Mornings are hectic enough as it is without putting on a full face of makeup. Some makeup looks to take a ton of time, and while it’s nice to look all dolled up and put together, a half-hour makeup routine means waking up extra early or being late because you couldn’t get out the door in time. For mornings when you want to look great but pressed the snooze button a few too many times, you need a 5-minute makeup routine you can rely on. We’ve rounded up our favorite products and tutorials to help you look fresh and put together in just 5 minutes!
1. It Cosmetics Your Skin But Better CC Cream SPF 50+
For a speedy makeup routine, you want a base that does it all. This color-correcting cream is a full-coverage foundation as well as a hydrating anti-aging serum and a sunscreen. It provides ample hydration while hiding skin imperfections for flawless-looking coverage that won’t crease or crack.
2. Charlotte Tilbury Airbrush Bronzer
Formulated with finely-milled pigments, this bronzer basically melts into your skin. Infused with hyaluronic acid, which helps give it that seamless finish, it’s a natural matte bronzer that will warm up your complexion. Use it all over your face for a bronzed look, or to define and contour.
3. Glossier Cloud Paint Blush
This gel-cream blush adds seamless cheek color that’s easy to work with and layer without going overboard. Just dab it onto your cheeks and tap it into your skin for a natural-looking glow. It’s super easy to use, so it’s perfect for a 5-minute makeup routine.
4. Honest Beauty Tinted Lip Balm
It’s important to keep your lips soft and moisturized throughout the day, and some lip products just dry them out. This tinted lip balm locks in moisture for 6+ hours and is sheer but buildable to give you the exact look you want. Infused with avocado oil and antioxidant-rich acai and pomegranate oils, this vegan balm will have your lips looking luscious and feeling smooth.
5. MAC Extended Play Lash Mascara
A great mascara will lengthen your lashes and beautifully define your eyes. All you need is a few swipes for your 5-minute makeup look to make your eyes pop