Step 8: Bring focus to lips
Lastly, coat lips in a natural looking lip gloss/stain to add a nice, but subtle, pop of color without looking overdone. NARS Lip Gloss in Chelsea Girls is the perfect Pink Beige shade. The finished look gives the illusion of a well-awake, fresh face! Now, trick your brain into feeling more awake with these energizing tips for when you’re always tired.
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Step 1: Start with a clean slate
This is especially important if you went to bed without washing your face last night and remnants of yesterday’s makeup are sticking around. A gentle cleanser is ideal, says Rich Campbell, who’s worked as a makeup artist for 25 years for brands like Origins, Dior, and Chanel, and is the director of education at Dermaflash. Follow up with your regular daily moisturizer. Here we used Aveeno’s Ultra-Calming Daily Moisturizer. Hydrated skin perks you up because it naturally makes skin look more glow-y and vibrant. These are the morning habits of people with great skin.