7 Makeup Tips For Looks That Last All Day At Work

When you catch yourself in the mirror after a hard day’s work, your beauty look may appear differently than when you left the house in the morning. To ensure your makeup lasts all day at work, there are some tips and tricks you can follow. Because nobody wants to be rocking smudged mascara, faded lipstick, and patchy foundation at the end of the day.

After a day in the office, an afternoon spent running errands, or an energetic creative collaboration, it’s safe to say that you’re probably not going to be looking as pristine as you were at 8 a.m. that morning. When you throw high summer temperatures and stress into the mix, your makeup stands no chance. But what about the life you lead outside of work? You can’t just put everything on hold because you need to go home and redo your entire face, however refreshingly wonderful that may sound. No, sometimes you have to soldier on to make it to new restaurant openings, pop-up galleries, or a hot date with someone who’s equally as busy as you are. There are occasions when even a touch up is out of the question because you’re so darn busy.

So here are a bunch of ways to get your makeup to last through the whole work day and hopefully beyond!

1. The Powder & Foundation Hack

leighannsays on YouTube

This beauty vlogger is breaking all the rules in this tutorial. Instead of applying her foundation before her powder, she realized that she can get better, long-lasting results by flipping this rule on its head and applying her powder first. She might just blow your mind.

2. The Mascara Trick

Makeup artist Ana Bazan shares her secrets to keeping mascara smudge-proof, so you can wave goodbye to panda eyes at the end of your day. Coming in at just over three minutes long and with only three tools needed to complete this look, you can easily banish smudged under-eyes with the help of this tutorial.

3. The Lipstick Trick

Jessica Hart on YouTube

Lipstick is renowned for fading throughout the day. Even if you're super careful and you try to avoid wiping food from your lips while eating, kissing people, and you use a straw when you drink, somehow it still doesn't manage to last. This beauty babe was having the same problem, so she devised a solution to her problems and has shared it with the world in this video.

4. The Blush Tip

Tati on YouTube

This two-step tutorial showcases how to make your blush "completely budge proof." This is will be music to your ears if you usually find yourself with patchy blush at the end of the day. It's incredibly simple to follow, so you'll soon be rocking your long-lasting rosy cheeks like a pro.

5. The Eyeliner Trick

Stephanie Lange on YouTube

This vivacious vlogger shows viewers how to keep eyeliner on the waterline all day. It's super speedy and all the products you need are included in the video. This is a no-fuss tutorial for those who want to get straight down to business in helping their eyeliner stay put on their waterline.

6. The Eyebrow Tip

Style By Sheena on YouTube

If Cara Delevingne is your #BrowGoals, then you're probably going to want to make sure your eyebrows are on fleek like Cara's all day long. This vlogger's tools of the trade for this tutorial include body powder and hairspray. Sound intriguing? Give this video a watch for awesome brows that should last all day.

7. The Eyeshadow Hack

BeautyBeatzByLisa on YouTube

Want a helpful tutorial on how to make your eyeshadow last all day, while listening to some gorgeous tunes? This is the video for you my friend. This glam beauty vlogger shows viewers how to get a gorgeous eyeshadow look that lasts.

So there you have it! Getting your makeup to last all day needn't be a mystery any longer. Follow these simple steps and you're sure to have flawless makeup that lasts you throughout your work day!

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