Cheers! It’s time to dash out the office door, grab an adult beverage and catch up with your friends. Make it a rule that you can’t talk about work — take this time to truly de-stress and get ready for the weekend. Here are six under-$15 weekend makeup essentials that will get you through your out-of-office time beautifully.



Before you head to happy hour, take your daytime look to the next level with two simple products. Apply Glossier Flavored Balm Dotcom ($12) in Rose (a new tint + flavor, yasss!) to your lips and lightly pat it on your cheeks to give them a healthy wash of dewy color. Slightly smoke out your eyes with Maybelline Eye Studio Master Duo Glossy Liquid Liner ($6) in Bronzed Shimmer. The coppery sheen will brighten your eyes while still making them perf for a dinner with pals.



Try contouring for a step up from your normal Monday-through-Friday makeup. Use ColourPop Sculpting Stix ($5) in New Renaissance to define your cheekbones. After that, focus on achieving sky-high lashes with Milani Length in Seconds Lash Extension Fibers ($8). Just apply a coat of your normal mascara, then brush the fibers on the tips of your lashes, followed up with another coat of your regular mascara. Your lashes will be thick and noticeably longer — perfect for a night on the town!



Keep your brunch makeup super fast and simple. Start by evening out your skin and blurring imperfections with NYX Cosmetics BB Cream ($12). This stuff will give your skin lightweight coverage without looking cakey. Top it off with a super hydrating lip product like Skinfix Lip Repair Balm ($4) to give your pucker back the moisture it lost over the weekend.

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