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1.A lightweight mascara to thicken and lengthen your lashes without any smudging or clumps. And another "DING DING DING, WE HAVE A WINNER!" moment? It's easy to take off and won't damage your defenseless eyelid hairs.
2.A makeup cleaner because YES, you need to deep clean your brushes. Those things are breeding grounds for bacteria! **sits with her nose up in the air, pretending to have super clean brushes at home**
3.A hydrating lip gloss made from 100% organic coconut oil, shea butter, and Vitamin E. PLUS! This lightweight formula won't feel sticky/strands of your hair won't get caught in it.
4.A kohl eyeliner that glides on smoother than Adam Rippon at the Olympics. So easy to use, and the results are gorgeous.
5.A 2-in-1 concealer and foundation to cover the humongous pimple that decided to come out and say hi right before your big event this weekend. Aren't those pimples just THE BEST?
6.A tinted eyebrow gel Mr. da Vinci really should have handed over to the Mona Lisa model. This gel is easy-to-use, fills in your brows, and makes sure alllll those tiny hairs stay in place.
7.A natural lip balm to give your pout a flush of color. This the perfect thing to bring on-the-go because you don't need a mirror to apply it — it just goes on like a regular balm.
8.A splurge-worthy contour kit for the appearance of defined cheekbones that even the Kardashians would lust after. HELLO, JAWLINE COMPARABLE TO THAT OF SPIKE FROM BUFFY.
9.A liquid eyeliner that will not budge. IT WILL NOT MOVE. It will last all day long, and maybe all day tomorrow. Have I mentioned that it will not budge? Because it will not budge.
10.A highlighter + eye shadow combo to give your skin a dewy, shimmery, just-got-back-from-Cabo glow. Alas, the trip to Cabo may have never happened. But no one has to know!
11.An eye shadow primer to keep your smoky eye looking smokin' great and not...well...like someone smeared dirt on your eyelid. With their fingers. Not even with a proper brush.
12.A vegetarian lip and cheek tint you'll want to stash in your handbag. This two-in-one product will give you a natural-looking blush and lip color.
13.An eyeshadow palette filled with highly-pigmented colors (from nudes to icy blues) that won't dwindle your savings account down to $1.76.
14.A butter bronzer to fool everyone into thinking that you don't spend prime daylight hours sitting in a cubicle. This stuff will give you a gorgeous sun-kissed glow.
15.A liquid foundation so amazing, you may want to give it a giant smooch. This lightweight formula is oil-free, has a semi-matte finish, and covers every darn imperfection.
16.A waterproof creme-to-powder eyeshadow stick designed with a built-in sponge to give you a beauty blogger-approved smoky eye.
17.A setting spray duo with two different Instagram aesthetics. The dewy spray gives your makeup a glowy, natural look, while the matte spray gives your skin a shine-free finish.
18.A vitamin-infused face primer trying to make it as a magician. The trick it considers to be its pièce de résistance? Making the pores on your face disappear.
19.A 100% vegan lipstick with a creamy texture that will actually stay in place. Like, inside your lip line. It won't somehow end up on the bottom of your chin.
20.A highlighter palette on par with far more expensive brands — seriously, this color quartet creates the perfect, healthy glow. Now let's give a round of applause for amazing dupe products.
21.A retractable kabuki brush to apply everything from foundation and face powder to bronzer and blush. Plus, this particular brush is made from recycled aluminum and plastic.
22.A baked eyeshadow palette with super-pigmented shades inspired by astrology and constellations. A dark grey color named after the greatest sign (Scorpio)? Hell to the yes.
23.A baked blush guaranteed to add a healthy glow to your skin, even after a late night of Netflix-bingeing and Instagram-scrolling.
24.A lightweight matte lipstick that you won't need to reapply every 2.5 seconds. This formula actually lasts. CAN I GET AN AMEN HALLELUJAH?
25.A jar of unicorn snot — erm, I mean holographic glitter gel — because Halloween is coming up and EVERY COSTUME NEEDS GLITTER. Every unicorn costume, princess costume, Freddy Krueger costume, etc.
26.A non-comedogenic concealer wand to cover 👏 up 👏 those 👏 dark 👏 circles 👏, baby! Let everyone think you got your full eight hours!
27.A professional eye shadow palette filled with highly-pigmented colors you can wear every darn day. Like, you'll actually hit the pan on every one of these hues.
ME. BEFORE WORK. EVERY SINGLE MORNING. Praise be to makeup, am I right?
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