Having a Hard Time Getting Ready in the Morning? These 5-Minute Beauty Tips Can Help!

Quick and easy beauty is the key to WFH.
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Apr. 8
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I'll be the first to admit that I'm terrible at getting ready when I have nowhere to go. I've read (and written) blog posts about tips for working from home and the number one suggestion is ALWAYS to get ready in the morning just like you would on any other work day. Do I do that? No. Do I want to do that? YES! I think there is SO MUCH to be gained by looking and feeling your best, even when no one will see you in person. That being said, I've compiled some tips (and product suggestions) to help aid us all in the quick no-makeup makeup ways of working from home.Feeling Fresh Starts with SkincareStarting your day with a washed face makes ALL the difference when you're rushing to get ready in the morning. Wash, tone, and moisturize first thing in the morning, no matter what! BONUS: A tinted moisturizer can help keep your skin supple while doubling as a foundation replacement! For deep, long-lasting moisture, I use Neutrogena's Hydro Boost Water Gel Face Moisturizer.Multitask Your GlossWho says gloss has to stay on your lips? Dabbing some gloss where you usually apply highlighter (your cheekbones, brow bones, etc.) can make it look like you spent a lot more time on your makeup than you actually did. BONUS: While clear glosses may seem like the go-to for this tip, a rosy pink looks great on the cheeks and helps you look awake and alive! For an all-around gloss, I like FENTY's Gloss Bomb in Glass Slipper.Emphasize the EyesIf you're rushing to get ready, a wash of color over the whole lid, some quick mascara, and a flick of eyeliner can work wonders to help you look and feel ready to take on the day. When it comes to quick and easy makeup, focussing the eyes can take you from just-rolled-out-of-bed to awake-and-ready-for-hours in just a matter of minutes! BONUS: Eyeliner isn't your thing? Skip it! Prefer to only wear mascara? Go for it! It's really all about doing what's going to make you feel your best. Don't feel required to do things my way <3 For swift eyeshadow application, I love Glossier's Skywash. Simply apply and bend with your finger!
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Consider a Concealer CocktailHad a late night binge on Netflix in and paying for it with dark circles? Use two concealers under your eyes for maximum coverage and brightness! Start by color correcting with a peach toned concealer and go over once more with your normal concealer. BONUS: Color-correcting isn't just for dark circles! This technique can work wonders for different skin problems! Research the best colors for your skin tone and find the perfect combo for a flawless complexion! For color-correcting of all kinds, I like the NYX Professional Makeup Color Correcting Palette.Perfect a Messy BunWhen you're running low on time, a messy bun is a go to that every long-haired lady should master! Take a bit of time and find your favorite YouTube tutorial and tie, twist, and pin until you've got it down! BONUS: Messy buns aren't your thing? That's okay! Find a quick hair tutorial on YouTube and get to styling! Using a good dry shampoo can add texture and volume to any hairstyle without using damaging techniques like teasing! For a voluminous, light bun, I like Amika Perk Up Dry Shampoo.Blush Up on Popular Cheek Color TechniquesFeeling like your skin is lackluster and dull in the morning? Applying a quick flush of color to your face gives you an hours-awake, bright-eyed look — even over video chat. BONUS: Blush isn't just for cheeks! You can apply blush to the tip or bridge of your nose, eyelids, and chin as well for a rosy, glowy look. For a rosy touch, I like the Milani Rose Powder Blush in Coral Cove.
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