Some mornings call for a full face of highlighter, defined brows, sculpted cheekbones and a statement lip. While other mornings (like, M-F) call for the minimalistic touch and a double shot of espresso. When you’re short on time—or energy—we’ve got just the tutorial to make you look put-together in no time at all.
Step 1. Start Fresh-Faced
Apply your daily hydrating moisturizer (+SPF!) all over skin and allow it to fully absorb before your makeup application.
Step 2. Apply BB Cream
For a fresh, glowing and even complexion, apply a lightweight BB cream to skin using a foundation brush.
Step 3. Apply Cheek Stain
Using a lip and cheek stain, apply shade of your choice to the apples of your cheeks and blend with a damp makeup sponge.
Step 4. Apply Lip Stain
Using the same lip and cheek stain, dab color onto lips with either a lipstick brush or with your finger.
Step 5. Apply Mascara
For a wide-awake look, apply two coats of your favorite volumizing mascara to finish.
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