Every woman has those moments when she’s pressed for time and needs a quick fix for a hair or makeup emergency. Little frizzies, dry skin, and chipped nails can be tough, but thankfully, there are simple shortcuts and portable products ready to tend to our beauty needs. Have a look at some of our favorite fixes for everyday predicaments.
Even with fabulously done hair, we all suffer from those pesky little hairs that won't stay put. Tame Flyaways, a product that does just what it says, is compact in size which makes it easy to slip into your purse. A tiny application brush targets those obnoxious stray strands for a fabulous mess-free solution.
$4.99 at TameFlyaways.com
The winter brings chapped, dry, and crumbling lips. Sure, you can use home remedies like lathering your pout in Vaseline or rubbing sugar on them for smoothness. However, you don't often carry a bag of sugar with you, so a great way to exfoliate on the go is with a tootbrush. The Container Store has a great travel toothbrush that comes in fun colors.
$1.99 at The Container Store
So, you haven't had time to make it to the salon to keep up with your dye job. A little root is okay, but sometimes it can get a little out of control. The Roux Temporary Haircolor Touch-Up Stick is the perfect way to cover up those roots in a hurry. Simply moisten the application stick, apply, and blend. Tada! It's a great temporary trick. Available in black, dark brown, light brown, medium brown, and auburn to work with all hair types.
$6.99 at Sally Beauty
It's one thing to just cover up pimples and possiblu clog pores even further, it's another to be able to quickly treat them as well. With the Jane Iredale Zap & Hide Blemish Concealer, you can touch up your imperfections on the spot, without the hassle. It comes in multiple shades and provides your skin with a soothing treatment in addition to a high-powered cover up.
$26.00 at Apothica.
Chipped Nail Polish
When you're away from home in the presence of company and your polish is looking horrid, you need a remedy fast. Sometimes it's better to just bare it all and remove the nail polish completely. But how to do it spontaneously and without mess? The Nail Expert's Nail Enamel Remover Wipes are acetone free and come in 10 per pack. They are individually wrapped so you can throw them in your bag, keep them in your desk, whatever you need.
$7.00 at Avon.