10 Things I Learned My First Year in Direct Sales

10 Things I Learned My First Year in Direct Sales

After nearly 15 years of blogging, writing ebooks and internet marketing, my business journey took a dramatic shift. One year ago, I joined the ranks of proud direct sellers. Never in a million years would I have thought I would join a direct sales business, much less experience the success I have so quickly! But it happened.

10 things I learned my first year in direct sales

Recently, I made a list of the things that led to my success. I’ve created a large team of distributors, earned the company car and make a full-time income. Here’s what I did to make that happen and what I recommend you do:

Commit to 1 Year in the Business and Set a Big Goal

Too many people join a direct sales or network marketing company and “try it out”. That wasn’t my attitude. I joined initially because my sponsor had earned her company car in 3 months (a goal I achieved in the same timeframe). My goal was big, and I wasn’t going to “try” anything. I was going to put my head down and do the work, not questioning my decision or results for a year.

I believe having a big goal – not so big it’s unachievable, but big enough to excite you – and committing to it, is crucial.

Focus on Activity Goals, Not Results Goals

“I want to lose 10 pounds” is a results goal. To some extent, it’s beyond your control. “I commit to walking 20 minutes a day” is an activity goal. It’s easier to control. And guess what? Activities lead to results. Network marketing trainer Ray Higdon says that we should not be “addicted to the outcome”. Being addicted turns people off. They can smell the desperation!

If I’m Not Having Fun, I’m Doing it Wrong

Ours is a people business. And people love to have fun. What works in the professional, corporate world (being serious and looking smart) just doesn’t work in network marketing! Loosen up and enjoy yourself!

When I’m having fun, I do more of the stuff that earns me money. I recruit more easily because people want to join the fun. (Ever been sitting at a restaurant where the folks at another table were having a great time, laughing uproariously? Did you wish you were in their party? Exactly.)

What’s Measured Gets Improved

When I started my business, things moved so quickly that I justified not keeping good records. This not only led to a headache come tax time, but it also bit me in the rear in another way. Whatever we track, we improve. Once I did my bookkeeping, I realized that I was capable of more. My best months had several times the retail profits of my slow months. If I had been tracking, I would have hustled more in the slow times. Bookkeeping also helps you keep an eye on profits. Track your prospecting numbers too so you know how many people you need to talk to every day to meet your sponsoring and sales goals.

Get Organized and Plan Ahead for Success

Similar to the above, getting organized right away and creating systems for follow-up are time and energy savers. It may not matter much if you only have a few customers and one downline, but as your organization grows and you have hundreds of customers and on your team, it absolutely will! Create a follow-up system that works for you (whether paper, digital, an app or a hybrid) and that you will work.

Create systems for on-boarding new distributors as well so you have more time for prospecting.

Provide Value First on Social Media

Ah, social media. It’s the best and worst thing that’s happened to network marketing! So many people do social media so wrong when they join a company. Here’s the painful truth: nobody cares about your product or company. They are tuned into WIIFM (what’s in it for me?). They want value and information that helps them. People come to social media to be entertained, educated or inspired. Every social media post you create should do one of those things. GIVE value first and it will come back to you in spades.

Enjoy the Journey

It’s easy to get so focused on our end goals with our business (a rank, an annual income) that we forget to enjoy the little things on the way. Getting a new customer who raves about the product. Your first company event. Meeting an out-of-state downline in person for the first time. These are all little things to celebrate.

I’m the second from the left. Above and below are pictures of me and some of the other amazing women on the team at our annual company event.

Events Aren’t Optional

They just aren’t. Nothing can replace the belief-building power of in-person company events. The energy, the camaraderie, the training. We can’t get everything from a webinar. Get yourself and your teammates to company events and watch your organization blossom.

You Do You, Boo

Try all the tips your upline organization suggests. Do everything to reach out to your community, at least once. Get out of your comfort zone. But do find your niche. We’re not all the same. We have different talents, skills and abilities. And our customers can sense when we’re not being true to ourselves. It’s ok to be yourself and do what works for you!

Understand Marketing Versus Prospecting – you need to do both!

Marketing is a more passive activity. It involves anything you do with the intention of having someone reach out to you (a Facebook live, an Instagram post, an ad). Prospecting, on the other hand, is active. It’s contacting a specific individual and asking them to take a look at your product or business. We need to master both activities to have the most success in our business.

