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Look of the Day- My 10 minute face (Detailed)

I'm not a morning person... and I'm constantly hitting the snooze button, constantly rushing and always forgetting something and I never have time to put on any makeup but since I have so much makeup that desperately needs to be used...I had to find a makeup routine that would be quick and easy and would take me less than 10 minutes to apply it either before I go to work or at work in my office. I've finally mastered the routine. So here it goes.

First, I do NOT wear a full-face of makeup to work every day because honestly I don't have the time and because I think it's important to give your skin breaks from wearing makeup all the time. Plus, I don't want people seeing me without makeup and not being able to recognize me. We've all seen celebrities without makeup at one time and thought " that them?" Yeah, I don't want people saying the same about me without makeup.

Second, I have a designated "work makeup" stash, meaning I have designated products that I wear to work and I keep them in a particular area so I don't have to look for them every morning. I keep them in my cosmetic bag in my purse and the stash includes: pressed powder, concealer, eye liner, a couple of lip glosses,1 lip liner, mascara and 1 eyeshadow quad.

The eyeshadow quad includes colors that will go with everything and colors that I can wear every day. I don't wear all the products in the stash every day. Some days I might wear gloss and mascara, other days I might wear concealer, powder, eyeshadow, gloss and eyeliner. I pick and choose what I'm going to wear from the stash depending on my mood, look and how much time I have.
My "every day" eye palette by Mac. Top Row: Ricepaper on left, Antiqued on Right-Bottom Row: Blanc Type on left, Club on right

My Work Makeup Stash: pressed powder, eyeliner, mascara, gloss and concealer

Today's look:

Today I wore:

Mac Ricepaper eyeshadow
Mac Antiqued eyeshadow
Mac Rubenesque paint pot as a base (not pictured)
Maybelline Falsie mascara
Milani's pressed powder in Honey Amber
ELF's Honey lip gloss

Do you have a daily makeup routine? If so, what does it consist of?


Anonymous said…
Very nice FOTD. Perfect on the go makeup.

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