How To Do Your Makeup In 2 Minutes – sounds crazy, right?! Wrong!
Hey guys! My name is Lauren and I am the owner and operator of LA Page Makeup located in Meriden, CT. I offer my clients makeup applications including bridal, date night, lessons, and more, as well as lash lift and tints, facial waxing and eyebrow tinting.
I teamed up with Alexandra Beauregard from The Productivity Zone to create a three part blog series on how to get your makeup on FAST so you can tackle the more important stuff in your day!
If you know Alex, you know she’s BIG on getting ready in the morning, especially when you work from home – even if that means throwing on two pieces of makeup, sweats, and a ponytail. When Alex expressed how she’s always wanted to teach her fellow awesome female entrepreneurs how to put their faces on in just a few minutes, I was all in! This is my kind of stuff, since I’m constantly getting myself ready in mere minutes on the daily, not to mention having to move quickly from client to client during a real-life wedding morning.
This blog series will consist of three blog posts – starting today with the 2 minute makeup tutorial. We’ll build up from there, so no worries! You’ll have time to practice this before we move onto 5 minutes and eventually 10 minutes for a full face. Yep, you read that right.
Here’s a list of the items I used in the video, as well as some other awesome products in those categories to make your life a little easier. I know how overwhelming a makeup store can be as a beginner!
PRESTIGE OPTION: Cover FX Power Play Concealer
DRUGSTORE OPTION: Maybelline Instant Age Rewind Eraser Dark Circle Treatment Concealer
PRESTIGE OPTION: Cover FX Perfect Setting Powder
DRUGSTORE OPTION: Revlon PhotoReady Translucent Finisher
PRESTIGE OPTION: Benefit They’re Real! Lengthening Mascara
DRUGSTORE OPTION: CoverGirl Lashblast Volume Mascara
I USED: Discontinued from MAC 🙁
PRESTIGE OPTION: Tarte Amazonian Clay 12 Hour Blush
DRUGSTORE OPTION: ELF Blush
PRESTIGE OPTION: Tarte Double Duty Beauty Busy Gal BROWS Tinted Brow Gel
DRUGSTORE OPTION: NYX Tinted Brow Mascara
I USED: Woosh Spin-On Lip Gloss
PRESTIGE OPTION: It Cosmetics Vitality Lip Flush Hydrating Gloss Stain
DRUGSTORE OPTION: NYX Butter Gloss
Here are the real, raw before and after pictures. Absolutely no facetuning, photoshopping, filtering, or editing of any kind. It’s important you see the real kind of results you can get:
Notice how you can still see some discoloration and redness from bumps on my forehead, since we only used concealer very quicky. My brows also aren’t sculpted to perfection, and my face isn’t warmed up from bronzer. These are all things we’ll touch upon in the upcoming tutorials. It was important we start with the absolute bare minimum and work our way up with baby steps first so you don’t get too overwhelmed and throw in the towel. Remember, this is your going-to-the-post-office look. It’s your dropping-the-kids-off-at-school look. It’s not anything elaborate or impressive by any means.
I hope this helps you feel just a little more productive and comfortable in your own skin!
And when you’re done doing alllll of that – be sure to check out “How To Do Your Makeup in 5 Minutes” – the second part of this awesome three part series!
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