So there you have it! I hope these tips are useful to you.

If you’d like to join me in this direct sales journey, leave a comment below and I’ll email you shortly.

French girl no makeup look: how to do it in 5 minutes

Why a French girl no makeup look? For many women around the world, French women are style icons. One of the things I’ve learned from reading many books on the topic is this: a French girl spends most of her beauty budget on the best skin care, and prefers a natural makeup look.

So here is my take on… how to do a French girl no makeup look, in just 5 minutes!

How to do a French Girl "No Makeup" Look
How to do a French Girl “No Makeup” Look

Typically, a French girl chooses either a bold lip (keeping the rest of the face relatively bare), or highlights her eyes and keeps the lips more neutral. Either way, she wants her skin to take center stage.

This is why I’m a huge fan of SeneGence skin care! It increases the “glow” (the scientific term for this is luminosity) and moisture levels in the skin. It increases the rate at which cells turn over, meaning younger, fresher skin. Read more about SeneGence skin care here.

If your skin’s in great shape, when it’s time to put on makeup, you don’t need as much! Here’s my French girl inspired “no makeup” look with a more neutral lip.

French girl "no makeup" look

The products I used to create the French girl “no makeup” look:

Color Correcting Tinted Moisturizer in Light – I love this product because it protects my skin from the sun and provides light coverage, as well as correcting any redness. It also contains skin care ingredients so it’s nourishing while it corrects! Because it’s only available in 3 shades, choosing the right one is tres simple! Click HERE to order.

Pearlizer on my eyelids – Pearlizer is a fun and versatile product! It gives you a pretty glow without looking harsh. It contains anti-aging moisturizers, minerals and vitamins. It can be used all over the face – mixed with moisturizer or foundation, or used as a highlighter. I use Pearlizer here as an eyeshadow to impart a subtle glow. It looks like I’ve spent an afternoon in the sun.

Black LashSense with UnderSense – this is a lash lengthener/builder and mascara in one. It’s waterproof and lasts all day. Order HERE.

Toasted Rose BlushSense –  a subtle brownish pink – and it also contains anti-aging ingredients! Order HERE.

LipSense – I applied Praline Rose LipSense topped with Bougainvillea Gloss for a color that’s just a little darker and nicer than my natural lip color! LipSense is smudge-proof and will last 4-18 hours without drying my lips.

If you’d like to watch my makeup application from start to finish, watch this video on Facebook: How to do a French Girl “no makeup” look.  (You’ll have to request access to join my group!) 

$55 in free LipSense or SeneGence products: Today is the LAST Day!

How does free LipSense© or SeneGence© products sound?

This month, SeneGence is offering $55 in free product to new distributors/wholesale customers. Today is the very LAST day to take advantage of the $55 in free product!

Here’s how it works:

You sign up HERE as a SeneGence distributor/wholesale customer for $55 (plus tax & shipping). SeneGence immediately credits you $55 in “SeneBucks” redeemable for anything in the product line!

Want to try our amazing foundations or anti-aging skin care? Or a starter collection of LipSense?

You’ll pay nada!

This is a great deal if you just want a discount (20-50%) on a wonderful product line. But if you want to do what I’ve done and build a business in part-time hours (including driving a car the company pays for and getting a full-time paycheck!), let’s talk!

Car Lease Reimbursement from SeneGence

I will work with you to train you in the business and get you launched right to set you up for success. You’ll be in business FOR yourself, but not BY yourself.

And my team has FUN! There’s tons of support and cheerleading going on in my team group on Facebook.

So go here to get started!

Or text me at 678-896-6355 if you need more info. I’d love to have you join me!

disclaimer:

**Not everyone earns these rewards. Any distributor has the opportunity to earn these rewards, but it does come from work.**

**SeneGence or any Independent Distributor do not guarantee any level of income from the distributor opportunity. Each distributor’s success depends on her/his own efforts.**

Foundation application tips: how to get natural, great coverage

Since coming back from company training in California, I’ll be sharing some of my favorite skin care tidbits and product nuggets with you. Today’s post has several foundation application tips to help you get that gorgeous, natural coverage you want!

That’s me, second from left, with a few of my “SeneBesties”.

