There is a warning against easy cures to different troubles. All of us are familiar that in order to truly solve problems, one must not opt for the usual Band-Aid remedy. I’d like to present how that’s not always the case. When it comes to a few beauty situations, what can act fast is the best. Their rapid response doesn’t necessarily take down their efficacy; in fact, it’s what makes them better. And sometimes, we don’t have time and patience to see results. You’re small frustration over a spinning wheel as your Instagram feed loads should tell you that.
If you need no-brainer and fast-acting fixes to beauty concerns, from lack of proper sleep to having no time for a treatment, check out a few suggestions below.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Beauty Sleep Concentrate
If your skin feels a little tight and dry due to lack of sleep, this one is the key. This lightweight serum blended with ylang-ylang supports your skin’s natural night-time regeneration while you sleep. Think of this as something that enhances your beauty sleep while reducing those fine lines and wrinkles.
Kérastase Serum Extentioniste
If your shampoo and conditioner aren’t enough for your hair care needs, try this one. The last steps in Kérastase’s new line, I’ve noticed how this helps my hair feel fresher all day. It boasts of ceramides that repair damage and also protects your hair cuticles.
Shiseido VisionAiry Gel Lipstick
If today’s lipstick selections look cool but make your lips dry, try this revolutionary formula from Shiseido. Using Triple Gel Technology, it delivers high pigment without feeling heavy on the lips. Plus it has a cooling feeling, given that it’s water infusing and packed with moisturizing ingredients.
Clarins Open Spa
If you only have 30 minutes to spare for your me-time, you’re in luck. At SM Makati’s Clarins boutique, you may book an appointment for a 30-minute spa treatment. There are eight variations, including one for men, one for dry skin concerns, and one for skin whitening. The experience is educational too as it shows you how to use Clarins products and how to combine them for the best results.
Sally Hansen Maximum Shield
If your nails are too weak from gel polish and acrylics, use this to avoid those uncomfortable cracks. It has a dual aldehyde formula that makes nails hard and durable, plus it can be used underneath polish so it does not break down your nails.
Makeup Revolution’s Pro Fix Oil Control Makeup Fixing Spray
If your mascara and eyeliner tend to run, while your blush and highlighter fade, try to get this spray bottle. A small treat to myself while I was in Berlin, this drugstore product helps me keep my makeup looking its best after a long day. JB