Running Late? Here's How to Do Makeup Under 10 Minutes in the Car

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Have you just arrived at your destination and realized you forgot to put on your makeup? It’s definitely not an uncommon occurrence for busy moms! Follow this video and learn how to do makeup in under 10 minutes in your car. (Your PARKED car – please do not ever do this while driving!)

You probably already have the makeup you need, so you won’t need to shop first.

Tools and materials:

  • Stick foundation
  • Eyeshadow
  • White eyeliner
  • Mascara
  • Concealer
  • Cream blush
  • Lipstick
  • Chapstick
  • Makeup sponges
  • Eyeshadow brush
Applying stick foundation with a sponge

1. Foundation

Apply a stick foundation by dotting it around your face and using a makeup sponge to rub it in. Include your eyelids if you are going to apply some eyeshadow later.

Applying eyeshadow in the car

2. Eye makeup

Use an eyeshadow brush to apply a blend of shadows of your color choice to your eyelids and up into the orbits a little, stopping before your brown bones.

Applying light eyeshadow under the brow bones

Apply some lighter-toned eyeshadow just under your brow bones for a little shimmer and highlight.

Using a white eyeliner in the lower lash line

Use a white eyeliner pencil to line the bottom inner rim of your eyes. This will brighten up your eyes by making the whites of your eyes look whiter. Make sure you take the liner all the way to your tear duct in your inner eye.

Applying mascara in the car

Apply mascara to your eyelashes, getting as close to your lash line as possible.

How to do makeup in 10 minutes

3. Concealer

Apply concealer below your eyes and blend it in with a makeup sponge.

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4. Blush

Apply your favorite cream blush to your cheeks, dotting it on and blending it in.

How to do makeup in the car

Dab and blend a bit of light eyeshadow to the top of your cheekbones, under your eyes for a nice highlight effect.

How to do your makeup in 10 minutes in a car

5. Lipstick

Apply a bold lipstick, blend it in and blot. Apply some Chapstick on top of your lipstick.

Makeup under 10 minutes in the car

Makeup under 10 minutes in the car

Now you are ready to go! Keep a small makeup bag in your purse and bookmark this 10-minute car makeup tutorial, and you’ll never have to worry about being caught with no makeup again! Let us know what your favorite products are in the comments.

Products used

Suggested materials:
  • Stick foundation
  • Eyeshadow
  • White eyeliner
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