Whatever poison you picked last night, be it whisky, champagne, wine, tequila, vodka or all the above, here’s how we deal with the aftermath of partying too hard.

 

Mayillah Ezekiel

Beauty Editor @mayillahmakeupartist

 

HYDRATION

“The first thing I do after waking up is drink as much water as I can. If not water, I’ll usually steep some peppermint tea or drink S. Pellegrino mixed with a few splashes of orange juice to help with the dehydration. I believe that hydration is the key to helping your body recover from an amazing night of partying, and of course, drinking.”

 

LAYERING SKINCARE 

“Your skin needs as much tlc as your body. That’s why I like to treat myself to a detoxing mask (NightWear Plus 3-Minute Detox Mask) followed by Le Weekend De CHANEL to restore my skin’s healthy glow and erase the appearance of fatigue. While the skincare is sinking in, I’ll usually have brunch and a catching-up session of my favorite tv shows.”

 

MUSIC

“I always listen to music regardless of the situation I’m in, so it’s no surprise that I turn to it to sooth my mind after a night of seeing double. For some reason, I always fall back on my old school rap playlist to get me through the day. There’s just something about those long-lived Dr. Dre, 2Pac, Ice Cube, Snoop Dogg, and Biggie tracks that seem to be the most fitting to listen to in that moment.”

 

Bianca Taylor

Beauty Editor @bianca_tay

 

SHEET MASK

“Party night means excessive drinking and excessive drinking means dehydration. Dehydrated skin is not cute skin. Every time I’m hungover I feel the little lines under my eyes and broken capillaries near my nose multiply at the speed of light. The first thing I’ll do when I wake up, after having a quadruple Americano (of course), is apply a sheet mask.  I try to drown my skin in moisture to minimize the aforementioned effects of alcohol. Dr. Jart Water Replenishment Cotton Sheet Mask is my current favourite. Chamomile flower water and hyaluronic acid work to hydrate while witch hazel extract soothes upset skin. It’s like going back in time and responsibly declining that fifth Margarita.”

 

BRAIN DUST

“I always feel sad the morning after a night of heavy drinking. Blame it on the chemical imbalance it causes or simply remembering who I texted (noooo…why?!), I definitely don’t feel at the peak of mental health during a hangover. I’ll reach for this potion to give me a little boost and make everything a little bit better. This adaptogenic formula increases mental flow and increases clarity, memory, creativity, alertness, and stress handling with natural ingredients. It’s also poised to feed neurotransmitters and brain tissue. Add 1 tsp of this powder into your water, smoothie, or coffee to reap the calming benefits.”

BAGELS + CREAM CHEESE

“Count on my friends and I to leave the party early to go get food. You know it was a great night when it ends at Fairmont bagels (livin la vida loca). Warm bagels and Liberté cream cheese are my achilles heel after a few drinks. Anyone who knows me knows I take my bagel eating very seriously. The idea is for the ratio to be equal parts bagel, equal parts Liberté cream cheese (Philadelphia sucks). But, the real trick is to buy everything in double. Waking up to fresh bagels is better than waking up next to a naked Leonardo DiCaprio.”

 

 

Marie-Ève Venne

Lifestyle & Editor @marie_v23

 

 

FACE SCRUB

“I  always feel like I need to wash away last night’s remnants from my face, in hopes of saving my skin. A face scrub made with the most natural ingredients possible is my best friend in the morning, next to my espresso, no milk or sugar please. It is also an efficient way of waking me up. Way more gentle than splashing harsh cold water on my face.”

 

COCONUT WATER

“I’m the kind of girl that, no matter how drunk I am, always takes my makeup and contact lenses off and then drinks a shit-ton of water before going to bed. It is part of my survival routine—insert popular Destiny’s Child song here—and the reason why I always keep a bottle of coconut water on hand the day after having too many drinks. If it is good enough to replace the effects of placenta, coconut water is good enough to save my little body from dehydration.”

 

GREEN JUICE

“At the risk of sounding horribly cliché, green juice or any freshly pressed juice is a true life saver after a night of partying. I usually eat weird combinations of greasy foods in-between drinks—hello mayo on a hot pita bread with chipotle sauce— and so my stomach doesn’t want to process anything solid the day after. Juices keep me full until the alchohol quits my body, only then do I start feeling like a human again.”

 

 

 

 

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