Must-have makeup products for when you’re sick: If you can't stay in bed, that is...
In an ideal world, when you get sick, you'd spend the week in bed (or on the couch watching Netflix) until you feel better. But IRL, that's not always possible. Here's our guide to looking your best if a day off is just not in the cards. READ MORE: 9 athleisure lines that will make you embrace the trend
Must-have makeup products for when you’re sick: Skip the mascara
We know, we know, we just uttered beauty blasphemy. But sometimes it’s easier to skip eye makeup all together when your eyes are achy. Instead, use an eye cream that will treat puffiness. Or try makeup artist Sheri Stroh of Plutino Group’s favourite technique — soothing cucumber slices or chamomile tea bags (cold, obvi) on eyelids. Origins GinZing Refreshing Eye Cream ($38), at sephora.ca. READ MORE: 7 products ELLE Canada editors swear by during the winter
Must-have makeup products for when you’re sick: Cool-toned eyeshadows
Warm hues can bring out the red in bloodshot eyes. Makeup artist Blair Petty recommends cool-toned shades in satin, powder finishes. Read: stash any shimmer for a Saturday night when you’re feeling better. Make Up For Ever Artist Shadow in Navy Blue ($24), at sephora.ca. READ MORE: 15 innovative beauty products