Make Up Your Full Face Using Only These Blendable Beauty Crayons
We're just a few short weeks away from Fall (though it may not feel like it!) and we're getting nostalgic for our days in the classroom. Scribbling in a coloring book while sitting with all of our friends . . . those were good times. Now that we're in the working world, we find ourselves reaching for different kinds of crayons — we're talking about makeup!
Beauty items in crayon-like packaging are perfect for busy (and lazy!) girls: they're easy to use in a hurry, blend easily, and often don't need to be applied in front of a mirror to look good. You can color in your whole face with them if you're crafty! Read on for our top picks.
Scribble and Swipe
If you're doing your makeup on the bus (no judgment!), it's easy to make mistakes. Nudestix Clean-Up Pencil ($24) is an ultraportable makeup remover. Just dab it over errors — the formula will dissolve your smudge! — then wipe clean with a tissue. Genius.
It's pretty incredible how polished you can look with filled-in brows. e.l.f. Studio Eyebrow Lifter and Filler ($3) has a bold crayon to bump up your arches on one side, while the other side adds subtle shimmer to the brow bone. Using both will make your eyes look more open — a plus on any hectic morning.
Color in the Lines
The metallic packaging of Marc Jacobs Beauty Highliner Gel Eye Crayon ($25) makes it look like a luxe version of what you used to scribble with at playtime, but the colors are so good, you won't want to share. We like wearing Jazz(Berry), a shimmery plum, when sweater weather hits.
Chic to Cheek
If you only have space in your bag for one crayon, you might want to make it Smashbox L.A. Lights Blendable Lip and Cheek Color ($29). The colors look good wherever they're dabbed! The sponge-tipped end makes it easy to buff out the pigment, so you'll never look streaky.
It's pretty much impossible to mess up when applying Tarte Cosmetics Lipsurgence Skintuitive Lip Tint in Energy Noir ($24). The pointed tip means you can draw it on with precision, and while it looks dark in the tube, it's actually a sheer balm. The shade gradually darkens to a plum that suits your skin tone as it adjusts to your body temperature. The moody hue is perfect for Fall!