red lips + messy hair (a simple morning routine)

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I am a big fan of simplicity when it comes to make-up. I don’t like to cover up my freckles. I no longer participate in contouring of any kind. I have a very small make-up bag. Although I love simplicity, I also believe in quality products and morning rituals. So grab a cup of coffee (I take mine with collagen peptides + coconut oil or black as my soul). Let’s get ready!

Here’s what I do every morning:
Cleanse: I splash my face with cool water. Not only is this very refreshing but it wakes me and my skin up.
Moisturize + Protect:  I apply serum, moisturizer, and eye cream (in that order).
Massage: I get my trusty jade roller out of the fridge and use it on my face and neck.

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A lot of times I will just leave the house with a fresh, naked face but I often times with wear minimal make-up. On make-up days, I will leave the house with my messy waves, bold brows, bold lips, and nice glow à la Jeanne Damas. So, for make-up:

Minimal effort:
Protect + Correct: Juice Beauty’s Stem Celluar CC Cream
Conceal: Maybelline’s Age Rewind Illuminator
Mattify: BareMinerals Transluscent powder
Blush: Glossier’s Cloud Paint (I have Dusk + Haze)
Brows: NYX Tinted Brow Mascara + Ulta’s Ultra Slim Brow Pencil
Glow: Laura Gellar in Charming Pink
Lashes: Eyelash curler
For something extra: Mascara + a sharp cat eye with liquid liner

My Signature Scent: Maison Margiela’s By The Fireplace
For Red Lips: Chateau Labiotte’s Wine Lip Tint or NARS Cruella Matte Lip Pencil

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Let me know about your morning routine! Is your routine more complicated? Is it more simple? What do you listen to to wake you up in the morning? Do you dance around to Stevie Nicks or sing along with Heart like I do? Share with me in the comments down below!

XX Jules

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