Not every day is the day for a long, drawn out beauty routine. When mornings are busy, it’s nice to have a few products in your stash that are budget-friendly and will shorten the time it takes you to get ready. Luckily, we’ve got 7 easy beauty tips that will make your morning routine easier!
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1. Pick lighter nail colors
When picking your favorite manicure shade, take note of the color. Deeper, bolder colors are more obvious when they chip. Picking a lighter, sheerer color that complements your skin tone while giving your nails a nice hint of color.
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2. Make your blush your lipstick
Did you know most blush sticks can be used on your face and on your lips? Save yourself a few minutes in the morning, plus a few dollars and look great while doing it!
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3. Use the ultimate multitasker: Nivea Creme
Nivea Creme from Amazon, $7.99
Nivea Creme can tackle roughly 10 jobs at once. Use it to hydrate your hands, cuticles, face, body, and feet. Not only will it keep your skin soft, but replaces roughly four other products.
4. Multitask with petroleum jelly
A list of multitasking beauty products isn’t complete if you don’t include the beauty wonder that is petroleum jelly. Apply it to your hands before bedtime for softer skin. Add a dab to your lips for hydration. Apply it to burns and cuts to protect them from the elements. Use petroleum jelly to remove false lashes at bedtime. Not only is it good for your beauty needs, it’s great for baby’s diaper rash, too.
5. Use a makeup setting spray
Makeup setting spray is the best thing since sliced bread. Apply your makeup and finish with the setting spray for a long-lasting, beautiful look. How long do these sprays last on average? A whopping 16 hours. No need to reapply foundation, eyeshadow, or finishing powder during your busy day.
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6. Dry shampoo is your best friend
Skip shampoo in the morning and get the volume you want without washing your hair. Dry shampoo leaves your hair clean and soft, removes oil and dirt, and gives your hair that extra “oomph” of volume it needs. Simply spray on evenly and go!
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7. Use a tinted moisturizer
Tinted moisturizers are great. They give your skin a hint of color, moisturize like a dream, and some contain SPF protection to keep the sun from damaging your skin. With a wide assortment of shades, you can cut your skincare routine in half!
Have a favorite skincare brand? Check Amazon to see if they make a tinted moisturizer with SPF!