Beauty

5 Minute Make Up Routine

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It’s been really hot this week and I’ve found myself not wanting to do a full face of make up for work, simply because I can’t be bothered with concerning myself with make up meltdown. When you’re stuck in an office, you want to feel as cool as possible and not like you’re wearing a mask of foundation. At least that’s how I feel lately.

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This 5 minute routine is what I’ve been doing lately and I have really been enjoying not wearing much make up. It also doesn’t take as long to get ready which is always a bonus as I hate being in a rush.

I start off by cleansing, toning and moisturising as normal and then I just go straight in with some of the Bourjois Radiance Reveal Concealer under my eyes and blend with a Beauty Blender.

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I then use the LA Girl Pro Conceal HD Concealer on any blemishes or redness around my nose and blend that with my Beauty Blender also. I have quite dry skin, especially under my eyes so I don’t find I really need to set my concealer if I’m not wearing foundation but sometimes I will use my Gerard Slay All Day Peach Setting Spray (not featuring this in this post though as I don’t use it every day and tbh I don’t LOVE it because it stings my eyes and makes them water).

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I run a coat of Maybelline Brow Drama Sculpting Brow Mascara over my brows to add a tint of colour and set them in place and then apply a little bit of blusher to the apples of my cheeks. Currently I’m using MAC Mineralize Blush in Just A Wisp which is  lovely pale shimmery pink, it’s basically a blusher and highlighter in one and I love it. Finally I go in with my current lash favourite, L’Oreal Mega Volume Miss Baby Roll Waterproof Mascara and that’s it, make up done!

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I’m loving being able to do my make up so quickly. Do you have a 5 minute make up routine? What products do you use?

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6 thoughts on “5 Minute Make Up Routine

  1. For my 5 minute routine, I tend to use concealer, mascara, powder and lipstick. I realy wanted to try the Bourjois concealer but none of the shades were a match for me 🙂 x

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    1. I try to wear lipstick as much as possible but often completely forget about it on weekdays! Need to get in the habit more 😊 Aw that’s a shame, it’s such a nice concealer. xx

    1. I was the same this week, it was just too hot! Yeah I love it, it’s thick enough that it’s full coverage but it’s also not heavy at all and blends really nicely ☺️

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