7 Makeup Bag Must-Haves for Busy Moms

Photo by: Laura Mercier
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer-
When you're the mom, morning can be the hardest part of the day. Trying to get the kids up and fed and ready for school or daycare or playgroup ... more 
Photo by: Laura Mercier
Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer-
When you're the mom, morning can be the hardest part of the day. Trying to get the kids up and fed and ready for school or daycare or playgroup leaves little -- if any -- time to put yourself together. But with the right tools in your makeup bag, you can pull together a five-minute face that will leave you looking fresh and well-rested, no matter how frazzled and sleep-deprived you might be. Late nights got your skin looking uneven and sad? A tinted moisturizer can save you. Lighter than a foundation, this single step will protect and perfect your skin. We like Laura Mercier's tinted moisturizer because it's super light weight and has an SPF of 20, which is perfect for a normal day of running around. (Laura Mercier Tinted Moisturizer SPF 20, $42 at Sephora) less 
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