This Easy 10-Minute Makeup Routine Always Earns Me the Most Compliments

If you know me, then you'll know that I'll do pretty much anything for an extra couple of minutes in bed. As much as I'd love to be that person that gets up at 6am, does a workout and washes her hair all before work, I've just never been an early riser, and I'm not sure I ever will be. Therefore, I've managed to create a quick and easy morning routine that works for me, and means that I don't have to get up at the crack of dawn.

One thing that I was determined to not spend hours on in the AM was my makeup routine. You see, even though I'm a junior beauty editor, I have always favoured a more pared-back, natural makeup look, so it seemed like a waste to be spending more time on it than needed.

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Junior Beauty Editor Grace Lindsay's 10-minute makeup routine.

Over the years, I have made it my mission to come up with the perfect 10-minute makeup routine, and since getting it down to a T, I've never received so many compliments. If, like me, you're a fan of glowy skin, defined eyes and a glossy lip, then this might be the makeup look for you. So, if you're looking to save some time in the AM, keep on scrolling for the ultimate 10-minute makeup look...

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(Image credit: @gracelindsay__ for Who What Wear UK)

The products Grace Lindsay uses for her 10-minute makeup routine.

1. Primer

2. Foundation/Tinted Moisturiser

3. Concealer

4. Cream Bronzer

6. Powder

5. Cream Blusher/Highlighter

7. Eyebrow Gel

8. Eyeshadow

9. Mascara

10. Lipgloss

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Junior Beauty Editor

Grace Lindsay is the junior beauty editor at Who What Wear UK. At the age of 18 she decided to train as a makeup artist before going on to study english and media at Goldsmiths University. It was during that time that she explored her love for journalism by interning at a small beauty start-up based in Shoreditch. Since then, she has worked at a number of publications including Marie Claire and Hello!, where her love for all things beauty continued to grow. 


As Who What Wear UK's junior beauty editor, she covers everything from the latest hair trends to the stand-out makeup products of the season.