Skincare is such an important part of my self care routine, especially in the morning! Mornings are my favorite time of day, because it’s when I have the chance to get prepared and set the tone for what I want my day to look like. Timmy and Sonny are usually preoccupied watching morning TV, so I have a couple extra minutes to get ready which is really all you need for this process. A lot of you have been asking me what my morning skincare routine is…I thought it would easiest (and more fun!) if I show you.
I recently had the pleasure of spending the day with my favorite natural beauty. As you can see, it was all about simple, pretty makeup. We concentrated on her already glowing skin and soft pink tones for a fresh and sophisticated look.
Here is a quick rundown:
I prepped Whitney’s Skin with a serum, moisturizer and primer.
Then I applied a shadow base to her lids and lined with a brown pencil smudging it upward. Next I pressed a light taupe onto the lid and a soft gold at the lash line. Lined again with the brown pencil and finished with a few coats of black mascara and short individual lashes. We left the bottom lash line completely clean.
Foundation was easy because her skin is in great shape. I blended a light layer from the T zone outward with a damp beauty blender. Concealed only where it was needed which was mainly around the nose and under the eyes. Finished with a light dusting of powder concentrating again in the T zone since she was doing on camera interviews.
I applied cream blush to her apples and set with a powder blush. I love mixing a matte pink blush with a shimmery peach over a cream. It lasts so much longer than just a powder blush and you can customize the color.
I then Bronzed, contoured and highlighted just enough to add the perfect amount of glow and filled in Whitney’s amazing brows with a pencil then powder to create a soft and finished look.
Last, I used three glosses over the course of the day mixing them to create the desired tone. A peach and two different pinks. No liner was used, I wanted it to look effortless and natural.
A Note About the Author: Nicole Hirschman is a Los Angeles-based esthetician. Nicole specializes in highly customized facials as well as assisting Whitney and her other clients to achieve their long-term skincare goals. She is known for her deep cleaning, rejuvenation/anti-aging tactics and combing the newest technology and treatments to beautify the skin. Follow her on instagram – @nhskincare
As the holidays roll around each year, I am always stumped with what to get the leading ladies in my life- the ladies who have stood by my side, supported me, mentored me and loved me. They deserve so much, how can I ever repay them??