If you’re at all like me, most days you don’t even have time to find matching socks and brush your hair, let alone put on makeup, before rushing out the door. Luckily, I have a trick that may help out a little. Several of the products that you probably use when you DO have time to wear makeup can be used for more than one purpose, so they can help you cut down on the time it takes to get ready. Let me show ya!
Concealer is one of those magic products that I always keep close by because it can be used for so many different things. In this case, I’m using it to conceal underneath my eyes and to prime my eyelids for eyeshadow. To cut down on time even further, you can even use it to conceal problem areas instead of using foundation.
One of my favorites at the moment is Revlon Colorstay Concealer.
When using concealer as an eye primer, make sure you only use a tiny amount, and blend it in really well. If you glob it on, that’ll make your shadows crease and move around, and that’s not what you want! Not only is the concealer going to make your shadows look more vibrant and last longer, but it will help to even out any little veins that you have peeking through your lids.
This is a trick I like to use even when I’m not in a hurry, and it’s also great for travel.
The powders in contour kits are perfect shades to use on your eyes, and I like the Anastasia Contour Kit. Just throw one of the contour shades in the crease and the highlight shade on your lid, and you’re good to go!
Lipstick is basically formulated the same way a cream blush is, so it’s perfect to use on both your lips and your cheeks. MAC Cream Cup is a perfect choice. It’s a nude-y pink color that looks good on just about any skin tone. Just tap a small amount on the apples of your cheeks and blend in.
Hopefully these tips can help you get out the door a little faster and not be so late to everything like I am. 🙂 Do you have any double-duty products that you like to use when you’re in a hurry?