Whether you don't have enough or have plenty to spare, there's always time to get primped. You may be rushing to make it to an important appointment or getting prepped for a sexy date with care and leisure—whatever or wherever it is you're headed to, you can definitely fit in a few minutes of prettifying.


Take a peek at these four makeup looks to try. The best part? Each has been created with the time you have on your hands—whether it's 5, 10, 15, or 20 minutes!


(First published in the June 2006 issue of Marie Claire Philippies; model photos by Jay Yao; makeup by Gela Laurel; adapted for use in Female Network)


Looking to buy? Here's all the store information you need:

  • Avon is available through Avon representatives or Avon beauty centers. Check this directory for the center nearest you.
  • Bobbi Brown, Chanel, Laura Mercier, NARS, and Stila are available at Rustan's Department Stores in Makati, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, Alabang Town Center, and Gateway.
  • DivaDerme is available at Purebeauty Serendra.
  • Etude House is located at SM Cubao, SM Makati, SM Megamall, SM North EDSA, SM Pampanga, Etude House of Davao, SM Fairview, Festival Mall, SM Iloilo, SM Manila, SM Megamall, Etude House Masinag, SM North The Block, SM Southmall, SM Bicutan, and SM Cebu.
  • L'Occitane is available at Power Plant Mall, Rustan's Makati, Rustan's Shangri-la Plaza Mall, Marionnaud SM Mall of Asia, and Trinoma.
  • MAC is available at Power Plant Mall, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, and Glorietta 3.
  • Majolica Majorca is exclusively available at Watsons and SM Department Stores nationwide.
  • Maybelline, L'Oreal, Max Factor, Olay, and Wet n Wild
  • Natasha is available online at the official Natasha website. You may also check this directory for the branch nearest you.
  • Pond's is available at leading department stores, supermarkets, and drugstores nationwide.
  • Smashbox and Supergoop! are available at Beauty Bar stores nationwide.
  • The Body Shop is available at Alabang Town Center, Eastwood Mall, Gateway, Glorietta, Greenhills Shopping Center, Greenbelt, Market! Market!, Power Plant Mall, Robinsons Place Ermita, SM City Marikina, Robinsons Galleria, SM Makati, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM North-The Block, Shangri-la Plaza Mall, Sta Lucia, The Podium, Trinoma, Marquee Mall, SM City Baguio, Ayala Center Cebu, SM City Cebu, SM Cagayan de Oro, and SM City Davao.

For more makeup tricks and products to try, check out these galleries:

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