My favorite beauty products for quick makeup

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Some days you just can’t get it all done. So whether it’s you don’t have the time, energy or just don’t want to do a lot of makeup – there are many times when it’s nice just to have a couple go to products to do on the fly. So I thought I’d share my favorite beauty products for quick makeup. I literally can use all of these in less than 2 minutes and feel like I actually got ready which doesn’t happen most of the time 😂

YSL Touche Eclat

This product has been in my beauty rotation for more years than I would like to admit 🙂 When I first started working in the beauty industry this quickly became a favorite for me and has yet to be replaced. Its a highlighter/concealer with a brush applicator so all you have to do is give a few swipes under eye and gently blend it in with your ring finger. It helps to brighten and conceal and is very light weight. If theres one thing to add to your handbag this is it!

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Glossier Boy Brow

This is a newer addition to my rotation but I am loving it. Filling in your brows is a great way to frame your face and make your look complete. The easy applicator is a wand (like mascara) and just a couple quick swipes on your brow and your done. Start off using a light application – its always easier to add than remove 😉

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Chanel Inimitable Intense Mascara

Chanel is kind of like my first love in the beauty industry because its the first brand I worked for and I still love it just as much to this day. Their products are amazing. This mascara is great because you can just put it on quick and it looks great or if you have a few extra second to spare build it and you will have really full lashes. If you want to rock it for a long day or in the summer by the pool, grab the waterproof version.

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Nars Blush

Blush is so important in helping you to look more awake and refreshed. Its a great pick me up for your overall look. A great go to that a lot can wear is the shade Orgasm but they all are really nice, I think I have like 5 different ones and haven’t been disappointed. Just add a swipe to your cheek with a little extra on the apple of your cheek for a pop!

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Glossier Haloscope Highlighter

Currently my favorite highlighter I’ve ever used. It has a “dew effect” and gives you this pearly finish instead of just being shiny or sparkly (most highlighters are in my opinion) which for me is a definite no go. Its so easy to use and perfect for when you are running out the door. Just swipe some on the top of your brow bone – right above where you put your blush. Make sure to blend it in a little with your finger and your done! This is another great pick me up for when you are feeling tired.

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Nars Audacious Lipstick

I absolutely love Nars lipstick! This formula is my current favorite but I really like them all. These ones have a soft matte finish that LAST and are not over drying. The colors are nicely pigmented so while its best to use a lip liner but if you can’t these will stand alone well. This color is Anita and I have also used Barbara, both have been great for daily use. Trust me – just get one.

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Thats it, those are my favorite beauty products for quick makeup! I can seriously throw these on in less than 2 minutes and be out the door. Which ones are your favorites?

xx Danielle

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18 Responses

  1. I adore the Nars Audacious lipsticks! They are so beautiful and long lasting. It’s actually the lipstick formula I wore on my wedding day 😊

    1. Yes! They are amazing! I love that you wore it on your wedding day. I bet it was beautiful! ❤️

  2. I am very intrigued by the Glossier line. I haven’t yet tried them but they are showing up all over my Insta and FB feeds. I’ve tried the Milk highlighter and it is okay. Maybe it is time for me to give Glossier a go. Hmm…

    1. I like everything I’ve tried from Glossier so far. I’m really picky with highlighter 😂 I didn’t wear it often before this because I didn’t like the finish of them. This one I wear daily!

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