Rise and Shine: How to make your mornings brighter!


Crawling out of bed in the early hours of the morning is NOT at all a pleasant task, not even for the biggest morning person. Here are a few tips to make every morning brighter!

First, try to get to bed fairly early the night before. If you want to feel refreshed and poised, stay away from late night snacking, surfing the internet or even sleeping with the T.V on. If you don’t allow your body enough rest, chances are you will spend the next day druppy-eyed and unpleasant.

The first things i like to do in the morning is get up, open up all all the windows in the house, start the coffee maker and spend 10-20 minutes stretching and mentally preparing myself for my day. Create a check list of things you want to accomplished for the day! This will make it easier to get more things done, as well as setting your mind at ease that you might forget something.

Beauty routine:

Take a shower: Cleanse your body of all toxins by exfoliating all areas for 15-25 seconds. This will not only help clean all your pores, but in turn leave you with  a lasting finished shine on your skin.

After shower:  I love using my Clairosoic to clean my face! This usually takes about 5 minutes, but i’s completely worth the refreshing feeling.

*Daily facials are a necessity! While letting my facial set i usually make the bed, and finish up some household earns.

Makeup: I like to start off this routine by cleansing my face with L’oreal Toner, this cheap toning resolution help even out skin, as well as closing your pores. Next, i use a Mary Kay setting cream to add moisture (this is my favorite part because depending on the day, this and some mascara can be all you need!). After the moisturizer has set, I add: PUR bronzer to define my complexion, Clinique Concealer make sure i look clean and refreshed, Cover Girl ever-last mascara (because it’s amazing!), any or every shade of lips stick, and finish it all off with Neutrogena micro-mist to even out my entire canvas, as well as adding a litter shimmer!

This is the routine I stick to, and I hope it can help you find your own morning ritual that works for you. Once you find your perfect morning routine, stick to it. Staying consistent will make your mornings easier and help you to have a schedule each day. One of the best parts about having a stress-free morning is that it sets the tone for the entire rest of your day. If you’re happy and relaxed before 9 a.m., chances are you will stay in that mood for the rest of the day!

What is your morning ritual like?

Xx, Liss