When I get ready for bed, I like as few steps as possible so I can hurry up and read my Kindle. If I could, I wouldn’t wash my face at all, but I’ve had skin problems since my teenage years (bad acne, really bad). Usually my skin is splotchy with red and dry patches but not since I’ve been using this combination. I’ve been a long time fan of Colleen Rothschild (since this post in 2015). It’s hands down the best face cleanser I’ve ever used, and many of you have told me the same thing. I also love how a little bit goes a long way and the muslin cloth that comes with it, serves as a natural exfoliator. It’s on sale for $10 off! I also love using the same Aveeno lotion I use on my body on my face at night. When I wake up in the morning, I swear my forehead lines look plumper, hydrated, and less significant. Maybe I’m crazy. Anyway, I had to share my easy nighttime ritual, so you guys can share in the benefit of plumper more hydrated wrinkles and lots of Kindle time -ha! Oh, this routine also makes traveling easy. I only take 2, ok 3 including sunblock, beauty products! EASY!
Last Wednesday, I shared “My Timesaving, Everyday Makeup Routine.” Today, I’m sharing a little trick I stumbled upon, and it’s also a timesaving hack! I choose my lipstick/blush after I get dressed every day. It may seem a bit weird, but if I’m wearing black or white, I love wearing a red lip and a bright blush. If I’m wearing dark jewel tones, I like a darker lip and coordinating blush. If I’m wearing pink, I like to wear feminine colors on my face. Some may think this takes too much work/thought, but I think it’s so much fun! On this day, my outfit was a bit edgy, and I was determined to wear a natural looking lip. I’d like to wear a natural lip more, but every time I do, I look in the mirror and think, “Ooooo, I need color! I look so pale!” So to give myself some much needed color, I grabbed my red lipstick and…
…applied it to my cheeks, instead! My friend Traci just started snapping the camera and captured it all. This is the trick I use pretty much every day.
Typically, I’ll apply my lipstick to the apples of my cheeks……and then just rub it in.Viola! I was able to keep my natural lip and still look alive! All I needed was a punch of color on my cheeks! My pale lip color is “Tiber” by NARS, and I have Luxembourg by NARS on my cheeks.