makeup for work

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for makeup for work.

If you're a professional, you know how important it is to look your best. Whether you're on a plane or in a boardroom, looking your best will do wonders. Here are some of the best makeup products for work that will help you look good while getting work done.


This is so perfect for everyday look, office, going out, date night etc The theme is soft, romantic, feminine. ...I feel comfortable wearing these shades at the office as well as adding the sparkly ones for a night look.

What it is: A five-shade ensemble of rosy-taupe shades suited for classic or playful looks.
Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens and mineral oil. It is also gluten-free and cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: Natasha Denona’s Mini Starlette Palette provides soft-textured powdered mattes and shimmery, ultra-shiny metallics that blend seamlessly to produce vibrant, ultra-pigmented, long-lasting lasting looks. Whether creating a classic flaring appearance or light, smoky, playful eyes, these silky, soft-on-the-skin formulas are effortless to use with maximized impact. All Natasha Denona eyeshadows are cruelty-free, paraben-free, and allergen-free.

This Palette Contains:
- 5 x 0.028 oz/ 0.8 mL eyeshadows in Nude Mauve

Westman AtelierEye Pods Cream Eyeshadows

ITEM: 2434405

Color: Les Jours - chocolate/rich chocolate, tabac/warm bronze, neige/iridescent ivory

72 Reviews


I LOVE these eyeshadows very much. They work really well w their brushes. Watch some WA tutorial’s and you can see how to use them. ...Super natural pretty shades that will rock a day at the office (when and if we all go back) or a weekend at the crags or hiking without being overdone.

What it is: A clean, luminous eye shadow trio for soft definition and sumptuous blendability. Velvety, buildable cream-powder formula with weightless finish.

Highlighted Ingredients:

- Rice Starch: For smooth application and unique fluffy sensation.

- Coconut Oil: Provides luxurious slip and blendability.

- Naturally Derived Pigments: Impart instant luminosity and radiance.

Ingredient Callouts: These products are gluten-free and cruelty-free.

This Set Contains:

- 3 x 0.03 oz/ 0.8 g shadows in Bonne Chance (khaki green), Bisou (golden peach), Frappe (mink brown)

Palette Size: Full size

CLINIQUEQuickliner™ For Eyes Eyeliner

Size: 0.01 oz/ 0.28 g·ITEM: 557413

Color: Black/Brown

1.5K Reviews


Work Eyeliner...I had a specific purpose when I got this liner, it does a great job. I work in an industrial environment. I needed something that would be fast to apply and not smudge all over creation. ...The color is perfect for daytime or nighttime makeup, at the office or at home. They are really easy to use and glide along the lashline.

What it is:
A silky pencil liner with no sharpening required.

What it does:
This automatic eye liner pencil twists up and glides on to line and define with ease. It smudges to a smooth blur of color with the convenient smudge tool on the opposite end. It needs no sharpening and the silky, transfer-resistant formula is always ready and stays on all day.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens

What else you need to know:
Ophthalmologist tested.

tarteBig Ego Mascara

ITEM: 2234326

Size: 0.23 fl oz/ 7 mL

403 Reviews


It did the job but didn’t extend my lashes to the full extent....Raccoon eyes aren’t exactly office friendly...

What it is: A mascara that lets your lashes be full of themselves.

Highlighted Ingredients: 

- Babassu: Nurtures lashes.

- Glycerin: Helps hydrate.

- Panthenol (Vitamin B5): Provides antioxidant, soothing, and moisturizing properties.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, phthalates, mineral oil, and triclosan. This product is also vegan, cruelty-free, and gluten-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This ultra-black, flake-free, vegan mascara from tarte instantly lifts, lengthens, and volumizes lashes.


Size: 0.12 oz·ITEM: 2245629

Color: Pigalle - neutral pink chocolate - matte

454 Reviews


Perfect lipstick to wear in the office or at night. Great coverage and beautiful shade....I thought the color would be too dark, judging from the tube, but once applied, it looks so good! Works at the office and on weekends - now a staple in my rotation.

What it is: A new lineup of long-lasting lipsticks, featuring an innovative, new formula that delivers instant color vibrancy and conditions lips for a hydrated feel.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Passion Fruit Seed Oil: Helps lips feel moisturized.
- Moringa Oil: Forms a barrier on lips that locks in color, preserving the look of vibrancy.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of sulfates SLS and SLES, parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, triclosan, and triclocarban, and contains less than one percent of synthetic fragrances. This product is also gluten-free and fragrance-free.


