We all know and love her, and in some cases, we are her! Being a mom is *the* most amazing job in the world – even if it means being busy AF, like, all the time. Between meal prepping fabulous lunches, attending all those parent teacher meetings, and still finding time to make those brownies for the school bake sale – moms truly deserve all the props. And when it comes to caring for themselves, we think a stellar skincare routine is an amazing place to start. If you’re a mom or just an active lady in general, you’ll want to keep reading this one, sis. Here are a few of our ultimate skincare routines for busy moms!
For the mommy who needs a little extra hydration on the go…
When it comes to quick and easy routines that deliver *major* results, BBE has you covered. One of our favorite ways to keep skin hydrated is to turn to none other than hyaluronic acid. In fact, we love it so much that we created a whole lineup of products that use this ingredient as the star of the show. And if you’re a busy mom, you’ll love how this routine keeps your skin feeling hydrated for hours.
For this quick and easy routine, all you’ll need to do is click add to cart on this magical bundle, right here. After that, follow these easy steps below!
- Before you apply any hyaluronic acid products, take the time to do a quick facial cleanse. We recommend using a gentle foaming cleanser that will get your pores squeaky clean, real quick.
- Pat that cute face dry and spritz on some nourishing toner. Not only will this guy tighten up your pores, but it will infuse even more moisture into your skin. Let’s just say, toner is a highly underrated product that will make all of your serums and moisturizers work even better.
- All of the above should take you about 2 minutes tops, for real. Once your toner is dry, you’re ready to apply a few drops of your hyaluronic acid serum. This product sinks easily into your skin, so you don’t have to wait forever before finishing up with your moisturizer.
- To wrap up your hyaluronic acid routine, apply a bit of moisturizer. After that, you’re ready to jet out the door and get the kiddos off to school (or band practice, or whatever it is they do to give you a bit of free time – you get the picture).
The quick & easy anti-aging routine any mother would love…
If your main concern is nixing wrinkles and getting rid of fine lines, look no further than this next regimen in our list of ultimate skincare routines for busy moms.
As we mentioned above, you should start off any skincare routine with a good cleanse. For anti-aging purposes, we love this facial scrub that is loaded with superfruits and chlorophyll. We also included bamboo in this bad boy, which helps fight away the signs of aging and UV rays that can disrupt the balance of your skin.
After you’ve scrubbed all of those dead skin cells away, follow up with a refreshing spritz of rose water toner. This step only takes a few seconds but will make you feel like you’re giving yourself that extra bit of TLC it so deserves.
If you have the time, we of course always recommend applying a few drops of your serum of choice. But if you don’t, reach for BBE’s Balance & Restore facial oil that is loaded with nourishing essential oils that wrinkles don't stand a chance against. Just like that, your face will be glowing and protected for the day ahead!
Pro-tip: Mix in a few drops of some Vitamin C serum into your facial oil for an added boost of anti-aging properties. This is an easy way to add in even more antioxidants to your anti-aging routine without too many additional steps.
The products that make makeup application easy peasy for moms everywhere…
When it comes to curating the ultimate skincare routines for busy moms, we think that a regimen that makes makeup application that much easier (and quicker!) is crucial. We love bare-faced days but sometimes, we totally get how good it can feel to put on a cute lippie or even out that skin tone before you head out the door.
In order to make makeup application a cinch after your skincare routine, we recommend reaching for products that do more than one thing. We’re talking evening out skin tone while protecting your skin from harmful UV rays and nourishing your skin at the same tie. Sound too impressive to be true? Keep reading, sis.
BBE’s tinted sunscreens do just that and will make you skip foundation for good. Not to mention, they cut down on the amount of products you need to layer on in the morning. You can opt for our easy to apply mineral stick formula or our liquid option that is *super* easy to apply with your fingertips. Both are reef-friendly and packed with non-greasy feeling SPF. Meaning, if you want to sweep on some bronzer or blush afterwards, that’s totally cool.
Another product we think busy moms need at all times (we’re talking in the bathroom, in the car, in the kitchen – e-v-e-r-y-w-h-e-r-e) is a natural, hydrating, and luscious lip balm. BBE’s superfruit balms will have your pout looking plump, moisturized, and will bring out the natural color of your lips. Not to mention, they smell seriously delicious.
Moms deserve all the self-care. Check out this affordable at-home spa vibe routine…
This is the routine that any busy mom can quickly perform after she has put the kids to bed and is ready for just a tiny bit of me time. Not only will it make anyone feel amazing, but it’s easy to perform and *way* more affordable than heading to the spa for facial treatments.
Every busy mom needs the following items in her beauty repertoire so she can squeeze in an at-home spa night at the drop of a hat. Luckily, BBE has the items that will help with just that. Here are the essentials every busy girl needs for a night-in of self-are.
The Hydrating Face Mask
If you’ve got 10 minutes to spare, this facial mask will make a *big* difference for your pores. For real, apply it while you’re packing those lunches for tomorrow or while you’re winding down for bed. Not only will the kaolin clay feel oh-so-refreshing on your cute face, but this mask will also detoxify the skin thanks to the nourishing lavender it contains. We think all moms deserve a little pampering, and an at-home facial mask is the easiest way to do so!
The Glowing & Radiant Oil
Having a product on hand that always feels luxurious and relaxing to apply is a *major* key to fostering a great self-care routine. BBE’s Glowing & Radiant oil is a prime example of how one item can overhaul your skincare regimen. It is packed with moisturizing argan and jojoba oils and orange peel oil that is dense in Vitamin C. Not only will it make your skin feel radiant, but you can feel how nourishing it is upon application. Trust us, any busy mom will appreciate applying a few drops of this bad boy after a long, hard day of carpool.
The Jade or Rose Quartz Roller
Applying skincare products always feels great. But if you want to take it to the next level, using a jade roller or rose quartz roller can take your routine to the next level. These little beauty tools promote lymphatic drainage and make your serums, moisturizers, and facial oils sink into your skin. And if you put them in the fridge prior to usage, they feel super relaxing to use. For busy moms, we recommend having one of these tools nearby so you can roll away the stress of the day, real quick.
The Nourishing Bath Bombs
We know that busy moms don’t have time to relax in the tub every night. But when the opportunity arises, having the *best* bath bombs on hand is essential. BBE’s bath bombs can take your wind down routine to the next level and nourish your skin, all at the same time. Whether you’re looking for muscle relief or some detoxing, these guys are a must-have for moms on the go.
And finally, the “I don’t even have time to pee let alone wash my face this morning” routine…
Let’s face it. Some mornings, busy moms are lucky enough to have 5 minutes to themselves to hop in the shower. Luckily, BBE has products that will have you out the door in a flash – even if your alarm didn’t go off.
For hectic mornings, we recommend always having a charcoal face bar in the shower. This guy is *super* easy to use and cleanses even the oiliest of skin types. Plus, it’s one less thing you need to do when you get out of the tub.
After you’ve cleansed in the shower, we know you only have a few minutes to get out that door. When this happens, don’t sweat it, honey. Reach for a moisturizer that you can count on and that will effortlessly sink into your skin. You know, something like BBE’s Anti-Aging Hydration Cream. After that, grab your trusty mineral SPF stick, apply a few swipes across that cute face, and bam – you’ve nourished your skin in a quick and easy way that definitely beats going out the door sans skincare routine.
To you, you busy, skincare loving mom, you.
We see you, doing all that you can every single day for your family. But hey, you deserve all the love and all the things that make you feel good, too. Curating a quick and simple skincare and beauty routine is an easy way to take a few minutes out of the day for yourself and to make you feel that much better. Because after all, no one deserves it more than you, super mom!