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Free beauty advice at the office is definitely one of the biggest perks of working at Lucky. Click through for 12 of the best tips we've ever learned on the job.
"Someone at work once told me: 'Every time I get a breakout, it's like a huge billboard screaming,  'I'M NOT OLD!' right there on my face.' Truest truth ever!" - Jean Godfrey-June, executive beauty director
"I picked up some amazing tips from Colleen Creighton who is the genius behind the Victoria's Secret PINK girls' natural-looking, youthful glow. Some of the tricks: Use ice to de-puff a tired face (or take a freezing cold shower), DO NOT RUB concealer into skin—pat it/smush it in. Also, she said that in addition to putting concealer in the regular places (under eyes and on blemishes), make sure to put at the sides of the nose, near your nostrils where people tend to be a bit red. It evens out your whole face." - Hayley Phelan, fashion features editor
"Embryolisse face moisturizer! It's the best. I use it year-round. It is great for sensitive skin, combo skin, dry skin, whatever. No matter what my skin is doing, it evens it out and never, ever makes me break out. I also put on a thick layer before a long flight for protection. I always see it in makeup artists' kits—that's how I found out about it in the first place." - Julia Kalachnikoff, accessories director
"Lisa Goldstein is giving me a series of 'lady lessons,' and basically teaching me how to not be a jellybean. Past lessons include registering for Starbucks points, and 'never touch a dog if you wouldn't touch its owner.' But the best lesson so far was to always curl my hair away from my face, but every so often throw in one curl that goes in the opposite direction so that it doesn't look too perfect." - Laurel Pantin, market editor
"Laurel Pantin is my beauty guru—she has taught me everything I know! My favorite tip is to use Aquaphor on your eyelids to make you look more awake. I swear Aquaphor is a gift from the gods, it does so much good for so many parts of the body!" - Lisa Goldstein, fashion market assistant
"Katy Perry's makeup artist, Jake Bailey, got me to switch from spending $25 on a fancy designer mascara every three months to buying a $6 drugstore one once a month, and it's made such a difference not just for my bank account but for my eyelashes, too. I never really thought about it before, but it makes so much sense: mascaras dry out when you don't screw the wand back in airtight (i.e. most running-late mornings), which makes them clumpy and cakey. So no matter how good they were to begin with, it's usually the newness of the product that matters most, not the expensiveness. Now I buy drugstore ones in bulk and open a new one every month; it's cheaper in the long run, and I definitely notice an improvement in how feathery and light my lashes look." - Natalie Matthews, digital fashion writer
"The very first conversation I had with Eva was about a lipstick I had spotted on her desk. She gave such an amazing pitch ("it will make your lips look like yours, only perfect and amazing and soft and just the right color!") that I tracked it down and have worn it ever since. Thanks, Eva!" - Jayna Maleri, senior fashion writer
"Makeup guru Pat McGrath told me to always moisturize before applying your foundation. Life-changing! Your foundation blends in so much more naturally and there is no possibility of caking." - Megan O'Neill, associate beauty editor
"Deborah Lippmann told me to never cut or let a manicurist cut my cuticles because it will let in bacteria. I had never even thought about that before! Instead, use a cuticle remover and gently push back. Gotta keep those nails healthy, ladies!" - Sarah Ferguson, digital production assistant
"The best beauty secret I ever learned on the job was about laundry. (Well, sort of.) This past summer, on a particularly humid shoot day, the hair stylist taught us all the trick to eliminating frizz (drumroll, please)...a Bounce sheet! Swipe it through your hair a few times from root to tip. The frizz will be gone and, bonus—your hair will be left smelling springy, fresh, and clean." - Lauren Edelstein, stylist
"I used to only wear the rich burgundy Chanel Vamp on my toenails until the makeup artist Gianpaolo Ceciliato advised me to go for a more orange red to suit my pale skintone. He was right. The Vamp, although totally gorgeous, just did not suit me. I now alternate between Essie's Really Red and Aperitif." - Fiona Lennon, bookings editor
"Everything I know about self-tanner I learned from Jean Godfrey-June, who always has the perfect glow. She swears by Lancôme Flash Bronzer for Body, but she uses it on her face daily—now I do, too. It gives you incredibly natural-looking color, doesn't cause breakouts, and it smells good!" - Liz Kiernan, special sections director