Certainly everyone has experienced a hangover. Many of us have tried to hide them or get rid of them, but they always seem to kick our butts for days at times. Well here at the labs of HangoverTea we have sat down around lunch break and completed some interesting research about the many ways to fight and hide from the dreaded hangover (that's our mission btw :) Some of these may just be plain obvious, but please just thank us later. Here are some of histories most tried and best ways to combat a hangover.
20. Take A Hot Shower
Waking up with a hangover from the night before can be a buzzkill especially if you're expected to show up bright eyed and bushy tailed to work or class the next morning. Fortunately, there are many ways you can hide your hangover from your boss, co-workers, peers, or professors will never be any wiser. The first thing you need to do is take a hot shower. Washing off the night before and getting ready for a fresh new day is definitely a good start to hiding any hangover from the mind to the severe.
19. Brush Your Teeth
Brushing your teeth is another crucial step in masking a hangover from the world. Not only does fresh breath get rid of the bad taste of last nights booze and give you fresh breath for the day, but it also makes you feel bright and clean. Brushing with a mint toothpaste is also great for revitalizing the senses. Nobody will suspect a thing especially paired with this next hangover hack.
18. Wake Up Your Face
This may not be a common hangover hiding hack but it does wonder especially if you have to meet people face to face while hungover. Great for men and women, is the hack of putting eye drops into your eyes in the morning before class or work. Eye drops will freshen up those tired eyes and get rid of any bloodshot or discoloration that may have occurred over a night of drinking. Put the little bottle of eye drops in your purse or pocket to use throughout the day as needed and your good to go. Another great hack to remove some of the fog behind the eyes from the night before is brewing a nice mug of Hangover Tea.
Not only will you look more awake but you will definitely feel more awake with this hangover hiding duo. Our next hack is subtle but makes all the difference in hiding that hangover.
17. Brush Out Hair
Brushing out your bedhead from a night of wild partying or drinking is also a great way to throw people off of your trail. Messy hair is a dead give away of a wild night and nobody will suspect a thing with a nicely combed or brushed out head of hair. No need to style, curl, or blow dry, just brush out the knots and your good to go.
16. Dress To Impress
Although as tempting as it might be to throw on your favorite pair of sweats and get out the door in the morning, sweatpants are a dead giveaway for those who are hungover. You might think that not dressing up will keep the attention of off your hungover state but in fact, it only highlights it. Dress in your most put together outfit and hit the office or classroom, it's hard to look hungover when your in your best dressed get up. Dress for success and put on your sharpest outfit and embrace the day.
15. Face Masks
Your skin is the largest organ and it also is the first place to show signs of a rough night out drinking. Drinking dehydrates the skin, washes out the complexion and can highlight those wrinkles, dark spots, dark circles, and blemishes. Putting on a face mask is a great way to rejuvenate your hungover skin and give you that healthy glow. Face masks also wake you up and can awaken the senses for the long day ahead.
14. Clean Skin
In addition to slapping on a facemask another step to hiding even the nastiest of hangovers is cleaning the skin with a natural toner or used tea bag (do this after you've had a cup of Hangover Tea in the morning). This will restore the cells and clear the clogged pores from sweating out the alcohol in your system the night before. Your skin will thank you and nobody will suspect a thing.
13. Kardashian Inspired Confidence
This is an odd one but a good one, channel your inner Kim Kardashian or favorite celebrity's confidence. Kim is arguably one of the most confident people in Hollywood and she most likely has had her fair share of hangovers as well. Fake it till you make it, and nobody will suspect that you had a wild night. Hold your head high, look people in the eyes, and smile. Being hungover you will want to hide away from people but that is a dead giveaway sign of a hangover. Nobody can see past a confident persona even if it's forced.
Not only does Kim have the confidence of a queen but every queen has a secret weapon. The Kardashians all swear by their secret beauty products and remedies.
We think they've got to try some Hangover Tea.
With mug in hand, hold your head high, and maybe give our next hack a try as well.
12. Bright Eye Shadow
Another hangover hack that has been taken straight from the playbook of Kim Kardashian and many other celebrities who are constantly in the limelight is to brighten up your eyes. if you wear makeup pop a shimmer bright eyeshadow on your inner corner to make your eyes appear bright, open, and most of all, awake! Nobody will think you have a hangover with bright and awake looking eyes.
