If you find yourself snoozing your alarm more often than spending time getting ready in the morning, you’re not alone. Getting your beauty sleep is important for a productive day but so is getting out the door on time. Here are six steps for a gorgeous, dewy look that will make you look like you #wokeuplikethis even if you just rolled out of bed. Before applying any makeup, make sure your face is clean and refreshed. Glossier’s Milky Jelly cleanser ($18 at glossier.com) is the perfect all-in-one solution to start your day.
Step 1: Moisturize and glow
To get started, take the Sephora Bright Future Skin Tint and apply it with your fingertips on the entire face for hydration and coverage. This $9 skin tint can be found at Sephora and acts as a moisturizer and a light foundation all in itself to improve the look of dry complexion and wrinkles. Plus, the product offers SPF 25 to protect your skin no matter the weather.
Step 2: Bronze, baby!
For the next step, reach for a bronzer to warm up your face. Swipe Physicians Formula Butter Bronzer ($9.99 at Target) on your cheekbones and forehead with a fluffy brush. A quick You can also use this for your eyelids if you want to deepen your crease.
Step 3: Bring in the blush
After adding some warmth to your face, apply Tarte Amazonian Clay 12-hour Blush in the shade
Paaarty ($29 Sephora OR L’oreal True Match Blush in the shade Tender Rose $7.89 at Target). Use a blush brush to bring the product across the cheeks onto the nose, or use this shade as an eyeshadow instead.
Step 4: Lashes for days
The best way to fake awake after a long night is to take the L’oreal Voluminous Lash Paradise Mascara ($7.49 at Target) and swipe a couple of coats on your eyelashes. Mascara helps open up the eyes and is the perfect fix for sleepy eyes.
Step 5: Hello, highlighter!
Time to shine! Apply the Too-Faced Candlelight Glow Highlighting Powder Duo ($30 at Sephora) or e.l.f. Cosmetics Baked Highlighter in the shade Moonlight Pearls ($4 at Ulta) to the cheekbones, bridge and tip of the nose. Try putting a little in the corner of the eyes or on the brow bones to make your eyes pop.
Step 6: Spritz and slay
Finally, grab Morphe’s Continuous Setting Mist ($16 at Ulta) and spray all over your face to make your look last all day. After a few sprays, you’ll be ready to tackle the rest of the day. Get on your way and slay your day!