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!

To Recap

Recap 1

The products that made the most difference were:

  • Foundation

  • Blush

  • Mascara

Recap 2

The products that made the most difference to Tracee's face were:

  • Foundation

  • Blush

  • Red lips

Product List

  • 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

Combining the 3 best features 1
  • 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.

Combining the 3 best features 2
  • 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.

Before and Afters

Before and Afters