For a quick look, try a little shimmer and loose waves

Busy days call for quick morning routines. Doing your makeup and your hair can eat up a large chunk of time, but if you have a go-to plan, you can hit the road in no time while still looking amazing.
For a laid-back look with style, focus on evening out your skin and adding a little brightness to your eyes. Layer bronzer and blush over a thin layer of base makeup, and treat your peepers to a coat of gold shimmer shadow.
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A curling wand makes quick work of loose waves; just be careful not to touch the tip. Work in one-inch sections to keep the waves loose, and rake your fingers through them before you hit the road.
Materials
- Moisturizer (Embryolisse Lait-Crème Concentré)
- Liquid foundation (L’Oréal Infallible 24 Hour Freshwear)
- Foundation brush
- Concealer (L.A. Girl HD Pro Concealer)
- Beauty sponge
- Loose setting powder (KYLIE Cosmetics)
- Bronzer (MAC Mineralize Skinfinish Natural, Give Me Sun)
- Cheek brush
- Pink blush (Maybelline Fit Me)
- Setting spray (Urban Decay All Nighter)
- Gold highlighter (BECCA Shimmering Skin Perfector Pressed Highlighter, Champagne Pop)
- Tapered brush
- Brow cream (Morphe, Hazelnut)
- Angled brow brush
- Gold shimmer eye shadow (Anastasia Beverly Hills Soft Glam, Glistening)
- Flat eye shadow brush
- Nude lipstick (Revlon Super Lustrous, 044 Bare Affair)
- Hair clamp
- Curling wand
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Instructions
1. Prepare your skin for makeup by applying moisturizer with your fingers. Wait a few minutes before proceeding to make sure your skin has fully absorbed the product.
2. Apply foundation to your skin with a foundation brush using downward strokes.
3. Restore brightness to your face by applying concealer with the applicator wand. Apply the product below your eyes, on the center of your forehead, above the cupid’s bow and along the bridge of your nose. Press the product into your skin with a damp beauty sponge.
4. Set the concealer by pressing loose powder below your eyes with the damp sponge.
5. Swirl bronzer along your cheekbones with a cheek brush.
6. Restore color to your cheeks by patting pink blush onto them with the cheek brush. Apply the product from the center of your cheek outward toward the hairline diagonally toward the top of your ear.
7. Set your makeup by misting your face with setting spray. Hold the bottle at least 6 inches away from your face to avoid getting wet droplets on your skin.
8. Press the damp beauty sponge against the tops of your cheekbones to ensure there is no excess blush.
9. Accentuate your cheekbones, tip of your nose and cupid’s bow by sweeping gold highlighter onto them with a tapered brush.
10. Outline your brows and fill in missing hairs with brow cream. Use an angled brow brush for precision.
11. Apply gold shimmer eye shadow onto your entire lid with a flat eye shadow brush.
12. Apply nude lipstick to your lips.
13. Pull all of your hair toward the back of your head. Part the top section horizontally, and pull the upper hair up into a hair clamp.
14. Divide the front right section of your hair into one-inch sections and wrap the first section around a curling wand. Hold for a few seconds and release the hair; repeat with the remaining sections.
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15. Repeat step 14 on the other side.
16. Rake your fingers through your hair to loosen the waves.
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