We’re all busy these days and running between meetings and a night out doesn’t leave much time for pre-planning or dramatic makeup changes. If you’re like us, you need to be able to take your classy office look streetside in a flash and on a budget.
Well, here are 5 tried and true makeup tips from TANGER’S top beauty brands that will take you from work to working it in 5 minutes or less.
1. Spice Up Your Lip Color
|BEAUTIFUL COLOR MOISTURIZING LIPSTICK $9.99 BOGO | DAY TO NIGHT LIPSTICK DUOS $8.00|
Turn those office-friendly neutrals and glossy pink lips into bold reds or darker tones for an immediate new look. ELIZABETH ARDEN COMPANY has all the hottest lip colors available now for $9.99 AND… they are buy one get one FREE. While supplies last. OLD NAVY OUTLET also has day to night lipstick duos to make it even easier on you!
2. Contouring is a Girl’s Best Friend
|MAKEUP SPONGES 4-PACK | $7.99|
Contouring is another super easy and quick way to add some drama to your 5-9 look. Stash a contour kit in your desk drawer or purse so you’ll always have it on hand for those last minute social invites. Beauty basics, like these makeup sponges from H&M are great way to add a little contour magic to your look at home or at the office.
3. Layer on the Liner
A little liner goes a long way when you’re transitioning from work to play. Layer on a darker liner than your typical office color palette and an extra layer of fresh mascara, and off you go!
4. Next Level Eye Shadow
|MAC MINERAL EYE SHADOWS | $32.25|
If you’re already rocking a great liner and mascara, take your eye shadow game to the next level for your night out. Go with the sultry smokey eye or even just select a more dramatic color than you would for the office. These MAC mineral eye shadow compacts from THE COSMETIC COMPANY STORE are the perfect makeup emergency kit item because they are easy to carry and give you a full color palette in one compact.
5. Highlight for Full Effect
|SMASHBOX MULTI-USE BRUSH SET | $27.50|
Keep highlighting or bronzing supplies on hand for last minute makeup changes as well. Nothing says “I’m ready for a night out” like a great cheeky shimmer. This brush set from THE COSMETIC COMPANY STORE has everything you need to add that last minute glow (minus the highlighter of course).