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Easy Back to School Makeup Routine

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August 24, 2015

It’s officially back to school for me today… my last “first day of school” ever! Luckily, I only have one day where I actually have to be on campus. But that means I’m going to leave home at 8:30 in the morning for work and won’t be home until 10 at night. Arghh.
Easy Back to School Makeup Routine | Slashed Beauty

Easy Back to School Makeup Routine | Slashed Beauty

So as I mentioned last week, my morning routine has got to be streamlined, and my makeup needs to be able to last all day. I wanted to show you what my everyday back to school makeup routine is like when I need to be out the door quickly but need my look to last.

I generally keep my eyes pretty neutral during the school week because it’s a fresh and low maintenance look that will wear nicely throughout the day. Of course, I can’t ignore the lips though, and so I generally grab a product I can trust to cling on for dear life.

Easy Back to School Makeup Routine | Slashed Beauty

On mornings I have school, I also don’t have time to juggle a lot of brushes. Can you believe I got this entire look done using only four from Ecotools? I used the new Custom Coverage Buffing Brush for my foundation— I think it’s meant for powder but I’m loving the soft bristles for liquid products! The eyes were all done with the Eye Enhancing Duo which pack four brushes into two handles, and I finished off with the Large Powder Brush.

Watch the video below for the full tutorial:

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21 Responses

  1. Chelsea
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    Love this look! That lipstick is a perfect everyday color.

  2. Kendra Stanton
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    I bet your so happy to be almost done! Yay

  3. Honeygirlk
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    You look gorgeous and fabulous girl. Love it and love how effortless this looks.

  4. Brooke @ Blushing Noir
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    You look gorgeous! Perfect look for Back to School!!

  5. Beyond Beauty Lounge
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    YAY, for almost being done with school. That lip color is great.

  6. mynewestaddiction
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    These brushes look fabulous. I need them!

  7. Nidia Doherty
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    My first day of school was Monday, and I wore a neutral eye, but with a power-red lippie! lol. Game on. Congrats on being almost done!

  8. Mai
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    I love that lip colors! Congrats on almost being done with school 🙂

  9. Justina
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    I love your lip color here so much!

  10. FabZilla_Kath
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    what a gorgeous and school-appropriate makeup

  11. Lisa Marie Heath
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    LOVE EcoTools! And of course, I’m not a morning person so quick, easy makeup is definitely for me!

  12. PrimeBeauty
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    Quick, easy and pretty!

  13. Kim Porter
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    Very nice and easy look. I will share this with my niece who is beginning her first year of college.

  14. Tashina
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    Isn’t Bumble such a pretty color? I really think everyone should own it. I love this look!

  15. marciaf
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    What a perfect look to celebrate your last first!!!

  16. BeautyJudy
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    I agree with Anastasia – I was about to say Bumble is your jam, Miranda!!!

  17. Anastasia
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    Bumble is such a stunning color on you 🙂

  18. Phyrra
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    You are so adorable! Love your look and your smile is infectious 😉 makes me grin too.

  19. Heather
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    Oh you are so close to being done! I love eco tools, I carry them with me in my purse for quick touch ups too!

  20. Erika
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    You look terrific. Good luck with your last semester. You’re almost there!

  21. Allison @neversaydiebeauty
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    I love those double-ended brushes! So handy. Good luck in your last semester!

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