Beauty for your desk: What to have to handy on a busy work day

Beauty for your desk is key - you're having a busy day, keeping things to hand will mean you're less distracted and can focus on the tasks at hand. Here's what to keep close...


Whether it's a pick-me-up, a mini pamper or an absolute essential, there are some beauty items I can't sit down to work without having close by. I'm not talking cosmetics here for a pre-meeting quick fix (although I have spoken about that before). This is more so what you need to have handy to keep you fresh and comfortable while you put in the hard slog.

EYE DROPS

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Optrex Brightening Eye Drops for Dull Eyes

€4.99, boots.com

If you're having an intense day, trust me when I tell you there's nothing more refreshing than clearing your eyes. It's as refreshing for me as brushing my teeth - it gives such a boost of energy and alertness. I love using eye drops even if my eyes don't feel dry necessarily, but it's worth taking note sometimes: Am I really tired, or are my eyes just tired?

FACIAL SPRAY

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Kiehl's Cactus Flower & Tibetan Ginseng Hydrating Mist

€22.50 from arnotts.ie

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This is the most refreshing facial spray ever. There are some amazing thermal water ones I love too, but this one has such a fresh scent, it feels like you walked through a waterfall in a jungle when you spray it. Dramatic, yes, but true. As I finished typing this sentence, I picked up my spray and got that cloud of freshness going.

LIP BALM

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Biologique Recherche Biokiss Phase de Soin Repairing Lip Balm

Price from Floraison.ie

I can't go anywhere without lip balm. If my lips are dry, I can't concentrate. I love this one from French cult skincare brand Biologique Recherche. They're a brand that don't retail their products without consultation, and that includes their next level lip balm, Biokiss.


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