Five minute make-up

Since I’m not going into work right now, I have paired down my daily morning make-up routine to five minutes. And not five minutes where I’m going as fast as possible to say it’s five minutes. This is literally five minutes. Here are the products I’m using:

I start out by wiping my face with a wet washcloth. I do not wash my face in the morning because it dries out my skin too much. After I pat my face dry I apply Glossier Superglow on my cheeks and forehead and let that dry for a minute.

Then I apply ultra repair cream over my while face and let that dry for a minute, while it’s drying I curl my eye lashes, apply Diorshow mascara, and Glossier boy brow pomade on my eyebrows (not pictured).

Then I apply Becca skin love brighten and blur primer all over my face and Becca anti-fatigue under eye primer under my eyes. I let that dry while I brush my teeth, and then sweep NARS blush on my cheeks and finish with Tarte lip rescue balm in nude.

And that’s it! The only extra I add in is sunblock before the primer if we are going to be outside. I like to have a little bit of make-up on just to keep a routine, and occasionally I’ll add in eyeliner or shadow if I feel like it, but this is pretty much my everyday!

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Summer skin care and make-up routine

I’m prepping these Minnie Ears for an upcoming Disney trip! During the summer, I like to keep my make-up routine super simple to give my skin a chance to breathe after wearing make-up almost everyday during the school year. Also, because in the South, wearing make-up becomes almost pointless, until the temps get back below 100. I thought I’d share my make-up picks and everyday nighttime skin care routine for summer! First up, is my every night skin care routine:

I have used this ultra repair cream for several weeks now and I really like it. It is quite thick, but I have pretty dry skin, so it works well.

I use the Peter Thomas Roth water drench moisturizer for under my eyes.

Then I use the sugar lip treatment right after I shower and follow up with Kiel’s lip balm when I go to bed.

This is what I use almost every night. However, I also mix in using my retinol cream once a week, vitamin C serum another night, exfoliator pads on another night, and then watermelon glow mask on another night.

For my make-up/morning skin care routine…

I skip foundation as much as I can and start with my ultra repair cream.

Then I use my Olay Eyes Depuffing Eye Roller.

After that, I put on my La Roche Posay sunscreen. I have tried lots of sunscreens for my face, and this one doesn’t make me break-out, and doesn’t smell like sunblock at all.

Then I lightly fill in my brows with the hourglass brow pencil, and curl my eyelashes. I also add a swipe of mascara.

I use this puffy bristle kabuki brush (similar style here) and tap on Tarte tipsy on my cheeks (which they apparently don’t sell anymore…similar here). Then I blend it with a tissue.

Finally, I spot treat any problem areas with my NARS concealer, and swipe some Sugar Dream lip balm on. And that’s it! It literally takes me less than five minutes.

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