Mamas have a hard time carving out time for themselves. Our families almost always take priority, meaning things like skincare can easily fall by the wayside. Even though studies have shown the benefits of caring for ourselves also benefit our babies benefit our babies, it often feels just one more task to add to our to-do list.
Fortunately, it's possible to skip extensive routines and start small. If you have just five minutes (or more!) to spare for yourself this week, try these self-care products you can sneak during nap time or after you finally get the little ones down for the night.
If you only have 5 minutes: Remove your makeup
One of the most important ways to care for your skin at the end of the day is removing your makeup. Start with a cleansing towelette to easily wipe away even stubborn mascara and eyeliner so you can go to bed with a clean slate.
Or a brightening dry mask
Looking for a brighter complexion? These dry masks from Miss de Gaspe fit over your ears to apply an 83% concentration of ingredients with no fillers—plus, there's no goop to wipe away when you're done wearing it. You can even reuse them!
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