Foundation Application Tips

Foundation is the “canvas” on which we build our makeup. Did you know that foundation provides an important shield from the sun’s dangerous rays, and from environmental pollution? Foundation isn’t bad for your skin. It’s the opposite!

Here are a few top foundation application tips to enhance your skin and create a natural-looking base.

Foundation application tips

Apply foundation with the right tool

It may seem easy and fast to apply foundation with your fingers, but it won’t blend as well, and touching our face is a bad idea anyway. For better blending, use a stipple brush or damp beauty sponge (note: I give my customers a beauty blender with foundation purchases, no charge!).

With a brush, blend or stipple the foundation create an airbrushed look – you’ll also end up using less product! With a sponge, dab gently to avoid creating lines.

Don’t Use Powder Foundation

Powder foundation can taken on a chalky appearance and settle into wrinkles, making it a bad choice for women of a certain age. It can also dry out skin and looks unnatural in pictures. Use SeneGence liquid MakeSense Foundation for the most natural and flawless coverage. It’s a good idea to use powder, however, when setting your makeup at the end — Translucid Powder in Natural is perfect for this!

Don’t Showcase Fine Lines

Foundation is meant to hide fine lines, not highlight them. Apply a thinner layer of product under the eye and around the mouth (where wrinkles are most obvious). You can also use our amazing Eye Creme under AND over foundation! (us “women of a certain age” really benefit from this practice. Our founder, Joni, carries Eye Creme in her purse so she can reapply it under her eyes!)

Tip: Be sure to use MakeSense Silk before foundation application to fill fine lines and wrinkles and create a smooth skin surface. Silk, used long-term, will shrink pores!

Don’t Test Color on Your Hands

To color test, don’t use the back of your hand. Our face is a different color! Instead, test the color on your jaw line to find a match. I offer color matching help! Just message me, or if you’re local, let’s meet up so I can swatch you!

MakeSense Foundation provides the perfect, natural feeling and looking coverage and anti-aging benefits to the skin, and is available in Original and Advanced Anti-Aging for fantastic coverage and skin benefits in one. It gives a mechanical shield of SPF 30 when layered over our moisturizers, with no chemical sunscreen!

Carrie

p.s. You can shop online 24/7 directly from my site: LippyChic.com/shop – remember all foundation orders come with a F R E E beauty blender!

LipSense Free Signup! How to get started for free

Sometimes people want to know if there’s a LipSense free signup? They want to become a distributor but funds are tight. I have an exciting announcement with regards to LipSense® and SeneGence®!

In the month of January, 2018, SeneGence is offering $55 in FREE PRODUCT to new people who sign up!

LipSense Free SignUp

LipSense Free Signup?

Well, sort of! Let me explain.
It’s $55 annually to sign up to be a LipSense/SeneGence® distributor. This gets you your wholesale pricing on our wonderful product line! AND you have NO monthly minimum and NO autoship or sales quota. If you place an order every 6 months for your own personal use, you keep your distributorship active.

But as I mentioned, in the month of January, SeneGence will give a new distributor $55 in free product when they sign up! It’s kind of a no-brainer. (You can click on the image above for more information.) You literally have nothing to lose, since our products are backed by our 100% money back guarantee and SeneGence will even refund you if you’re unhappy with your business.

Whether your goal is simply to get your LipSense® and other cosmetics and skin care at 20-50% off, or to earn an extra income, this is the month to get started!

Contact me to get more information!

SeneGence Countess (what it means and how to get there)

This morning I woke up with a new rank: I’m a SeneGence® Countess. I know that I talk a lot about the business opportunity SeneGence® offers on this blog, but that’s because it’s the most life-changing part for me.

Don’t get me wrong, I love the product line! (I recently posted a video on Facebook about our wonderful anti-aging skin care. You can see more here: SeneGence skin care.)

SeneGence Countess : what it means and how to get there

As much as I love LipSense® and the rest of the SeneGence product line, it’s the income I earn from the business that’s changing my life and that of my family the most.

What does it mean to be a Countess with SeneGence?

Countess is the 5th leadership rank in SeneGence. In a nutshell, it means that my team of distributors is 3 levels deep. So the women I’ve brought into the business have also sponsored others, who have sponsored others. Those 3 levels each have at least 5 active distributors.

I achieved this goal in just 6 months. Because I’m a homeschooling mom with 7 children living at home, I don’t devote full-time hours to my business. I accomplished this goal with part-time effort.

