How to fake a fresh face in a flash!

Sure we’d all love to look naturally fresh faced 24/7 and it’s not always possible. Whether a healthy glow is eluding you due to lack or sleep or stress here are some easy beauty cheats to help you fake it until you make it! Because time is of the essence friends!

Kora Rose Balancing mist

Spritz a face mist

Shop → Kora Balancing Rose Mist, $44

This nourishing facial mist includes organically grown rose, noni and aloe. Providing a hydration boost with the added benefits of antioxidants to leave you feeling (and looking) refreshed!

Yves Saint Laurent touch eclait

Brighten up those tell tale dark circles

Shop → Touché Éclat by Yves Saint Laurent, $59

There’s a good reason this brightening concealer can be found in the beauty kit of many a celebrity, model and make-up artist. Apply it to the inner corners of the eyes and blend well for instant illumination. Eight hours of sleep with the concealer pen? How clever is that?!


Up your brow game

Shop → Eyebrow Mascara By Terry, $52

Don’t underestimate the power of great brows to give you a youthful and fresh faced appearance. This long lasting brow gel will help perfectly define and enhance your brows, making sure they’re on their best behavior at all times.

Tea spoon

Get creative with cutlery

Stick some teaspoons in the freezer and apply them to your eyes to soothe sore eyes. An oldie but a goodie! Cold teabags will also do the trick (and as a bonus the caffeine helps to beat under eye bags too).

Josie Moran

Go for a faux rosy glow

Shop → Josie Maran Coconut Watercolour Cheek Gelee, $27

This subtle creamy gel blush is infused with 50% coconut water and vitamin E to deliver a subtle pop of colour to your cheeks and an added hydration boost. What’s not to love about an instant healthy glow?

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Olivia Boyd-Smith
Olivia wholeheartedly embraces all things health, fitness and beauty-related in her everyday life. It is more than a passion to her, it is her lifestyle. Studying a combined degree of Communications and Business, Olivia hopes to branch into the Corporate Beauty world where her business mind and passion for nutrition and beauty from the inside out can combine. Exercise is an integral part of Olivia's lifestyle. With 16 years as a ballerina she strongly believes in moving her body every day. Her interests include running, Barre body and reformer Pilates. Olivia has worked with skin Doctors for the past few years while studying, which has allowed her to acquire a vast knowledge of all things skin and body health related. This compliments her interest in nutrition and wellness. She’s also always in the kitchen experimenting with new healthy recipes, allowing her love for beauty foods to flourish. Through her writing Olivia hopes to inform and inspire and readers to live a healthy and beautiful life.