The shadows blend great and have good pigmentation. The shimmers work best with a finger. Most of the shimmers can work well with a brush with the exception of the lightest on the bottom left hand side. ...It’s perfect for a night out but also for work. This pallet works best for people with warm skin tones and brown eyes.

What it is:
A party-in-a-palette featuring 12 all-new, warm and cozy shades to celebrate tartelettes and the wearable shades they’ve asked for.

What it does:
This palette features the perfect combo of rich and warm, wearable mattes and lustrous shimmers in universally flattering lid, crease, and liner shades. The powder formula is infused with tarte’s signature Amazonian clay for intense payoff, long wear, and creamy texture. The palette is arranged in rows of three for easy looks to mix and match.

This set contains:
- 12 x 0.053 oz/ 1.5 g Eyeshadows in S'more (pinky beige), Sunrise (golden beige), Sunset (bronze), Crackle (brown with gold flecks), Cashmere (pale peach), Warmth (terracotta), Flame (metallic rust), Cozy (brick)

TOM FORDLiquid Lip Luxe Matte

Size: 0.20 oz / 6 ml·ITEM: 2694073

Color: Heatwave - deep brick red

672 Reviews


It is a soft and gorgeous color that works for work events, casual meetings and formal gatherings as well. ...Lasted me through a day at the office, including sipping coffee and eating lunch.

What it is: A long-wearing liquid lipstick that melts onto lips, delivering vivid, high-impact color with a cloudlike, creamy feel.

Formulation Type:
Liquid Lipstick

Benefits: Long-wearing

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Black Rose Oil
- Seaweed Extract

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, mineral oil, triclocarban, and triclosan.

What Else You Need to Know: Long-lasting, buildable, and transfer-resistant, this lipstick melts luxuriously onto lips with a cloudlike consistency, visibly smoothing and blurring fine lines.

Anastasia Beverly HillsSmudge-Proof Matte Liquid Lipstick

Size: 0.11 oz / 3.2 g·ITEM: 2036390

Color: Dazed - redwood

4.3K Reviews


Beautiful shade, great for the office....I've been applying it like this and they last all through my work day at my office. Even through lunch! I recommend the liquid lipstick only if you are willing to use them like this.

What it is:
A full-pigment, matte formula that dries to a weightless powder for smudge-proof wearability.

What it does:
Liquid Lipstick delivers ultra-saturated, full coverage pigment in a wearable matte formula. The rounded applicator makes both lining and applying lip color effortless.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

Beauty Tip:
Mix two or more shades together for a custom lip shade.

HourglassConfession™ Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick

Size: 0.03 oz/ .9 g·ITEM: 1963958

Color: I Can't Live Without - Red Currant

810 Reviews


However the color just didn't work on me. I would love to try another's color though and it may work as this seems to be of good quality....Love this works great

What it is:
An ultra-slim, refillable luxury lipstick that delivers saturated, long-wearing color with a satin finish.

What it does:
Confession Ultra Slim High Intensity Refillable Lipstick delivers creamy, saturated, long-wearing color with a satin finish without smudging or feathering. Each lipstick is encapsulated in a sleek gold applicator to provide the ultimate control to precisely accentuate, contour, and define the lips. Featuring the ultimate luxury lip accessory, the gold applicator can be used interchangeably with the full collection of Confession Ultra Slim Lipstick Refills (sold separately).

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates


Hydration is the key here, and this primer definitely contributes to keeping my face moisturized throughout the day. It does a fairly good job at smoothing/evening out texture, but most of all, it's super comfortable to wear for extended periods of time. ...It's a bit pricey but does it's job and does it well so it's worth it. I have dry sensitive skin and this just works for me.

What it is: A primer that smooths skin for even makeup application and visibly plumps the skin to improve the look of fine lines and wrinkles.



Highlighted Ingredients:
- Skin Perfecting Complex: Blend of rose extracts that work to moisturize, protect, and smooth skin.
- Minerals: Mineral-enriched water sourced from France known to decrease dullness.
- Glycerin: Attracts moisture to the skin for flawless makeup application.

Ingredient Callouts: Free of parabens, formaldehydes, formaldehyde-releasing agents, phthalates, mineral oil, retinyl palmitate, oxybenzone, coal tar, hydroquinone, sulfates SLS & SLES, triclocarban, triclosan, and contains less than one percent syn

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