Hair and Makeup Tips for Finals Week

  1. Finals week usually calls for late nights at the library. With those late nights of studying, we are all going to wake up with some nasty dark circles underneath our eyes, and the much-dreaded stress-induced pimples.

  1. You may be asking yourself, "Why should I even stress over makeup and trying to cover up those finals week face traumas?"

    Well, stop worrying because these beauty tools will save you time and stress by making your readying process quick and easy so you can concentrate on the tests coming at hand. It's time to put your routine into hyper drive. Hold on to your number two pencils- these tips are going to blow your socks off! Makeup Tips! Why look tired if you don’t have to? Let’s face it, we all know that you have been up all night at the library studying for your exam. No need to look exhausted or let your face scream “Can I just go back to bed?”Tip 1: Rejuvenate your tired and worn out face by de-puffing and brightening your eyes. This eye cream will make you look wide awake! Garnier Ultra-Lift Anti-Wrinkle Firming Eye Cream, $14.99 Tip 2: Conceal, conceal, conceal. Finding the perfect concealer for your skin type will make your skin thank you. Remember to not cake this on! Caking on will have a reverse affect and will lead to more breakouts than you can handle. Sephora Perfecting Cover Concealer, $15.00 Tip 3: Bright eyes- we all want them! Never underestimate the power of a nude or white eyeliner. Using this makeup tool on the waterline of your eye will not only make your eyes brighter but will instantly make your whole face look more awake.

Rimmel Scandal Eyes Waterproof Eyeliner, $4.49

Tip 4: Hydration is key . Dehydration can also cause your eyes to be puffy and the suggested amount of intake is around eight glasses of water a day (which does not include the enormous amount of coffee, tea, or soda that you drink). Tip 5: Why wear tons of face make up? We hardly have the time to throw on the rest of our “face,” so why worry about adding on all of the extra stuff? Throw some powder on and let your face radiate! Merle Norman Sheer Face Powder (gives you a little sparkle and stays on all day!) Hair Tips! Don’t stress over your bed head- do these simple hair tips:Braid your hair- simple, cute, and chic! Top knot bun- again, super simple and every loves this look Ponytail- Might just be the oldest trick in the book, but it's definitley one of the best hairstyles for that pesky bed head. The best thing about a bad hair day is that you can throw on your favorite baseball cap and your hair will thank you for not exposing it to the world.

No matter what, it’s best to keep in mind that whatever you’re going through and no matter how much stress you’re feeling, these tips will make your look and feel better. As the saying goes, “Keep calm and carry on.” Collegiette you’re going to kick these finals in the booty and look great while doing it! Good luck!