Everyday Makeup For Busy Moms

Here’s a breakdown of my everyday makeup for busy moms like me.

This is what I look like every morning (usually with an additional face mask or three)…

Mom Makeup Routine

And some mornings, I end up looking like this.

Mom Makeup Routine


My freckles are coming in hot from all of my gardening adventures lately.

Today, I’m sharing my every day mom makeup routine. This is my quick makeup routine for my normal, every day.

This makeup look takes me under 20 minutes to pull together on any given day.  I was inspired to film this video after watching Hilary Duff’s busy mom makeup routine on the Vogue YouTube Channel.

Here is a roundup of the products I’ve been using for my everyday look.

You can shop any of these products at the bottom of this post.

Mom Makeup Routine

Product List:

Watch me break down the full look in the video below.

Is this similar to your every day makeup look?

What are your must have makeup products in your makeup bag that you simply can’t live without? Is there just one thing you simply can’t do without?

I feel like my personal makeup must have products are:

I can do without everything else in a pinch and still look semi-presentable. If I can’t have foundation, then a great tinted moisturizer or tinted sunscreen is another thing I really love to always have on hand.

Another beauty must have for me are my under eye masks.

Under eye masks are perhaps the most underrated skincare product on the market.  Read my full blog post about eye masks and their benefits here.

shop eye masks

Here are a few other makeup tips featured in my YouTube videos and blog posts that you may also enjoy:

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Collagen Eye Patches

Drunk Elephant Eye Cream

Elf Poreless Putty

Charlotte Tilbury Corrector

NARS Radiant Creamy Concealer

Chanel CC cream: discontinued 😑

It Cosmetics CC Cream

Essence Banana Powder

Charlotte Tilbury Powder

It Cosmetics CC Powder

Natasha Denona Mini Nude Palette

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Eyeliner

Favorite Mascara

Lash Curler

Urban Decay Brows (discontinued; similar)

Marc Jacobs Bronzer (discontinued; similar)

Neutrogena Cheeky Winks: discontinued

Milani Luminoso

Essence Highlighter

Charlotte Tilbury Pillow Talk Lip Kit

Maybelline in “Trust Your Gut”


  1. Danielle
    / 6:10 AM

    Loved this video! Picked up a lot of tips! Thank you

    • / 8:26 AM

      I’m so happy that you liked this video, Danielle! 🙂

      • Suny
        / 9:48 AM

        I need help with hormonal acne. I am 33 and I have splotches, and acne breakouts so often! I’m on a drug store makeup budget. What are your suggestions for cleansers, as well as a brand of makeup I should seek out? Is Elf a good brand?

  2. Alice
    / 9:05 AM

    Hi Angela!
    I usually put a little concealer and mascara, sometimes I do eyeliner too. In recent times with confinement (I live in France) I make up less. I loved this video! Thank you!

    • / 11:05 AM

      I’m so happy that you liked this video, Alice! Sending my love to France. 🙂

  3. Brittany Blackburn
    / 4:34 PM

    Figure 8 for contour! I love that helpful tip! A couple questions: Why do you conceal under the eyes in a big triangle? Why is it important to face mask daily vs. weekly?

    • Angela Lanter
      / 4:39 AM

      The triangle helps make it not look so harsh. I use the masks daily because our skin needs the hydration daily!

      • Brittany Blackburn
        / 7:20 AM

        Oh! Thank you! ☺️

  4. Katie
    / 7:08 PM

    I loved this video so much. Super inspiring. I never wear makeup anymore. I use skincare products but I honestly never know what makeup to buy. I am big into as little chemicals in my products as possible too so I am stuck on what to use. When I wore makeup regularly it would never last the entire day either. Lol. Now, I am naturally beautiful as my littles say. Ha

    • Angela Lanter
      / 4:37 AM

      You’re so blessed to not have to wear makeup!!

  5. Samantha
    / 2:46 PM

    Hi! Loved this video! Definitely learned lots of great tips! Where do you get your brushes from/can you link?

  6. Tamara
    / 5:52 PM

    Great video! Thanks for making it so easy to follow.can’t wait to try this one out.

    • Angela Lanter
      / 7:33 AM

      Thanks, Tamara!

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