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How To Not Look Like A Mess At Work Ever Again

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Being a girl boss is no easy feat, but keeping the right stash of beauty products at your desk can be a total savior and game-changer when it comes to putting your most impressive face forward—all day long. When you don’t have time to complete a full morning beauty regimen (or need an afternoon pick-me-up), it’s the best way to stay polished on the fly. Here, the essentials that will ensure you look and feel your best at work, whether you call a cubicle or the corner office home.

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Beauty Products To Keep At Your Desk

Byredo Gypsy Water Roll-On Eau De Parfum

$78

Nordstrom

Roll-On Perfume

Spraying your favorite scent can be overwhelming for coworkers or clients. If you're dying for a refresh in the office, opt for a small rollerball.

Too Cool For School Dinoplatz Dear Brachiosaurus Blotting Paper

$8

Amazon

Oil-Blotting Sheets

As the day progresses, so does the oil on our faces. Soak up unwanted shine with these papers.

Underarm Deodorant Wipes With Coconut Milk & Essential Oils

$9

Pacifica

Deodorant Wipes

It's totally normal to need a quick refresher when tackling everything on your to-do list. When the stress and nerves hit you, these wipes are super discreet.

Aesop Resurrection Aromatique Hand Balm

$27

Amazon

Hand Cream

Don't be embarrassed to shake hands. Keep yours hydrated and pretty with a light cream.

Mini Tidy Detangling Comb

$6

Sephora Collection

Comb

Sometimes hair gets frazzled throughout the day. Keep a comb on hand to tidy up before meetings.

Burt’s Bees Cotton Extract Sensitive Facial Cleansing Towelettes

$6

Amazon

Cleansing Towelettes

These work wonders on afternoon raccoon eyes. They're also ideal for removing makeup before heading to the gym at the end of the day.

Benefit Grooming Tweezer & Brush

$20

Sephora

Tweezers

If you didn't have time for your waxing appointment over the weekend, this is your trusty touch-up tool.

Oral B Glide Complete with Scope Outlast Floss Picks

$4

Amazon

Floss Picks

Food stuck in your teeth is uncomfortable—and really embarrassing. These portable floss picks keep your smile on its A-game.

Scünci No Slip Grip Comfortable Hair Elastics

$6

Amazon

Hair Ties

Switching up your hair throughout the day is totally fine—we all do it. A set of elastics helps keep it in place.

Neutrogena Moisture Smooth Color Stick

$6

Amazon

Lip Balm

Keep your pout moisturized and add a hint of color with a simple tinted balm.

‘Duo Image’ Compact Mirror

$12

MAC

Compact Mirror

When applying makeup or grooming your brows, it's important to have a detailed view.

Bobbi Brown Face Touch-Up Stick

$32

Amazon

Concealer

This one is a must-have when makeup begins to wear off and blemishes become visible (or new ones pop up).

NARS All Day Luminous Powder Foundation

$48

Nordstrom

Foundation

Light coverage comes in handy for touch-ups during the day or when headed out to dinner.

Khôl Couture Waterproof Eyeliner in Black

$26

Givenchy

Eyeliner

Whether you like to rock a smudgy look from nine to five, or prefer to pump it up for after-work drinks, always keep a pencil on hand.

Shu Uemura Color Luste Dry Cleaner

$39

Amazon

Dry Shampoo

Second-day hair looking tired? No worries. This will keep your locks fresh and bouncy.

Too Faced Better Than Sex Waterproof Mascara

$12

Sephora

Mascara

A travel-size mascara will amp up your eyes in no time.

Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist

$48

Amazon

Hydrating Mist

Stress, fatigue and dehydration can sap your skin during the day. A shot of mist will keep it dewy.

Tweezerman Mini Nail Rescue Kit

$22

Sephora

Nail Kit

Pesky hangnails love making an appearance at the most inconvenient times. Have a kit on hand to deal with emergencies.

Sephora Collection Quick Fix: Bobby Pins

$15

Amazon

Bobby Pins

Tuck in flyaway hairs or secure a last-minute updo by keeping these at your desk.