We don't have a ton of time in the morning, but that doesn't mean that we don't have to look our best. From new beauty finds to innovative hairbands and eye drops, here are some of our favorite products that get us out of the house looking refreshed and ready-to-go in 10 minutes or less.
The ultimate way to start any day is with a shower! Sometimes this is a luxury, but when you can fit one in we love using Dial Coconut Water. Recently named 'The Product of the Year,' this body wash is the first on the market to contain coconut water that works to leave you feeling refreshed, clean and moisturized. They also offer the Dial for Kids (also a product of the year), an ultra-gentle and tear-free formula that is fantastic for little ones two and up as it works to both clean the hair and their body! It is also hypo-allergenic and formulated to make your kids' skin feel soft and healthy!
For quick and effective, hand washing we love the line of environmentally friendly cleansing sponges from Pura Naturals. Featuring sponges for the body, face, baby, and more, we love how these gentle sponges can effectively tackle dirt, oil, and grime while repelling water. How it works is its open-cell foam design includes vegan and gluten-free soap that cleans without the use of harmful ingredients. We keep one in our bathroom at all times that the kids use to clean their hands or body. We love the natural scents like Peppermint Volcano and Citrus Zest as well as an Unscented variety for sensitive skin types.
In our luxurious shower (or even when we can't take one), we love to use PanOxyl®, a dermatologist recommended acne formula featuring a wash and bar. This non-irriating formula features the PanOxyl® 10% acne cleansing bar and the 10% foaming face wash that contains the highest strength Benzoyl Peroxide available without a prescription, so you can make sure that you have the tools and supplies to having your best-face forward with only a few minutes to prep.
For the body, we love the new Naked Skin Body Beauty Balm, an incredible formula that tightens the skin as it smoothes and firms it. This is incredible way to start your morning as it features a lightweight and non-greasy formula that works on every skin tone (from pale to deep-dark), giving skin a subtle sheen with light-diffusing spheres that make you look professionally retouched.
For lips, we love the Lip Suede Velvet Lip Cubby from Flower Beauty. This weightless lip color features a satin-matte finish that works to instantly smooth the lips thanks to the inclusion of papaya and orchid hydrating complex that really delivers in color with some of our favorites being coral floral and life's a peach. Additionally, the line has no fragrances, talc or parabens.
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For simple lip relief, we also love Waxelene and their new Lip Tube, a 100% natural petroleum jelly alternative. As a soothing treatment for dry and cracked lips, Lip Tube by Waxelene is super natural and its only made with four ingredients: organic soy oil, naturally moisturizing beeswax, organic rosemary oil and natural vitamin E! We love this for instant lip relief as it works to moisturize the lips - creating a soft and creamy lip. This is due to Waxelene’s patented aeration process that works to alleviate the lips and never leaves them greasy. This can be used as a traditional lip gloss as well as formula that can be used on the eyes, as a nail polish brightener, Makeup remover and much more for natural and quick beauty fixes!
For the face, we are loving a quick way to add some color to our cheeks with NAKED Flushed. It works by diffusing light as it enhances and perfects, giving skin a fresh, radiant glow – even when your late-night antics have you feeling otherwise. Featuring a bronzer, highlighter and blush, you can use these micronized, jet-milled pressed powders individually or blend them together to create the perfect flush. Try Streak for an energetic peachy, coral-based glow, Native for a youthful pink flush, Strip (the deepest of the four) for a subdued mauve smolder, or the original (redubbed as Naked) for the lively color the brand launched with. Not sure which one to choose? Each trio is versatile enough for any skin tone, so you can’t go wrong. Free of parabens, fragrances, alcohol, and mineral oil, these highly pigmented powders blend beautifully for easy application.
For eyes, we are loving the Moodstruck 3D Fiber Lashes from Yonique. Featuring a way to create a bold eye, the Moodstruck mascara is a fantastic way to make your eyes 'pop' as they creates thickness and volume and enhance your lashes. They are also simple to remove as they easily come off with warm water or a cleanser.
For quick and easy hair, we love the collection of beautiful headbands from BANDED. Featuring stylish and on-trend looks, we love this simple way to look put together while wearing a headband. This includes fun styles featuring chevron, corduroy, dots and much more in cuts that are skinny or wide - all of which are fun for both kids and adults. Additionally, the company has an incredible give back program where for every headband that is purchased it feeds three meals to people in Amazima to encourage, educate and empower the people of Uganda.
Sometimes the effects of not getting enough sleep can take it's toll on us. Not only on our skin, but with our eyes. To look bright-eyed, we love using Rohto® Relief Cooling EyeDrops. Featuring FreshkickTM technology, an intense cooling formula that works on contact to refresh and sooth your eyes for up to 8 hours, Rohto® Relief Cooling EyeDrops works quickly to relieve symptoms of irritated eyes. They also offer several solutions for eye relief including formulas to help with redness, dry eye, itch and environmental irritants as it works to refresh, moisturize and provide fast-acting, relief for irritated eyes.
For some relief for our feet, we love the innovative collection of insoles from PROFOOT. Featuring advanced military-grade construction with microcellular foam provides heel-to-toe comfort, set to support and cushion hard-working feet. This includes favorites like the Dura-Soles where you can receive all-day and unparalleled arch support to help fight fatigue that comes with being on your feet all day. Additionally, they offer products for dry feet, callouses, sore toes and more to provide relief where you need it the most.
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