Fake Yourself Awake With This 5-Minute Makeup Tutorial

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We're very much aware of how badly things can go if we don't get a full eight hours of sleep. Yet, we tend to go without more nights than not. And, how are we rewarded? With puffy eyes, sallow skin, and a general air of There is no way I'm doing any kind of makeup today. So, this five-minute tune-up from The Beauty Department it immediately caught our sleep-deprived eyes.

While plenty of the tips seem obvious (like an eye mask to banish bags and a quick curl of your lashes), The Beauty Department suggests scrubbing your lips. Talk about a why-didn't-I-think-of-that moment. When you're sleep deprived, it's easy for your lips to look bone dry. A quick buff can revitalize your pout and help you look alive. Consider this regimen the equivalent of a double shot of espresso. Click over to The Beauty Department to see the rest of these get-awake-quick tricks. That, or start getting ready for bed now-ish. (The Beauty Department)



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