By: Rachel Collucci
There is nothing better than a night out in New York City. However, when it comes to trying to balance work and social life, there is little room to get ready, maybe five minutes- if you’re lucky. Below, we’re breaking down the best long-last products, as well as those that will set your makeup look and keep it on point from your business meeting with your boss, to afterwork cocktails with friends. Because who wants to worry about their makeup when you should be dancing the night away on your next girls night out!
This cult classic of the beauty world lives up to its reputation. Claiming to help makeup last up to 16 hours, Urban Decay's All Nighter Setting spray keeps your look fresh from the start of work, to dancing with the girls at night. Apply as the final step of your routine, or right before you put on your highlighter (a hack to get that extra glow).
Urban Decay All Nighter Setting Spray XL, $39; ulta.com
If you're still a fan of loose powders, this product will do wonders. Makeup Revolution Luxury Banana Powder comes in a variety of shades to help prevent flashback and oil build up throughout the day, leaving your face flawless. Plus for only $8, how can you resist?
Makeup Revolution Luxury Banana Powder, $8; ulta.com
Eyeshadow is one product that most may have difficulty touching up throughout the day. Priming the eyelids before applying shadow can help keep your eyes from creasing, and the one crafted by Morphe does the trick. Meant to help your eyeshadow last up to 12 hours, not only will this eyelid primer set your shadow but also make those pigments pop.
Morphe Eyelid Primer - Translucent, $10; Morphe.com
When one hears about Too Faced, what usually pops into their head are peach themed eyeshadow palettes. However, this famous brand has a hidden gem. The Sketch Marker eyeliner pen not only is easy to use but won't smudge thanks to its the waterproof formula. The liner will last all day or can be a quick edition to go from casual to glam. Choose from one of 12 shades to add some extra drama to any look.
Too Faced Sketch Marker, $20; ulta.com
Lipstick may be one of the essential products when finishing a makeup look. One that will make it through food and drinks throughout a day is the Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick from NYX. It comes it a wide range of fun colors so you can go as bright and as bold as you want without worrying about unwanted smudging.
NYX Liquid Suede Cream Lipstick, $7; ulta.com
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