Yesterday I told you why I think it’s a great idea to simplify your makeup drawer. Once you trim down your makeup stash, your routine will be simpler, too. It’s amazing how much time you’ll save in the morning!
Since I’m trying to avoid harmful ingredients in my skincare products, most makeup is “off-limits” for me anyway. That makes my life simpler. I’ve found a few products that I’m happy with, and I stick with those.
I decided to simplify my makeup routine by forgoing eye liner, lip liner, concealer, bronzer, and primer.
I’m also not a big colour person for most makeup. Once I found good shades of foundation and blush, I stopped looking. Eye shadow has never been my thing. I do, however, keep a mini rainbow of Burt’s Bees lip tints to match with what I’m wearing.
So here’s my makeup routine, which takes just 5 minutes flat.
Minutes 1-2: Brush Everyday Minerals foundation over my face
Minute 3: Dust on mineral blush
Minute 4: Apply Organic Wear mascara
Minute 5: Choose a lip colour; put everything else back
What do I love about this routine?
- It’s super-quick; no one waits on me to get into the bathroom
- I can be ready to go anywhere on the double
- Just a few products means it’s really cheap!
- Packing for a trip is a breeze
What’s your makeup routine?
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