As/Is·Posted on Feb 5, 2015This Is What Your Beauty Routine Might Look Like If You’re Living With A Chronic IllnessFrom one sick babe to another.by Arabelle SicardiBuzzFeed StaffFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink Alice Mongkongllite / BuzzFeed When you live with chronic illness, your look of the day often happens at the same time as your pill regimen. View this post on Your inhaler might as well have lipstick permanently printed on it. View this post on Nail art becomes more like art therapy. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com It can take accessorizing to a whole new level. View this post on Curling your lashes isn't so much a routine "necessity" but a victory in and of itself. View this post on You've learned all kinds of hacks to get the look you want before your energy runs out. View this video on YouTube youtube.com Stick-on eyeliners have changed your life. View this post on You go through these like nobody's business. Via amazon.com Keeping these by the bed (alongside deodorant and Wet Wipes) can be essential to feeling fresh and okay about yourself. No-rinse self care routines involves a step beyond makeup wipes sometimes. Via amazon.com Via chronicfemmes.tumblr.com But you make time to pamper yourself even if you can't really move that much. Soko Glam / Via sokoglam.com Sheet masks are a godsend for looking well rested even if you're bedridden. Hyaluronic acid ones in particular really pamper dry skin. You go through dry shampoo on a regular basis, because standing up to shower sometimes just can't happen. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Lip balm is only one of the balms you deeply appreciate. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com (Two other versions of this would be the Anatomicals option, or Tiger Balm, which you can find at any Asian grocer...and probably Target.) Lip balm: check. Headache balm: check. Foot balm: check. Balm me up, Scotty. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com When you don't have the energy to get up and freshen up, candles are your guiding light. Via us.spacenk.com A concentrated smell can really help you de-stress and cleanse the room of bad vibes. Candles + bathtime = vital detox and decompression from the day. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You don't go looking for foundation just to get a dewy, even glow, but to cover up the rashes from both the sickness and the treatments. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com You learn to develop a very particular sense of humor about beauty product names. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com But perhaps the most important tool of chronic illness beauty survival: selfies. View this photo on Instagram instagram.com Hey -- whether or not you put makeup on to help you deal, you look great.