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Taxi Cab Makeup Tutorial

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Yes, you can be efficient and beautiful! We've partnered with Clinique to bring you a quick and easy tutorial perfect for your commute.

Girls who are always on the go are familiar with the backseat routine — namely, that precious downtime you have when you hop in an Uber or taxi en route from point A to point B. Some people use it to catch up on their emails, while others spend the time touching up their makeup. If you're in the latter camp, you know how tough it can be to nail it all in one go — there just never seems to be enough time. Whether you're on your way to the office or headed to happy hour, here's a four-product, five-minute beauty tutorial that will leave you with dewy I-just-woke-up-like-this skin. And the best part? You'll still have time leftover to tackle that inbox.

First things first: hydrate your skin with a brightening eye cream. Using a formula with peptides will leave you looking refreshed and wide awake, even when you're feeling anything but.

Next, apply a light bronzer along your cheekbones, across your forehead, and along your jawline. The idea isn't to go full-blown with the contouring, but instead to add subtle color to your complexion.

Then, take an illuminating liquid highlighter and use your fingers to lightly dab on your eyelids, at the corner of your eyes, on your cheekbones, under the brow bone, and down your nose. You'll be left with glowing, dewy skin.

Finally, sweep on a rosy pink lipstick. Dab a bit of the highlighter on the center of your bottom lip for a perfectly kissable pout.

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