Change can be tough. And the transition from summer to fall, can be one of the toughest. Maybe you’ve been going hard all summer counting down the days to your vacation. Or maybe you’ve been living your best life, spending the better part of the season celebrating and are dreading getting back to the grind.
Regardless of how you’ve spent your summer, you deserve to pamper yourself before jumping into the *actual* new year. To make this change a little easier, we’ve partnered with Kiehl’s to create some self-care moments that’ll make your feel just a little bit more ready to tackle your day-to-day.
Take care of yourself with these hydrating and nourishing products.
THE PROBLEM: NO TIME FOR ANYTHING
Our pick: Kiehl’s Avocado Nourishing Hydration Mask
For those days when the effects of your supercharged week haunt you in the mirror, reach for this hydrating mask . Addictively creamy, it softens, nourishes and hydrates in 15 minutes (enough time to make yourself a matcha smoothie bowl and will leave you looking refreshed – even if your mind and body are still catching up.
WHAT IT DOES:
Makes your skin as soft as the ripest avocado.
MAGIC INGREDIENT: Avocado Oil – rich in omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids, it’s full of antioxidants and anti-aging properties.
THE PROBLEM: TOO MUCH INDULGENCE
Our pick: Peachy Clean
When you’ve had your fill of al fresco dinners and sumptuous, no-fuss desserts à la Alison Roman, pour yourself a large cup of Peachy Clean Tea .
A detox without the detox, this refreshing and purifying tea can help boost your metabolism, making it the perfect post-meal purifier. Did we mention it’s also deliciously refreshing? You cannot go wrong.
WHAT IT DOES:
Busts that bloated feeling by giving your metabolism a peachy kick.
Dandelion root – this diuretic helps to facilitate the removal of toxins from your body, making you feel truly refreshed.
THE PROBLEM: BURNING THE MIDNIGHT OIL
Our pick: Kiehl’s Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado
When that work-hard, play-hard lifestyle catches up with you, take a time out to give yourself some well- deserved pampering. This Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado is one way to banish those bags and dark circles with a burst of hydration. Easily absorbed into the skin, it can be applied and worn under makeup. Now that’s what we call multi-tasking.
WHAT IS DOES:
Hydrates your undereye skin to give it the smoothness of silk.
Beta carotene – an antioxidant that protects the delicate eye area.
THE PROBLEM: BYE-BYE SUMMER HOURS
Our pick: Bed of Roses Tea
When your body needs to wind-down, but you want to hang on to those last precious moments of summer, brew a cup of Bed of Roses. This calming rose rooibos with passionflower and hops is perfect send-you-to-sleep tea to help get you back into fall’s earlier nights and full-time hustle. Because ever one knows a solid eight hours of shut-eye is the ultimate way to pamper yourself.
WHAT IT DOES:
Relaxes your mind with soothing aromas that’ll send you sweetly to sleep.
Silver-linden flowers – this sleepytime ingredient naturally calms and helps you destress.