Use an antioxidant serum.
Eat some protein.
Trade your carb-heavy bagel or sugary fruit for eggs or Greek yogurt. found that eating a high-protein breakfast helped women stay fuller longer and avoid overeating later in the day, which is basically all we’ve ever wanted out of food.
You already know that you need some form of sun protection daily (yes, even when it’s cloudy, or even snowing), but did you realize that the SPF in your makeup probably isn’t cutting it? That’s right: you need about a nickel-sized amount of sunscreen for your face alone, and most of us don’t pile on makeup that thick. Double up on protection by using an SPF moisturizer under your foundation or powder—wefor all of our moisturizing and sun-protecting needs. Don’t forget your lips, your neck, the backs of your hands, and your eye area, too, as all of those spots are exposed to aging UV rays.
Drink a tall glass of water.
Dehydration doesn’t only make you , preferably ice cold, is key for kicking off your metabolism and sending the message to your brain that it’s time to get started.terrible—it messes with the quality of your skin, too. After a night’s rest, your body is desperate for fluids, so starting the day with a big glass of
Move your body.
Studies have proven that women who exercise in the morning sleep better at night. Still, the beauty benefits of sleep are very real, so you want to be sure you’re getting every second of sleep that you need, without compromising to fit in that early morning workout. Shift your schedule to make a
easier to manage.
Spritz on a citrusy fragrance.
Something as simple as using a citrus-based perfume or body lotion can help jumpstart your day. Studies that citrus fragrances actually work to reduce stress and even help boost immune function. It’s science!
Mist your face.
Keep your face mist of choice in your fridge and give yourself a frigid spritz to the face first thing in the morning. It’s shocking, yes, but it’s just the thing to bring down morning puffiness and leave you feeling bright and awake.awake.
Drink green tea.
If you need an A.M. caffeine boost and aren’t the coffee type, green tea is the ideal way to get it. The drink is packed with flavonoids, a type of antioxidant, which have been proven to slow cell damage (read: premature aging) and are even linked to a reduced risk of certain cancers. Can’t bear to give up your coffee habit? Good news: coffee contains antioxidants, too, and research suggests that it may even speed up the metabolism. Read More