Easy-To-Follow Steps For How To Glow Up Fast

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Easy-To-Follow Steps For How To Glow Up Fast
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A glow up is when you make some changes to improve your appearance and mood. While the "traditional" glow up — think: finally getting out of the depths of puberty — could take years, there are some ways you can learn how to glow up fast to just make yourself look and feel amazing in no time.

It isn’t just about looking your best, but more about feeling your best. It isn’t about putting on a face full of makeup but more about taking care of yourself so that you exude more confidence since a confident person is always beautiful

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Here are a few easy-to-follow steps for how to glow up — fast!

It doesn’t take too much effort to show off how drop-dead gorgeous you are. All it takes is a little bit of self-care. So, treat yourself to a glow-up! 

1. Deep condition your hair.

If you want to make your locks feel luscious, then you just need to give it some tender loving care.

Sometimes your hair just feels dry, has some split ends, or annoying little knots that make your hair feel messy. Get it back on track by doing something simple to moisturize and nourish your mane.

Like Elle Woods says in Legally Blonde, “the rules of hair care are simple and finite.” Trust Elle Woods and boost the strength and look of your hair with a simple deep conditioning hair mask.

You can even get creative with it and make your own hair mask with natural ingredients and it could be that DIY project you have been looking to do.

Coconut oil is a wonderful ingredient to add to your hair mask because it helps moisturize it and even helps it grow.

Once you're done, you’ll want to flip your hair while you are channeling your inner America’s Next Top Model

2. Get more sleep. 

Getting your beauty rest is a real thing.

If you aren’t getting enough sleep then you may get bags under your eyes — and the only bags we want are designer.

Getting more than seven hours of sleep a night will help you feel refreshed and nice throughout the day.

Lacking sleep can really put a damper on your skin and your eye area so the best cure is to just sleep more.

Your skin creates new collagen when you are sleeping and it helps you prevent wrinkles and get plumper skin.

Not to mention, you will also have more energy and be in a brighter mood if you get more sleep.

So, take care of yourself and catch up on your sleep, you’ll thank yourself in the morning. 

3. Stay hydrated.

Drinking a lot of water is incredibly important for your glow up.

If you don’t drink enough water, your skin could get dry, you could develop wrinkles, acne, and dark circles.

Drinking water will help your skin glow and get smoother.

While you are glowing up, you can also help the environment glow up by purchasing a big reusable water bottle so it’s a win-win situation.

Keep your water near your bedside table and take a big chug whenever you feel dehydrated.

Also if you are drinking rosé all day, make sure to drink just as much water with it because alcohol can make you very dehydrated. 

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4. Moisturize your skin and wear sunscreen. 

If your skin is feeling dry or oily, put on some lotion throughout the day.

Especially before you go to bed, make sure to put on a moisturizer so it will soak into your pores overnight and you will wake up looking gorgeous.

Also, be sure to treat yourself by putting on a face mask every once in a while and give yourself a small little spa day.

It is a simple way to feel and look better.

Most importantly, put on sunscreen whenever you leave your house. Sunscreen will protect you from UV rays that can heavily damage your skin and cause premature aging and wrinkles.

Having a good skincare routine is very important for a glow up but you must figure out what works best for you and your skin. 

5. Do your nails. 

Painting your nails is fun and cute.

You can use your nails as a way to express yourself but also show that you care about your appearance.

If you want to paint your nails with regular nail polish, you can get creative and pick the color that suits your mood.

If you want to do a gel manicure, there are so many at-home gel tools that you can do it yourself and it will last for awhile.

You can even use some really cool stick-on nails if you are always on the go and don’t have time to paint your nails too often.

If you like to have your nails look more natural, apply clear strengthening nail polish so your nails will be stronger and won’t break as much.

Great creative with your nails! 

6. Eat healthy foods. 

Eating healthier will provide you with the nutrients that will help strengthen your skin, nails, and hair.

You don’t need to diet but just add some more fruits and vegetables into your daily intake. It will help boost your metabolism and enhance your circulation and even make your skin softer.

Also, eat a nice hearty breakfast because it is the most important meal of the day.

Eating healthier will also help you feel more energized throughout the day! 

7. Get your body moving with a workout. 

Working out is very great and helps you feel and look your best.

It can improve your complexion, detoxifies your body, boosts your mood, and many other wonderful things.

You can also have fun with it by doing an exercise you enjoy. You can do yoga, go for a run, or even just have a little dance party to get your blood flowing.

If you can’t fit in a whole workout, you can just do a couple squats when you wake up and create your own workout that works best for you.

If you need to get somewhere, you could even get your steps in by taking a long walk when you can.

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Jaycee Levin is an Instagram influencer and writer who covers astrology, entertainment, love, and relationships.