Message you don't want to send: Common beauty mistakes made at work


If there's one place where it's absolutely essential to put your best foot (and face!) forward -- it's at work.

You don't want your makeup to be the reason someone doesn't offer you that promotion, or doesn't find you to be a trustworthy asset to the workplace. Because yes, these considerations and more are affected by our outward appearance. We'd like to think that it's mostly treated as a factor subconsciously, but it's a factor nonetheless.

Avoiding a few faux-pas will let your boss and coworkers know that you're a team player, and that you should be taken seriously. By sticking to these simple tips, your confidence level will go through the roof -- and we promise those around you will notice.

Click through the gallery to see what mistakes you shouldn't be making, and start climbing that corporate ladder!

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