That girl routine: How to finally become that girl
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It’s never too late to become that girl. That girl is basically a trend that went viral on social media (TikTok especially) of what your life will look like if you get it together and focus on yourself. I honestly think it’s a great trend because it allows you to focus on things that truly matter and put yourselves first.
However, a lot of that girl routines I have seen are quite unhealthy because they romanticize waking up very early (I’m talking about 4 am), exercising a lot, and always working. It doesn’t have to be like that so I am here to help.
In today’s post, I will be sharing a healthy that girl morning routine, that girl night routine, and a few more tips on how to be that girl.
That girl morning routine
Wake up early
First of all, you don’t need to start your day at 4 a.m. It’s completely unnecessary. What’s more important is that you should try and be waking up at the same time daily.
If you’re still in school, you can start your day by 5:30 or 6:00 a.m.I find that whenever I wake up early I get so much done that day and I’m most productive in the morning. If you want to start waking up earlier than you normally do, I highly recommend you start sleeping earlier. That was what helped me to become a morning person.
Make your bed
Making your bed in the morning just helps a lot because you just get it done and do not have to worry about it again.
It also gives you a sense of accomplishment because you just woke up and you have gotten something done already, This also helps you to make sure you don’t go back to bed later.
This probably has to be the most difficult part of my morning routine but it’s necessary. You have to move your body in some way and exercising is the way to go or yoga. You don’t need to exercise daily but try and do so 2-3 times a week. I really enjoy skipping so I do that a lot and it’s a really great way to get your whole body shaking and moving.
Hop into the shower and get yourself squeaky clean. If you need more details about my shower routine, have a whole post about it. Here are also my top body care product picks for you. A lot of good stuff in that post so make sure you check it out.
My favorite part of my morning routine. I find applying skincare products to be so therapeutic. My skincare routine is very minimal. All I do is cleanse, tone, serum, moisturize, and sunscreen. You cannot forget that sunscreen.
If I had to give you one advice it would be to take care of your skin. it doesn’t matter if you’re a teenager or an adult. You might not see the benefits now but in 15 years’ time, you will. I believe that when you have clear and glowing skin. it boosts your confidence and your makeup looks so much better so invest in some great skincare products that are made for your skin type. I am currently obsessed with Korean skincare and I have written ALOT about it. If you’re just getting started with Korean skincare and need some help. check out these posts:
- A beginner guide to Korean skincare for teenagers
- Best Korean serums
- Best places to buy authentic Korean skincare
- Korean products that will get rid of your dark spots
If you love to apply makeup, please go ahead and do so. I want to learn how to properly use makeup this year so let’s hope it goes well. So far, all I do is apply a compact powder, lipgloss, and mascara because my lashes are long thanks to this homemade lash serum and sometimes liner when I feel like it. Less is more when it comes to skincare and makeup.
Get your work done for the day
Do what you have to do and have fun while at it. Make sure you take breaks to avoid burning out.
If you want to be really productive, make a to-do list and write down things you need to get done for the day. Before I start working I like to look into my notion to see what I need to get done, journal for the day, and also set some daily goals. I absolutely love my notion template because I was able to plan my entire life in there and keep track of so many important things in my life like my finances, my reading list, my meals, workouts, and so much more. Check out my notion setup and this is the exact notion template I’m using. I can’t recommend it enough!
That girl night routine
It’s evening time and you’re done for the day now it’s time for your nighttime routine
You probably had a busy day this is the time to just unwind. Everyone has their own way of unwinding so you probably have yours. Do that. My favorite way of unwinding is catching up on my K-dramas or just lying on the bed listening to a podcast. It’s always nice and peaceful.
Some prefer to work out in the evening than in the morning so if you’re one of those people, time to work out. Move your body and stay in shape. Remember, you’re doing this for yourself, and trust me, your future self will thank you for that.
I love a warm shower at the end of the day to wash away all the sweat and stress. Take your time and do your shower routine.
Never sleep with makeup on. Take your time and do your skincare routine to maintain that glow. My nighttime skincare routine is also very minimal, all I do is double cleanse, tone, serum, retinol, eye cream, and moisturize. Here are some recommendations of products for the steps mentioned:
- Best Korean cleansing oils
- Best Korean toners for oily skin
- Best Korean retinol products for beginners
- Best Korean moisturizers
Do other things
If you have any unfinished work, use this time to do that. If you’re still a student, try and study every night before bed. I have so many posts to help you in my college life blog section but here are a few to read now
- How to study consistently
- How to create a study schedule you will love
- Healthy morning routine for students
Once you’re done with what you have to do, go to bed. I always try and go to bed before 11:30 p.m. This allows me to get a good night’s sleep. You should also do the same.
As you can see, that girl routine is one of the easiest and healthiest routines to form. All that really matters is that you’re doing what you love and consistently. Consistency is very important because, without it, we won’t get the results we want.
Extra Tips on How to Be That Girl
Like I said earlier, I will be sharing a few tips on how to be that girl so let’s get into it
– Don’t copy other people’s routines. Form yours that will work for you.
– Write down goals you want to crush by forming that girl routine
– Don’t make your routines complicated. Keep it simple.
– Be consistent with your routine if you want to see results
– It’s okay to change your that girl routine if it’s not working for you anymore
– Have an accountability partner. Your bestie is a great option
– Limit the amount of time you spend on social media
– Practice gratitude and affirmations
– Never stop working on yourself
Final thoughts on that girl routine
This brings us to the end of this post. I hope you enjoyed it as much as I did while writing it. Comment down below if you’ve ever tried to become that girl and what’s your take on that girl trend?
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