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My Five Minute Face

Hair & Beauty Nov 10, 2015

My Five Minute Face

In virtually all parts of my life I’m about efficiency, particularly when it comes to make up – I’m all about products that do double duty, and ones that help you look great in limited time. In the last few years, as life has become more busy and I feel like I’m always rushing off somewhere (ahem, always running slightly late), I’ve built a pretty foolproof 5 minute beauty routine. Ok, yes there are those days when I have more time to work on my look, but often 5 minutes is all I have. Clinique recently asked me to share with you my five minute face routine, scroll down or head over to Elle to see more.

My Five Minute Face

Step One

After moisturizing, I use Clinique’s Beyond Perfecting Powder Foundation & Concealer in Honey. I use the pointed end of the applicator to spot apply concealer under my eyes and to any blemishes.

Step Two

I then use the flat side of the applicator to apply a light coverage of foundation to the rest of my face.

Step Three

Next, I like to frame my face by strengthening my brows. I use MAC Eye Brows in Lingering to add some weight to my brows. I first use a spoolie brush to brush my brows upwards and then fill them in lightly with the pencil. All about brows! But I try not to make them too sharp in the middle.

Step Four

I then add a light brush of Bobbi Brown Shimmer Brick in rose to my cheeks using a bronzer brush.

Step Five

I add a light line of liquid eyeliner at the base of my top lashes, and then give them a brush of Clinique Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara in black, building the weight at the base rather than the ends for a more natural look.

Step Six

Finally, to top if all off I use a Clinique Chubby Stick Intense Moisturizing Lip Colour Balm in Fuller Fig to my lips for a boost to my natural lip colour.

Give your hair a swish and you’re good to go!

Do you like my little office beauty station? 🙂

This post is in collaboration with Elle & Clinique.

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