We’ve all been there: You shower, pick out your outfit and blow out your hair the night before Monday morning arrives. And yet, you still manage to somehow oversleep and rush out of the house looking a little disheveled — without an ounce of makeup. If only you had more time. You can’t buy more time (although it would be nice), but you can save time on your makeup routine in the mornings, so that you’ll have time to do other important things like grabbing your morning coffee and catching up on Twitter. Below, we put together a beauty cheat sheet featuring our favorite tips and products to help simplify your mornings without sacrificing looking graceful and awake.
Adrianna Barrionuevo is a south Florida native with a soft spot for Orange County, California, where she spent her college years. Adrianna comes from Lucky and worked at Too Faced Cosmetics during her OC days. She loves quoting and rewatching episodes of Breaking Bad, collecting Manolo Blahniks and reading celebrity gossip. She’s also in the running to be the #1 Beyonce fan in the office. (She’s winning.)