How to Achieve the Rank of SeneGence Countess

Achieving any leadership rank in SeneGence is really about a few simple things:

  • Talking about the product and demonstrating it to people
  • Offer customers (and others) the opportunity to start their own business
  • Train them to replicate the process

A few weeks ago I wrote about getting a brand new car with the SeneCar program (yes, everything in the company has “sene” as a prefix!). This means that the company pays my car lease payment every month!

I can’t tell you how good it makes me feel to step into that new car every day, knowing it’s not going to leave me stranded with my kids like the old clunkers I used to drive!

Not only is the new car wonderful, but my monthly commission check (from the efforts of the distributors I train) and the retail sales are awesome.

SeneGence offers products that truly work. I have many repeat customers who buy from me again and again because they love LipSense, our other color cosmetics, and the anti-aging skin care.

Would extra income improve your family’s life? My family wasn’t destitute or starving before. My husband brings in a good income. However, we couldn’t afford vacations. We were stressed come tax time. 7 kids eat a lot, and their clothing gets more expensive every year as they get older (and get an opinion about fashion. LOL!).

Having margin in the budget has decreased my stress levels. A friend told me recently that I look ten years younger. The skin care is good, but I believe it’s the income that relaxed my face. 🙂 🙂

One thing I’ve learned about moms and small business is this: sometimes it’s not so much the money that motivates them. Sometimes it’s the recognition.

How much do moms do in an average day that goes unnoticed by her family? It feels good to accomplish something that won’t be undone 5 minutes later! It’s wonderful to be acknowledged for your hustle by women you admire.

Please reach out if you would like to know more!

SeneGence Skin Care: my routine and what makes SeneGence skin care different

SeneGence Skin Care

These are the SeneGence skin care products I use every day (in this order) to care for my skin. The first thing to know about SeneGence skin care products is that every one of them contain our propriety SenePlex complex, a blend of ingredients that increase cellular turnover. In plain English, this means that the newer, fresher, younger skin cells get pushed to the surface of the skin faster… up to 23% faster according to independent lab results.

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As we age, the collagen production in our bodies decreases. This is why our skin doesn’t “snap” back as quickly. Wounds heal more slowly. And wrinkles and sagging happen. SenePlex complex boosts collagen production. It works for all skin types and all ages. Our products are guaranteed to work or your money back!

Something else unique about SeneGence skin care products is that they are developed with different molecular weights and sizes, depending on what they’re designed to do. So the “treatment” products are a very tiny size and weight, meaning they can penetrate to deeper layers of skin and do what they’re designed to do! Eye creme is also super light because the eye area has thinner skin. The products that go on as a final layer (moisturizers) are heavier to provide a mechanical shield from the sun and to protect skin from the environment. (Similar to how you put on long underwear first, then your clothing, then an overcoat!)

My SeneGence Skin Care Routine:

SeneGence skin care: my routine and what makes it different

3-in-1-Cleanser – this cleanser eliminates the need for toner. It’s detergent-free, and cleanses, tones and hydrates. It restores pH and removes dirt, oil and makeup. I use the Normal to Dry cleanser in the summer, and the Dry cleanser in winter. It’s the only cleanser that both removes my makeup AND doesn’t leave my face feeling dry and parched!

Key ingredients: algae extract, humectants, aloe vera, avocado oil, lavender

Anti-Wrinkle Treatment – this treatment is proven to reduce the depth of wrinkles. It contains ingredients that calms nerves and relaxes facial muscles (like an herbal Botox!).

Key ingredients: Green tea leaf extract for antioxidants, jojoba seed oil, anti-wrinkle complex

Dark Circle Under Eye Treatment – I use this to correct the dark circles under my eyes and also to shrink bags and puffiness!

Key ingredients: suma root extract, potency wood extract, Madonna lily flower

Climate Control – pure hydration – this product helps damaged and dry skin and regulates the “climate” of your skin. It’s one of SeneGence’s most beloved products.

SeneSerum-C – a blend of the most advanced anti-aging ingredients on the market today. It helps protect skin from the urban environment, repairing damage from pollution. If you use other products that claim to contain Vitamin C, they’re probably not potent and the C is completely inactive! The tiny “pearls” in this product protect the Vitamin C until it’s applied to your face.

