Waking up early for school or work is no easy task. We’ve all been there–one shrill ring of our alarm clock and we’re torn from a peaceful sleep only to fight a losing battle with the snooze button. Considering the current obsession with elaborate makeup application (clown contouring, anyone?), it’s easy to believe that some girls spend an hour or more on their makeup every day. Not willing to sacrifice sleep for chiseled cheekbones? Try out these fast makeup tutorials that will have you looking fresh-faced and awake in under 10 minutes…even if you did just roll out of bed!
The Whole Package
Beauty guru Wengie’s makeup tutorial covers all the bases–face, brows, eyes, lashes and lips–and all in just 5 minutes! This is perfect for those days when you are seriously pressed for time but still want a complete look. She shares some great last-minute hair and fashion tips as well.
Eyes On You
If you don’t have time to do a whole face of makeup, highlighting one feature with bold makeup is a great time saver. Everyone will be too busy admiring your glam eyeliner or red lipstick to notice that you skipped the concealer! Watch how YouTuber Carli Bybel brings out her eyes in record time with a dramatic cat-eye.
Give Some Lip
There’s just something about a bold lip that screams cool and confident. Even if you slack off on your morning makeup routine, one coat of lipstick and your look is automatically on point. You’ll definitely want to check out this video to find out how to apply the perfect long-lasting matte lip.
All-natural with a touch of glamour: Danielle Mansutti’s back-to-school look highlights the eyes with subtle black liner and super-long lashes. She shares some of her drugstore beauty favorites in the video, and we have to agree… Maybelline Lash Sensational mascara is AMAZING!
Time To Shine
All you need is a little sparkle to show off your fun and girly side. YouTuber Alexa Losey incorporates shimmering shadow and glossy lip balm into her beauty routine for a look that’s sure to turn heads in the hallways!
Sweet and Simple
Prefer the style of subtle, barely-there makeup? Bethany Mota’s speedy beauty routine leaves her looking fresh-faced with a flawless complexion and youthful glow. She swears by using BB and CC Cream to keep her skin soft and smooth. (Skip to 2:25 to get straight to the beauty tips!)
Running really late and have zero time for makeup? Be prepared for beauty emergencies and stock your school bag with these three multi-purpose essentials:
Tinted moisturizer or BB Cream: It works triple time as a moisturizer, concealer, foundation and blends easily making it a good choice if you happen to be applying it on the move.
Pink lipstick: A natural pink is perfect for adding a little colour to the cheeks as well as your lips.
Mascara: Nothing opens up your eyes quite like long, pretty lashes! You can also use mascara as a gel eyeliner in a pinch.
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