No. 1: The Ice Queen
Pair a classic cat eye with a futuristic burst of light that pays homage to the icy chill in the air—without the shivers.
The Technique: Draw a thick line of silver on the top lid, starting at the lash line, then extend the line into a winged shape. With black liquid eyeliner, draw a thinner cat eye on the lash line; make sure some of the silver is still showing—this is a double-liner look! With your fingertip, dab a silver highlighter into the inner corners of your eyes and add as much as you want, depending on how brightly you want your eyes to shine. Finish off with a coat of mascara.
Tarteist Clay Paint Liner in Silver by Tarte, $24, sephora.com.
Fine Line Liquid Eyeliner by Black Radiance, $4, walgreens.com.
S/B Highlighter in Silver Shimmer, $10, temptu.com.
No. 2: The Legit Tint
When you need to get out of the house but you look like you pulled an all-nighter, add a touch of delicate pink to your lips to warm up your face.
The Technique: This simple and natural look can be done with or without shine. Swipe a pink-tinted balm onto your pout, focusing the color on the middles of your lips, and do a quick blend with your fingers on the edges for a hazy effect. To add shine, find a pink lip liner that complements your skin tone and fill in your lips. Add a top coat of clear lip gloss and you're done! (If you still have time, groom your brows to complete the clean look.)
Posiebalm, $18, benefitcosmetics.com.
Slim Lip Pencil in Rose, $4, nyxcosmetics.com.
No. 3: The Monochrome Glow
Keep things uniform by applying the same shade to your eyes, lips, and cheeks: this look is the definition of effortless pretty.
The Technique: Pick your color and blend the shade into your eyelids from lash line to crease. Add the color to the apples of your cheeks, blending the hue outwards for a soft finish. Finally, glide the shade across your lips and blot with a tissue. Define the eye with black mascara.
MoistureSmooth Color Stick in Fresh Papaya by Neutrogena, $9, ulta.com.
No. 4: The Sunrise Surprise
Draw attention away from your tired eyes with a graphic shape that's unexpected: it's the antidote to any gray winter day.
The Technique: Fill your lid from lash line to brow bone with a soft golden eye shadow. Dampen a shadow brush and apply an orange shade, drawing a slanted, thick line right under the brow bone. Press concealer into your under-eye area to clean up any residual eye shadow, and apply a coat of mascara to your lashes.
Illusion d'Ombre Long Wear Luminous Eye Shadow in Convoitise, $36, chanel.com.
Matte Eyeshadow in Persia, $25, narscosmetics.com.
No. 5: The Gloss-and-Go
Let your light shine with a brilliant gloss that will make your complexion look radiant, supple, and overall amazing.
The Technique: This is an easy one! Grab your nearest face gloss and apply to your eyelids, cheekbones, and lips. Then, go forth and enjoy your day.
Face Gloss, $20, milkmakeup.com.