Perk up without coffee! This energizing morning skincare routine will keep you going all day

Energizing Morning Routine
Energizing Morning Routine
Photography by Andrea Victory-Lacasse

Need to freshen up in a snap? Here’s an energizing morning skincare routine featuring hits of citrus and mint that’ll have you singing and buzzing all day long – no caffeine injections required!

Dr. Bronner's Peppermint Castile Bar Soap

Start by sudsing up with Dr. Bronner‘s Peppermint Castile Bar Soap ($5, The label is a cult classic and is a natural beauty lover’s staple when it comes to cleansing, and the bright notes of peppermint are a real zinger in the AM.

Sólas Cool Mint Sea Salt Body Scrub

Peppermint is known to aid circulation and works as an anti-inflammatory and antiseptic, so on that note, you can follow with a quick and invigorating exfoliation using Sólas Cool Mint Sea Salt Body Scrub ($24,

Aromacentric's Citrus Cheer Energizing All Over Body Lotion

Once you’re out of the shower, towel off and apply Aromacentric‘s Citrus Cheer Energizing All Over Body Lotion ($32, The essential oils of lemongrass, lime and geranium promote circulation and are cooling and uplifting, and the all-natural ingredients are soothing and hydrating.

Odacité's Green Tea Lemongrass Serum Concentrate

Give your skin a boost by adding 2 to 3 drops of Odacité‘s Green Tea Lemongrass Serum Concentrate ($35, to your daily moisturizer. Camellia seed oil (from green tea seeds) improves skin radiance, while lemongrass tightens, tones and revitalizes.

Hurraw! Orange Lip Balm

Keep lips smooth and soft with raw and vegan Hurraw! Orange Lip Balm ($5, A fresh dose of orange keeps lips smooth and hydrated all day long.

Lotus Wei Pure Energy Mist

Finally, on your way out the door, pop Lotus Wei Pure Energy Mist ($42, in your bag for vitality throughout the day. Spritz the super light mist on your face and around your neck and shoulders (or even in your car!) for an immediate boost. Summer, here we come!

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