Time is of the essence for the industry's top bloggers and influencers, especially when the holidays roll around. Constantly on the go, they're always perfecting their in-transit beauty routines-after all, they'd never let a time crunchВ prevent them fromВ looking their best at the numerous engagements they've got on their calendars. Take for example, Annabelle Fleur of VivaLuxury.В вЂњEvery year my schedule seems to get more action-packed,вЂќ says the blogger. вЂњI leave home early and spend my entire day running from meetings to shoots to parties. I've become a pro at changing in my car, sometimes multiple times a day.вЂќ
So it makes sense that in terms of makeup, Fleur wants to keep things simple. вЂњWhen I'm on the go, I want to keep application quick and convenient. I avoid products that require brushes or sponges, and opt for things I can apply straight from the tube and blend with my fingers.вЂќ Her go-to kit isВ Clinique's Chubby Sampler Set, which comes with three products in crayon form-a lip balm, a shadow tint, and a cheek balm-plus a travel-size mascara. The best part? Everything can be used any time, anywhere, whether you're fixing your makeup in your car (we've all been there) or using your phone as a mirror to apply a fresh swipe of lipstick.
Need proof? KeepВ scrolling to see how Fleur switches up her makeup as she goes from day to night.
Morning Coffee Run
вЂњIf I have time before my morning staff meeting, I try and go to a neighborhood coffee shop to bring something home to sip on. Whenever I'm able, I keep my makeup minimal: tinted moisturizer, a hint of mascara, and a soft lip colorВ are my go-tos,вЂќ says Fleur.
вЂњOn this particular day, my staff meeting ran longer than expected, so I didn't have time to do my makeup before I left for my client lunch. Luckily these Clinique productsВ are conveniently sized and fit into most of my bags.вЂќ In true fashion-girl form, Fleur did a quick outfit change en route to lunch.
вЂњI arrived to my client lunch a bit early and had time to apply my cat-liner and add another coat of Chubby Lash Fattening Mascara. One of my favorite application tips is to wait 30 seconds between every coat of mascara I apply. It helps make lashes look full without any clumping,вЂќ explains Fleur.
After some much-needed indulging at lunch, Fleur met up with her photographer to shoot some images in downtown L.A. for an upcoming blog post. вЂњI wanted to play up my eyes, and I love the bronze-y Chubby Stick Shadow Tint. It's creamy, lightweight, and pretty sheer, so you can add multiple layers, depending on how dramatic you want to go."
Since Fleur's holiday partyВ was located close to the shoot, she opted to change and freshen up on-the-go rather than stopping home first. вЂњWith my makeup still fresh from my shoot, I only added a bit of Chubby Stick Cheek Color BalmВ to give my cheeks a soft, peachy glow. It's really natural-looking and makes your face instantly brighter.вЂќ В
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