Beauty Essentials to Keep at Work

Beauty Essentials to Keep at Work

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Any working girl knows the importance of the looking and feeling her best, especially in the office. Often a little touch-up is needed midway through the day or heading into an important meeting. Keep these essentials tucked away in your desk drawer for quick, no-fuss makeup anytime!

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  • Tinted BalmTinted lip balm does double duty. Use it to add moisturize and shine to your lips while providing a pop of color. You can also dab a little on your cheeks before an office happy hour as a substitute for cream blush.
  • Mascara: Mascara is every girl's secret weapon! A few brushstrokes on your upper and lower lashes will make your eyes pop, helping you look refreshed going into that afternoon meeting.
  • Bobby Pins and Hair Ties: A good hair day often doesn't last all day. Have bobby pins ready to quickly change up your look (great for pesky bangs), or use a hair tie as a way to pull your hair out of your face in a sleek top knot or a low, professional ponytail.
  • Perfume: Pack a small bottle of your favorite scent or put those samples to good use by keeping a bottle of perfume in your desk makeup bag. A little spritz may be just what you need halfway through the workday or after that lunchtime trip to the gym.
  • Hair Serum: Tame unwanted frizz and fly-aways with a drop of serum. A small amount goes a long way and will keep your hair looking polished. It also acts as a substitute to a big can of hairspray to soothe curls and add a hint of shine.
  • Concealer: With a dab of concealer, no one will ever guess that you have a breakout . . . or were up all night working on that project. Use it to cover up dark circles and blemishes. It is also a substitute for foundation, smoothing areas of your skin where your foundation may have rubbed off over the course of the day.
  • Q-Tips: Q-Tips are the most inexpensive yet versatile beauty tool. Keep a few in your makeup bag to quickly clean up smudges and reapply makeup in a hurry without needing bulky brushes.

For office must haves beyond beauty, check out this list of desk essentials.

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