Hit Snooze: These Time-Saving Beauty Products Will Streamline Your Morning Routine

Because mornings are hard enough.

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Whether you savor the time spent at your vanity or you’re a "do your makeup in the Uber" type of gal, we can all agree that anything that saves precious morning minutes is something to be valued. At this point, I’ve spent a lot of my life getting ready using many, many beauty products. Here’s some hot intel: The key to maximizing that time lies in the products you’re using to get you there. To help you cut to the chase, I’ve compiled some of my esteemed a.m. go-tos for when I’m feeling the morning rush. From do-it-all body washes to all-encompassing hair heroes, these hard-working time-saving beauty products will make you rethink the way you start your day.

Erborian CC Color Correcting & Redness Reducing Broad Spectrum SPF 25

Erborian CC Color Correcting & Redness Reducing Broad Spectrum SPF 25
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Perfect skin is more high-maintenance than it looks. If you don’t feel like piling on multiple steps to achieve that covetable complexion, this color-correcting cream does it all. One swipe will prime your skin, color correct, provide SPF, and cover imperfections, all while giving a hydrating dose of centella asiatica to improve your skin the more you wear it. Don’t be turned off by the green formula–once you rub it in, the color will adjust to your skin tone like magic.

To buy: $44, sephora.com

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush

Revlon One-Step Hair Dryer & Volumizer Hot Air Brush
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If you want blowout hair but don’t feel like spending the cash or time, the Revlon One-Step is bound to become your secret hair hack. More and more people are being swayed by the concept of hair dryer brushes, and it’s not hard to see why—the tool combines the act of brushing and drying into one easy step, and simplifies the process for anyone who doesn’t know their way around a round brush. Plus, since the overall airflow and ionic technology allows air to disperse quickly and evenly, you’ll minimize the amount of heat damage done to your strands and have everyone thinking you just walked out of Drybar.

To buy: $60, amazon.com

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Olay Rinse-Off Body Conditioner

Olay Rinse-Off Body Conditioner
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First off, let me just say that in-shower lotions are a godsend, especially with my eczema-stricken skin. Olay Body’s version is formulated with coconut oil and delivers long-lasting moisture quickly so you’re not left with that slick, coated feeling. Because everything is applied and soaked in before you even step out of the shower, you won't have to go through the trouble of rubbing down your body afterwards—or wait around before getting dressed.

To buy: $6, target.com

L'Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Blow Dry It Quick Dry Primer Spray

L'Oreal Paris Advanced Hairstyle Blow Dry It Quick Dry Primer Spray
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If you have long hair or your strands just seem to take *forever* to dry, blow drying can make your arm feel like it’s going to snap off. Spray on this blow dry and heat primer to accelerate your routine and cut down blow dry time. When applied before heat styling, the formula reacts with heat to protect hair from excessive heat damage.

To buy: $2, amazon.com

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Alleyoop Liquid-Filled Makeup Removing Swabs

Alleyoop Liquid-Filled Makeup Removing Swabs
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Nothing can ruin a morning (or suck up time) more quickly than a makeup mistake. Take back some of those seconds with these pre-saturated makeup removing swabs. Simply snap the tip to release the makeup remover liquid, then wipe away the incriminating smudge or flakes without having to completely rub away all your hard work.

To buy: $8, urbanoutfitters.com

Kaja Beauty Eyeliner Tattoo Stamp

Kaja Beauty Eyeliner Tattoo Stamp
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Walking out of the house without my winged eyeliner is akin to feeling like I’m walking out half-naked. Perfecting that flawless cateye can feel like a nearly impossible challenge when you’re in a rush, so try a template to prevent lopsided lines. Kaja’s dual-sided wing stamp pen comes with two ends for your left and right eye to achieve a perfectly balanced flick every time. And since the formula is smudge-proof and waterproof, you won’t have to worry about it creasing or smudging throughout the day.

To buy: $25, sephora.com

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