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5 Easy Makeup Tips To Take You From Daytime To Date Night

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    Despite what pop culture once led us to believe, we've come to realize not all date-night beauty prep involves an elaborate master bathroom, a plush white bathrobe, and vanilla-scented candles. For us, it's more like an Olympic event — a race against the clock as we finish up at the office, attempt to hail a cab, and then proceed to spend said cab ride struggling to put our liquid liner on straight. (And, we only get that far after we've managed to overcome any number of last-minute beauty disasters.)

    Needless to say, when it comes to beauty, we know firsthand it can be a tricky transition from work to play. Makeup puts us in a particular state of mind — and if we're stuck with our lunchtime lipstick, it's tough to mentally maneuver ourselves into date-night mode.

    But, as with anything, it's all about the preparation. And, with the right tools on hand, it really can be easy to go from working woman to Valentine vixen. Click through for a full look at our ultimate day-to-night must-haves.


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