A lazy girl's guide to keeping up with beauty routines

Forget the 10-step routine, adopt a minimalist approach to simplify your beauty regimen.

09 January, 2024
A lazy girl's guide to keeping up with beauty routines

In a world dominated by elaborate beauty routines, why should minimalists feel left out? Let's delve into the minimalist world of makeup and beauty for the so-called 'lazy girls', who, with a few simple steps, can achieve a stunning, natural look. This narrative celebrates ease over complexity, proving that beauty doesn't always require tedious, time-consuming routines.

Streamlined skincare: Less is more

To all the lazy girlies out there, you don't need an elaborate 10-step skincare routine. Opt for a simpler routine incorporating the basics: a gentle cleanser, a hydrating moisturiser, and a reliable sunscreen. This 3-step routine keeps your skin healthy and radiant with minimal effort.

Multi-purpose makeup must-haves

Invest in versatile makeup products. A tinted moisturiser, a multi-use stick for your lips and cheeks, and a defining mascara create a polished look in just a few steps without you needing to carry ten different make-up products for touching up.

Haircare hacks for lazy days

Simplify your hair routine with a dry shampoo to refresh your roots and a leave-in conditioner for nourishment, and embrace your natural hair texture to save time on styling. On days when you don't have the time to shampoo or condition your hair, you can also opt for a neat bun and nail the clean-girl aesthetic.

The 5-minute manicure

Ditch the elaborate nail art and opt for a clear or nude polish instead for a chic, low-maintenance manicure that is elegant and easy to touch up. The best part? You do not have to fret over matching the colours of your outfits as nude nails sit well with almost any outfit.

Essential beauty sleep

Well, who doesn't like a good night's sleep? Never underestimate the power of a good eight hours of sleep. It’s the ultimate beauty booster, aiding in skin repair and rejuvenation, and it doesn't cost a thing! 

Make sunscreen sticks your best friend

Re-applying liquid sunscreens can be a hassle, especially having to layer it on top of your makeup. In such cases, a simple sunscreen stick can sort out your woes, ensuring your skin is well-protected without ruining your makeup. 

Adopting a minimalist approach to your beauty regimen is not just about paring down your routine, it's about choosing quality over quantity and embracing your natural beauty. By focusing on essential, multipurpose products and simple, effective practices, you are able to focus on what truly matters—your well-being and confidence. Remember, true beauty shines brightest when it's effortless and unburdened.