Whether you were up later than
usual and need some more time in
bed, or you’ve just been invited to
an impromptu meeting at work,
getting yourself ready and out of the
house on time can be a bit tricky.
Contrary to popular beliefs that says
you can’t look your best when you’re
in a rush – having a basic routine
This is the secret to getting ready
quicker in the morning! as it allows
you time to attend to the needs of
the house (breakfast, husband, kids,
family members etc).
Your basic morning routine should
have these major key factors;
1. Grooming routine.
Figure out what look you would love
to wear to work that day and lay the
necessary cosmetics openly and well
arranged on your dressing
table. Once you have your makeup
routine down, you can probably
organize it into a five-minute system
—for example, concealer, foundation,
powder, eyeliner, mascara, gloss…go!
-If you use cleansers, remember to
set it on the table too alongside
your cotton wool (or any other
– Instead of having to straighten out
or curl your hair in the morning, do
it at night and wrap it up with a
SILK scarf. All you will have to do is
just comb out or run your finger
through it in the morning.
Organize your clothes the night before.Using them as inspiration,
assemble and lay out your outfit,
shoe accessories and even
-Organize your closet. This allows
you to easily find the pieces you are
looking for and getting ready won’t
take so long. You can organize your
– by colour
– by fabric type
– by outfit
Also, rotate outfits from season to
season. Put thick outfits behind
during the hotter seasons and vice
3. Work stuff.
If you find yourself carrying home
work after office hours, before you
turn in for the day pack everything
up; your laptop or tablet, files and
documents etc, put it in your
briefcase or work bag and set
everything by the door or better yet
take them back to the car.
Looking for your keys while trying to
rush out in the morning can be so
annoying. So what do yo do? put
your keys in the same place every
single time. Get a key bowl or install
a hook and hang your keys on it
every single day without fail.
5. A more unconventional option is
to always have a Go-To outfit.
When all else fails, you forgot to set
out an outfit the night before, you
are already minutes late, what do
you do? you pull out an outfit; that
dress or top that doesn’t require
ironing and always looks nice, match
it up with a blazer and a bunch of
accessories and you are good-to-go.
What’s your biggest challenge about
getting ready? What are YOUR
secrets for getting dressed on time?
Tell us now! Leave your comments