Monday, September 27, 2010

Makeover Monday!

The Perfect 5 minute face



Most days, I have little time to get ready for the day.  However, I refuse to leave the house without putting my best face forward.  Trust me - if you saw how dark my under eye circles are, you would agree!  So I have my routine down to five minutes:

1. Concealer - Placed under the eyes and anywhere else there is redness.  Pat (never rub!) with the ring finger until blended.

2. Powder foundation - I like Laura Geller's Balance and Brighten and Bare Essentials because they cover quickly without that look of makeup on your skin.  Just buff on with a fluffy brush and you're done!

3. Quick smoky eye - see last weeks post for instructions!

4. Blush - I always do this after my eyes because I feel like you get a better balance of how much color to apply

5. Lip gloss - Lipstick takes too much time to get right and you don't need a mirror with lip gloss to re -apply!

2 comments:

  1. I completely agree--I can't leave home without a little make up either. This sounds a bit like my routine, but I don't usually do the smoky eye. But maybe when I try your quick way, it will be part of my usual routine. Thanks for the tips!

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  2. Fun. I'm actually really interested in other women's make up routines! So this was fun to read!

    I do about the same, minus the eye make up, but plus lipstick (I've always been a lipstick girl).

    heart: Kimberellie

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