Editors' Picks: Deskside Beauty Essentials

Marie Claire editors reveal their deskside beauty arsenals.

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Marie Claire editors reveal their deskside beauty arsenals.
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Kathryn Wirsing
Erin Flaherty, Beauty and Health Director

"At the end of the day I'm kind of a beauty minimalist, but there are a few staples I keep VERY close at hand. I love to keep new products that intrigue me nearby (like this ByTerry "tea" stain), a lash curler for days when I look tired, and what you don't see in this shot is my perfume collection—it's like a scent wardrobe and Tom Ford is in seriously heavy rotation!"

Credits: Sunday Riley Artemis Hydroactive Cellular Face Oil, $125; sephora.com; Wakaya Perfection Organic Pink Fijian Ginger Powder, $24; wakayaperfection.com; Purple Crystal Eyelash Curler, $9.99; silverhooks.com; Jurilique Rosewater Balancing Mist Intense, $24; jurilique.com; BYTERRY Tea to Tan, £36; spacenk.com; Tatcha Camellia Nourishing Lip Balm, $36; tatcha.com; Maybelline Baby Lips Lip Balm, $2.99; target.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Rebecca Shapiro, Senior Web Editor

"I am not a morning person but still prefer to start the days early. Keeping Crème De La Mer at my desk is strategic—I’m out the door that much faster."

Credits: Julep Rock Star Hand Créme, $20; julet.com; Crème De La Mer Ultrarich Cream, $155; cremedelamer.com; La Roche-Posay Thermal Spring Water, $12.99; ulta.com; Sebastian Re-Shaper Strong Hold Hairspray, $9.90; rakuten.com; Deborah Lippmann Ultra Nourishing Cuticle Repair Cream, $24; deborahlippmann.com; Le Couvent Des Minimes Smile Lip Balm, $13.50; usa.lecouventdesminimes.com; Vaseline Lip Therapy Rosy Lips, vaseline.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Jennifer Goldstein, Executive Beauty and Health Editor

"Coworkers always come to my desk to sit for a second when they're stressed. The plants and my fish (Lou Boutin) help people chill, but the real trick is breathing in a few quick spritzes of Aura Cacia's "Panic Button" aromatherapy spray."

Credits: Aura Cacia Essential Solutions™ Mist Panic Button, $7.99; auracacia.com; Jurilique Calendula Redness Rescue Calming Mist, $38; jurilique.com; O.N.E. Coconut Water 33.8 fl oz, $7.14; walmart.com; L'Occitane Shea Butter Hand Cream, $28; loccitane.com; Yes To Blueberries Age Refresh Facial Towelettes, $5.99; target.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Hallie Gould, Social Editor

"I keep tons of things stashed around my desk. There’s definitely something to be said for the mid-afternoon spritz—it can turn your whole day around. I’m also a sucker for anything that smells pretty, looks pretty, or feels good under my eyes. Oh, and NARS lipstick."

Credits: Rodin Lip Balm, $30; net-a-porter.com; Amarte Eyeconic Eye Cream, $55; amarte.com; Caudalie Beauty Elixir, $18; sephora.com; Rodin Luxury Body Oil, $110; barneys.com; Jo Malone Peony & Blush Suede Cologne, $115; jomalone.com; Diptyque Roses Mini Candle, $30; diptyque.com; Viktor & Rolf Flowerbomb Body Lotion, $50; sephora.com; Nars Semi Matte Lipstick in Heat Wave, $26; narscosmetics.com; Shu Uemura Essnece Absolue Nourishing Protective Oil, $69; shuuemuraartofhair-usa.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Joy Hernon, Assistant Beauty Editor

"Spending the majority of my time at my desk, I keep a beauty arsenal within hands reach—you never know when you're going to be called into a last minute meeting."

La Mer The Hand Treatment, $75; cremedelamer.com; Maybelline New York Baby Lips Electro Lip Balm, $4.; maybelline.com; Klorane Dry Shampoo with Oat Milk, $19.50; drugstore.com; Nest Indigo Rollerball, $25; sephora.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Lauren Valenti, Associate Web Editor

"Beauty perks me up! I have all of my essentials at the ready, whether I'm trying to be good about moisturizing or giving myself a quick primp before an evening out."

Credits: Spornette Little Wonder Brush, $5.99; ulta.com; Bumble and bumble Surf Spray, $25; bumbleandbumble.com; OPI Disposable 1X Use Nail File, $3.38; amazon.com; Nourish Organic Lightweight Moisturizing Face Lotion, $21.99; nourishorganic.com; Tarte Cheek Stain, $30; sephora.com; Burberry Brit Rhythm for Her, $70; sephora.com; Kora Organics Calming Lavender Mist, $44; koraorganics.com.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Claire Fontanetta, Assistant Beauty Editor

"Being an assistant, late hours and a crazy schedule are all part of the job description, so I like to stay prepared with a few key beauty products. I also rely on Emergen-C and refill my water bottle at least 10 times per day to keep me hydrated and healthy."

Credits: Alterna Bamboo Smooth Kendi Dry Oil Micromist, $25; folica.com; Coolife Le Premier Parfum, $175; bycoolife.com; EOS Smooth Sphere Lip Balm Pomegranate Raspberry, $3.29; evolutionofsmooth.com; Chanel Correcteur Perfection Long Lasting Concealer, $40; chanel.com; Nars Illuminator, $30; sephora.com; Kiehls Facial Fuel Eye De-Puffer, $20; kiehls.com; Alacer Emergen-C Tropical, $7.99; swanson.com.

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