Very few moments in the day are as bare as the moment you wake up. We each have our own kinks and quirks that help us get out of bed, but few of us are brave enough to share them with the world. Introducing A Cool Morning, a deep dive into the intimate daytime rituals of our coolest friends and beauty innovators.
Below, upcoming funky singer-bassist Blu DeTiger gives us a deep dive into her need for curl cream, morning “musician hours,” and more:
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Playing a live show in Philly @tlaphilly this Friday 🍭 little backstory behind this bass: this blue rickenbacker belonged to Warren McRae, who’s played with Lionel Richie, Tina Turner, Nona Hendryx, Steven Van Zandt, Joe Cocker to name a few… !! Warren taught me how to play real funk/slap bass when i was 13 and he passed this bass down to me when I turned 16 💙
What’s the first thing you do every morning?
Write a few lines down in my journal.
Do you have a morning workout routine?
Slapping da bass!
Shower at-night, morning, or both?
Daily alarm time? How many times do you hit snooze?
10am on a normal day…then probably 2-3 times. I’m on what I like to call “musician hours.”
Weirdest morning beauty habit?
Sparkling some glitter on my cheeks.
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What does your morning hair-care routine look like?
I put on R+Co Turntable curl defining creme every morning, and before every performance.
How much time do you spend on your skincare routine?
I wash my face before I go to bed and moisturize every night and every morning. I’m loving the Glossier Priming Moisturizing Cream these days.
How long do you usually take to get ready for the day?
20 minutes and I’m up and out!
What’s the one product you could never leave the house without putting on?
R+Co Turntable cream!
The first word/thing that popped into your head this morning?
Your favorite morning read?
New York Times
What’s on your nightstand right now?
A notebook, Vivien Goldman’s Revenge of the She-Punks, Bose’s noise cancelling headphones.
What’s the current ringtone on your alarm?
“Lovely Day” Bill Withers is my first one, then the barking sound for every alarm after.
Coffee, tea, or go-to morning drink?
Iced almond milk matcha latte!
What’s the last thing you did before you headed out the door today?
Filled up my water bottle and grabbed my headphones, bass, and keys.
Listen to DeTiger, below: