12 Ways To Stay Fresh All Day At Work

(Last Updated On: July 17, 2013)

Staying fresh at work for the entire day is really important.  Appearances say a lot about a person and if you do not stay on top of it, you may be saying more than you really think you are. There are many ways you can stay fresh at work.


Try some of these simple tips and you will be fresh from morning to noon to night.

1.  Drink Some Green Tea

Drink some green tea or a herbal tea to stay fresh all day long.  It will keep you hydrated, and make your skin look better.  It is soothing as well on the body, and you can feel good about drinking it since green tea is full of antioxidants.

2.  Spritz Your Face With Water

Keep a squirt bottle handy with some water in it.  It is best to use a bottled water.  When you are feeling like you have no energy or need a boost, simply spritz your face a few times.  The water will freshen your face up and give you a dewy glow. Make sure you don’t spill it over though. Winking smile

3.  Take Calming Breaths

When you are stressed it shows.  So the best way to get over this is to take a few calming breaths.  Inhale slowly, then exhale slowly.  Allow the tension to leave your body.  This will often re-freshen the body and make you feel better.  And when you feel better about yourself, you look better.

4.  Make  a Power Smoothie

Make yourself a power smoothie to feel fresh.  Load it up with the fruits that you love and enjoy the wonderful taste of it.  Fruits are filled with those good for you antioxidants,and drinking the smoothie will allow you to feel good about yourself.

5.  Stay Hydrated

It is very important that you stay hydrated throughout the day.  Drink at least 8 cups of water, more if your body needs it.  Water flushes toxins out of our systems and is needed to fully function properly.  When you are hydrated, you are able to stay fresh and alert all day long.

6.  Meditate, its easy

Meditate a few times a day at work.  You do  not need a lot of time for this, but you will be able to greatly benefit from it.  Just take a few minutes a day in a quiet place.  Let all the negative energy out and fill your body with positive energy.  Often meditation will relax the body, thus making your look more relaxed. 

7.  Pray – it helps.

Pray at work if you need some downtime.  Prayers can be said anywhere at any time.  They can be silent as well if you do not feel comfortable saying them out loud.  Prayer is very powerful and often leads one into feeling better instantly.

8.  Carry Toiletries With You

Carry mini versions of your toiletries with you. Then apply them as needed.  This may include a small toothbrush, toothpaste, mouthwash, your deodorant, perfume or cologne, and makeup if you wear it.  This is a sure fire way to freshen up and feel good about yourself.

9.  Light a Candle

Light a candle and revel in the scent.  Pick something that is relaxing to you, or makes you happy.  This will allow you to relax, which will make you in a fresh mood.

10.  Use Towelettes

Invest in some moist towelettes.  These are a great way to freshen the body up.   There are many brands on the market, or you can use baby wipes as well.  Simply wipe any area that you want to freshen while you are in the bathroom.

11.  Apply Lotion

Apply lotion during the day and it will allow you a fresh feeling.  Plus as an added benefit your skin will feel good.  Pick a scent that you like and is not too overpowering.  Use it whenever your skin feels dry or itchy.  If you can not tolerate a scented lotion, pick an unscented one.  This will still benefit your skin as it will help to relieve any dryness your skin may have.

12.  Grab a Handful of Herbs

There are many great herbs that will freshen the body up.  You can chomp on a mint leave to get rid of bad breath, or rub Rosemary onto your neck for an instant boost.  If you do not like the idea of having a plant on your desk, invest in some good essential oils.  These can be applied to the body for a refreshing experience. 

Use any combination of these tricks and you will see that you can be fresh all day at work.  Being fresh at work is not just about hygiene, but that does play a huge part.  It is also about the mind and body.  Apply any of these tips in your life and you will be fresh all day long at work.