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While some of us struggle out of bed, supermodel and founder of skincare line, Meaningful Beauty, Cindy Crawford, makes early mornings seem effortless. A quick dip in the jacuzzi and sunrise session have become her go-to to prep for the day ahead. With a quick skincare routine and a pre-workout drink, Cindy is ready to take on the day energized and with a fresh-face. Find out how this beauty spends her first 30 minutes.
I wake up and the first thing I do after checking my sleep score on my Oura ring (anything over 85, I consider great). Then I take 5 minutes to write in my Five Minute Journal. Hairstylist, Jen Atkin, sent them out as holiday gifts one year and I love how not intimidating it is. After that, I almost always throw on one of my favorite robes–which is usually a pretty print from Spell and the Gypsy. Then, I head down to the jacuzzi and watch the sunrise. But before I jump in, I use my Elemis dry brush. It is said to be great for exfoliation and cellulite, which I am hoping is true!
Once I’m in the warm water, I use this time to take a moment of gratitude and mentally run through my day.
I throw on my workout clothes—usually Lululemon. Since my jacuzzi counts as a pre-workout bath. 😉 But before I head downstairs, I make time for a little skincare routine. I am obsessed with our new Meaningful Beauty Smoothing and Refreshing Eye Serum. This cooling gel serum instantly helps awaken the eyes. I also love the metal ergonomic applicator that feels so insanely good and helps with any puffiness. Pro tip: I store it in the fridge for extra soothing. Then, I apply my Meaningful Beauty Youth Activating Glowing Serum and for an extra wake-up, I smooth it in with our new gua sha. For a touch of color, I apply a little Jones Road Miracle Balm in “Tawny” and head downstairs.
By 7AM, my husband and sometimes my daughter and her dogs are up. We all meet in the kitchen for our breakfast drink of choice. I recently switched to the Foursigmatic Coffee (I actually think I heard about it from Molly’s Instagram!). It’s a nice substitution for the very strong coffee my husband makes. If I don’t have coffee before my workout, I usually make a shake. I use almond milk, ¼ banana, a cup of spinach, fresh mint, Ladder Vanilla protein, and a handful of cacao nibs.
I try to catch the first 5 minutes of CBS This Morning. I love the segment called “your world in 90 seconds.” We use this time to talk about what’s going on in our lives that day. Then I head down to the gym for either Pilates or Circuit training with cardio intervals with trainer Sarah Hagaman.