How to Apply Makeup in Five Minutes or Less

Learn one fast look that is flattering to most eye colors and cute for school or just a calming daytime look. Less is more!

Steps

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    Apply your foundation. If you have terrible acne (we've all been there) then use liquid foundation, but if you have clear enough skin, just cover your blemishes or apply a quick wash of mineral foundation.
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    Conceal dark circles. This is a must, as many people have this. You want your eyes to be the vocal point, not your dark circles.
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    Prime lids if possible. Then apply a light eyeshadow. Light eye shadows tend to make your eyes more awake and it highlights your eyes.
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    Use a silver blue eyeshadow. On the primed eye, this color is absolutely stunning. Wash this color from the lashline to the crease. Avoid fallout if possible.
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    Apply the shimmering pink just below the brow.
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    Apply the shimmering gold to the inner corner.
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    The most flattering liner for this look is slate gray. Apply from the middle of the lashline and out. Create a wing with a skillful hand.
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    Apply the gray on the waterline. Go only halfway to intensify the eyes.
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    Apply mascara. Make sure to avoid any clumps and use a formula best suited for your eyelashes.

Tips

  • This look is very shimmery. Matte colors can be a good alternative if you wish.
  • Other colors may be used instead for this simple makeup look. Experiment which colors flatter you and your eye color the best.

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Categories: Makeup