Key ingredients: Stabilized Vitamin C to boost collagen production

Eye Creme – super silky, velvety and lightweight! Your eye makeup won’t slip off and it won’t make your eyes water.

Key ingredients: soybean oil to improve hydration and smoothness, kukui seed oil to soothe, vitamin A to increase elasticity

DayTime Moisturizer is a lightweight product that offers additional anti-aging ingredients as well as a mechanical shield from the sun’s rays.

Key ingredients: moringa oil to soothe and depuff, almond oil for silky skin without greasiness, jojoba to promote soothing and healing

SeneGence Skin Care Nighttime Routine

At night, I use Night Creme instead of Daytime moisturizer. This may be my favorite skin care product! It smells like heaven and makes my skin feel so good. It has the highest concentration of SenePlex complex of any of the SeneGence skin care.

Key ingredients: SenePlex complex, jojoba oil, avocado oil, Orchid flower extract, algae extract, yeast extract (for B vitamins), vitamin E, vitamin A, glucosamine, hyaluronate.

I also seal in my skin care with Collagen Night Pak. Collagen Night Pak is a break-through anti-aging sleep treatment product. It harnesses the power of 100% natural marine collagen, revitalizing caffeine, and SeneGence’s proprietary anti-aging complex, SenePlex Complex. It seals in
moisture while you sleep, and creates a protective veil that helps to prevent drying and damage that occurs overnight and can lead to unwanted signs of aging.

You can learn more about SeneGence skin care by watching this video:

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Nominate a breast cancer warrior to win a FREE Kiss for a Cause LipSense!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and I decided to honor 5 warrior women with a beautiful LipSense Starter Collection featuring Kiss for a Cause. SeneGence donates a portion of the sale of each of these beautiful colors to breast cancer charities through the Make Sense Foundation (SeneGence’s own charity).

Kiss for a Cause is a beautiful shimmering bold pinkish-purple. The Starter Collection includes this beautiful color (or another, if the winner prefers!). It also comes with our wonderful Glossy Gloss to seal in the long-wearing color and moisturize the lips. Finally, an Ooops! Remover for easy removal of the color at the end of the day.

Do you have a dear friend or relative who is a survivor or currently battling breast cancer? Or perhaps it’s you? Please fill out this form to nominate someone for this giveaway.

I’ll be giving away FIVE complete Starter Collections on October 31 in my Facebook group here.

In addition, SeneGence is also donating $5 for each new distributor who signs up this month. Becoming a distributor is a great deal for those who want to make money selling the products. It’s also wonderful for those who just want a discount! Go HERE to sign up – just $55 a year gets you a discount on our amazing LipSense as well as wonderful skin care.

Email me or comment below for more information!

LipSense and Peeling, Flaking Lips: what’s going on?!

Let’s talk about LipSense and peeling flaking lips! What’s happening the first few weeks I use LipSense? Is it making my lips peel? If you Google “LipSense and peeling/flaking lips”, you may find information about the so-called “exfoliation phase” – but that’s a misnomer! LipSense is not causing your lips to peel or flake. More about the so-called “exfoliation phase” below, and what to do about it! (Meanwhile, join my Facebook group so you can get more tips like this!)
LipSense peeling and flaking lips

The “EXFOLIATION PHASE” with new LipSense users: is LipSense making my lips peel and flake?

No! LipSense does not CAUSE lips to peel or flake or exfoliate.

Your lips, just like the rest of your skin, is always sloughing off dead skin cells. (Like when you scratch your arm and see ashy, dead skin.)

Inferior products with high concentrations of cheap wax (I’m talking to you, Chap Stick!) BLOCK this process while you’re using them. They literally BLOCK hydration and the normal permeability of your lips. Why does a surfer wax their board? To keep water OUT!

Exfoliation is not what your skin does, it’s what YOU DO to hasten this process and remove the dead skin so your skin can look its best. (So when you use an exfoliator like a wet washcloth or loofah in the shower, or Polishing Exfoliator from SeneGence you’re uncovering the younger, healthier skin.)

Glossy Gloss is amazing stuff! Its synthetic, vegan beeswax alternative do NOT block the exchange of moisture from the air (or water you drink) to your lips! USE Glossy Gloss at night after you remove your LipSense.

