You totally planned to start that detox diet, fitness regimen, and skin care routine overhaul months before an important event (whether it's a wedding, reunion, first day on the job, or accidental-on-purpose ex sighting), but your best intentions fell by the wayside. The fact remains: The big day is looming, and your skin is nowhere near picture-perfect. Whether you have two months or two days, these tips will get your skin on track for your best showing ever.
Special occasions usually call for at least a two-hour block of time to get ready, not to mention an arsenal of products at your command. When you want glam lips, smoky eyes, and a flawless face, the makeup bag becomes more like a makeup duffel. Does it have to be that way? We challenged two staff members to create special occasion looks with just one palette and a few other makeup essentials. Read on to see their results.