The Morning After The Night Before.



We've all had them mornings, where we have woken up in the remains of last nights make up, eye liner smudged across our cheeks, alcohol & sometimes a cheeky takeaway breathe (don't lie, we've all been there!) and a mouth drier than the Sahara Desert, wondering "why didn't I make a pint of vimto when I came in at half 3 this morning" and remembering it's because you could barely find your key, let alone get your key in the tiny lock (why the hell do they make them so small, i'm sure they do it to punish us when we've had a drink!), or make it up the stairs in those ridiculous heels you insist on wearing. 

You wake up feeling filthy, not physically, although i'm sure a good few of us have woken up with unexplained bruises or cut knees, which never hurt at the time oh no.. they decide to hurt as soon as you discover them the next day! Mentally, you feel minging. Your hair looks like a birds nest, your skin is dehydrated and your face looks like Madge's of Benidorm. Dry, dull and shriveled up. 

What better excuse to give yourself a pamper than the hangover from hell?!

I prefer showers on a morning like this, to help wake me up and give me a little extra boost. 


I start my giving my hair a bloody good clean with Bumble & Bumble Sunday Shampoo, review here, and Aussie's 3 Minute Miracle deep conditioner. These are the perfect duo, leaving my hair feeling & looking really clean, soft and nourished. 


I then give my body a serious clean, avoiding the grazed knees and elbows.. 
The Philosophy Tantalizing Tangerine shower gel is perfect for a hungover pick me up. Nothing wakes you up more than a lovely citrus smell. 


I've never really owned any body oils before, thinking they would be too..oily? Yes obviously they are oily, but greasy and just..no. I decided to give this Lazy Evening Dry Body Oil Spray* a go after receiving it in my #Northmeetup goody bag, and I really like it. It leaves my skin feeling really soft and hydrated, which you need after a night of too many apple sours and jagerbombs. 


I give my face a much needed deep clean with my Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish, the crap that comes out onto my muslin cloths is..terrible. I follow this up with my favourite ever toner! Liz Earle Instant Boost Skin Tonic is amazing! Leaves my skin feeling and smelling so damn good. 
Elizabeth Arden's Hydrating Boost Mask is exactly what your skin needs after a night out, leave this mask on for about 5-10 minutes and after removing it with cotton wool and tepid water. Giving your skin that EXTRA hydration.


I don't know about you lovely lot, but after a night out, my skin looks like crap. Spots are out in full force, which is never a pleasant thing. I give them a little clean with my Witch Blemish Stick* & Skinetica*, which both do wonders.


Just for a little treat I smother my hands in this Nourish hand cream*which smells amazing! It sinks into my hands really quickly, although leaving them thoroughly hydrated. It's not just my mouth that is dry, oh no, my lips look like hell too! I give them a little coating of my Burt's Bees lip balm* and there as smooth as a baby's bum! Does that saying make anyone else feel slightly inappropriate?? Just me, okay.. 

I hope this helped some of you that may currently be suffering through the worst hangover in existence. Although just think, the silver lining is, you'll be doing it all again in a matter of weeks. 
Be safe & remember, that last shot or jaerbomb, is always a good idea ;)