by Anis Zamani

You have a big presentation at 9.30am and it’s already 9.15am. You have 2 minutes to down your fresh cup of coffee and look presentable to make a good impression on your boss/clients. Well, what do you know, we have just the right thing for you! Why not try these quick makeup tips from The Beauty Department and Well+Good, it will only set you back 3 minutes max and you can use the time left to practice your winning pitch.

3-minute makeup

TOOLS:

Your Favourite Kohl Eye Pencil – Use this one if you want it to stay put or this one if you want it to smudge a little.

Your Favourite Mascara

A Barely-There Eyeshadow

This Creamy Matte Lipstick

An Under-Eye Concealer That Covers and Doesn’t Crease

Your Favourite Tinted Moisturizer

STEPS:

  1. Apply the tinted moisturizer all over your face and neck, using your fingers to blend it in.
  2. Conceal under your eyes.
  3. Sweep the eyeshadow all over your lid and crease for a single wash of colour.
  4. Sneak the liner just on the middle part of your bottom lash line.
  5. Coat your lashes with mascara.
  6. Finish with the matte lipstick or a lip stain in a bright colour.

2-minute makeup

TOOLS:

Your Favourite CC Cream

A Beauty Blender

An Intense Tinted Lip Balm

Your Favourite Mascara

STEPS:

  1. Apply the CC Cream all over your face and neck by stippling it with the beauty blender.
  2. Next, apply the lip balm.
  3. Finish with a few coats of mascara.

1-minute makeup

TOOLS:

Your Favourite Stick Foundation

This Multipurpose Wonder

Your Favourite Mascara

STEPS:

  1. Dot the stick foundation all over your face and blend with a flat foundation brush. You can also just use your fingers if you’re pressed for time.
  2. Gently rub the cloud paint onto the apples of your cheeks, blending it with your fingers up your cheekbones to your temples, and just around the top of the brow bone. Then, dab some onto your eyelid crease and gently swipe the color back and forth across your eyelid with your finger, layering more if needed. End with dabbing some of the cloud paint onto your lips.
  3. Then, apply two or three quick swipes of mascara on your lashes, and you’re good to go!