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Day to Night in 5 Minutes

This article is written by a student writer from the Her Campus at UCLA chapter.

Nothing is more rewarding after a long day of work or class than a night out with some friends. However, if works runs a little late or you don’t have as much time as you’d like to get ready, don’t fret. There’s a five minute regimen to transforming you day makeup into a gorgeous night look. Just follow these simple steps:

1) Blot. Your skin has probably accumulated a ton of oil during the day so before applying any makeup, using oil blotting sheets to blot away the excess oil that may causing you to look extra shiny in the wrong places.

2) Eyes. Next, focus on the eyes. Use a darker shade of your current eyeshadow (or simply a dark shadow such as dark brown or charcoal) to add a smokey effect to your eyes. Apply the shadow to the creases of your eyes to make them really pop.

3) Conceal. Makeup tends to wear off during the day so use some concealer to cover up any areas that may need to be retouched.

4) Lips. Finally, apply a lipstick a little darker than your natural lip color to give you that extra bold pop of color. 

And it’s really that easy. With those 4 easy steps, you don’t have to worry about spending hours to get ready to go out after a long day. In just five minutes you can be out the door and on your way to perhaps meeting the next Campus Cutie! (:



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