Turn Subtle Daytime Makeup into Sexy Nightime Makeup!

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Mommy Minutes Hacks Without a Redo

Just like in most of my other post, what seems to be the issue for the majority of us is time. The excuse that we don’t have it to get ready, or we just don’t have enough time to figure out how to get ourselves ready. 

As I continue to post blogs I’m going to be piecing together all of the blogs, but this one seems to be a top cry for help. No one wants to go home, wipe their face and start fresh with a clean slate. Honestly, the thought of it is just so unappealing most of us would rather just stay home. 

 

Here are some basic tips to help you go from your morning more professional look to the sultry sex goddess in minutes. 

Foundation

Day: You should have a light layer of foundation on your face that matches your skin tone to a T. No one needs contoured cheeks for a morning job and a baked face full of caked makeup. 

Night: To touch up your daytime foundation, take either a light color to contour the forehead nose and chin and under the eyes, or darker color and use it for the top of the hairline, side of the nose, and cheeks. 

💥 Boom… you are almost half way there.

 

MOMMYMinute hack #12 – don’t use a brush to add more makeup on your face. Use a disposable wedge and throw it out when you are done. Your face is covered in grease and bacteria and you can get it on your foundation or powder pallets and contaminate it cause acne or irritation 

Blush-Bronzer and Powder

Day: A light banana powder or foundation powder over your foundation is fine for the morning. A touch of blush for some color and a light highlight is great too.

Night: Adding some darker bronzer to the cheekbones and nose for some extra contour always makes the face change. Adding a nice bright highlight on top of the cheekbone and the tip of the nose really glams up the entire look.  

 

Lashes/ Mascara 

Day: Curl your lashes in the day time and ad one coat of a good waterproof mascara! My favorite right now is Tarte Maneater !!!! One coat is all you need.

Night: Come home and either add a pair of basic disposable lashes for the night or add one more coat of mascara! Don’t put too much so it looks like there are Spyder legs on your eyes! Clumps are never a good look! 

Mommy minute hack # 13 Never put your lashes back in the curled after they have mascara on them. They can get stuck and can be torn out with the curler!

Fact: Lashes take 6 months to a year to grow back when you get older so keeping all of them is a plus! 

Eye shadow

Day: most days I like to go with one solid color. Nothing crazy or dark. Anyone color or even two with the lighter color near the corner of your eyes 

Night: It’s a simple as one two three… take a white highlight and put it near the corner by your nose and literally take a blending brush and go for a darker color and put it in the future corner of your eye.  Just like that you now have a smokey eye.

Maybe a little pop of glitter too! 

Mommy minute hack # 14 – Don’t be afraid to use your fingers either. Just a touch on your pointer finger for the corner of both eyes should be more than enough and you would never need to tell anyone you used a finger.

Eyeliner

Day: Daytime it’s easy to use a nice Khol pencil black or brown. Just a thin subtle line.

Night: go over the same line and use a liquid liner. Add a nice wing to get fancy! (use the wing pen) and even ad some liner to the waterline. 

Mommy Minute Hack #15- white liner in the waterline will help reduce the appearance of redness in the eye from lack of sleep, allergies, or anything else that may have made your eyes red 🤷‍♀️

Eyebrows

Day/ Night:  Your eyebrows frame your face, so take a few minutes to fill them in. I don’t see the need to make the eyebrows any darker for night time. Maybe a touch-up front the am. I like to use hard tipped pencils.

Lips

Day: Apply a lighter tone lipstick or lip-gloss. Sometimes I just use a nude lip liner or I use some of my foundation with a gloss. 

Night: Sometimes you can overdraw your lips for the night but that’s not a necessary step. Use a darker lip liner and fill in the entire lip. Use a lip plumper gloss for the final touch. If you would like to add a matte color one shade light that the lip liner and ombré your lips before the plumper it’s a nice touch as well.

 

Mommy Minute Hack # 16 Lip stain is my favorite to avoid constant touchups thru the night from eating and drinking Stila stains are some of my favorites. 

Hoping this helps and looking forward to getting these Mommy Minute Videos out! 

All Makeup should take 15/20 min Tops!!! Don’t be these ladies…

A survey from June 2017 

It always depends, but the answers mostly fit these averages: 15 minutes for those that don’t wear makeup often or only wear a little bit. 30 minutes to 1 hour for the majority of women who wear daily makeup. 1 hour to 2 hours for those who really enjoy makeup or extra makeup applied for special occasions.

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I’m wife to one lucky guy, mother to two beautiful children, and the owner of All Dolled Up. After graduating high school I moved to Fort Lauderdale to go to college with dreams of being something…anything! After getting a degree that I never used, someone said to me “you always do such great makeup why don’t you go to school for it?” So, I did! I graduated from Cosmix School of Artistry in 2011 with hopes and dreams of leaving this city. As fate would have it, I met my husband shortly after I moved to New York with my best friend. St Patty’s day left me with a surprise, I was pregnant with my first. After having my son and trying to live through the struggle of snow jackets and car seats for one winter, I packed up my family moved my husband right to where I knew he couldn’t resist...Central Beach Fort Lauderdale. I put all of the efforts I put into bartending and entertaining into makeup and was relentless. I did free makeup until I knew what my worth was. Long hours, throwing my towel in, crying, fighting, but it’s all been worth it! I’ve been published in magazines all over the world. I’ve done fashion week, swim week, art basil, I’ve worked with stars and celebrities. I have surpassed anything I could have imagined. Shortly after my business took off, I got pregnant with my second child. She is now over a year old and managing a business, kids, a house, and everything else has just been a journey. I want to help moms! I hear you and I want you to know we are listening. Looking forward to getting to know each other.