Working Girl

The dream: You have nothing but time to devote to looking perfectly polished. The reality: You do what you can, on the go. Plus, our favorite easy-to-use tools to stash in your desk for stealth touch-ups.

The dream: You have nothing but time to devote to looking perfectly polished. The reality: You do what you can, on the go. Plus, our favorite easy-to-use tools to stash in your desk for stealth touch-ups.
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The Morning Commute
The five-minute rearview-mirror makeover: Apply concealer around nose, smooth on 2-in-1 lip and cheek color, smudge a neutral cream shadow on lids, and swipe lashes with mascara. That's it. On hair: L'Oréal Paris EverStyle Volume Root Lifting Spray. Cardigan, $235, Vince; vince.com. Gloves, $89, Sermoneta Gloves; sermonetagloves.com. Earrings (worn throughout), $1,700, Langerman Diamonds; langerman-diamonds.com.
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The Morning Commute
Estée Lauder Double Wear Stay-in-Place Eye Pencil in Bronze, $20; esteelauder.com
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The Morning Commute
Mason Pearson Pocket Mixture Brush, $88; barneys.com.
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The Morning Commute
Bobbi Brown Pot Rouge in Pale Pink, $24; bobbibrowncosmetics.com.
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Power Lunch
Brush powder on T-zone to minimize midday shine, and apply a light-colored lipstick that looks "done" but won't stain your drinking glass. Pull a pony into a bun to indicate you mean business. On eyes: Origins Full Story Lush-lash Mascara in Black. Blazer, $795, Calvin Klein Collection; (212) 292-9000. Bra, price upon request, Roland Mouret; rolandmouret.com for stores for similar styles. Necklace, $1,590, Elisa Solomon Jewelry; elisasolomon.com. Single-band ring, $250, Helen Ficalora; (877) 754-2676. Triple-band ring (worn throughout), from $1,350, Mauboussin; mauboussin.us.
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Power Lunch
Clinique Almost Lipstick in Shy Honey, $15; clinique.com.
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Power Lunch
Maybelline New York Dream Nude Airfoam Foundation in Nude, $11; maybelline.com.
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Power Lunch
Lancôme La Roseraie Illuminating Smooth Powder, $42; sephora.com.
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4 P.M. Touch-Up
The beauty version of a Starbucks run? Apply a touch of blush and dab on lip gloss to instantly wake up a tired-looking complexion. On lips: Estée Lauder Pure Color Gloss in Rock Candy. On cheeks: Laura Mercier Second Skin Cheek Colour in Heather Pink. Blazer, $795, Calvin Klein Collection; (212) 292-9000. Cardigan, $235, Vince; vince.com. Top, $85, Kain Label; net-a-porter.com. Necklace, $1,590, Elisa Solomon Jewelry; elisasolomon.com.
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4 P.M. Touch-Up
Chanel Natural Finish Pressed Powder in Jasmin, $45; chanel.com.
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4 P.M. Touch-Up
Redken Powder Refresh 01 Aerosol Hair Powder/Dry Shampoo, $8; redken.com.
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4 P.M. Touch-Up
Bare Escentuals Buxom Big & Healthy Lip Cream in White Russian, $18; bareescentuals.com.
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After-Work Cocktails
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After-Work Cocktails
Sephora Hot Hues Baked Eyeshadow Palette in Burnished Cocoa, $24; sephora.com.
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After-Work Cocktails
Guerlain Rouge G de Guerlain Jewel Lipstick Compact in Garçonne, $48; guerlain.com.
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After-Work Cocktails
Pureology ColourStylist Strengthening Control Zero Dulling Hairspray, $24; pureology.com.
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After-Work Cocktails
CoverGirl LashBlast 24HR Mascara in Black, $9; covergirl.com. We want to know what you think about MC@Work. Click here to tell us!
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