Gorgeous Hair-And-Makeup Combinations For Any Occasion

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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.

Shay Mitchell. Photo: @patrickta

Wedded Bliss

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

$25

Aveda

Les 4 Ombres Multi-Effect Quadra Eyeshadow in Tisse Vendome

$61

Chanel

Skinny Dip Long-Wear Lip Topper

$16

Jouer

The Little Black Box Dream Dryer

$295

DreamDry

@shaninashaik

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

$44

Oribe

Be Legendary Lipstick in Bing

$21

Smashbox

Brow Wiz

$21

Anastasia Beverly Hills

Highlighting Powder in Bronze Glow

$46

Bobbi Brown

@oliviaculpo

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.

Finishing Creme

$24

Ouai Haircare

Luminous Silk Compact

$62

Giorgio Armani

K.I.S.S.I.N.G Lipstick in Bitch Perfect

$32

Charlotte Tilbury

Eyeshadow Quad

$82

Tom Ford Beauty

@emrata

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

$30

NARS

Caviar Stick Eye Colour in Moonlight

$29

Laura Mercier

Matte Lipstick in Antique Velvet

$17

MAC

GHD Classic Wave Wand

$199

Nordstrom

@theashleygraham

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

$36

Dolce & Gabbana

InstaCurl Lash Mascara

$23

MAC

Glimmer Shine

$14

Moroccanoil

Ouchless Elastics

$3

Goody

Kate Bosworth. Photo: Getty Images

Sunday Brunch

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

$62

Dior Beauty

Volumizing Lip & Cheek Tint

$36

Tata Harper

Whirl Convertible Styling Wand with Interchangeable Tapered Barrel

$185

T3

Meta Luxe Mini Hairspray

$12

Serge Normant