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A 5 minute makeup routine can be a time-saver in so many different instances. School, work, running errands, and a lunch date are just a few. If you’re like me and always running late, makeup needs to be applied quickly. You don’t want to just apply any type of makeup though. Makeup that works double-time is the kind you want to use.
Neutrogena® SkinClearing® makeup covers up and helps prevent breakouts while you wear it. So it works double-time. It’s perfect for both looking and feeling your best when going back to school.
For the rushed mornings, or nights if you have night classes, here is a 5 minute makeup tutorial. Keep reading to see how I went from…
Apply Neutrogena® SkinClearing® Liquid Makeup with a foundation brush. I think using a brush is the fastest way to apply it. Makeup sponges take a bit more time and using your hands just adds bacteria, something you don’t want.
I love this foundation. Formulated for acne-prone skin, it is the first and only liquid makeup foundation with Micro-Clear technology that not only treats blemishes, but also helps prevent emerging acne breakouts for clearer skin. Micro-Clear technology boosts the power of salicylic acid by breaking through oil and unclogging pores for fast acne relief. Developed by dermatologists, this oil-free formula controls shine and won’t clog pores. My skin is definitely not perfect and I do get breakouts.
Help conceal blemishes and help clear them up with Neutrogena® SkinClearing® Blemish Concealer next. I put it under my eyes, sides of my nose, in-between my eyebrows, and on any blemishes I have. Then I use the same brush I used to blend in my foundation to blend in the concealer.
Providing natural-looking coverage, this double-duty concealer reduces the visibility of acne and other blemishes while also helping to improve your skin. The formula contains Micro-Clear technology with salicylic acid acne medicine to help quickly eliminate and prevent pimples. Developed by dermatologists, Neutrogena Skinclearing Blemish Concealer is non-comedogenic and oil-free so it won’t clog pores. I try to use oil-free products whenever I can.
Quickly pat Neutrogena® SkinClearing® Mineral Powder into your skin to set the foundation and concealer. The compact also contains oil-absorbing powders for shine control that’s gentle on the skin. A mirror and applicator puff are included. I get pretty oily skin throughout the day so this powder is perfect for me. This product’s two-sided applicator provides a fresh, shine-free look. Containing minerals plus Micro-Clear technology with salicylic acid acne treatment, this non-comedogenic formula works to clear and help prevent breakouts while being gentle to skin.
If you need to, fill in your eyebrows. I’m a natural blonde so mine are very light colored and very thin.
Using a Neutrogena® Nourishing Eyeliner in the color of your choice, line your eyes. I especially love this eyeliner because it’s creamy and applies smoothly, but also has a smudger and sharpener built-in on the end. The reason the eyeliner is so creamy and smooth is because it has olive oil and shea butter. It also has light diffusers to make your eyes look more awake, which is ideal for morning classes. I got it in brown.
Since I like to do a cat eye with my eyeliner, I use the sharpener to get the pointed tail. It makes it so much easier having a sharpened eyeliner tip.
Finish the eyes with some mascara.
Finish the whole look off with a little lip color. I don’t usually wear any color on my lips because I feel like lipsticks, liners, and so on just make my lips more chapped. This Neutrogena® Moisturesmooth Colorstick, however, feels so moisturizing that I prefer it over any chapsticks. It goes on so smooth and the color stays put. I think I’ve finally found a colored lip product that I can wear! I got it in the shade 110 Almond Nude, which is almost the same color as my natural lips but a bit more flattering.
This whole look took me about 5 minutes to do and I look so much more awake and put together. Going back to school can be stressful and cause breakouts. I breakout when stressed out, it’s only natural. The SkinClearing formula works for me and doesn’t cause any new breakouts like other makeups do. Neutrogena’s makeup should be on your back to school supplies list, for sure.
You can get the same products I used all at CVS. When you walk in, usually on the left of the store, is all of the makeup. At my store, Neutrogena has an end of aisle display parallel to the makeup wall. I absolutely love walking through makeup aisles, they are so fun to me! I love seeing all of the products and reading what their uses are. It’s like being in a craft store.
*This post is sponsored by NEUTROGENA®. I only recommend products I use personally and believe my followers will also enjoy! Some of the products mentioned were provided by NEUTROGENA® for this review.