Mother and Baby

12 skin illuminators which will help you fake awake

Section: Skin & Hair

You probably see some mums looking refreshed for a day and wonder how do they look so awake? Although a full 12 hours sleep might sound like the trick to feeling fresh and ready for the day, we know it's not always possible, so what if you could fake awake? 

There is no doubt that you were up at least once during the night, (if you were lucky!) or up at the break of dawn to tackle a full day of parenting, work or cleaning. At times you probably feel like you wake up feeling 10 years older rather than refreshed, leaving your skin looking a little dull - but we know how to help!

With these amazing skin illuminators, you can fake awake by giving your skin a fresh glow, you just might need an extra cup of coffee to keep those eyes open though.

Skin illuminators that will help you fake awake

This coconut-infused gel can be applied to skin directly, or blended into foundation to give you a healthy glow in just 1 or 2 pumps. It’s formulated with provitamin B5, to help hydrate and nourish skin, as well as different forms of coconut that help with longer wear, hydration, fragrance and revitalisation of your skin.

This creamy highlighter trio palette is easy to apply, giving you a glow and complimenting your skin. You can mix and match the colours or use seperately and they blend like a dream.

At an amazing price, this illuminator instantly enhances your complexion for a natural looking radience. Either mix with your foundation or use as a primer.

If you're looking for a more natural look then this illuminizer is perfect! It reflects natural light, allowing your skin to show through the translucent powder. It gives you a gorgeous glow with a smooth finish, making you look ready to tackle any day after a sleepless night! 

Available in 3 shades, the Haloscope highlighter is cruelty free and hypoallergenic. It's made from coconut and caster seed oil which are rich in vitamin E, and the outer rings are enhanced with real Rose Quartz or Golden Topaz. To apply, simply glide directly onto face and tap lightly with fingertips to blend. 

For a natural glow this balm is perfect, bringing dull complexions back to its natural radience. Pat this illuminating moisture balm over foundation for a subtle glow, or apply to bare skin!

Fake awake with a simple swipe of a powder brush! this pro illuminate product brightens your face by adding a subtle glow.

Now read:

Best long-lasting foundations that will last until your child's storytime

The best concealers to help you fake awake

What's your favourite trick to fake awake? Let us know on Facebook or Twitter!

Make sure you're following Mother & Baby on Instagram for relatable memes, inspiring stories and parenting hacks!

Join the club! Introducing our brand, spankin’ new Facebook group called #mumtribe. Simply search ‘#mumtribe’ into the search bar and meet like-minded mums, win gorgeous goodies and have some fun!

Why not join thousands of mums-to-be and start your very own Amazon baby wish list! They're absolutely free to create and perfect to send to the friends, aunties and your mum to make sure you're getting the baby products you really need...Click here!

  • Author: Samantha Ball Samantha Ball
  • Job Title: Freelance writer

Samantha is a mum of one, in a house full of boys. Her hobbies are long hikes, coffee tasting, and being a bit of an *obsessive* cleaner.

She also runs a blog Student Mum Diaries about what it’s like to be a student mum. 


Related Content

Related content:

You May Also Like