Girly Essentials for the College Student
As classes begin and summer comes to an end, students return with new outfits excited
to start the academic year. For the first few weeks of the semester, many students are
inspired to wake up in time for classes, put on their mascara and even pick out a cute
outfit. But as homework kicks in and finals loom during their South University courses,
most students decide to hide inside their college hoodies and cover their hair with thick
When a twenty page paper is due in the morning, it often feels easier to succumb to the
grunge of dorm life. But with a few simple and quick products and tips, any student can
still feel clean and fresh and prepared to meet their professor’s steely gaze.
Keeping Your Face Clean
After hours of staring at your laptop screen hoping that the research project will finish
itself, it is easy to fall asleep without washing your face. Makeup removing wipes can be
an easy thing to grab and clean with when you can’t find the time or energy to give your
face a good scrub. Properly moisturizing is also important and simple to do. And if you
are one the go during the day, throw some oil blotting tissues in your purse to keep your
nose and cheeks clean as you study in the library late into the night.
When you just don’t have five minutes for a shower between printing your paper and
running to class, use a dry shampoo. Made by several good brands, a dry shampoo can
clean your scalp and help clean up that greasy feel.
Learn to French braid and fishtail. These are cute and simple ways to lift hair away from
your face. The fun part about braids is letting them out a few days later and enjoying the
kinky style your hair naturally falls into.
While it is tempting to quench your thirst with an energy drink or satisfying caffeine, it
is important for the health of your hair, nails, skin, organs and entire body to drink plenty
of water. Keeping your cells hydrated, nourishes and enables them to fight infection and
disease. Water also helps maintain the smoothness of your skin. Additionally proper
hydration will actually help your hair grow. And with a happy, healthy body, you will be
ready to keep typing away at that assignment.
Options Other than T-Shirts?
Finally, there are simple ways to dress well that will translate to helping your feel your
best despite the stresses of exams. Investing in a comfortable and flattering pair of
jeans is a must. Switching into real pants can help you feel awake after days of living in
yoga stretch pants. Creating a simple wardrobe with a few interchangeable pieces will
eliminate some of the time thinking about what clothes match with what. Top it all off
with a good jacket and stylish boots, and you are ready to conquer the fall semester.