11 November 2013

Makeup Wars - Five Minute Face

Makeup Wars 5 Minute Face

This week’s Makeup Wars is quite easy for me – the Five Minute Face.  Why so easy, you ask?  Probably because I have to get ready for work everyday before the sun comes up!  I can barely see what I am doing anyways, so you better believe I don’t spend a lot of time on it!  This is what I reach for when I am running late – a super easy quite, put together but simple look. 

I start by reaching for my favorite BB cream.  I can’t tell you how many times I have purchased this – five, maybe?  While I am waiting for that to dry down (I never wear powder) I start my eyes.  This is where I really save time.  Normally I love doing an elaborate eye look, but when I am running late I reach for the perfect base shade to even out my lid and an eyeliner that’s easily smudged with a finger and I’m good to go!  I also reach for a mascara that packs a lot of punch – since I’m not wearing eyeshadow, it really helps put together the simple eye look!  And I now that I am used to filling my eyebrows, I can’t skip my favorite brow pencil.  For my cheeks I use the perfect blush – so rosy tan that it could almost be a bronzer.  A pop of color on my lips and I’m set!

Here’s the products I use:
  1. SKIN79 Super+ Beblesh Balm BB Cream VIP Gold Collection
  2. MAC Pro Longwear Paint Pot in Painterly
  3. Tarte Amazonian Clay Blush in Exposed
  4. butter LONDON Wink Eye Pencil in Brown Sugar*
  5. Maybelline Volum’ Express Big Eyes Mascara
  6. IT Cosmetics YBBB Universal Brow Powder Pencil*
  7. IT Cosmetics Vitality Lip Blush Hydrating Gloss Stain in Je Ne Sais Quoi*
*Provided for review

That’s it for me!  What products do you reach for to save time in the morning?  Let me know in the comments, and be sure to check out the rest of the posts from the Makeup Wars bloggers below!

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