Maybe you slept right through your alarm and had five minutes to get ready. Or maybe you spilled java on your white top during your morning coffee run. We’ve all been there. But by keeping a few strategically chosen supplies on-hand at work, you can turn beauty emergencies like these into a non-issue. Here, experts explain the essentials you should stock up on now to prevent stressful situations down the road.
The issue: You need to freshen up before happy hour, but you left your makeup bag at home.
The beauty lifesaver: An all-in-one makeup stick
There’s no need to run to the nearest makeup counter—just use a multipurpose makeup stick to touch up your eye shadow, lipstick, and blush, suggests Victoria Styles, a D.C.-based hair and makeup artist. You’ll never have to lug around an overstuffed makeup bag again. (Read more)