We all know a colleague (or fellow commuter) who ALWAYS looks flawless - impeccably groomed and impossibly polished without ever looking too 'done'. Sitting smugly in the best seat on the top-deck while you're panting at the bus stop, we can't address your timing (sorry!) but we *can* help you pretend you've got your sh*t together (even if you're fraying underneath your chic exterior). 

'The Classicist' knows how to nail a tonal beauty look for instant 'I made an effort' without... effort. An easy formula to master, equipped with a palette of toffee-toned shadows, a nude lip and barely-there contour you'll quickly be giving those envy-inducing (and head-turning) icons a run for their tailored shift dresses! 

We’re inviting Cult Beauties everywhere to challenge their self-imposed ‘rules’ or long-held misconceptions (who said that you can't reinvent yourself!?) and try looks you love but have never embraced with our #MakeMe campaign. So, whether you're a Glamazon or always look a little more, dishevelled (NOTHING wrong with that!), we're proving that you needn't stick to one cosmetic formula. 

So, why not unleash the chic sophisticate that's lurking underneath your grungy surface? Universally flattering, there's no-one who won't suit a soft wash of neutral-toned shadow, an elegant brow and a whisper of lipstick. And, because there aren't any harsh lines or bright colours, this soignée effect can be channelled with minimal skill - whether at home or pressed up against a tube pillar. 

Just as gorgeous with jeans and a t-shirt as skirt suit and those Chanel slingbacks, challenge your niche and adopt a new spirit of metamorphosis! It's cool to be chameleonic so why not show up at the office or surprise your BFFS by looking sleek and 'put together' in an understated way?

Start with a creamy (convenient!) stick foundation - we love {Anastasia Beverly Hills} handbag-friendly confection - then buff with a brush or use fingers to 'melt' and ensure undetectable coverage. Brighten under-eyes and disguise boo-boos with BY TERRY's {Touche Veloutée}, then enhance your bone structure with subtle sculpting - Charlotte Tilbury's bestselling {Filmstar Bronze & Glow} is remarkably user-friendly (no weird 'stripes').

For eyes, the incredible {Soft Glam Palette} boasts a spectrum of wearable (non-scary!) hues, while Jouer's {Crème Eyeliner} blends beautifully for a soft, smudgy smoulder that's perfect for desk or dancefloor.

Finish with lashings of Benefit's {BadGAL Bang Mascara} for formidable length and incredible volume, then cloak lips with Charlotte Tilbury's 'your lips but better' hue: a quick slick of {K.I.S.S.I.N.G. Lipstick} in 'Bitch Perfect' and you're set to take on whatever the day may throw at you. You'll look like a swan even if your feet are working overtime beneath the surface...

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