Here’s What Makeup to Wear This Weekend
Congrats! You made it through the week — now it’s time to weekend like it’s a verb. That means jetting from the office to a boozy, much-deserved happy hour on Friday, going out with your besties on Saturday night and then topping it all off with a solid recovery + recap (since you have a solid lineup of discussion topics) on Sunday morning. You’ve gotta look fresh for it all, though, so we’ve pulled together three new products that you can count on to help you do your weekend RIGHT. Here’s what makeup to wear this weekend:
What Makeup to Wear Friday Night: Your Desk-to-Dinner Look
Isn’t it a shame how you look your best, makeup-wise, first thing in the morning? By 6pm, your daytime makeup probs needs a slight reboot andafter-hours refresh before you head out to celebrate the weekend’s arrival. Focus on playing up your eyes when you’re taking your makeup from day to night by swiping on Lancome Drama Liqui-Pencil Longwear Eyeliner ($23). We LOVE the pearlized gray and matte midnight blue shades. These add instant oomph to your otherwise subtle daytime makeup — just don’t overdo it! Add a fun lip color after you glam up your eyes and you’re set for the night. Boom.
What Makeup to Wear Saturday Night: Your Night O.U.T. Look
Saturday night, yeah! Gear up for a night out to remember (or not ;) with your gals by loading up your lips with Sephora Collection’s Oil Infusion Color & Care ($14) balm-in-oil formula. We’re not sure whether to call these lipsticks, glosses or balms — they’re some kind of magical blend of all three — but you need to stash one in your going out clutch ASAP. They’re super moisturizing, pack a bunch of color and are super easy to apply. The lavender creme shade is everythinggg — and it’s super on-trend if you’ve been keeping tabs on Fashion Week beauty trends.
What Makeup to Wear Sunday: Your Brunch With Your Besties Look
Recap your crazy night over mimosas + pancakes with your besties while looking like you stayed in, watched chick flicks and were fast asleep by 10pm — even though you were *just starting* your night at that time ;) Tatcha Luminous Dewy Skin Mist ($48) will trick your friends into thinking you got in your full eight hours of sleep by providing a spray-on serum (say what!) that you can spritz on anytime you want your skin to feel and look hydrated, glow-y and luminous. Whether you’re wearing makeup, going fresh-faced to brunch or just want a nice pick-me-up, this stuff is your answer.
Do you have a weekend makeup routine? Share the one standout product you count on to make your look in the comments below.
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