Beauty routines can be ridiculous. Some women will get up hours earlier than they really need to in order to complete their skincare routine and do their makeup. That’s fine if you have the time and inclination to do so, but what if you don’t?

Then you simplify your beauty routine. Here’s how!

Look for longer-lasting solutions

From having eyelash extensions applied to having your lippy tattooed on, there are lots of permanent and semi-permanent beauty solutions that can take the stress off and dramatically cut the amount of tie you spend on beautifying yourself and they will definitely help to make things simple.

Use high-quality makeup

If you use the best makeup you can afford, brands like Bobbi Brown and Mac, for example, then you will find that they are much easier to apply than cheaper brands, not to mention longer lasting, which means they will make your beauty slife far simpler than before, which is why so many women believe them to be worth investing in. They’ll make you look even more amazing too, of course. 

Use dry shampoo

If you’re having a bad hair day, but you don’t have time to wash, simply spritzing with dry shampoo and brushing out will get rid of any greasiness and give your hair some extra bounce. You shouldn’t rely on it all of the time, but in a pinch, it is a real lifesaver.

Use double-duty beauty products

Double-duty beauty products like moisturising foundation are good because they enable you to complete multiple steps in the beauty process in one fell swoop, and you don’t have to wait around for your moisturiser to settle in before you can apply your foundation.

Ditch the double cleansing

Double cleansing is, according to some, an important part of any skincare routine, but it is not that cut and dry, Yes, you need to be removing dirt, grease and makeup from your face each day but there is some evidence to suggest that double cleansing can cause more harm than good by drying out your skin and making it more prone to redness, so unless it really works for you stick to single cleansing and save some time.

Use a smaller amount of foundation

Using less foundation is a good way to save time and money, simply dab on concealer to any blemishes, then dab a little foundation in key areas before blending and you will look just as good as you would with a full face of full-coverage foundation most of the time, at least. 

Organise your makeup bag

If your makeup bag is organised, then it will be much easier to find what yu need each day, thus saving you time and simplifying your routine, Makeup bag dividers are ideal for this, but having a draw with separate sections for each product is even better.

As you can see, it is more than possible to pare down your beauty routine and make it much more manageable and less time-consuming which is never a bad thing, right?