Struggling to create a beauty look when you have somewhere important to be is not what we would call a good use of your time. You never want to seem like you didn’t try hard enough—or, worse, like you tried a little too hard. As beauty junkies, we’ve come up with six hassle-free hair-and-makeup formulas for a variety of occasions. Here, the looks and products that’ll never leave you in this plight again.
When it's time for a loved one to tie the knot, the pressure is on. Try this classic approach to looking gorgeous while keeping the spotlight on the couple du jour: Stick to neutral tones for a subtle smoky eye, glossy lips and a voluminous blowout.
Smooth Infusion Style Prep Smoother
Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tisse Vendome
Skinny Dip Long-Wear Lip Topper
The Little Black Box Dream Dryer
The Dating Scene
This date-night option is foolproof and guaranteed to wow: Pucker up with some bright red lipstick, highlighted cheekbones and a romantic updo. Voilà.
Dry Texturizing Spray
Be Legendary Lipstick in Bing
Anastasia Beverly Hills
Highlighting Powder in Bronze Glow
Meeting Your Future (Maybe) In-Laws
Meeting the parents of your significant other is a nerve-racking prospect. To appear polished yet proper, pull your hair back into a single braid and experiment with rosy tones for your makeup.
Luminous Silk Compact
K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Bitch Perfect
Tom Ford Beauty
A Night Out With The Girls
Go a little bolder when hitting the town with your ladies. Let your locks go free, bring out a deep-hued lipstick and don't forget to dress up your eyes.
Blush in Orgasm
Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Moonlight
Matte Lipstick in Antique Velvet
GHD Classic Wave Wand
Landing The Job
Going on an interview doesn't mean you can't express who you really are. Skew professional yet chic with a polished ponytail, glowing cheekbones and a nude lip.
Classic Cream Lipstick in Nude 120
Dolce & Gabbana
InstaCurl Lash Mascara
It's always a good idea to look as cool as possible while sipping mimosas. Incorporate a braid into soft, subtle waves and wear hints of peach on your eyes, lips and cheeks.
5 Couluers Couture Eyeshadow Palette in Tutu
Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint
Whirl Convertible Styling Wand with Interchangeable Tapered Barrel
Meta Luxe Mini Hairspray