With the fall semester right around the corner, this is a great time of year to refine your morning routine (and of course if you work full time, this is always a pertinent topic!).
Just a little planning and forethought can mean the difference between a stressful or peaceful beginning to your day. If you want to look and feel your best, even on your busiest mornings, follow these simple steps. Franklin Academy is a premier resource for beauty and business education and we love to help our community any way we can.
Pick Out an Outfit the Night Before
This tip alone can save so much time and frustration in the morning. Take a few minutes before bed to check the next day’s weather and schedule in order to pick out an appropriate outfit. Make sure it’s clean and prepare the undergarments and accessories you’ll need. You’ll be ready for the day before it’s even started!
Extend the Life of Your Hair
If possible, don’t shower every morning. Use dry shampoo; or, use this opportunity to style your hair in an up-do or in braids. If you can’t get your hair to look good, wear a hat some mornings. You can definitely still look cute even if you don’t have time to shower, blow-dry, and fully “do” your hair each morning.
Streamline your Makeup Routine
Mornings are a great time to use double-duty makeup products. Choose a BB cream that works as a moisturizer and foundation. Use the same rosy stain on your cheeks and lips. Add a couple coats of black mascara and a warm, shimmery eye shadow and you’ll look put-together in less than five minutes!
Set Up Auto-Brew on Your Coffee Pot
If you like to enjoy a cup of coffee in the mornings, choose a coffee pot that has an auto-brew option and set it up before going bed. Nothing beats a hot, fresh cup of coffee to wake you up. You’ll have more time for your beauty routine too.
Spend the First Five Minutes on You
This tip might sound counter-intuitive, but it can change the entire course of your day for the better. Instead of checking your phone first thing in the morning, spend the first five minutes after you wake up meditating, gently stretching, connecting with your significant other, or simply thinking of things you’re grateful for. Your mind will be extra prepared for whatever the day brings.
If makeup, hair, nails, and the beauty industry in general is your passion, check out Franklin Academy. We’re a trusted cosmetology school in Cleveland, TN, with a staff and student body that’s as enthusiastic as you are. Our students come from Chattanooga, Athens, and Etowah, TN, as well as from across the country. Call today to find out more about our diverse beauty school programs, including aesthetics, cosmetology, and manicuring.