Wake up!

Winter can be a cosy, family oriented, jingle bell-y, eggnog-in-front-of-the-fireplace time of year.

It can also be a dark and moody season with less light and shorter days than spring and summer.

So, if you ever needed some help waking up in the mornings, December is definitely the best month to go look for the best cheer-me-up products out there.

And even if you’re unaffected by the darkest winter months, there are plenty of reasons to crave refreshing products.

Here are the top picks of energising products for men.

The first sign of sleep deprivation is often puffy eyes. Add dehydration to that and the Texas-sized bags under the eyes are a fact. So what to do? Many brands now offer eye creams with caffeine, which helps you get rid of toxins and water retention.

Another option is the eyecream with roller-ball top, like Clinique’s or L’Oréal Men Expert’s, as the roller-ball massages eyecream effectively into skin.

MakeUpStore has great Eye Cooling Sticks, which can prove really refreshing after a long night at the pub.

For your morning cleanse, why not try budget-friendly Bulldog Natural Skincare Face Wash for a fresh feeling and a refreshing scent thanks to its green tea and essential oils.

Finish your routine with Biotherm Homme High Recharge Energy Shot. The name sounds like a marketing gimmick but the cream actually energises face and the masculine fragrance stays with you for a long time, which in this case is a good thing.

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