10-Minute Beauty Treatments That Actually Work

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We’ve all had days where we need a little TLC, even if it means 10 minutes of putting our feet up. It’s always important to have a little time to ourselves so we have looked into some mini-treatments for our hard working career girls.

Here are some quick, effective treatments you can do after a crazy day in the office.

A mini facial

Face masks are not only quick but are also a great way to wind down after a long day. Get into your PJs and slather on this Charlotte Tilbury Goddess Skin Clay Mask that we love, which is perfect for moisturizing and tightening pores. If you’re not into mud masks, why not try a sheet mask? We love the Tea Tree Sheet Masks from Tony Moly.

A 3-minute peel

A facial peel removes large amounts of excess, dead epidermal cells in seconds. They can be quite harsh but amazing for your complexion, which is why you only need a few minutes to do one and only do it once a week or so. You can massage the peel into your skin and then remove it with water or cleanser This Real Chemistry 3 Minute Peel can be done in the shower and takes 2-3 minutes to properly work.

Face yoga

A face yoga session takes less than ten minutes and is heralded as the alternative to surgery. Start with ‘the v’, press both middle fingers together in the inner corner of your brows and then apply pressure to the outer corners of your eyebrows using your index finger. Your fingers should be in two ‘v’ shapes along your brows. Squint, then relax and repeat 5 times before squeezing your eyes shut for ten seconds.

Eye refreshment

Refresh your eyes with a couple of cooling eye patches, it’s the best way to unwind after a stressful day, particularly if you spend all day staring at a screen. These Polaar Icymagic Eye Contour Energiser Sachets tone your eye contour and drain it of puffiness, dark circles and signs of tiredness to give your eyes a refreshed look. They also promote eyelash growth – so you can say hello to that false lash effect! Under 10 minutes…amazing!

Dry Brushing

This treatment is perfect for when you have a few minutes to yourself and need a little exfoliation. Dry brushing is the perfect anti-aging trick and unclogs all your pores too!

Simply use a natural bristle brush and move it around your body, removing any dead skin cells and promoting circulation all over your skin. This treatment is better for mornings before your morning shower.

Lip Scrubs

We love these! Buy them or make your own – the possibilities are endless! Sugar Lip Polish will give you smooth lips ready for your next lipstick application. Keep it on for 5 minutes and rinse with warm water. Bliss.

Have you got any 10-minute treatments that you swear by?


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  • Natalie Harney

    I love a good face mask! Face yoga sounds like fun, going to try out on my next chill out evening

    – Natalie
    http://www.workovereasy.com

  • Diana Youn

    I love lip scrubs! My lips get dry very easily so these things are a life saver <3

    Diana | thechicdiary.com

  • Casey King

    YES YES YES!! will definitely be trying these out xx

  • ceereejay

    I really like the facial peel. It’s easy to use while showering. I also like how all of these products are affordable. Great post! 🙂

    alittlebitofcinnamon.com

  • Natalie Redman

    I’m planning on making my own DIY lip scrub as they are so simple to make and much more cost effective!

    http://www.upyourvlog.com

  • Pragati Siddhanti

    I loved the face yoga tip! I think we all should follow! Thanks for sharing these great tips!

    http://www.beforbeauty.com

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