You know those days when it's way too hard to get started? You just can't seem to drag yourself out of bed and get on with your day? (Yeah, those are the worst.) But having something like a citrus-scented beauty product to invigorate your senses can really uplift your mood and help get you going. Think of it like smelling a fresh pot of coffee or some sizzling bacon in the morning. It's that kind of motivator. You know, but for beauty junkies.
And whether you prefer the scent of lemon, lime, grapefruit, oranges, or all of the above, there are a surprising number of options for jumpstarting your senses in the shower or at your vanity. Hey, even The Huffington Post reports that citrus scents can help you feel more energized and boost your alertness. Not to mention that many citrusy smelling products tend to be infused with vitamin C which can help with a glowing complexion. And let's be honest: Any product that can boost your mood and radiance simultaneously is a pretty great two-for-one deal. So you can immediately feel energized whenever you need a little pick-me-up, here are 15 citrus-scented beauty products to try, like, now:
Gently exfoliate your skin with this AHA cleanser that smells exactly like fresh grapefruit— the perfect way to start your day.
2. Toning Mist
Rehydrate and refresh your skin with this weightless face mist that lightly smells of grapefruit.
Brighten and even your skin tone while catching a delightful citrus scent with this vitamin-C packed moisturizer.
4. Shower Gel
The good news is this sweet, mandarin scent will definitely wake you up in the morning. The bad news is it may keep you from ever wanting to leave your shower.
5. Body Scrub
Exfoliate to the scent of limes and turn your shower experience into sipping margs on the beach.
6. Body Lotion
Infused with the scent of freshly squeezed limes, this body butter will leave your skin feeling soft and smelling great.
Not only will you smell lemony-fresh in the shower, but the scent of this shampoo will linger on your strands all day long.
8. Lip Balm
Protect your lips with SPF 15 while catching a whiff of zesty lemon with this cute lil balm.
9. Lip Oil
This glossy red lip oil will brighten your day with its color and scent. Yep, just like the name implies, it smells like limes.
10. Makeup Primer
Wake up your skin with this primer that brightens and refreshes not only your skin but also your senses with its energizing citrus scent.
SPF is so much less annoying to apply when it smells good. Try this orange-scented one that you'll surely want to slather on ASAP.
Because why wouldn't you want your underarms to smell like lime and lemongrass?
13. Face Wipes
Refreshing and convenient, these wipes will clean your pores while leaving you with the uplifting scent of pink grapefruit.
14. Sheet Mask
Take a spa moment and bask in the citrusy, orange scent of this face mask that will restore a healthy glow to your skin.
15. Brush Cleaner
Cleaning your brushes can be a chore, but this citrus-scented cleanser will make it a much more enjoyable task.
Because no matter what your day may bring, the right scent can help you face it head-on.