique skincare formulas during the day (and bad reality TV at night.) Find out why she thinks busy moms still deserve beauty me-time on her blog, Vain Pursuits.
Being a mom can be stressful. For many of us, the most common places stress shows itself is on our skin. Hormonal breakouts, sleepy under-eye bags, stress-caused rosacea – any of this ringing a bell to you? As the years go on, we’re worried about new wrinkles – and worried our worrying will cause more! While some moms seem to magically have it all together (*cough* I’m looking at you Stacie!), some of us could really use some help on the subject.
Skin care for moms is ALL about timing. Whether it’s turning back the clock, slowing down the aging process, or finding solutions that don’t take up the whole day, it’s about finding the fastest tricks possible so you can go back to being a supermom. Here are seven clear skin tips for busy moms, to get you feeling beautiful any day, in any way.
- Being a mom is all about prioritizing. Extend that wisdom to your beauty routine! For clear skin, always put cleansing & moisturizing at the top of your beauty priorities. Keep your skincare products next to your toothbrush. Every morning and night, make sure you’re reaching for them right after brushing. No excuses!
- Make the most of your moments. Have you been running errands all day but have a couple minutes waiting for the drive-thru bank teller? Use that time for a face spritz, lip balm, or sunscreen pick-me-up. Find your zen when you can, and your skin will thank you.
- Get your kids involved in your skincare addiction! If you’ve got teens, introduce them to a proper skincare regimen and bond over face masks & movie nights. Teach them that skincare can be fun. If your kids are still young, give them a yogurt face mask while you do a real one. They’ll love it!
- A good moisturizer is your best bet for clear skin, both now and in the future. Instead of wasting time with department store trial-and-error, get yourself a personalized skin care formula fit for your lifestyle and delivered straight to your door.
- If you’re making lunches, set aside some cucumber slices to put on your eyes after the kids are out the door. Even better, put your gel eye mask in the fridge while you’re prepping.
- On that note, eating skin-friendly foods and drinks (like antioxidant-rich juices) are an easy way to consistently work towards great skin. This is one of the easiest clear skin tips – just add your favorites to the grocery list!
- Schedule your beauty appointments ahead of time and put them on the family calendar. Planning ahead for little treats means less unexpected interruptions later! Let your family know that “you-time” is important – and don’t ever feel guilty about taking time for yourself.
What are your no-fail clear skin tips?