These Getting-Ready Hacks Will Literally Cut Your Morning Makeup Routine in Half

Sona Gasparian's time-saving beauty tricks will let you hit the snooze button. Again.

Sona Gasparian, the makeup artist behind the Simply Sona YouTube channel, is known for her spot-on tutorials for DIY gorgeousness. But even she doesn't always have time to do a full face of makeup (who really has time for color-correcting, primer and contouring?). Her number one tip for getting ready in a hurry? Make your products do double duty. For example, wiggle your mascara wand (she loves the Almay One Coat Thickening Mascara) close to your top and bottom lash lines to fake a tight-lined look without smudging or flaking.

For more of Sona's time-saving hacks, check out the video above.

Your Toolkit: Almay One Coat Thickening MascaraAlmay Clear Complexion Concealer in medium and lightAlmay Smart Shade BronzerAlmay Age Essentials Lip Treatment lip balm.

Wardrobe Stylist: Erin McSherry; Wardrobe: Rag & Bone Collingwood Cold-Shoulder Cotton Poplin Top, $375,; Botkier Open Twist Drop Earrings, $38,; Topshop House of Freedom Fine Ring Pack, $30,

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Eden Univer

I'm the Beauty Director at HearstMade.