You're this close to being late for work and yet, those serious bags under your eyes are making you reconsider getting out of bed. Finding fuss-free but trendy makeup combinations that hide the fact that you've been up all night is often easier said than done. Luckily for you, these tips are pretty much designed to complement all skin tones and eye colors. Not only are these makeup looks super quick and easy to pull off, they'll definitely make you the star of your office.
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Having a 9 to 5 that keeps you crazy busy doesn't mean that your eyebrows can't be on fleek. Before you start, trim any excess hair for a cleaner look.
It may not seem like it at first but pairing light, neutral tones together will add subtle definition to your lashes. The beige and gold undertones of your eye shadow will also bring out the color of your eyes, which is a major win!
This basic contouring trick is perfect for beginners, and simple enough for pros to quickly test it out before heading to the office.
This is possibly the greatest beauty cheat I've ever learned. Dark lipstick will naturally draw the eye down. On those days where you just don't have the time to pay attention to details on your eyes and face, focus on making your lips look killer.
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Whether you're looking to even out your skin or simply need a base for your makeup, use a light foundation. Always choose a light foundation that will let your pores breathe. Trust me, your face will thank you later.
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No one needs to know that you spent the night binge-watching Orange is the New Black on Netflix. Make your eyes look wide awake by going over the middle of your eyelid with a pale, neutral color and your eye crease with a brown shadow.
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Berry, pastel or mauve, it doesn't matter! Pink has always been the perfect shade for energizing your look.
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I never thought I'd see the day where I could wear pink lipstick without it looking as if I snuck into the cotton candy factory. The key is to first lightly dust your lips with a blush toned lipstick or gloss before blending it in with a darker color. I've found that mocha blends perfectly with almost any shade of pink!
You can never go wrong with gold, bronze and brown; they're the perfect mix. Accentuate the shape of your eyebrows by layering your eye shadow.
You know you're doing it right when your makeup look seems makeup-free. This look is great for people who aren't into heavy makeup but still want to stand out.
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You can achieve the smokey eye look without having to resort to darker colors. I love the versatility in this featured tutorial.
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The trick is figuring out what shade works best on you. Depending on your skin stone, it's best if you experiment with blush from different brands. After all, blush shades are not made equally.
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This is proof that blush works on everyone. The berry pink highlights her cheekbones and gives off a lovely contrast to her lightly colored lips.
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Makeup lovers, rejoice! If you're still looking for ways to spice up your usual smokey eye, this tutorial breaks it down in four simple steps.
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I've honestly never bought the right foundation, concealer or bronzer on the first try. But the best part about having so many missteps along the way is that my makeup arsenal became so much more extensive. This gives me a chance to do trial runs of what looks good together and what doesn't.
Wearing dark eyeliner will highlight the shape of your eyes, while a lighter shade will brighten your eye color. The bigger the contrast, the better!
What are some of your favorite looks to pull off at work? Let us know in the comments below!
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