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New job would like to look a little more polished.

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newbiefrugalgal Thu 11-Dec-14 19:37:59

My morning routine is a shower and getting dressed (and getting DC ready).
I start a new job soon and wanted to put in more effort and look a little more polished.
Any tips for someone on the lazy side
Ps -no make up daily just moisturiser (I'm nearly 40!)
I do own a make up bag it's pretty dusty and gets used a few times a year. I usually find make up looks cakey by mid morning so avoid using but would really love some tips on what to do.

LuckyLopez Thu 11-Dec-14 19:40:23

Tidy eyebrows
Simple but lovely stud earrings
Tidy and polished nails
Lip gloss
Decent haircut

specialsubject Thu 11-Dec-14 19:45:39

make up doesn't add polish - do your male colleagues look unfinished because they aren't wearing it?

what lucky says, plus tidy clothes with no sagging seams, no gaping buttons, underwear that is invisible, shoes you can walk properly in (polished if polish-able), not smelling of anything and no fiddly rattly bits.

a friendly expression and a can-do attitude. That's it.

ShebaQueen Thu 11-Dec-14 19:46:26

Tinted moisturiser & some lipgloss
Co-ordinated outfit (a few mix and match pieces)
Shiny hair in easy to maintain style or put up
Good quality shoes & handbag
Get everything ready the night before, makes it much easier

Petal02 Thu 11-Dec-14 20:18:10

Definitely agree with the tip about getting everything ready the night before. And yes, you should always wear stud earrings.

Petal02 Thu 11-Dec-14 20:20:15

PS - and squirt of subtle, expensive perfume. I swear by Chanel No 5, it makes me feel more 'finished.'

NeverFreezeLobsters Fri 12-Dec-14 15:23:18

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