MY 5 MINUTE FACE.

fifth November two thousand fourteen

Natural makeup tutorial
This is the makeup I wear all day, every day.

The first thing on my mind when I wake up is COFFEE. But not the instant type, or any I can make myself.
This means I need to get out the door quickly in the morning β€“ preferably looking half decent. 
So to get myself up and en route to my caffeine hit, I do this four-step routine every day. It’s subtle, but brings a bit of colour (read LIFE) to your face without looking like you’re wearing anything at all (a.k.a. I WOKE UP LIKE THIS). 
1. HIGHLIGHT UNDER THE EYES. 

Draw a line under the eye in the darkest part and blend with your finger. I also touch-up around my nose and any imperfections. 
Natural makeup tutorial
2. CREME BLUSH. 

A little bit of colour on the cheeks works wonders in the morning. Using a creme blush (this looks the most dewy and natural), apply a small amount to the centre of your cheek and press the colour outwards to blend.

Natural makeup tutorial
3. BRUSH-UP YOUR BROWS. 

I never ever ever go anywhere without using the Bobbi Brown brow mascara. Brush the hairs upwards and outwards to open-up the eye area. I do this and skip mascara. 

Natural makeup tutorial
4. THE LIP TINT. 

A bit of subtle colour on the lips will tie in with the cheeks and bring your face to life. A sheer lipstick one or two shades darker than your natural lip colour will also make your lips look bigger.  

Natural makeup tutorial
Optional: there’s something about smelling amazing that makes you feel 10 x better, so I never leave the house without a quick spritz. 

Natural makeup tutorial
Wearing BC top and By Charlotte necklace
That’s it! Now, coffee…
I use: EstΓ©e Lauder Brush on Glow BB, MAC Cremeblend Blush in ‘Something Special’, Bobbi Brown Natural Brow Shaper in ‘Rich Brown’, Clinique Chubby Stick Intense in ‘Curviest Caramel’ and Bottega Veneta Knot.
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  1. Ohhh this is so perfect! It's pretty much the same thing I do every morning! Simple and natural – and pretty beautiful. I love my bobby brown eyebrow mascara so much! Great post. But to be honest: You have such a beautiful face, I don't think you would need any make up to impress everyone on the streets in the morning!

    Hugs, Thea / http://maedchenvommeer.blogspot.de

  2. Amazing 5 min routine, I most of the time skip this part because I'm in a rush, but now I see that in 5 min you can do wonders and still look natural! Thanks!

    xx, herplaceattheuniverse.blogspot.com

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