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6 Tips For A Flawless Five-Minute Face

By Allison Emm Sep 20, 2013

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Lipstick Blush

This old makeup artist trick is perfect when you’re in a pinch. Pop a couple dots of matte lipstick on the apples on your cheeks and blend with your fingers. Wearing the same color on your lips will create a harmonious glow. Almost any lipstick can double as a cream blush, but I find that matte formulas have the best staying power. Anything too glossy will slip and slide around your cheeks. Guess what? This entire look is made up of four simple things: Tinted moisturizer, mascara, lipstick, and sidelong glances.

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Allison Emm

Allison Emm is a writer, illustrator, and handmade soap enthusiast hailing from Boulder, CO. She is fond of bookish and ruggedly handsome mountain men, blue spruce trees, birds of prey, starships, and yarn. See more of her high jinks at www.AllisonEmm.com, and follow her on Twitter @Allison_Emm.

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