The perfect makeup look in just five minutes

We know, we know — putting your makeup on seems like the least of your worries when you’ve got your kids’ lunches to pack, PTA meetings to attend and soccer games to watch. But it’s okay to take a little time for yourself, too! Why not try our tips for creating the perfect makeup look — it will only take you five minutes!

In the interest of time, combine your moisturizer and foundation into one step with a tinted moisturizer like Laura Mercier Oil-Free Tinted Moisturizer ($42). It’s great for every skin type — even sensitive or acne-prone skin — and glides on so smoothly, you’ll wonder why you never had it in your arsenal before.

Skip eyeshadow and eyeliner and focus on making your lashes look incredible. Look for one that lengthens, thickens and curls lashes so your eyes really stand out — like Dior Diorshow Mascara ($24). It comes in a variety of hues, from black to brown and even azure blue, so you can really play with making your eyes pop.

A peachy pink gloss gives your pout just a bit of pucker. Stila Lip Glaze in Starfruit ($24) is a bit tacky, but the color payoff is fantastic — and it looks good on every skin tone! Plus, we love the clickable brush.

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