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The Best Makeup To Wake-Up Your Tired Skin

When sleep isn’t a priority, make makeup your first. Here are the products that will help you look rested, even on the most tired of days.

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Give your face an instant wake-up with these go-to makeup products

Sometimes life takes a toll and we don’t always catch enough ZZZs. And although you may feel exhausted and your mood is shot, let’s get real: your skin doesn’t have to suffer, too. So, if you want to fake a good night’s sleep, these are the makeup products you’ll need.

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Makeup. Elizabeth Arden

Ruby kiss


A look is not complete without the perfect pout! Take your lips to new heights with this glossy oil that not only delivers mega hydration but adds a subtle plump for overall fuller effect.

Elizabeth Arden Sheer Kiss Lip Oil in Coral, $25 at beautyboutique.ca.

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Colour me

If you’re looking for a product that’s perfect for on-the-go colour correcting, then look no further. With just one twist and swipe these pens will give you a flawless fix. Plus, the blender tip makes application effortless.

Maybelline Master Camo Colour Correcting Pens in 50 Apricot, $13 each at drugstores.

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Wrinkle warrior


Dark circles? Puffiness? Wrinkles? Erase these skin concerns by making this product a top priority in your morning beauty routine. Just gently apply around the eye area and feel the formula quickly absorb!

Kate Somerville Wrinkle Warrior Eye Gel, $72 at sephora.com.

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Makeup StriVectin-Repair

Dual action


This 2-in-1 system delivers a moisturizing treatment your skin will love, using Hyaluronic Acid to re-plump and NIA-114 and ceramides to rehydrate.

Strivectin Hyaluronic Dual-Response Serum, $89 at beautyboutique.ca.

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Makeup Miyuphoto credit: Geoffrey Ross

Pure mist

This awakening mist is literally a miracle in a bottle for your skin. Its peppermint essence soothes aggravation, redness and inflammation for an overall calming complexion.

Miyu Beauty De-stress Mi Serum Mist, $26 at pureandsimple.ca.

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Makeup, Benefitphoto credit: Geoffrey Ross

No filter needed

Buh-bye Instagram filters! As long as you have this concealer in your makeup bag, you’ll never need to worry about uneven coverage. Its super lightweight formula will have you hooked in no time!

Benefit Boi-ing Airbrush Concealer, $27 at sephora.com.

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Makeup, Olay

Hydration station


Give your eyes a boost of hydration that won’t go unnoticed. With peptides, pro-vitamin B5 and cucumber extract, your skin will appear awakened and refreshed. (No one will ever know you’re running low on ZZZs.)

Olay Eyes Deep Hydrating Eye, $40 at drugstores.

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Makeup, No7 Serum

Two of a kind


In order for your skin to look and feel its best, this face and neck serum is one for the cabinet. After just two weeks, this formula will have you looking younger, feeling firmer and rejuvenated.

No7 Restore & Renew Face & Neck Multi-Action Serum, $36 at Shoppers Drug Mart/beautyboutique.ca.

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Originally Published in Best Health Canada