1.A NYX wonder pencil so versatile, it deserves a damn kiss. Use it as a liner to prevent your lipstick from bleeding or smudge some into your waterline for an "I'M AWAKE!" effect.
2.A tinted face lotion packed with SPF50 (which you should already be WEARING EVERY DARN DAY). Slather this onto your skin while chugging coffee for sheer coverage, blurred pores, and no trace of exhaustion.
3.A Maybelline concealer formulated with goji berry and Haloxyl because no one needs to know that you binged The Office yet again last night. Just a quick swipe of this and *poof* your dark circles are now a thing of the past.
4.A Lorac buildable bronzer that indicates the only reason you may look drowsy this morning: Jet lag, obviously! You've just vacationed on a remote island and are therefore not tired at all.
5.A wet n wild cushion foundation with a buildable, water-based gel formula. Want full coverage sans the feeling of having ten pounds of product on your face? Then this compact will become your holy grail.
6.A Palladio two-in-one tint you'll want to throw in your purse for mornings when snooze has been pressed ten too many times. Swipe this on your pout *and* your cheeks for a healthy flush that looks au naturale.
7.A Maybelline highlighting stick that is the makeup equivalent of an entire pot of coffee. Just a few swipes on your cheekbones, cupid's bow, brow bone, and inner corner of your eyes will make the 🌎 of a difference.
8.A Hair Dance dry shampoo because the grease in your roots indicates you were too tired to shampoo this AM. Ditch your aerosol can for this powder formula instead — it is that much better at absorbing oil and adding volume.
9.A SkinFood strawberry mask that smells divine enough to eat (although it is ~NOT~ edible). If you're looking for a complexion that shines bright despite lack of sleep, you'll want to add this to your skincare routine ASAP.
10.A L'Oreal ~glotion~ for a bright complexion that requires exactly zero effort. This glycerin- and shea butter-infused formula is super lightweight and hydrating, while an illuminating tint adds instant illumination.
12.A natural and cruelty-free Burt's Bees lip balm with buildable color, so it can be as subtle or as dramatic as you'd like. Plus, this the perfect thing to bring on-the-go because you don't need a mirror for application. It goes on just like a regular balm!
13.An LA Girl Pro concealer here to banish blemishes, redness, and dark circles to the pits of Hades. Say hello to flawless coverage that is crease-resistant and long-lasting — all while looking lightweight and natural.
14.A hypoallergenic Maybelline conditioning mascara in *gasp* not black! Opting for clear is a lovely idea since it volumizes your lashes without adding more harshness. Black mascara + dark circles? That equals to even darker circles.
15.A Physicians Formula liquid eyeliner currently working some sort of sorcery. The magic trick? It contains a serum to enhance the appearance of your lashes for a "they're just naturally perfect" kind of look.
16.An Estée Lauder long-lasting foundation for a flawless, buildable matte finish that doesn't look cake-y (praise be). This gets rid of redness and dark shadows with just a few swipes...meaning your boss will be oblivious to how tired you actually are.
17.A vegan Acure brightening scrub made with argan extract and chlorella gentle enough to exfoliate acne-prone skin without causing further inflammation or redness. It's also an absolute 🌟 superstar 🌟 at fading scars and brightening your skin.
18.A Mario Badescu facial spray packed with aloe, herbs, and rose water that'll make you wanna say ~I do~. Spritz this on mid-afternoon while sitting in your cubicle and expect a boost of hydration and glow.
19.And a Mario Badescu eye cream you should add to your nighttime routine right NOW. This impressive blend of hyaluronic acid and aloe will de-puff your peepers and keep 'em that way — despite the amount of beauty sleep you're getting.
20.A bareMinerals tinted moisturizer that requires the max amount of effort you're willing to put into your beauty routine, which is exactly zero. Nix shadows and unevenness by way of this light, creamy coverage you can slather on like a moisturizer!
21.A lightweight L'Oreal face primer because the oil on your t-zone is not welcome here. This mattifying formula also blurs pores so your complexion? Consider it flawless.
22.An Elizabeth Arden cream blush guaranteed to add a healthy glow to your skin, despite lack of sleep due to a long night of Netflix-bingeing and Instagram-scrolling. Repeat after me: Dab on cheek. Go to work meeting. You look great. Not tired at all.
23.A L'Oréal two-step mascara sure to get you the most coveted compliment of all time: "I can't believe those are your real lashes." Your eyes? Consider them bright-eyed and bushy-tailed.
24.A vegan Pacifica probiotic cream you'll want to slather on (hello, much-needed dose of moisture) after a night fueled by sangria pitchers. Yes, your skin experiences hangovers. Yes, it needs extra hydration.
25.A Superoop! lip balm packed with a minty scent that'll jolt you awake faster than any energy drink can. OH! And say hello to sun protection thanks to a healthy dose of SPF30.
26.A Dr. Jart revitalizing serum that tackles redness (and dullness) with blend of chlorophyll and green antioxidants. Not to alarm you, but if you aren't already using these color correcting drops...your life is about to be forever changed.