Most beauty products are a labor of love — and time. Diligently used, a moisturizer packed with powerful, proven-to-work ingredients can deliver results, but only with an application regimen that's adhered to for months.
But, since waiting for your beauty products' efficacy to kick in is right up there with waiting for your bangs to grow out, we've rounded up the buys that work instantly. The skin-care saviors that will make you glow without the three-week detox, the eye makeup that will convince friends you've been applying lash-growth serum for months, and the creams that can make pesky pores all but vanish.
We're holding out hope that one day, all of the time spent massaging in serums and slapping on sunscreen will pay off. Until that day, we're faking it 'til we make it with these instantly gratifying gems.