Monday, 9 December 2013

Blogmas Day 9: Office Beauty Essentials


Blogmas Day 9, it's Monday. A fresh start to the working week... boo..

I work in an office, a law firm, it is a real office. Never-ending paperwork, never-ending phone calls... It could be so depressed. I keep a small bunch of essentials by my computer to help me getting through the days.

Lips Category
Maybelline Baby Lips
Dermacol Love Lip balm (@beautyandbread bought me this from Prague - blog post here

Dry lips is one of the main problem working in an office... Tea/Coffee drinking, the central heating/air con system... My lips are dry all the time. I use Maybelline Baby Lips for hydration all the time, it has no colour, so no matter how busy I am, just one quick swipe and it's done. If I want some colour, I have Dermacol tinted lip balm and Benefit lipstick to choose from, depends on which shade I want. Dermacol is more pink, and Benefit is more rosy neutral. Both are very hydrating and easy to apply, even without a mirror.


Hands Category
Elemis Pro-Radiance Hand and Nail Cream - £23
Anti-Bacterial Hand Gel

Apart from lips, dealing with files and paperwork can be really drying to hands! I got this Elemis travel size hand cream as part of a set. I really like this hand cream, the texture is luxurious, it's a little bit thicker than normal hand cream, it feels very hydrating yet not greasy, quickly absorb by hands. It smells incredible too!
I always keep an anti-bacterial hand gel nearby, you would not believe how much dust can be gathered in a closed windows office!

The Extra bits...
Elemis Spa@Home Quiet Mind Temple Balm - £16

I have mentioned this as my on-the-go stress relief aid in Blogmas Day 6. This is my office saviour at the moment. Whenever I feel stress, I rub some on my temples and under my nose, the lavender and minty smell calm me down right away.


These products help me to survive in the office.

What is/are your office beauty essentials?