Wake Up With Me: Beauty Elixirs, Pure Oils, Face Serums, Spot Treatments And Sunscreen

The best part of waking up, besides grabbing your first cup of coffee or tea, is prepping your skin for a new day. Jesenia’s Goodie Bag reveals the best kept beauty secrets. FYI: Make sure you get at least 8 hours of sleep, drink plenty of water and consume your daily required amount of fruits and veggies for maximizing results.

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Reviva Labs – Rose Water Spray  

Rosewater is a natural humectant, resulting in hydrated and moisturized skin. Other beauty benefits included, skin brightening ginseng, soothing calendula and anti-aging hyaluronic acid. Use as a toner, refresher, primer or setting spray. For day or night use, works perfectly with your favorite moisturizers, serums, creams, face/body oils, lotions and sunscreen. Simply mist your face holding the bottle eight inches away or apply it to clean hands and gently pat onto your skin. Throw it in your beach bag, makeup bag or gym bag. Makes for even a great hair spritz. (Shop)

Urban Decay – Quick Fix Hydracharged Complexion Prep Priming Spray 

Coconut, caffeine and niacinamide work together to not only moisturize and awaken the skin, they also improves skin’s appearance, reducing the appearance of large pores, puffiness, uneven skin tone, fine lines and dullness. Goes on lightweight to refresh, prep andset your face. (Shop)


Shea Moisture – 100% Pure Flaxseed Oil Head To Toe Protection 

Sunscreen isn’t your only skin shield. Flaxseed oil is rich in Omega 3-6-9 fatty acids, which not only boosts skin and hair’s appearance, it also safeguards from humidity, pollution and environmental aggressors. Drop into your sunscreen for optimal results. Great for day or night. This multipurpose oil also does wonders for hair care, penetrating the shaft to strengthen, shine and promote growth. (Shop)

Shea Moisture – 100% Pure Argan Oil Head To Toe Smoothing 

A natural source of Vitamin E, Argan oil deeply hydrates, for collagen producing, firmer, smoother, glowing skin. Use to treat blemishes and age spots. Not just for skin, tame flyaways, fortify and add a healthy dose of shine to your hair. Cocktail with other products, like hair masques, facial masks, your daily moisturizer and hand or body lotion. (Shop)

Solgar – Liquid Vitamin E

Acne happens, and sometimes as a result of acne, discoloration and even scarring may occur. Dotting a bit of Vitamin E can not only significantly reduce the look of wounds, it can also restore skin’s appearance, decelerating signs of aging by creating a barrier against free radicals. (Shop)

Cherry Kernel Oil 

Cased in its purest form, cherry kernel oil is bursting with highly penetrating ingredients: Vitamin A,C,E, Vitamin B 1-2-6, Omega 6 & 9, and other proteins and minerals.

This lightweight formula does more than just hydrate, plump, firm skin and minimize pores, it also reverses new and existing skin damage, and makes for a great hair care regime, combating dry or damaged hair, even dandruff. Use over the nail enamel to repair the look of nails, and even as a massage oil. (Shop)

Global Beauty Care – Vitamin C Facial Oil 

Radiant skin has never been more achievable. Brighten, plump and protect skin with key ingredients, Vitamin A, C and E. Encased in an easy-to-use dropper, it’s perfect for cocktailing with your daily skincare routine. (Shop)


Advanced Clinicals – Hyaluronic Serum – Instant Skin Hydrator 

Hyaluronic acid is so natural, it’s actually present in the human body. Its ability to lock in moisture is astounding, and is gentle enough for all skin types. Lightweight and hydrating, it works effectively to safeguard the skin from environmental aggressors, while renewing skin’s appearance. Infused with soothing aloe, apple extract and red seaweed. (Shop)

Ole Henriksen – Truth Serum Collagen Booster 

Much like essential oils, face serums seep easily into the skin. Vitamin C is great as a drink, but what about the beauty benefits? Well, sure enough, it’s been proven to protect skin from signs of aging by fighting free radicals, ultraviolet damage and promoting collagen production, for firmer, more beautiful skin. A little goes a long way, drop into the palm and gently massage into skin. (Shop)


Olay Regenerist – Instant Fix Wrinkle And Pore Vanisher 

This filler injecting looking spot treatment targets most skincare concerns. Infused with amino-peptide and Vitamin E, dot around the eyes, mouth or forehead, for softer, smoother skin. (Shop)


Babyganics – Mineral Based Sunscreen, SPF 50 + Fragrance Free 

Babyganics is gentle enough for babies, but not just for babies. Jam-packed with Vitamin E and Omega 3-6-9 from 5 types of seed oil (tomato, sunflower, cranberry, black cumin, raspberry), along with minerals (zinc, titanium dioxide) to moisturize and protect from harmful free radicals and UVA/UVB rays. (Shop)


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