Tips for putting on make-up when pressed for time

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Hide imperfections

Dark marks and circles usually appear under the eyes, so if this is your only problem area, a lightweight concealer is your best friend. Forget the foundation and dab some concealer on your undereyes and just like that you’re good to go.

Emphasise on the face

If going bare faced is a no-no, all you need is to shape and fill your eyebrows and watch as your entire face comes to life. That and a bit of light gloss on the lips and you’ll be out the door in minutes.

Want to look awake?

Lack of sleep can make your face appear tired. The secret is to apply a light dewy foundation, and some shimmer on your forehead and cheekbones.

The winged eyeliner

Getting the perfect winged eye seems impossible when you’re pressed for time. But applying dark eyeshadow on the outer corners of your eyes will have just about the same effect as the eyeliner. This will give your eyes a bit of dimension and definitely draw attention to your eyes. 

Eyeshadow lover

If you’re one of those who simply can’t do without eyeshadow use one colour all over the eye lid. Pairing this with a bolder and brighter lip colour will distract from the fact that you’re not wearing full make-up. 

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