11. Get That Energy Boost
Getting a little bit of extra energy to add a pep to your step is also a great way to mask a hangover. Many suggest coffee for that extra boost of energy but if you have a nasty hangover and don't want to get a hangover headache it might be best to opt for decaf or drink a more natural remedy like a mug of Hangover Tea that won't give you the caffeine jitters like coffee does. Hydrate with lots of water is also a crucial step in fighting a headache and concealing a hangover.
10. Conceal Dark Circles
Dark circles and bags under your eyes can happen even if you got a good amount of sleep, especially when you have been drinking booze. Using a concealer and makeup that is a shade lighter than your foundation, dot it under the eyes and blend out to fully cover up and fine lines, dark circles, or bags that may show up in the morning. Sleepy eyes are another telltale sign of a hangover so if you can hide the sleepy eye symptoms you should be golden.
9. Nourish Your Body
Nourishing your body after a night out is crucial for not only fighting a hangover but hiding any oncoming hangover symptoms that may be headed your way. Hangover Tea is great not only to wake you up from the groggy haze from the night before, but it's also packed with antioxidants and all the essentials to restore and nourish your body. Pair a mug of Hangover Tea with your morning green juice in the morning and you will be ready for the day and so will your body.
Nourishing your body will hide that hangover but if you really want to glow check out this next tip.
8. Apply a Glow
Tired and dull skill can sometimes even show through your average makeup look. To avoid looking tired and washed out using a highlighting product on your cheekbones, the bride of your nose, the sides of your forehead, and even a little on your chin for that seamless healthy glow. This helps create that healthy glow from within look and nobody will be able to tell that it's just a bit of makeup.
A little bit of mascara can do wonders on a tired and hungover face. Mascara is subtle, yet makes all the difference in the world. It brightens the eyes up by lifting your lashes for a more perky and defined eye shape, and you instantly look much more awake and less tired. Not to mention this technique paired with all the other hacks on this list will really tie a look together and nobody will suspect a thing with your bright and awake looking face.
6. Pop Mints or Gum
Popping mints or gum is a great way to freshen up your breath and hide that nasty taste in your mouth from drinking too much booze the night before. The mintiness of the gum or mint is also a great way to stimulate your senses and wake you up a bit more. Not allowed to chew gum in class or the office? Pour some Hangover Tea into a mug or thermos and you can get the same effect as gum or mints but in a much more discreet manner.
5. Fake a Healthy Glow
As you may know by now, hangovers are most noticeable in the face. Its where people look to greet you, talk to you, and if you have work or class you want to make sure you're looking alive for whatever comes your way. One trick to achieve a glowing healthy and awake look is to find a natural blush color that suits your skin and apply it to the apples of your cheeks. This will instantly give you some lifelike color to your complexion and really tie your look together.
4. HangoverTea Ofcourse
Of course, what you give your body when it's hungover is of the utmost importance. In order to look better and feel better its best to stick to the most natural remedies, you can find. Drinking a freshly brewed mug of Hangover Tea is not only the best natural remedy designed exactly to cure a hangover, but it also has an enticing aroma that will help reset all of your senses from the night before. This hack is also the quickest fix to hiding and curing a nasty hangover.
Take your hangover hiding game that extra mile with this next hack.
3. Smell Fresh
Looking fresh, feeling fresh, are all very important but if your not smelling fresh that can often be the first thing people notice. When you drink your body gets rid of the toxins in alcohol through sweating them out throughout the night and even the next day after drinking. To avoid smelling like your long night, its best to spritz your favorite scent to freshen up and hide the hangover stench from those who may be in close quarters with you.
2. Rock a Bold Lipstick
This might sound like an out of the box hack for hiding a hangover but its one that nobody will ever suspect. Rocking a bold lip color is often a great way to hide a hangover because not only will it brighten up your day but a bold lip screams confidence. Would a hungover person rock a bold lip? You wouldn't think so. That's exactly why adding a pop of color will throw people off your trail, because nobody is expecting it.
1. Don't Take Things Too Seriously
Lastly, don't be too hard on yourself for the fun night you might of had. Hangovers are bound to happen when you're getting a bit carried away with friends or loved ones and there is no better remember than laughing it off at the end of a long day. When you have successfully hidden your hangover from your office or class, its time to relax and remember at the end of the day, it's not that big of a deal after all.