How To Do Your Make Up On Public Transport

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Wherever you want to put makeup on, you should do it! And life is crazy enough without having to think about where or when to put on your makeup. If you have a long commute, why not take advantage of that time and apply your makeup on the bus, underground, or train? Since you are in a public place, make sure that you have plenty of brushes and sponges in your disposal to apply clean, neat, and beautiful makeup. Check out below the helpful how-to makeup videos and shop the related items for your morning commute beauty routine. Achieve your flawless look that will enhance the natural beauty you already have!

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Essential Items

Foundation with Pump, Foundation Brush, 2-1 Cheek and Lip Stain, Eyeliner, Mascara, Contour Powder, Contouring Brush, Eyeshadow, Brow Powder, Brow Brush.

Top Tips
  1. Hold your compact in one hand and brush in the other.
  2. Pump foundation onto brush in your hand and quickly and lightly spread over your face.
  3. Grab the 2-in-1 cheek and lip stain and dab on lips and cheeks. This is a great product to save time and space in your bag.
  4. Only put your eyeliner and mascara on when the train is at a full stop to avoid poking your eye.
  5. Most likely you will have to put your eyeliner on one eye at one stop and the other at the next stop.
  6. If you need to stand up for an elderly person or someone who needs to sit down, just hold onto the strap of the train with the mirror in the same hand for easy makeup application.
  7. When applying eyeshadow, try to find a palette with a mirror in it already for quick application. Try not to use harsh eyeshadow colors on your commute, so if you do make a mistake, it is much easier to fix.
  8. To put on kohl eyeliner, gently pull down on your eyelid to get a good layer on your waterline without having to use two hands.


Essential Items

Blending Sponge, Foundation, Intensive skin serum Corrector and Concealer, Concealer Buffer, Brow Sculptor, Mascara, Finish Brush, Lipstick

Top Tips
  1. Use sponge to blend foundation for it is quicker and one is able to control it better than a brush.
  2. Use a concealer with a wand attachment for it is easier to apply. Blend out with brush so you don't need to use your hands, for they might be unclean since you're on the move.
  3. For brows, wait for a train to stop at a station for you need to make sure that they are nicely shaped.
  4. For mascara, get one with a comb wand, to get into tricky spots on lashed.
  5. For powder, get a short, chubby brush for faster application.
  6. Put on lipstick as you normally would, for lips know their natural boundaries and product will go on easily.

On the Bus

Essential Items

Foundation, Foundation Brush, Concealer, Pressed Powder, Bronzer, Blush, Highlighter, Brow Pencil, Brow Mascara, Cream Eyeshadow, Eyeshadow Pencil, Eyeliner Pencil, Lip Balm, Lipstick.

Top Tips
  1. If you do have an extra minute, put on your foundation and concealer first before you run out the door.
  2. Once on your public transportation, set your foundation with translucent powder, especially in the T-Zone.
  3. Add bronzer to do a quick contour for your face along the underside of the cheekbones.
  4. Add blush for a fresh, pink color on your cheeks.
  5. Add just a touch of highlighter to the top of the cheekbones, under the eyebrow, and on the side of the face.
  6. Gently draw in eyebrows with brow pencil and then set them into place for the rest of the day with an eyebrow mascara.
  7. Add cream eyeshadow in a champagne tint onto eyelids for an all-day lasting look.
  8. Then add a darker bronze into the crease of the eyelid to create a deep 3D effect. Buff out the darker bronze with brush to make a seamless look.
  9. Apply eyeliner to waterline and buff it out with an eyeshadow brush to create a softer and natural look.
  10. Add mascara to complete.
  11. Now add lip balm to keep the lips moist throughout the day.
  12. Add lipstick in your favorite shade over the lip balm.
  13. To put on kohl eyeliner, gently pull down on your eyelid to get a good layer on your waterline without having to use two hands.
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