Please tell me some of you are like me - I don't always have myself totally together when I get plopped into my desk chair on a Monday morning. I have a few things stashed away in my desk that while I am on my first morning phone call, I can use these quick pieces to polish my look. Here are my desk drawer essentials:
1) It Cosmetics Color Correcting Radiance Palette - This little dream fixes everything. Matte Bronzer gives warmth to your complexion, slimming contours, eye shadow base and can even out darker skin tones. The blush is perfect for a color lift on the cheeks or nice pink tint to eyelids. The Brightening finishing powder is my favorite little secret. I just wakes up your complexion and gives you a work appropriate glow (rather than disco fever glitter face).
2) Rimmel London Wonderlash - it is a relatively cheap mascara but for me it curls and lengthen and never never clumps!! Finally! I think its the argan oil in the mascara that keeps it from clumping. Eyes open up instantly.
3) Sabon Hand Cream - I swear this is just better hand cream. Great light smell. I like Green Valley but there are lots of others that work so well and then also give a great fragrance if you did not have time to get perfume applied in the morning.
4) GNC Chewable Probiotics - some day I will go through my pill routine with you but I am not sure you know me well enough to be prepared for that novel of all the things I take. Let's just leave it at this - my mother was a hippie and I have lots of things from mother earth I take every day. But if by chance I missed getting my pills in the morning this is my always go to - a Probiotic. They help create good gut bacteria to ward off anything the office throws at you and helps digestion, regularity, etc. I swear by them and I like these chewable tables if I don't have water handy.
Would love to know your desk drawer secrets?
M.E.L. is an attorney and small business entrepreneur whose mission is to help professionals conquer the workaday world with style and poise.
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