The 5-Minute Face

Five Minute Face

Our brand director, Sara Bedau recently shared her go-to recipe for a quick, five minute face with Free People (check out their blog about it here!) Sara's look is all about brightening your features, adding subtle definition, and playing up fresh, bare skin with a flush of color. Nearly all these techniques can be done with a fingertip or a versatile brush, like the Mini-Blending Brush or the Contour Shadow Brush.

Brows Phantom

“I fill and shape my brows with Pressed Eyeshadow in Phantom, just to give a little extra definition and structure to my whole face. From there, everything seems immediately more put together. The Precision Angle Brush makes filling and blending really simple, and this eyeshadow formula stays put really well.”

Natural Definition Eye Pencil and Eye Primer

“Next, I blend Natural Definition Eye Pencil (I wear Coffee) into my upper and lower lash lines. You can use your fingertips to create a softened, lived-in look, and the Contour Shadow Brush is great for this too. It’s really just about making the lashes look fuller and darker.  Then, I dot and blend a bit of Eye Primer onto my lids, and use my fingertip or the Mini Blending Brush to sweep Pressed Eyeshadow in Gamine from lashline to crease. It’s a beautiful muted rose-gold color that reads really neutral and fresh.”


“I keep Pressed Eyeshadow in Gamine close by for a quick highlight. It’s easy and versatile for sweeping onto the cheekbones and the cupid’s bow--wherever you want to play up the light on your face.”

Lip Tint in Honey

“I usually wear Lip Tint in either Honey or Dahlia on my lips, and I also blend it onto my cheeks using my fingertips for a really subtle flush of color.”

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