How to do your makeup in 5 minutes. Find out which features to highlight and which to miss.
5 Minute Makeup
Following on from our blog post 'Find Your Best Feature Experiment', we've taken the best 3 features and compiled that into a basic 5 minute makeup routine that you can use every day. If you know which features to play up and how each of them makes you look, applying makeup becomes a lot easier. You can't go wrong if you're just playing up your best 3 - so don't worry about looking overdone! Once you're familiar with your basic routine, you can start to add on the other features - this is where it can get a bit tricky.
At the end of the day, it's fun to see how you can transform your face using a little bit of makeup. When you start to get a bit more confident, it becomes more fascinating to see how you can change your look by using makeup!
The products that made the most difference were:
The products that made the most difference to Tracee's face were:
Tracee has combination skin with slight pigmentation from sun damage.
Nars lipstick in Short Circuit.
Tom Ford blush in Love Lust.
Bare Minerals Frame and Define eyebrow pencil in Universal Dark.
Nars larger than life long wear eyeliner in Black.
By Terry Growth Booster Mascara in Black.
Foundation - By Terry Lght Expert #5 and under eye concealer: By Terry Touche Veloutee in #2 Cream.
Combining The 3 Best Features
Foundation: Applied Nars Sheer Glow in Barcelona using fingers, then applied Makeup For Ever Concealer in No 2 under the eyes and on pigmentation.
Blush: Applied Tom Ford blush in Flush on apples of cheeks using Bobbi Brown Blush brush.
Mascara: Curled lashes using Shu Uemura eye lash curler and applied 2 coats of Dior Show Blackout mascara.
Foundation: Using the brush in the By Terry Light Expert in #5, we brushed the foundation all over the face and highlighted around the eyes using By Terry Touche Veloutee in #2.
Blush: Applied Tom Ford blush in Love Lust to the apples of cheeks using a blush brush then blended with fingers.
Lips: Applied Nars red lipstick in Short Circuit.