Wednesday, October 24, 2012

My 5 Minute Face

A sad truth of life is that you don't always as much time to get ready in the morning as you would like. Since I'm a junior in high school, this kind of thing happens a lot, particularly if I haven't gotten much sleep the night before and I end up sleeping in a bit. On days like that, I usually follow a routine similar to this.

Dior Diorshow Pure Compact Makeup (#200)
Sonia Kashuk Beautifying Blush in 'Pink'
Maybelline Baby Lips in 'Grape Vine'
Anastasia Tinted Brow Gel in 'Espresso'
Urban Decay 24/7 glide On Eye Pencil in 'Zero'
Agnes b. Mascara Crescendo

If I haven't gotten much sleep my skin is usually paler than usual (which, to be frank, is already very pale) and can be red and splotchy, so I need some coverage to even out my skin tone so that I don't look unhealthy when I go out. And since I have all that coverage my natural flush doesn't show through as much so I like to enhance it with a bit of blush. For my eyes, I still want them to look defined but I don't have much time, so I'll usually just tightline my upper and lower waterlines and maybe smudge a bit into my upper lash line. This mascara also curls your lashes for you so if you don't have time to curl your lashes with an actual curler, it's fine! A tinted brow gel also means you don't have to spend a long time filling in your brows so running a bit of this through your brows defines them lightly and in a shorter amount of time. The tinted lip balm is something you can just swipe on and go, and you can toss it in your bag to take with you, too. 

How does your makeup routine change when you're pressed for time? 

1 comment:

  1. I'm currently in America and have just bought some baby lips, they are amazing!! Defiantly a holy grail product! Love your blog