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    29 Beauty Products That’ll Convince You To Keep Your Camera On During Zoom Calls

    As far as your coworkers are concerned — you woke up like this.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Some may have been sent as samples, but all opinions and reviews are our own. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An extreme lash mascara to make you look super attentive (and glamorous) during those back-to-back virtual meetings — even if you're actually bored out of your mind.

    buzzfeed writer's face with one set of eyelashes with no product on and the other wearing the mascara looking longer and darker

    2. A L'Oreal *eight-second* lamellar water rinse-out treatment that'll give your hair out-of-this-world shine and softness, and starts working after just one use. Reviewers say it's become a staple in their routines.

    3. A quick-drying top coat to cause you to talk with your hands so much your coworkers will think you moonlight as an air traffic controller. This stuff is so great it's convinced some reviewers to never step foot in a nail shop again. It'll have your polish fully set within minutes, and it'll last a good while no matter how rough you are with your hands.

    4. A natural dry shampoo powder if you don't have time for a full wash but would like to LOOK like you had time for a full wash. Think of it as a small bottle of innocent deception.

    A reviewer's bangs looking oily at first but then fluffy and oil-free after using the dry shampoo

    5. And a pack of highly rated facial cleaning wipes if you sometimes roll out of bed and hop on your first call without having time to actually wash your face (no judgment).

    6. A teeth-whitening pen to give you a super bright "I'm so happy to virtually work here!" smile. It's easier to use than whitening strips, and far cheaper than a trip to the dentist (although you should definitely go if it's been a while).

    reviewer's before pic with yellow teeth and then after pic with much whiter teeth

    7. A pack of oil absorbing sheets that'll quickly de-shine your forehead and return your skin back to matte (without ruining your makeup) before your last meeting of the day.

    8. A pack of big claw clips, which is basically the equivalent of having extra pairs of big ol' hands to keep your hair up so you can show off those gorgeous cheekbones.

    9. Or this chic Machete claw clip if you'd like to support a woman-owned small business.

    10. A stick of Fenty Stunna Lip Paint to give you that vibrant, powerful, boss b**** look you need to take on the day. Even if...ya know...you're not the boss. The best part about this12-hour liquid lipstick is it's specifically designed to look good on literally everyone — because aren't we all bosses at heart? ❤️

    11. A tub of rejuvenating eye cream to firm up those bags under your eyes that you got from reading BuzzFeed shopping posts all night when you should have been getting your beauty sleep. That wasn't a wise choice, but who are we to judge?

    12. Or a pack of cooling, hydrating eye gels with hyaluronic acid and collagen for those days you wake up and get straight to work. All you need is a solid15 minutes to wear and remove these patches before your morning meeting, and you'll instantly bring those tired eyes back to life (although some reviewers wear them for 30 minutes).

    13. A tube of Elizavecca's CER-100 Collagen Coating Protein treatment for folks with hair that's become damaged due to excessive straightening and dyeing.

    BuzzFeed editor Bek showing that the product took her hair from dry flyaways to soft, smooth strands

    14. A box of fine line-reducing face masks that'll tighten your pores and lift your skin. Be prepared to be a little freaked out at first when you see yourself in the mirror and realize you look like an extra from The Walking Dead with this mask on. But it'll all be worth it once everyone at work notices how great your skin looks.

    15. Or this brightening face mask made with 100% pure, edible, vitamin C-packed fruits like lucuma, papaya, and sea buckthorn perry. It's basically an exfoliating fruit platter stuffed into a tiny little jar — "serving face" just took on a whole new meaning (you can use that joke during your next meeting, free of charge).

    16. A cruelty-free vitamin C serum that'll brighten and soften your skin while drastically reducing hyperpigmentation. The 44,000+ people who gave this serum a 5-star review love it so much there should be a fan club for it.

    17. An eyeliner stamp that'll help you create that matching wings look so many people struggle to capture. Your coworkers will demand you give an impromptu beauty tutorial.

    18. Or a pack of pastel eyeliners you can use to create a subtle, seasonal look that'll match just about any spring or summer outfit.

    19. A variety pack of 40 acne patches made with tea tree and calendula oil that'll basically redefine the way you think of "beauty sleep." Place this on before bed to draw all that pus and oil out of your pimples, and inflammation will go down by morning.

    20. A bottle of sulfate-free Biotin shampoo infused with tea tree, jojoba, and argan oils to help treat hair loss. This is a potential option for folks whose hair is thinning a bit sooner than expected, or people simply looking to go a few extra rounds with Father Time.

    A reviewer photo showing hair that's regrown after looking very thin

    21. A Lip Bar Skin Serum Foundation, which is infused with ultra hydrating hyaluronic acid to make skin appear smoother and more even with every application. It's basically like a genie in a bottle, if all genies were sentient skincare products from heaven.

    22. A blackhead remover vacuum to suck blackheads, whiteheads, grease, and leftover makeup right off your face. Aggressive problems need aggressive solutions, and this thing fits the bill while also being significantly less painful than blackhead-removing strips. It comes with four different attachments as well as five suction levels, so there's a suitable setting for everyone.

    23. Glossier's Skin Tint, which is a foundation that has a formula so light and breathable it'll feel like you're hardly wearing anything at all. This is great for people who are looking to cover up a little redness without completely caking their face in product.

    24. A Pink Moon hydrating mist so your skin is nice and dewy on those summer Fridays when you're counting down the minutes until you can shut your laptop and hit the streets looking soft and supple. Hopefully none of your coworkers have any "extra questions" or the urge to "piggyback off that last thing" during the final meeting of the day.

    the bottle of hydrating mist

    25. A beard comb that doubles as a bottle opener to make sure that luxurious mane on your face is well groomed before cracking that IPA open before one of those awkward virtual happy hours — ya know, for optimal hipster coolness.

    the bottle opener beard comb

    26. And a Schick Silk Touch-Up Tool you can use to remove peach fuzz and shape your eyebrows. It also works to exfoliate dead skin, and people with beards can even use it to trim the hair near their edges with as much precision as possible.

    27. A super thick face cream that hydrates and helps reduce the appearance of fine lines without leaving your skin feeling greasy.

    jar of thick white face cream

    28. A lip scrub and balm set since the last thing you want to happen during a Zoom meeting, other than forgetting to mute your mic and having everyone hear you groan in agony, is having everyone notice your dry and cracked lips.

    the two jars of lip product

    29. Silk scrunchies that are so freaking cute you'll throw out every other one that you own. A colleague of mine here at BuzzFeed has a few of these, and I would not blame her if she brought it up during every single meeting she attends.

    various silk scrunchies

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