How to apply your makeup in 5 minutes flat!
It's been harder and harder to drag myself out of bed early these last few weeks. Every morning just seems like a big rapid race against the clock, with only minutes to get myself ready. But like most women, leaving the house without putting on makeup can really put a damper on my mood for the day. So I recently decided to time myself while applying makeup to see how long it really takes. And to my surprise, it took only five minutes! Could you believe it? Now there's absolutely no excuse for not looking perfectly pulled together. Check out my tips below to help you quickly makeup your face even when you're pressed for time!
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Step 1 (1 minute): I like to start off by applying a lip scrub to my lips. When you're going for a minimal makeup look you want to make sure your pout looks nice and smooth.
Step 2 (1 minute): Prep your face by applying a smooth, non-greasy moisturizer that already contains SPF. Then follow up with a makeup primer that will leave skin smooth. Dab on a liquid foundation using your index finger, then blend. This will work faster than using a brush or sponge.
Step 3 (30 seconds): Use a concealer stick to cover dark under-eye circles, blemishes or any other imperfections.
Step 4 (30 seconds): Use your index finger to apply cream blush to the apples of your cheeks.
Step 5 (1 minute): Take a pencil liner and apply to your lower waterlines. This will help eyes look bigger and wide-awake. Then apply two coats of mascara to upper lashes.
Step 6 (1 minute): Finish off by applying by applying a lip balm to help keep lips hydrated. Lastly, apply a few swabs of your favorite lipstick. Dip a cotton swab in some makeup remover to clean up any mistakes.
And viola! You got a flawless face in just 5 minutes!
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