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    22 Beauty Products For Anyone Who Considers Themselves To Be Low-Key

    A 12-step skincare routine?? I can barely remember to put on moisturizer.

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    1. An eyeliner stamp to give you the perfect cat eye in seconds. No, I'm not kitten you — look at how easy it is!

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    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE this! It’s so easy to use. I got the perfect wings on my first try. It saved me so much time trying to get even wings. I also rub my eyes, and this does not smudge. I would definitely recommend this to anyone." —Sandra G.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.97 (available in three sizes).

    2. CreaVe moisturizer made with SPF 30 in it so you only have to remember to put *one* thing on your face in the morning. Plus, not only will your face feel soft all day long, you'll also be protected from the harmful rays of the sun.

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    Promising review: "I've been nervous about using a moisturizer with sunscreen, but I love this one. It's lightweight, doesn't seem to irritate my skin, and easily blends into my skin. It also works well under makeup." — MissyBee37

    Get it from Target for $13.49.

    3. A shimmery eyeshadow stick you can dab in the corner of your eyes to make them brighter and eliminate the need to wear powdered eyeshadow at all.


    I stopped wearing eyeshadow a while ago, and it has made my life so much better. Do you know how many hours I would spend getting my smokey eye just right? Now, when I want to give the illusion of wearing eyeshadow, I use a stick similar to this one and dab it in the corner. It's super easy and makes your eyes look so much brighter. P.S. This also works great as an eyebrow highlighter!

    Promising review: "This brightens the eyes and is so easy to apply. It has been placed on my favorites list." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $14 (available in 20 shades).

    4. Bare Minerals tinted moisturizer that might stop you from wearing foundation ever again. Just put a small dot in your hand and spread it all over your face for light coverage that will stay in place all day.


    Promising review: "I have been using BB and CC cremes for some time. I am a doctor and don't have time for primers and serums and need to apply my makeup rather quickly, sometimes in a dingy call room after being up all night. Complexion Rescue is awesome. It's easy to apply with your fingers and has kind of a cooling gel effect. It blends nicely and gives just the right amount of coverage that it looks wonderful and not mask-like, and I find that it doesn't make my face feel 'sweaty' when working hard as some thick CC creams do. All in all, a winner in my book." — egosuperegoid

    Get it from Sephora for $33 (available in 20 shades).

    5. A pack of Might Patch pimple patches you put on your zit before you go to bed at night so when you wake up, it will be SOOOO much smaller. There's no need to apply concealer to a zit that doesn't exist anymore.


    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these things!!! I'm an esthetician, however, being in my twenties and having raging hormones has challenged my skin a lot. It's embarrassing showing up to work and having pimples, meanwhile, others are supposed to trust me with their skin. These are so fast-acting and have saved me a lot of time and money. Super fast-acting, and it's amazing how it just sucks out the infection. It's perfect for those deep under the skin pimples as well, but it does take a few extra days. I will continue to repurchase!" —julia raye todd

    Get a pack of 36 from Amazon for $12.50+ (available in 36- and 72-count and in three styles).

    6. Glossier Cloud Paint to make your cheeks (or eyes) ~glow~ even if you overslept and only had .2 seconds to get ready.

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed, Glossier

    Promising review: "This stuff is amazing, goes on smoothly and is the perfect pop of color to the cheeks. I haven’t found a color that doesn’t look great on my complexion, so I’m pretty convinced every color will blend to look amazing on every skin tone!"—Jen

    Get it from Glossier for $18 (available in six shades).

    Read more about why Glossier's Cloudpaint is worth it here.

    7. A tinted lip balm that might just replace your need for lipstick altogether, gracing your pout with hydration and a dose of color.


    You know how you can never seem to actually finish a lip balm because you lose it before you can get to the bottom? Well, I officially finished my first tube of lip balm, and it was this tinted Chapstick. I love it because it really moisturizes my lips and adds a good amount of color. I keep it in my purse and apply it for work and after-work events and always feel good to go. It even made me stop using lipstick!

    Promising review: "I'm here to stock up on this item. I bought my first one from a box store. I love the color, and the moisture seems to last a long time. I'm not a huge makeup person — some days all I want is Chapstick. This makes it look like I tried!" —Misty

    Get it from Amazon for $2.62+ (available in six shades).