AVOID using Chap Stick or other crappy lip balms if you want the maximum wear time and most beautiful application of your LipSense! We do have a wonderful Lip Balm if you’re interested, it’s the best one I’ve ever used and I only need to use it ONCE a day… not every 30 minutes like I used to have to use cheap lip balms!

Your lips are SUPPOSED to slough off (peel, flake) just like the rest of your skin… treat them well by gently scrubbing them every night with a damp washcloth and applying Glossy Gloss (or our lip balm!) and you’ll wake up to baby soft lips.

DRINK your WATER!!! Stay hydrated and use Glossy Gloss to heal chronically chapped lips (like it did mine!). (See: Glossy Gloss to help chronically chapped lips)

Science buffs who want more info can go here to read more about the so-called “exfoliation phase”.

If you prefer, you can watch this video all about why your lips may peel or flake when you start LipSense:

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Saying Goodbye to “Low Maintenance”

I’ve spent the last couple of years saying goodbye to the concept of “low maintenance“. Because the truth about low maintenance is that it’s often a cover for feelings of unworthiness. When a woman says she’s low maintenance, she might really be feeling “I’m not worth it“.

The truth about the low maintenance woman

Of course there are exceptions. Some women simply prefer not to wear makeup or spend money on their hair or wardrobe. But it was certainly the case for me. When I prided myself on being low maintenance, the truth was I simply felt unworthy. I thought I shouldn’t be spending money on myself. (But I had no problem spending on my kids!)

When I shopped, I often settled for something I didn’t love. Price meant more to me than having a wardrobe I felt great about.

The result was that I had many functional items in my wardrobe. I was proud that I got them on the cheap. But, I didn’t truly love or feel great in those things. This isn’t frugal in the long run. And it’s not exactly emotionally healthy either.

I vowed to change this. It started with a new purse. I desperately needed a replacement for my current handbag (yes, I only owned one!). And since it’s an accessory that gets lots of use and abuse, I decided not to settle for a $5 thrift store find. Instead, I hunted for a high-quality leather purse.

I picked it up at a consignment shop I love, with tags still on. It cost $25. I may have had to perform deep breathing exercises while I handed over my debit card. Later, I found that this particular purse retails for $150. It’s Italian leather. Score!

Playing in the dirt … with a stylish hat and pink frilly skirt.

To further battle my tendency towards low maintenance, I restarted my Stitch Fix subscription. And I love it. I dislike shopping, but I do want to look stylish. I like having a minimalist wardrobe of pieces that I truly love and feel comfortable in.

Do you think of yourself as a low-maintenance kind of gal? 

While we label ourselves this way, we may simultaneously envy and judge women we deem high-maintenance. Since we feel unworthy, we’re uncomfortable with women who didn’t share that sentiment about themselves.

Have you ever met a little girl who is low maintenance?

I haven’t. My four daughters love a little maintenance. They love to play dress up, to do their make-up and their hair. Mani-pedis are de rigeur. They take their appearance seriously. And they have fun with it!

My girls have definite preferences for their clothing too. And I applaud this. Because low maintenance sometimes means…

“I don’t feel good enough about my personal style to project it into the world, so I’ll just accept whatever to avoid being judged.”

If you discover that under your label of “low maintenance” you’re also struggling with feelings of unworthiness, what can you do? 

Start small. The next time you need something, whether it be a purse or shoes, don’t buy the cheapest thing available. Wait until you find something you really love. Spend a little more for quality. Stretch a little. LipSense, for example, costs $25 – but it’s a higher quality product that will last for 4-18 hours after you apply it. The Glossy Gloss healed my chronically chapped lips when no lip balm ever did

Spend time pampering your nails. Instead of shrugging it off as a waste of time, enjoy how your lovely hands make you feel more sophisticated and ladylike. (And wear gloves when you do housework!)

Find a grooming mentor. Maybe she’s the stereotypical French girl who masters the art of being effortlessly chic. Or your stylish Aunt who wore pearls to the grocery store. If she’s just an idea, give her a name. “What would Gabriella do?” Would Gabriella wear sweatpants to run errands? Non! 

Take care of your skin. Falling asleep without caring for your skin isn’t low-maintenance, it’s irresponsible. Just as we clean our teeth carefully before bed (because we only get one set!), we should also care for the skin we’re in. Take just a few minutes to remove makeup and apply a nice face cream (see my morning and evening skin care routine here).

What do you think? Are you a recovering low maintenance girl?