If you’re working a nine-to-five job in the office, it is extremely important to look as polished, professional and put-together as possible. Here are 5 rules on how to achieve a flawless look for the office using makeup.
#1 – Show your true beauty
Makeup should be fun and highlight your true beauty. When you work in a corporate or conservative setting, ‘too-much’ eye makeup is not work appropriate. A dark smoky eye is an absolute no-go for everyday wear at the office. Avoid using colors like black, dark blue or anything glittery.
#3 – Neutral, natural and nice
Use more subtle tones like plums, grays or browns to create a sophisticated daytime smoky look. Apply the darkest tone close to the lash line then blend upward toward the crease. You want to create a sunset effect. Then finish it off with a couple of coats of black mascara.
#4 – Keep it Simple
Make sure your makeup is waterproof and has low maintenance. It would be ideal to touchup’s (just in case for meetings outside the office) in 5 to 10 minutes, rather than 30 to 35 minutes.
#5 – Wear What You Love
Never wear anything you are not confident in. Makeup should bring out our inner confidence. If you love bright shadows go for it, but be sure all colors suit your skin tone and complement your eye color.
What’s your go-to office makeup look? Let us know!
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