This summer Kelly Hughes has been forthcoming with her followers, taking on some difficult issues in a relatable way. But on a lighter note, the 2022 SI Swimsuit model and mother recently revealed her five-minute makeup routine in an Instagram post. Together, the products used total less than $100 so we are taking notes.
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“You don’t need to spend a lot of money or time for good everyday makeup,” Hughes captioned. “I have been doing this simple makeup for years on a daily [basis] and even for photo shoots and clients love it…Trick is the blending and def go over your eyelids with the bronzer and the eyebrow gel & mascara make sure to do a few coats ! And you will be out the door in 5 min lookin fab ✨✨”
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Here’s the list of products Hughes can’t do without:
Hughes applies this full coverage foundation first to help add some color to her skin while protecting the face with SPF 50+. The unbeatable price doesn’t hurt.
2. IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Illumination Full Coverage Anti-Aging Waterproof Concealer, $29 (sephora.com)
Hughes says she only uses a tiny bit of IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Undereye Concealer under her eyes to help blend the foundation. She uses a lighter color than the foundation.
Using a brush, Hughes blends everything in (including over the eyelids) with the Fit Me Matte + Poreless Powder Makeup.
“This one is awesome. I love the highlighter in it. Make sure you go over your eyelids to give it a little bit extra pop of color,” Hughes says of the Bobbi Brown Bronzer.
Going over her eyebrows 2-5 times with the eyebrow mascara gives Hughes an elevated look.
6. L’Oreal - Voluminous Original Mascara, $10.99 (ulta.com)
The Voluminous Original Mascara by L’Oreal provides an extra lift. Hughes applies this a couple times to help extend her iconic lashes.
Lastly, Hughes uses this simple lipstick for some added shine to her look.