10 Minute Summer Beauty Routine

by JessicaL

Hi there, it’s Jessica, one of the 5M4M interns here sharing with you some quick beauty tips and a simple beauty routine for the hot summer months.

Summer Beauty Routine

As most of us mothers know, our daily summer schedules consist of packing lunches for camp, applying sunscreen, bath time, play time, and sleep time. Honestly, we are lucky if we can even fit a shower in there somewhere! So our ‘beauty’ time is minimal.

This beauty routine takes no longer than 10 minutes, leaving you effortlessly gorgeous and ready to tackle the day.

Step 1: 
After face is washed and moisturizer has been applied, use concealer under eyes and in any dark spots, then blend.

Step 2: 
Apply BB (beauty balm) or CC (color correction) cream. These creams work as a foundation and provide coverage with added skin care benefits such as anti-oxidants, SPF, and dark spot corrector.

Step 3:
Lightly dust (in clockwise rotation) a mineral makeup/powder to control any shine.

Step 4: (optional)
Apply a natural colored eyeshadow palette. Example: Ivory, Light Brown & Chocolate. This will allow your eyes to pop without looking like you overdid it just to go to the grocery store.

Step 5: 
Apply mascara. It’s amazing what a little mascara can do for tired mommy eyes.

Step 6: 
Apply a tinted lip balm – with SPF, of course. Or if you want to be daring, apply a brighter color like soft pink or melon. A little color can go a long way!

 
Written by Jessica Lee

Jessica - Intern TeamJessica is a mother of 1 who adores fashion, style, beauty and writes about all of it at her blog Lovelee.

She has a soft spot for animals, indulges way too much in cupcakes, watches too many bad movies, loves good conversation, and believes that a woman can still remain passionate about pursuing her dreams while being a fantastic mother… you’re just really tired at the end of the day!



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1 Lisa June 13, 2013 at 9:50 pm

Simple routines are the best!

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2 Primal Burn June 14, 2013 at 5:18 am

Hello, I think your article was amazing.

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3 Jessica Lee June 14, 2013 at 12:36 pm

Thank You! I hope all of these tips are useful!

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4 Ferly June 15, 2013 at 12:08 pm

These are fabulous tips! I need to throw on some mascara every now and then. My go-to is usually eyeliner, but mascara can make much more of a difference without overdoing it, as you say. Thanks for inspiring me to fit in a 10 minute routine!

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5 @PamelaMKramer - A Renaissance Woman June 16, 2013 at 9:20 pm

I think I need to print this and stick by my bathroom mirror until it become a routine! :)

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