16 Beauty Time Savers

We all wish we had an extra hour (or two) each day. While it isn’t likely that Earth will slow down, you can find a little extra time by changing up your current routine. Here are 16 different beauty time savers!

  • Beauty Time Savers 1 of 17
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    There are a lot of ways to save time each day, but these beauty products will help you save time without skipping steps!

  • Smooth Feet Without a Pumice Stone 2 of 17

    The Solevation Mat lets you multitask your foot care in the shower! Simply twist, smooth and swipe your feet across the two different textures while you are continuing your other shower activities. Your feet will be soft without using a pumice stone.

    Solevation Shower Mat $28.50

  • Super Quick Hair Treatment 3 of 17

    This intensive hair treatment only takes a minute in the shower, but it will help treat even the most damaged hair. It comes in a pump for added convenience, and you only need to swap out your daily conditioner.

    DermOrganic Intensive Hair Repair Masque $16

  • Multi-Task with a BB Cream 4 of 17

    Beauty Balms incorporate many of your must-have skin care products into one step, and then throw in a little bit of coverage. A lightweight moisturizer, anti-aging ingredients, brightening agents, and sunscreen are usually found in these wonder creams. With just one step, you can save a lot of time in the morning.

    Try one of our favorites:
    Pond's Luminous Finish BB+ Cream $10.99
    Kiehl's BB Cream $37
    Too Faced Tinted Beauty Balm Multi-Benefit Skin Care Makeup $34

  • Fake a Professional Manicure in Seconds 5 of 17

    A little bead of this cuticle remover is all you need! The remover quickly and easily removes dry cuticles without any irritation. I apply the remover, spread it around with my fingertips, and after about 20 seconds will run a nail brush briefly over the area. Just wash your hands to remove and inactivate the product. Your nails suddenly look like you had time for a manicure!

    Bonus tip: It works just as well for smoothing cracked heels!

    Sally Hansen Instant Cuticle Remover $4.99

  • Hollywood’s Favorite Exfoliating Treatment 6 of 17

    This product is a not so well kept Hollywood secret for a reason. A small amount of this mask is all that you need to treat your entire face. Simply smear it on while in the shower and rinse away 60 seconds later to reveal smoother skin without any irritation.

    Kate Somerville ExfoliKate Intensive Exfoliating Treatment $85

  • Add a Summer Glow With Your Moisturizer 7 of 17

    Sometimes you just want a sun-kissed glow without the sun exposure. A good sunless tanner can take a while to apply and then sink into your skin. Incorporating it into your daily moisturizer skips many of the time-consuming steps but still offers a pretty glow!

    To try:
    Nivea Sunkissed Radiance $10.49
    St. Tropez Gradual Tan Plus $40

  • Miracle Styling Cream 8 of 17

    This lightweight cream can take anyone's hair from dried and straw-like to smooth, soft, and healthy in under a minute! Simply rub a small amount into dry hair, hit your hair with the heat of a blow dryer, and brush through.

    Color Wow One Minute Transformation $24

  • Quick Drying Shampoo and Conditioner 9 of 17

    For days that you can't skip the full shower, it is possible to trade out your shampoo and conditioner for a new duo that will cut down on your drying time. Both My Amazing Blow Dry Secret and IT Factor contain new technology to evaporate water with blow drying, cutting down on drying time by almost 50%.

    My Amazing Blow Dry Secret $22.50 each
    IT Factor $26.50 each

  • Skip the Lash Curler 10 of 17

    This mascara offers enough curl that it can even overcome curl resistant lashes. To get the perfect gentle curve, you won't need to curl your lashes first.

    StilaForever Your Curl Mascara $22

  • Spray On Moisturizer 11 of 17

    This lightweight spray can be sprayed from any angle, provides great hydration, and absorbs within a minute. It's great for quickly adding a moisturizer when you don't want to wait before getting dressed.

    Vaseline Spray & Go Moisturizer $5.94

  • InfraRed Hair Dryer 12 of 17

    This blow dryer has a far infrared light to infuse a gentle heat deep inside the hair cuticle, not on the surface of the hair shaft, decreasing drying time by half. Due to the decreased heat, your hair will also suffer less damage. Less time = healthier hair!

    Jose Eber Infrared Blow Dryer $219

  • Refresh Your Style With Vapor 13 of 17

    The Q Redew is a cool air mister that will get your hair just wet enough to reset any hair products, revive curly hair, and make your hair look freshly styled.

    Q Redew Hairstyling Vapor Wand $69.95

  • Dry Nails in 45 Seconds 14 of 17

    This top coat promises (and delivers) nails that are dry to the touch in 45 seconds! The shine and wear time are just as good as a "regular" top coat; the only challenge may be finding it in stock at your local store.

    nails inc. Kensington Caviar Top Coat $10

  • Skip Washing with a Dry Shampoo 15 of 17

    Skipping a shampoo is a lot easier when you have a great dry shampoo on your side. A few well-placed sprays can get rid of oily hair, boost volume, and add just enough grip to make your hair easy to style. Read more about how to use dry shampoo.

    To try:
    Aveeno Pure Renewal Dry Shampoo $8.99
    Klorane Extra Gentle Dry Shampoo with Oat Extract $15.95
    Batiste Dry Shampoo $7.99

  • Style Your Way to Dryer Hair 16 of 17

    The QuikStyle Comb ($5.99) has a wicking blade, and two rows of offset teeth work together to remove 20% of water as you detangle hair at the end of your shower. Once you are ready to dry, the Goody QuikStyle Paddle Brush ($11.99) has microfiber incorporated between the bristles to help soak up water and smooth the surface of the hair during drying.

    Goody Hair Products

  • Eco Friendly Facial Cleansing Cloths 17 of 17

    These disposable unbleached bamboo fiber cloths are an eye makeup remover, facial cleanser, and toner all rolled into one. They remove almost any makeup easily and leave behind clean, refreshed skin with no residue.

    Kaia Bamboo Facial Cleansing Cloths $17.99

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Article Posted 3 years Ago

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