In a season where #wokeuplikethis, no-makeup makeup looks have reached cool-girl status, the infamous balance between looking good and looking like you're not trying weighs heavily on our minds. For most of us, if we were to literally roll out of bed and go out into the world, we might be mistaken for the first wave of the zombie apocalypse. But, a full face of makeup and perfectly done hair doesn't feel right for the times, either.
Our ideal situation: chicness that can be achieved with truly minimal effort — not just the illusion of effortlessness. In short, we're searching for a way to look artfully disheveled.
To help strike that balance, we called in two of our favorite artists for creating pretty looks that are just a little bit rough around the edges — hairstylist Michael Dueñas and makeup artist James Vincent. Click through to see what they came up with, and to learn how to get the looks. They're almost as easy as not doing anything at all, and twice as gorgeous.
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With all this inclement weather, we know what you're thinking: "How the heck is my makeup going to stay put with hail, sleet, and snow thrashing at my face?" Add the fact that it's prime Netflix-binging season — with all the crying sessions that entails — and the answer becomes simple: waterproof makeup.
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