The sports world is buzzing about Nike-backed runner Eliud Kipchoge. If you aren’t a sports fanatic, well here’s a short brief on the historic moment that happened over the weekend. Eliud Kipchoge is a runner who is now the first-ever to complete a marathon distance in less than two hours. 34-year-old Eliud is a Kenya native who ran 26.2 miles in 1 hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds making him the first man ever to break the 2-hour barrier.
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So, what does makeup have to do with sports? Well, while Eliud Kipchoge achieved such a prestigious position in under 2 hours, here are a few makeup hacks that will help you complete your makeup in just under two hours or rather 2 minutes. You might not be inducted into the hall of fame for this, but you can save up on a lot of time and look drop-dead gorgeous. These looks will also have everyone racing towards you to show them how it's done.
Winged Eyeliner Makeup
Cat-eye makeup or winged eyeliner may look tricky to achieve but all it takes is just a little practice. Forget about two hours, once you get the hang of it, you’ll be perfecting this look under 2 minutes. Just add a piece of scotch tape along the side of your eye to get those perfect winged eyes.
Ombre lips are achieved by using two lipstick shades that evolve from dark to light. This makeup look isn’t as confusing as it looks. All you need are two lipstick shades one lighter than the other, a good blending brush and 5 minutes. Apply the lighter tone on the center of your lips and press your lips together. Next, apply the darker shade on the outside corners of both your upper and lower lip and you're done!
Smokey eyes are a cult favourite and while it may seem complex, even if you’re a beginner, you can achieve this look in under 2 hours! Trust us! All you need is your trusty kajal and a blending brush and you're good to go. Just apply a thick line of eyeliner on your upper eyelids and smudge evenly using your makeup brush. Make sure to also blend it across your crease as well.
Don’t waste time trying to figure out how to apply your blush evenly. The simple trick to applying this makeup product is to smile and apply it on the apples of your cheeks. Add colour to your cheeks in just 1 minute.
Tired of the endless trials and errors in trying to perfect your Cupid's bow? Well, here’s a secret that will save you on a lot of time and leave you with fuller-looking lips. Using your lip liner draw an X on your upper lip and apply your lipstick, using the “X” as a guide.