Morning loves!! Yesterday I was doing a little check in with myself and I started thinking back to the goals that I had set for myself in January, one of them was to take more “Me Time” and while my schedule is a little hectic at times and while I’m not 100% there in hitting this goal every day I think I’m doing a pretty good job so far with how busy my days are! So I thought it would be fun to go through my morning routine with you in hopes that it sparks you to think of your own morning routine and analyze where you can sneak some extra “Me Time” in every day.
Alrighty, so generally (when I’m not filming!!) we are up at 6am SHARP, if Leo lets me … lately, he’s been doing really good but Tuesday morning he decided to get up at 4am … which kind of threw me off guard! Anyways, we try to get up at 6am, I make myself some coffee and we get a little snuggle time in prior to kicking off the day. Then I start answering some emails and then once Leo goes down for his nap around 9am, it’s my mini “ME TIME!!”. Want to know what that is? …
The shower. Yes. You read that right! Lol! It’s the little things like a spare 15 minutes to get ready in the morning that I TOTALLY took for granted before I had Leo. With Justin in Kelowna and Cassandra (Leo’s nanny) in Vancouver I’m starting to get that 15 minutes of ME time back. Nothing beats starting the day feeling fresh and clean with some soft and shiny locks. Am I the only crazy one who looks forward to showering even more when they LOVE what shampoo and conditioner are waiting for them?? LOL!!
Lately, I’ve been using the new Pantene Daily Moisture Renewal shampoo and conditioner. One of the reasons I wanted to try it is because they recently changed their shampoo formulas (it took 15 years for them to develop). I’ve always been a sucker for Pantene products mainly because they’re affordable but also because they don’t strip your hair, they actually add nutrients BACK into the hair (talk about fueling your HAIR from the inside out! root to tip!!). I can actually run my fingers through my wet hair while I’m in the shower … it’s just so soft!! Lol! Since I’ve been using it I’ve noticed a difference in how shiny, light, and hydrated my hair feels. I’m EVEN trying to let my hair air-dry now because my hair’s just so smooth! LOOOOOVE!
I also get excited (and so does Kaitlin my makeup artist) when I find a hairspray that keeps my curls in place but also allows the wind to blow my hair (nothing like a statue of hair on someone’s head … LOL!! You can actually brush through this stuff), so I was happy that Pantene’s Airspray can keep everything in place with a flexible hold for the rest of the day … plus it smells good, it’s not sticky AND (yes there’s an and!) … it’s the FIRST ever aerosol alcohol-free hairspray!
Once hair and makeup are in place I’m ready to start my crazy busy day. If I’m REALLY lucky I can also sneak a gym session in as well but if that isn’t possible I also like to unwind at the end of the day with a bubble bath … more tunes … and a glass of vino! Sometimes Leo joins me and we get our quality time in all while totally relaxing!!
What are some of your morning routines and how do you find your “Me Time” in order to fuel you up?! You’ll understand the hype of the new Pantene shampoo once you try it. Make sure to comment below once you do!!
Thank you Pantene for sponsoring this post. All comments and opinions are my own.