5 Fast Ways To Improve Your Daily Life

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Getting into the swing of things at college can be difficult, especially after having a summer off or coming in as a freshman. As we’ve hit the middle of the semester, I hope you have found some ways to make every day tasks like cleaning and doing your laundry easier. Here are my 5 tips for fast ways to improve the daily tasks we all face:

1. Morning Routine

Sleep is crucial to have when dealing with the stress of college. You want to make sure you get as much sleep as you can but still might want to look presentable when going to those awful 9 a.m. classes. Having a fast morning routine is the perfect solution to this problem.

Using BUXOM Cosmetics Big Tease™ Plumping Mascara is the perfect way to make sure you look awake during early morning classes. Easy to apply, the formula plumps your lashes, won’t flake and lasts all day into the night.

The perfect addition to your morning routine is a quick spritz of Katy Perry’s Indi Fragrance. Adding a signature perfume will make sure you smell good all day, no matter what life has to throw at you.

2. Snacks

Wild college schedules can often make it hard to find time to take a break and go to the dining halls to eat. The dining halls may even have difficult hours that don’t fit with your schedule, meaning they are always closed when you’re free.

The perfect snack to quickly grab and eat on the go is the Organic GōL Bars. Full of organic foods and whole milk protein, these bars are the perfect snack to keep you full during class or after a workout. Stocking up on these delicious bars are the perfect way to be less stressed when rushing to class in the morning and night.

When you get the chance to eat at the dining halls, or maybe even just a frozen microwave dorm meal, spice up your food with Frank’s RedHot. Keeping some in your bag is the perfect way to make a bland dining hall, or to-go meal have more flavorful.

3. Self Care

With the stress of school, it is important to still allow yourself time for self-care. We both know your time is precious, but there are some fast alternatives that will make you feel brand new and ready to take on the world!

After a long day, try using a face mask or sheet mask. Before using one, use Garnier’s Micellar Cleansing Water All-In-1 Waterproof. This will help take even the most stubborn makeup off giving you a fresh, clean face to work with.

If you’re in a rush while shaving, Skintimate 2-in-1 Shave Cream & Skin Conditioner is the perfect solution. It goes on like a lotion, doesn’t need water and moisturizes your skin the entire day. This is the perfect fix for any dry skin problems you might have with the cold weather approaching us.

To finish off your smooth legs, try Sublime Bronze Hydrating Self-Tanning Milk by L’Oréal Paris. This will continue to moisturize your legs while giving them the perfect glow. Not only is this a safe tanning option, but this will save you time that is normally spent tanning or laying out.

4. Small Space Decorating

Dorms are small places, often shared with another student, to live in, eat, sleep and study. Decorating your dorm is the best way to make you feel at home within your tiny space

Fun DIY decorations are perfect to make your dorm look homey and personalized. Using  Krazy Glue’s All Purpose Singles is the ultimate glue to use for a fast project. It is also a good idea to keep some in your dorm because the singles give the ideal amount for small projects or repairs you might face during the semester.

With dorms being so small, smells, pleasant and unpleasant, often get trapped for days. Bath & Body Works’ Wallflowers Fragrance Diffusers are not only cute but will spread a delicious scent throughout your room. Many Wallflowers also have a built-in nightlight making the room not so dark when you come home late after working in the library.

5. Protecting Yourself

In college, it is most important that you protect yourself and find the fastest way to do so. You might find yourself needing to walk home alone. SABRE's personal alarm, with a key ring and clip-on version, is the best solution. The alarms are easy to access and are awesome for just walking around campus, going out, or running alone.

College parties, fraternities and bars have a bad reputation for using “date rape drugs” in drinks when they are not being paid attention to, or at their own party in a communal drink given out to only certain partygoers. SABRE sells a convenient drink test kit that tests for popular “date rape drugs” like GHB and Ketamine in both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. Keeping this with you will help save not only you but will help those around you as well.

SABRE also produces a line of pepper sprays, which are great to use as protection from a distance. SABRE’s pepper spray is the #1 brand trusted by police and consumers worldwide.