    8. MILK makeup highlighter stick you can apply in three, two, one, DONE. Yeah, it's that simple to give your face a nice glow like you've never seen before.

    Milk Makeup

    Promising review: "This is fantastic for those of you that like a more natural highlight. You can definitely see it, but it doesn't look like a streak of metal on your face. Super easy to apply and blend, and this lasts all day! It won't rub off, either. Ride or die." —MissSlideShow

    Get it from Sephora for $28 (available in two sizes and three shades).

    9. A Maybelline BB cream –put a smidge on your hands and then spread all over your face to give your skin a dewy look while also minimizing pores and reducing any redness. Say goodbye to taking five minutes to apply foundation evenly!

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    Promising review: "I have many expensive, high-end foundations, and this is at least as good! It's got great coverage, is easy to apply, has good sun protection, and my skin still looks like skin with it on!" —Books633

    Get it from Amazon for $3.99 (available in light/medium, medium, and medium/deep).

    10. An In-Shower face mask that literally takes 60 seconds to work. Yep, that's right. You don't have to take your precious time applying a mask and letting it sit and washing it off. Just put it all over your face when you're in the shower, wash your hair, and you'll have softer skin. It really is that easy.


    Promising review: "I don't usually buy Clean and Clear, but this product FAR exceeded my expectations. You simply wet your face, rub it all over, let it sit for a minute and wash off. It makes my face feel incredibly soft! I have used high-end products and they irritate my face. This product doesn't do that, and it makes my face incredibly clean and soft. I have combination skin, and this seems to help even out my skin." — Amanda

    Get it from Walmart for $7.51.

    11. A two-in-one blush and highlighter stick you can apply super easily on days you want to add a bit more color to your look while still keeping it looking natural.


    Promising review: "This adds the perfect touch of color to my makeup. It is natural-looking. I love the convenience of this two-in-one stick. I'm very pleased with this product!" —E.M. Jalph

    Get it from Amazon for $24 (available in three shades).

    12. A bottle of NYX setting spray you can spritz on after doing your makeup in the morning and not have to worry about applying again at night before that big dinner you have. Nobody's got time for that.


    Promising review: "I have tried six different brands of setting spray in the past year. And this NYX matte finish setting spray is by far the best I've used. Great price and quick shipping. I highly recommend this product. Yesterday I did my makeup at 5 a.m. and then left town for a big family function and did not get home until midnight. Fourteen hours later and my makeup still looked perfect like I just finished it! So thrilled with this setting spray!" —Kat Little (Queen Kitty)

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99.

    13. Benefit's "They're Real" lipstick – it has two colors to essentially make it super easy to put lip liner and lipstick on at once, making your lips look fuller and like you tried super hard.


    Promising review: "This product is GREAT. I was wary at first, but I got a sample of one with a purchase. I fell in love instantly! This product takes seconds to apply and lasts for hours! It looks like I took a lot of time lining my lip and getting it perfect, but in reality, it was two swipes! A completely effortless lip that looks great and holds up all day. I have bought 3 more colors since and all have been great. I was skeptical at first of how it would work, but I'm a believer now!!" —amlyclar22

    Get it from Benefit for $15 (available in 11 shades).

    14. A Maybelline Dark Circles Treatment Concealer that has an attached sponge applicator so you don't have to use another brush or sponge to hide those dark circles under your eyes. Just dab and go.

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    Promising review: "This concealer is perfect! It works for everyone of any age whether they are just starting out in makeup, or have been using it for many years. It is perfect for if you are running late and need to cover a few blemishes. However, if you are to order this product, order a shade darker than you think you will need because it is a very light product." —nadya partridge

    Get it from Amazon for $4.99 (available in 15 shades).

    Check out one BuzzFeeder's full review of this Maybelline concealer (#4).

    15. Some OUAI wave spray to give you effortless beach waves with an emphasis on "effortless." Just spray it in and let it air dry for beautiful locks.


    Promising review: "Ok I am THAT GIRL who blow dries her hair every time she washes her hair and does a full blow out. I can't let my hair just air dry and do its own thing. Until I got this in my Sephora Play! After using this, I am able to cut my get-ready time down by using this to amplify my natural waves and give me some great texture and volume. I have kind of limpy, curly/wavy and often flat if that helps!" —SissyJ

    Get it from Sephora for $26.

