5 Minute Monday: Fresh Summer Look
Posted: Jun 19 2017
In a hurry? Running low on time? We gotcha! Introducing 5 Minute Monday.
A series of beauty hacks, looks, and tutorials to help you get ready when you are in a rush --- and yes, under 5 minutes. And yes, they work because I tried them out myself ;)
So let’s get into it! To start off the 5 Minute Monday series I have created a makeup tutorial to give you that fresh, effortless everyday look. It is Summer, after all, so I have taken this into consideration to avoid that melting foundation look. So let’s call this the summer edition.
Step One: Toner
If you’re like me and stress out when in a hurry… you need this. Start with a toner to freshen up and wake up your skin. Toner is pretty much giving your skin a drink of water so be generous! If you can find your fav toner in a spray bottle, invest in that because you can carry that bad boy around in your purse and spray it throughout the day to freshen up. #whoneedscoffee when you have #toner.
Currently, I’ve been loving the Indie Lee CoQ-10 Toner, it’s refreshing and the packaging looks like summer in a bottle.
Step Two: Moisturize
This step and product make this tutorial possible in under 5 minutes. Always protect and hydrate your skin. You want to opt for something that has good oils such as coconut oil. You’re probably thinking, “Whoa! I don’t want to look all greasy in the summer”.. trust me you won’t, you’ll just have a healthy gloss which is the new look anyways. We recommend the Egyptian Magic All Purpose Cream. It’ a great moisturizer as well as a great primer, so you’re pretty much #winning. Beware, a little bit goes a long way!
Step Three: Conceal
Try a concealer that has a creamy consistency for easy blending. Thanks to your awesome choice of a moisturizer, it will be even easier to blend. I recommend the Evelyn Iona Concealer because it feels light on your skin but also very buildable. Swipe some product under your eyes, chin, center of forehead and bridge of the nose and blend it all out using a Beauty Blender for a seamless finish.
You know that moment when your favorite concealer runs out, and you’re like “omg what do I do, why didn’t I stock up on it when I had the chance”. Well, Evio has got that covered too. You can actually subscribe to an Evelyn Iona concealer 🙀 and never have that moment again! Pstt, there's a subscription sale starting tomorrow.
Step Four: Eyes
You only have 5 minutes, so let’s keep those eyes natural and bare. Apply some Egyptian Magic All Purpose Skin Cream on the eyelids for a glossy look and finish off with waterproof mascara. Please remember to use waterproof mascara because you don’t want your eyelids picking up your mascara midway through the day!
Step Five: Gloss
Finish off your look by applying some Egyptian Magic All Purpose Face Cream on your lips to plump them up. Lastly, if you have mastered this look and got 30 seconds to spare, take a tiny amount on the back of your hand and start warming it up with your fingers and pat it on your cheekbones, bridge of your nose and cupids bow for a glossy highlight.
Fresh summer look in 5 minutes, done.
Hope you enjoyed the first 5 Minute Monday makeup tutorial! If there’s something you would like us to tackle on next, leave a comment below!