10 Natural Pick-Me-Ups

natural pick me ups

Whether you need to cheer yourself up after a tough day at the office or need a little treat to motivate your weekly workout, we all need pepping up at times. To coincide with our Clean Decoded campaign we’ve chosen 10 of the best all-natural boosters that use highly effective natural ingredients to impart instant, visible results. Wherever you need it – whether it’s on your bedside table, in your desk drawer or in your car for the stuffy commute home – keep them on hand and use with abandon as required.

De Mamiel Dewy Facial Mist

Formulated with a blend of soothing essential oils and active ingredients, as well as Founder Annee’s magical healing touch, this mist-serum hybrid is just the thing to reach for to ward off stagnant office air mid-afternoon. For an even more refreshing experience store it in the fridge, mist liberally and inhale the calming botanical aroma.

Oskia Renaissance Mask

If your skin is suffering from a lack of radiance or general mid-summer slump, treat it to a thick layer of this ultra-brightening, restorative mask. Made with exfoliating natural fruit acids and vitamins and minerals that specifically promote cell turnover, it also helps to stabilise melanin production for a more even complexion.

Aurelia Probiotic Repair & Brighten Hand Cream

This joyous golden tube is everything you need in a hand cream and offers an intense hydration hit while helping to reduce age and UV-induced pigmentation. The contingent of potent natural ingredients include baobab, red algae and sea daffodil, while the scent alone is enough to provide a welcome pick-me-up whenever it’s needed.

Aromatherapy Associates Support Breathe Roller Ball

Effective, affordable and all-natural, we recommend stashing one of these zesty fragranced roller balls in your desk drawer, your car and your handbag for those moments you just need a little respite from the frenetic pace of life. Roll onto the inside of your wrists or onto temples, close your eyes and inhale the uplifting blend of peppermint, eucalyptus and pine.

Darphin Petal Infusion Lip Oil

Proof that natural can be pretty, this collection of heavenly lip oils infused with natural botanicals are the perfect addition to your skincare arsenal, providing a hefty dose of hydration as well as soothing nourishment and conditioning. Apricot and grapeseed oils provide a gloss-like sheen which makes them the perfect day to night finish.

RMS Beauty Wild with Desire Lipstick in Firestarter

There’s nothing like a slick of red lipstick to pep up your day, and when it comes to makeup, it’s reassuring to know that you don’t have to compromise on colour payoff and pigment if you want to go natural. This densely pigmented lipstick is formulated with conditioning beeswax, cocoa seed butter and shea butter, which help lips feel comfortable all day long while staying put.

Elemental Herbology Nutrition Infusion Sheet Masks

Whenever skin feels dry, tight or just lacking in radiance, pop one of these sheet masks on and relax. Drenched in natural botanicals, vitamins and enzymes which help plump and repair, they’re the perfect pep-up when skin is going through a slump. Our tip? Stash a sachet in your inflight holiday kit for mid-air moisture boost.

REN Clean Beauty Magnesium Booster Body Spray

The perfect antidote to sore muscles in need of a pick-me-up, this genius spray from one of the clean beauty pioneer brands, contains a potent 30% concentration of magnesium salts to help muscles recover quickly and naturally.

Susanne Kaufmann Alkali Salt

While a handful of these soothing salts work well sprinkled into your bath to calm, detoxify and nourish skin, we love using them in a foot bath to help draw out toxins after a busy day and eliminate sore, aching feet. For more intense effect, massage the powdered salts into damp feet before immersing in the warm water.

This Works Energy Bank Glow Serum

Like a dose of sunshine for your skin, a few pumps of this divinely scented serum energises skin and makes it look instantly more awake and refreshed. Formulated with vitamin C and red and green algae, we love wearing it as a radiance-boosting primer underneath makeup, or tapping it lightly on top during the day, to bring skin back to life.