If you’re like me, you have a favorite pair of jeans that you wear more often than all the others in your closet. They fit well, they’re comfortable, and they seem to go with any kind of shirt, shoe, jacket, and purse. So, when you’re short on time, and you need to put together an outfit fast, you reach for them; you just know they’ll never fail you.
As a beauty editor, I’m always searching for the skincare, hair, makeup, and fragrance equivalents of my favorite pair of jeans. I want products that are quick and easy to use, so I can reach for them when I oversleep and I’m running late. It’s taken me a long time, but I think I’ve finally found them. Ahead see the 14 beauty staples I swear by for getting me out the door in 10 minutes or less. These are tried-and-true items that make me look polished and put-together, no matter how disheveled I start out (you can thank me later).