Hands up if you over did it in December? Tired skin is tough to cover up. Piling on concealer can actually prolong the problem and keep skin from bouncing back.
Here are ways to combat the four tell-tale signs of tired skin. Helping you fake it till you can get a full night’s sleep. So hit that timer to snooze and apply that multivitamin power recovery mask.
It brings life back to dull, tired and stressed-out skin. Its creamy, rich consistency is perfect for dry, dehydrated skin in need of a boost. Even Victoria Beckham has declared on Twitter her love for her “little ambulance in a tube”.
Despite what we've all been told pigmentation below your eyes doesn’t get darker when you’re tired. It looks darker because the skin above is dehydrated, letting dark “circles” show through.
Don't cover them up! This will dehydrate them more. Try to drink plenty, (of water) Apply a brightening treatment like Stress Positive Eye Lift, which is specially formulated to restore luminosity and hydration to that delicate under-eye skin.
Tired skin is so thirsty it collects water near the eyes in efforts to stay hydrated. This leads to puffy eyes. They also cast shadows on the under-eye area that can make dark circles look even darker. A cool flannel can help, drink water and use Stress Positive Eye Lift to brighten and de-puff. The best bit about Stress positive Eye Lift is the metal applicator on the tube. Top tip I keep mine in the fridge.
Like dark circles, fine lines are caused by dehydration. Lack of sleep throws off skins pH. On tired days, I use a Circular Hydration Serum followed by chosen moisturiser and spf.
If I know I'm in for a sleepless night in cannot live without Sound Sleep Cocoon. It adds moisture to help fine lines look less obvious. Its gel like texture absorbs into the skin easily, It doesn't sit on top of the skin like other night creams I've tried. My favourite part is encapsulated motion-activated French Lavender essential oils. They release as you move in your sleep. It smells dreamy and calming
I always keep water in my fridge as a find it goes down easier than room temperature. I'm a sucker for a toner, I think it's the most underrated product anyone's beauty kit. Not only do I use after cleansing I spritz Antioxidant Hydramist throughout the day. It hydrates and firms has rose and clove extracts giving it a light Turkish delight smell.