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Beauty instagrammer and mum of three Heledd Harman talks us through her five quick-trick beauty essentials that ensure she makes it to her desk, via the school gate, on time


Heledd’s multitasking essentials

These fast-action beauty buys will sharpen up your morning routine.

1 Nuxe Huile Prodigieuse Multipurpose Golden Shimmer Oil
“Not every mum is a hot mess before 9am, but having multiple kids means I sometimes need to call on major multitaskers to deliver that healthy glow that I used to take for granted. I absolutely love this go-everywhere shimmer oil. I swipe it over my collarbones, legs, arms and then I run the excess on my hands through my hair for shine. Easy-peasy.”

2 Rosie For Autograph Starstruck Lip & Cheek Colour
“When I’m in a rush I like to use make-up that I can smudge on with my fingers, which is why this magic stick has an essential slot in my hectic routine. Other benefits include the fact that the creamy sheer formula melts onto skin, making it super-easy to blend and build colour on cheeks and lips. When I’m feeling brave I sometimes sweep a little over my eyelids, too. Pale Blush is such a pretty and versatile shade.”

3 Out of Trouble 10 Minute Mask to Rescue Problem Skin
“This miracle always comes to the rescue when my skin is looking stressed – which is a lot! At least twice a week I

smooth it over my face while I’m in the bathroom rounding up all three kids to brush their teeth. In just 10 minutes my complexion is transformed. When my skin is really crying out for moisture I wear a thin layer of the cream mask to bed – it’s always an overnight success.”

4 Stila One Step Correct
“This classic made the covetable M&S Beauty Edit for a reason! The gel primer is made up of a mix of three formulas: green (to neutralise redness), lavender (to lift sallow spots) and pink (to counteract shadows). I use my fingers to blend this all over my face and watch signs of tiredness disappear.”

5 Percy & Reed Invisible Dry Shampoo
“Part of my plan to sharpen up and become a morning person is to never need to wash my hair in the AM… my plan B is this brilliant invisible spray that hides all my dirty secrets in one fine mist. The formula removes oil and grease plus delivers a lovely fresh scent.”

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Editor: Sam Dean / Photographer: Christine Kreiselmaier / Stylist: Tamala Ayres

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