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How to get office ready in 10 minutes

Late for work? No problem, here are 10 tips to help you get there faster

How to get office ready in 10 minutes
So you missed your alarm? You haven’t shaved? You don’t know what to wear? Here are ten tips to help you get office ready in no time.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
1. Emergency outfits: Set aside two “last-minute” outfits for when you’re late. Choose classics like a crisp shirt and jeans. Ladies, dresses and jumpsuits are rescuers.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
2. Eat on the go: Skipping breakfast can lower your productivity at work. Grab a banana, smoothie, or healthy sandwich and have it on the go. Tip: for a morning energy boost, keep snacks like digestive biscuits in your desk drawer.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
3. Time yourself: If you’re having trouble reaching work on time, try timing yourself whilst getting ready. You’ll be surprised how fast you can be if you’re aware the clock is ticking.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
4. This one is for the ladies: There isn’t a bad hair day that can’t be fixed with dry shampoo and a bun. Not a fan? Try a messy side braid.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
5. Quick make-up: Three products – three minutes: Bold lipstick brightens your face and works as a blusher, tinted BB cream doubles as a foundation and moisturiser, and mascara works, well, as mascara!
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
6. Shower the night before: You’ll still wake up fresh if you shower before going to bed. It’s a key time-saver and one tick off the list.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
7. Get ready with music: Believe it or not – music can help you move quicker. Set a goal that in three songs’ time, you’ll be out the door. Also, it’s a major mood booster.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
8. There’s a spray for that: No time to iron your shirt? Not an issue. Now you can use a spray that instantly removes wrinkles. We recommend Downy’s Wrinkle Releaser.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
9. Deodorant that doubles as perfume – sort of: Deodorants like Old Spice and Yardley’s English Lavender have a strong and pleasant smell that could pass as perfume, ultimately saving you time.
How to get office ready in 10 minutes
10. Groomed stubble: So you didn’t have time to shave this morning. Luckily for you, stubble is in style. Skip the shave and trim around the edges to mimic a “groomed” look.