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5 Products You Need To Wake Up Looking Fresher!

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The first casualty of the end of the year is sleep. Because the endless partying means that the sleep schedule goes for a toss, eye bags make an appearance and dark circles start to deepen. The drunken nights show up on the face the next day, the skin looking dull and lifeless. The skin starts to flake, the pores are all clogged up and in general, the skin is no mood to look radiant, glow-y or anything even close.

For these trying days, when it looks like your skin might give up on you, we have a few a products that will give your skin the TLC it needs, slough off dead cells and up cell renewal so you don’t have to layer on the makeup. Basically, here are a bunch of products to stash into your vanity when you want to wake up looking fresh.


Avene Cleanance Gel

Avene Cleanance Gel (Rs 1290)

There are that many times we can tell you that you can’t sleep with makeup one before we start to sound like your mom. But hey, you can’t sleep with makeup on. And after you take it off, you need a cleanser that will wipe away all the makeup and leave your skin feeling fresh without drying it out. And this gel from Avene does just that. We love.

The Face Shop Jeju Volcanic Lava Scrub Foam

The Face Shop Jeju Volcanic Lava Scrub Foam (Rs 690)

This product from The Face Shop is all you need to slough off dead cells and unclog your pores. What you really want to undo might be the drunken texts from last night, but there’s no way this scrub can help you with you. For a squeaky clean face though, this one is perfect.

Wet n Wild Lip Scrub- Pecker Up

Wet n Wild Lip Scrub (Rs 399)

You might not notice it or even realise it, but your lips are subjected to quite a lot with the matte lipsticks, sticky formulas and what not. Before you hit the bed, give your lips a gentle scrub and you wake up with lips that are softer, smoother and ready for lipstick.

LANEIGE Water Sleeping Mask

Laneige Water Sleeping Mask (Rs 1850)

People swear by this product to wake up looking like they’ve got a whole night’s sleep. You simply slather this heavenly smelling mask, leave it on and in the morning, your skin will thank you for it. If you are going to fake rest, this is your best friend.

Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Eye Cream

Innisfree The Green Tea Seed Eye Cream (Rs 1750)

Honey, your dark circles are giving away your partying ways. But here’s your cheat. This eye cream will make the under eye area look better like you’ve slept and woken up looking upbeat. It may all be a lie but you need this one on your team.


Mansi Shah is the resident humour writer and random conversation starter. Tends to laugh manically at puns. Deeply enjoys the blunt force of sarcasm. Preys on chauvinists and people with incorrect grammar. Hoards makeup and beauty products. Attacks Nutella with vigour.

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