It’s half-term and we all know what that means - a lot of running around and not a lot of sleep. To help, we’ve rounded up the top beauty products to keep you looking well-rested and like you’ve got everything under control…
1. The kick starter
Forget your morning coffee, use this cleanser every am and pm and you will feel totally rejuvenated. Containing three different acids, it works to deeply cleanse and rebalance your skin.
Elemis Biotec Skin Energising Cleanser, £40
2. The glow-getter
If you don’t already have this cult product in your skincare arsenal, you need it. Aloe vera soothes and hydrates, while Glycolic Acid exfoliates and reduces pore visibility.
Pixi Glow Tonic, £18
3. The eye-opener
You don’t have to believe in eye cream to see that this wonder product really works. Packaged with a cooling massage tool to prep the eye area, Persian Acacia and Lindera extracts work to re-energise and moisturise.
Sisley Sisleÿa L`Integral Anti-Age Eye and Lip Cream, £138
4. The thirst quencher
Not only does this moisturiser hydrate dry skin, it also contains Panax Ginseng and Coffee Bean to give your complexion a shot of energy.
Origins GinZing Ultra-Hydrating Energy-Boosting Cream, £25
5. The colour corrector
When you’re strapped for time, makeup is the last thing you want to be thinking about. Enter, the CC cream. With qualities of a light-weight foundation, a CC cream works to even out your skin tone and boost hydration at the same time.
Clinique Moisture Surge CC Cream, £29
6. The cover-up
Sometimes your skin can look plump, glowing and energised but you’re plagued with dark circles. This concealer from Benefit not only works to hide the damage, it is also packed with Vitamin E for maximum hydration.
Benefit Boi-ing Hydrating Concealer, £17.50
7. The instant facial
When a face mask only takes between 5-10 minutes to work its magic, you know it’s a must-have. With turmeric and cranberry, this formula from Kiehl’s invigorates and gently exfoliates for a brighter, smoother complexion.
Kiehl’s Turmeric and Cranberry Seed Radiance Masque, £29
8. The dream inducer
If you’ve been running on adrenaline, some simple shut-eye could be all you need. Apply a few drops of this to your skin before you tuck in for the night and let the relaxing essential oils work their magic.
Neom Intense Night Repair Face, Body & Hair Oil, £32