How to Look Fresh on Little Sleep

Beauty Expert Dorothy Ryan showed us some tricks for looking great after a bad night's sleep. here are some products that can help do the trick.

Featured Products:
 
      Olay Dual Action Cleanser + Pore Scrub ($6.99, drugstores)
o      2-in-1 daily foaming cleanser that combines the power of deep cleansing and exfoliation in one simple step
o      Oil-free formula sweeps away dirt and impurities
DDF Advanced Eye Firming Concentrate ($88, sephora.com):
o      Massage it in to reduce the look of puffiness and wrinkles while instantly firming for a lifted appearance that helps restore a more youthful eye contour
Claritin ($6.99, drugstores):
o      Over-the-counter allergy medicine that relieves symptoms including runny nose, sneezing, itchy, watery eyes
CoverGirl  LashBlast Length Mascara  ($7.49, drugstores):
o      New formula flexes without flaking, giving you extreme, notice-me lashes
o      The brand’s longest brush ever gives you an 80% longer lash look
Jane Iredale Active Light ($25, Doctor’s offices/spas):
o      Color-correcting under-eye concealer that brightens dark circles, reduces shadow & minimizes discolorations
Almay Bright Eyes- liner/highlighter duo ($8.99, drugstores.com):
o      Smudge-resistant formula that enhances and brighten your eyes
              L’Oreal Colour Rich Lip Gloss in Brilliant Red ($8.95, drugstores)
 
Key Messages:
•       Scrub It: The repair work that's supposed to happen in the skin at night includes the natural whisking away of dead cells that leave your complexion looking dull and ashen. A good face exfoliation in the morning can do much the same thing quickly.
•       Chill Out: It may not sound appealing, but it works: A cool shower stimulates circulation in your body and research has shown that lowering the temperature just a few degrees can make you feel more awake.
•       Moisturize Well: Lack of sleep can compromise your skin's moisture barrier and lead to dehydration that accentuates any fine lines, which just makes you look even more tired.
•       Pop a Pill: If your eyes look bloodshot and puffy even if you went to bed by 10 o'clock, the culprit could be allergies.  Consider taking an antihistamine if you have recurrent puffy eyes or dark circles; you should know in a week or two if it's working on circles.
•       Add Sparkle: Put just a tiny touch of shimmer cream right in that little hollow in the inner corners of the eyes. It instantly makes you look refreshed."

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