Quick Makeup Tricks and Tips

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GET CHEEKY: Flush cheeks and lips with one fab color. Benefit Rush Hour, $20.

WHITE LIGHTENING: Preserve your pearly whites anywhere. Rembrandt Whitening Touch Up Pen, $12.99.

TO SERVE & PROTECT: This oil-free tube of tint doubles as a makeup primer. Clinique Moisture Sheer Tint SPF 15, $26.

DILIGENT DRYING: Lightweight silicone coats hair for a chic look. Fekkai Coiff Contrôle Ironless Straightening Balm, $25.

NO-WAIT EXFOLIATE: These tiny glycolic-acid pads are perfect for a swift skin detox. Therapy Systems Quick Therapy Glycolic Purifying Treatment Pads, $48.

ON THE KISSER: The scrub softens 'em up, while the ginger balm plumps 'em up. Jane Iredale Sugar&Butter Lip Duo, $24.

THE FAST AND THE BEAUTEOUS: Foundation, concealer, powder, and SPF in one portable compact. Pür Minerals 4-in-1 Mineral Pressed Foundation, $24.50.

A-FIRM-ATIVE! The diamond powder both exfoliates and firms derm. Borba Firming Spandex Fiber Body Polish, $28.

SHOWER POWER: Wash and glow with this bathing duo. Aveeno Positively Smooth Shower & Shave Cream, $6.99.

ONE-HIT WONDER: It's a base coat, top coat, strengthener, and growth treatment all in one. Sally Hansen Complete Care 4-in-1 Nail Treatment, $12.95.