    16. A three-in-one lip and cheek cream made with coconut extract for an extra dose of natural-looking glow you can dab on your cheeks and lips as you head out the door.

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    Promising review: "I love this! It's my favorite of the Undone Beauty products! When applied to the cheek it makes you look super rosy and fresh and I received so many compliments on my makeup when I wore this for the first time. It applies much more matte on your lips but makes for a great base underneath gloss or other lipstick. It reminded me of a much more expensive cream blush. Undone!" —Cecily Knee

    Get it from Amazon for $14 (available in four shades).

    17. A Benefit Duo eyeshadow blender so simple, all you have to do is slide the blender across the eyeshadow, and then sweep it on your lids. Voilà! You'll have beautiful blended eyeshadow in seconds.


    Promising review: "This eye shadow is a lifesaver! I couldn't believe how easy it was to make my eyes look like a makeup artist did them. The two colors complimented my skin tone (I used 'True Seductress') and gave me an elevated yet natural look. I have never seen an applicator like this one before — it's so easy to use and works so well. All in all, this product took the guesswork out of doing my eye shadow and is my new go-to." —Lauren

    Get it from Benefit for $16 (available in three shades).

    18. Some face masks with vitamin E and collagen you can put on at night and then put on an episode of The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel like you really want to., Amazon

    Promising review: "I love sheet masks, so, from the start, I had a feeling I would be happy with these. I was right. These masks are great and better priced than many others on the market. I find sheet masks to easy to use. I keep them in my bedroom, put one on without needing water or a towel or anything, watch tv for 20 minutes, then take it off and dab the leftover product into my skin. No need for a sink or mirror even. It's the lazy woman's way to face mask! My skin is so soft and hydrated after these masks. Not tight or tingly—just refreshed and smooth looking. I highly recommend." —LGD

    Get a set of 16 from Amazon for $9.99.

    19. Tarte mascara that does the equivalent of four jobs. That's right, it curls, separates, defines, and nourishes your lashes, meaning with one swipe you'll be doing more for them than you've ever done before with only 1/4 the amount of work.

    Tarte Cosmetics

    Promising review: "This mascara is amazing. It was recommended to me by a friend and I have to say that this mascara really gave my lashes length, was not clumpy, and lasted all day while I was at work." —Chrissy

    Get it from Tarte Cosmetics for $23.

    20. Kiss nail adhesives because who really wants to take the time to go get their nails down nowadays? These give you professional-looking nails in minutes. Plus, no drying time so you don't have to worry about them chipping in an hour.

    It comes with 30 nails in six different accents so you'll be able to find one that fits the width of your nails. Plus, removal is simple. Just apply remover around the edges, wait one minute, and then you'll be able to pull them off easily.

    Promising review: "OMG! These are great! I did not believe they would last as long as gels or acrylic nails, but they did. I put them on in less than five minutes and wore them for over two weeks. They are thinner than acrylics and look really natural." —Kelly Berner

    Get this set from Amazon for $5.97.

    21. Stila color-correcting facial serum for days when you want to look a little nicer and may even have to put on foundation (😱). Applying this before foundation will help even out your skin tone without using concealer.

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    Promising review: "I love this to help even out my skin tone. It moisturizes too. I have slight rosacea, so this works well to alleviate any patchy redness. I would definitely recommend it, though it is a little pricey." —Judy.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.

    22. And Garnier SkinActive micellar cleansing water you can use to wash your face in the morning *and* remove your makeup at night. We love a product that can do both.


    Promising review: "I'm a little late to the micellar water trend, but wow, I really love this product a whole lot. The first time I used it, it made my skin feel so soft and lovely compared to just my moisturizer alone. It has a neutral scent and is simple to use — you just put some on a cotton ball or pad and wipe your skin down, and that's it. It really does take off eye makeup well, without burning your eyes or smearing it everywhere. And it's very gentle and soothing compared to almost every other cleanser/makeup remover I've ever used. I've used it every day for a couple of weeks and my skin feels so much better than before." —Liz

    Get it from Amazon for $6.78.

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