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What do you do first?

(20 Posts)
ellesabe Wed 24-Apr-13 18:08:41

...dry your hair or apply your make-up?

Just interested...

poorbuthappy Wed 24-Apr-13 18:09:57

Apply make up whilst hair in towel. Then dry hair.

CardiffUniversityNetballTeam Wed 24-Apr-13 18:11:25

Make up first while my hair is wet. Then dry my hair. Otherwise I get foundation all over my fringe!

OneLittleLady Wed 24-Apr-13 18:13:56

I don't dry my hair other than a quick rub with the towel so its rub with towel, brush hair while wet then apply make up.

SneezySnatcher Wed 24-Apr-13 21:01:06

Make up then hair. I read years ago that the heat from the hairdryer helps set make up so I always do hair last - not sure how accurate that is, though!

endoftether12 Wed 24-Apr-13 21:02:49

Hair then makeup, otherwise the heat makes me sweat my makeup off!

CognitiveOverload Wed 24-Apr-13 21:03:41

Depends on my mood smile

TwllBach Wed 24-Apr-13 21:16:10

I blow dry my hair till mostly dry then do my make up and then finish my hair up. I'm so warm in the mornings I can't bear prolonged hair drying periods!

Mumelie Wed 24-Apr-13 22:14:43

Hair then make up - gives my moisturiser time to fully sink in.

BinksToEnlightenment Wed 24-Apr-13 22:18:11

I wrap my hair in a towel and then start putting my makeup on. If I'm too slow, I'll dry my hair halfway through. My hair dries pretty quickly, so it's usually blow dried before mascara.

ifancyashandy Wed 24-Apr-13 22:31:22

Make up then hair

Full routine is:

Shower / hair wash

Get coffee. Drink coffee. Wake up.

Body lotion
Face primer
Eye lid primer
Eyes (shadow, liner etc)
Light reflecting eye circle cover up stuff

More coffee

Dry hair

Get dressed



Pack handbag.
Check gym kit

Shoes on

Plug self into headphones

Close door

Drywhiteplease Wed 24-Apr-13 22:36:18

Wow ifancy!!!

My routine:
Fall out of bed
Stagger to shower
Wash hair
Drink tea brought up by butler DH
Apply make up (2 mins)
Top up tea from pot left on tray on bed
Dry hair (20's thick)
Get dressed, drinking more tea
Eat breakfast with strong fresh coffee
Talk to children
Brush teeth
Go to work

MonkeyingAroundTown Wed 24-Apr-13 22:40:28

How long does it take you to get ready then "i fancy"?

I put make up on first with wet hair in a towel then dry hair and straighten hair.

ifancyashandy Wed 24-Apr-13 22:45:16

From waking up to out the door is one hour. Can do it in 45 mins too. Am very organised! I know what I wearing tomorrow down to underwear and have put coffee in the pot / filled kettle / put vit tablet in glass to be filled with water while I clean my teeth. Coffee brews while I'm in the shower. Gym bag sorted when I get on from work so just double checked in the morning. I go to the loo probably twice in that time too!

<anal emoticon>

willyoulistentome Wed 24-Apr-13 22:48:05

Fancy. I wistfully remember those days. I am imagining you as a wealthy young free and single type.
Here's me.

Stagger out of bed
Poo and wee. ( wash hands)
Stagger downstairs
Put on kettle
Put on coat
Go outside and let chickens out
Come back in
Empty dish washer
Make tea
Take tea to snoring dh.
Wake up kids
Argue with kids
Get kids ready for school
Dry hair in kitchen to stop kids murdering each other
Hand lids over to dh
Go to work.
Lippy in car in work car park.

ifancyashandy Wed 24-Apr-13 22:52:19

Ah yes, I forgot emptying dishwasher! I do that too. I hate doing it though. Urgh.

I am child free t'is true. Single also. Young? Hmmm. Not according to my 14 year old goddaughter and yes, according to my 70 year old mum!

But I'm impressed you hand your lids over to your DH. If he then puts shadow / liner on for you, you're truly multitasking / sharing the load!

willyoulistentome Thu 25-Apr-13 06:25:15

Haha . Lids remain nude. Dh takes over KIDS. Look like I've been beaten up if I try eye shadow.

knitknack Thu 25-Apr-13 06:33:21

I wash my hair at night so I just:

Stagger out of bed when kids thumping on stairs wake me up
Wash face, brush teeth (weeing taken care of about three times in the night - why??? What is UP with that?!)
Come back up and do full face whilst drinking coffee made by dh
Get dressed
Stagger downstairs, collect packed lunch &another coffee made by DH
Physically shuffle ds1 into car
Drive away (but only about 3 mins into the next village!)

I'm very, very lucky.

AmberNectarine Thu 25-Apr-13 08:30:00

Mine is:

Get up
Skulk in bed wrapped in a towel feeling angry to be awake
Rough dry hair
Give hair once over with BBH
Get dressed
Change again
Change once more
Put on original outfit
Swear because I only have five mins to dress kids, feed them and put out recycling etc.
Dress kids
Give them a banana on the bus
Forget about recycling
Drop kids at nursery
Do make up on the tube

BiddyPop Thu 25-Apr-13 08:46:54

The days I have time for it all, I do hair first, then makeup.

But I don't tend to wear makeup everyday - work days I wear it, I tend to do hair at the gym after showering, and put on makeup in office after that.

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