Many people often ask how I manage to juggle so many different priorities. From a full time job, to creating content, attending events, and more recently managing the renovation chaos that’s been happening at home as we speak. How do I find time to relax, enjoy my hobbies, and spend time with those I love?
There isn’t some secret voodoo magic to it. It all comes down to resilience, effective time management, and finding ways throughout the day to save a bit of time here and there. But, some days, I spend way too much time getting ready in the morning or just before bed. Washing and drying my hair may turn into an hour ordeal and when I’ve decided its time for a face mask, well, I may convince myself it’s time for a full on in home two-hour facial.
The truth is, most of us wished the days were longer so we can find the time to nourish and pamper ourselves without feeling rushed and pressed for time. So, wouldn’t it be great if we all had an extra hour a day?
Today, I’ve partnered with AVEENO® to share some of my recent beauty discoveries that have helped me regain an extra hour back in my day!
I am a huge fan of facials. My skin feels so incredibly clean and plump each time I leave the spa from a treatment. But great facials are generally costly and it’s also tough to schedule in a visit. I am thrilled about AVEENO®’s new line new line of Positively Radiant products that are designed to integrate into your skincare routine without compromising or adding extra time to your already packed schedule.
The Positively Radiant 60 Second In-Shower Facial reveals glowing, healthy looking skin as it is enriched with the goodness of moisture-rich soy and lemon peel extract… It’s part of the Positively Radiant collection, which is specially formulated to target 5 Factors of Radiance® – tone, texture, dullness, blotchiness, and brown spots— which comes in handy during this warmer months when we are exposed to more sun and prone to skin damage.
This product can be used 1-2 times a week while you’re in your shower, as it works with the steam of the shower to open up pores and deeply but gently exfoliate all traces of dirt, oil and skin cells.
I love that I can apply this to my face while I’m washing my hair as it only requires 60 seconds, eliminating the need for any extra steps!
The AVEENO® Positively Radiant Overnight Hydrating Facial provides the benefits of a facial, while you snooze. Made with Active Naturals Total Soy Complex, the formula works through the night to deeply hydrate and nourish skin, which means when you get up in the morning, you’ll feel rejuvenated since your skin will feel ultra soft, revived and supple.
This not only took up much of my time but it also damaged and dried out my hair quite a bit. When I discovered the magic of dry shampoos, I was able to gradually reduce the number of washes and happy to report that I’m now down to 2 or 3 washes per week.
The thing is, not EVERY dry shampoo on the market works. And I’m sure they will work slightly different for each hair type. I have certainly have my list of favourites (perhaps I’ll do a separate post about this!) but lately, I can’t go without the philosophy Amazing Grace Dry Shampoo. Aside from the fact that it smells fabulous, I particularly like the texture and the spritz of the product.
To me, a great dry shampoo offers the perfect level of ‘chaulkiness.’ It must be a fine balance of soft and grit and long lasting and the philosophy Amazing Grace Dry Shampoo is exhibits these great attributes.
If you haven’t been converted yet, I highly encourage you to give it dry shampoo a try!
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I used skin moisturizers that are also sun screens.
Great time saving tips using Aveeno!
an in-shower body lotion, so you can moisturize while in the shower, and don’t need to moisturize after
I recommend an exfoliating product to quickly removed dead skin cells and reveal more radiant looking skin.
When I’m rushed for time, I use make up remover wipes
Use Dry Shampoo when you don’t have time to wash your hair. Your hair comes back to life for the time being.
I suggest using Dove Dry Shampoo! Its quick and easy to make your hair look like it was just washed!
I recommend moisturizer with spf or a powder foundation.
I like 2-in-1 beauty products like blush or bronzer that also works as eye shadow!
Anytime a moisturizer has SPF in t, that saves me one more step in my routine!
I love using a moisturizer with SPF
I completely agree with washing your hair less, which I think is more important I’m getting older and hair is not as lush as it used to be!
For a while I had lash extensions which saved me lots of time having to apply and remove eye makeup.
But I could definitely use an extra hour each day!
I love using dry shampoo to get ready in a hurry.
It’s not so much a secret anymore but dry shampoo is my “I can’t live without” product that has saved my butt the last couple of years!
When I just want a quick face I like to use my blush as my over all eye shadow as well. Nars “orgasam” is great for that look.
Literally, dry shampoo is my must have! Good post!
I recommend sunscreen daily as a moisturizer!
Love to use dry shampoo when rushed.
Sunscreen and facial moisturizers combined
I recommend dry shampoo for a quick morning!
bb cream with spf. you can make sure your foundation goes on perfectly without worrying about having to apply sunscreen ahead of time
I really like the way you handle things. Despite your busy schedule you still manage to look pretty and young. I’ll be sure to try Aveeno products and hoping to have a better result just like you have. Thank you for sharing. I’ll check out some of your ideas here in your blog.