Five-Minute Makeup Routine - Look Gorgeous in Minutes

By Katherine Huether  


Are you pressed for time most mornings? Your child loses a shoe and you need to help him find it before the bus comes. You hit snooze one too many times and find yourself scrambling to get ready for work. Mornings can be very hectic and no matter how hard you try, you can't seem to find the time you need to get ready for your day properly.

If this sounds all too familiar, you may think you don't have time to put on makeup. The reality is that no matter how pressed for time you are, you can still find some time to apply a little color. The secret is that you should develop an effective five-minute routine designed to help you look your best in a limited amount of time.

Everyone needs a five-minute makeup routine. Even if you're the type to wear a full face every day, it is still worth your while to develop something you can do fast, just in case. Not only that, but a shorter routine is perfect for midday touchups or for those moments when you want to transition your makeup from your day look to your night look. Here's some information on what every five-minute routine should include.

Apply Simple Base Makeup

The first thing you should do as part of your quick makeup routine is to apply base makeup. There are several strategies you can use.

Tinted moisturizer.

This two-in-one strategy saves time. You can either buy a tinted product for your skin type and complexion or you can mix your regular moisturizer and foundation together for easy application. This is ideal if you would like to still apply your full eye and lip makeup.

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Solutions To Everyday Makeup Storage Frustrations

By Mike Hartwick


Most of us have a lot of makeup in our bathrooms. It can be found strewn on the counter, crammed into vanity drawers, and overflowing small makeshift storage containers. Each day we threaten to put an end to the clutter, and quickly forget our plight until the next time we apply our makeup. Putting an end to this frustration starts with researching the different makeup storage options available to you.

How Much Storage Do You Need?

Organizing your makeup will likely end up being something that you wish that you would have done much sooner when you experience just how good it feels to have everything in its place. Getting a makeup collection organized may only take one reasonably sized storage container, or it may take several. You must first look at just how much makeup you need to keep organized before you decide on a container. Regardless of how much makeup you do have, there are nearly endless makeup storage options available that will help you get organized.

What Type of Makeup Are You Organizing

Just as there are several types of makeup, there are several types of storage containers to keep it tidy. Containers that have special slots or compartments that are perfectly sized for lipstick tubes and nail polish bottles make it a breeze to store these items separately from the rest of your collection. If you have a large amount of one type of makeup this might be your best option. Generally, there are several sizes of these custom containers available so you can easily pick the one best suited for how much you need to store.

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