5 Makeup Tips To Ace Your Job Interview

When you’ve just started out on the job hunt, it can take months before you hear back from recruiters.

If you’ve been called for an interview, congratulations! Now you’ve got one thing to worry about – the outfit, and the makeup. Should you go with your regular #motd or is there a makeup look that will charm your interviewers into hiring you?

First impressions are everything and remember that the right makeup look will do wonders for your confidence levels. Here are some makeup tips to ace that upcoming job interview! Best of luck!

1. Less is more

When it comes to your job interview, always remember that less is more (unless you’re aiming for a beauty-related job, then more is more. Cover your blemishes and add a bit of sparkle to your eyelids, but don’t go all-out on glitter eyeshadow. Give your lips a hint of colour with sheer lipstick that doubles up as a blush. Skip the falsies and go for mascara instead.

2. Prep and prime

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Prep your skin the night before with a sheet mask and some moisturiser. You would want your skin to look best on a potentially life-changing day. Then, before you start off with a layer of foundation, use a pore-minimizing matte primer to prep your skin for makeup so that the perfect ‘please hire me’ look doesn’t melt off.

3. Wear one product that makes you feel confident

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Whether it’s red lipstick or voluminous mascara, just one product can boost your confidence at the job interview. Even if it seems too much, you shouldn’t worry. For most of it, interviewers aren’t here for your makeup skills unless it’s a beauty-related job. Interviewers are here for your personality so let that personality shine through your painted, scarlet lips.

4. Go for a manicure

If the job is really important to you, it should hurt to give your nails some varnish and shine. However, if your nails are insanely clean, it doesn’t matter as much. If you’re one with a penchant for dirt under her nails though, a manicure would surely be a great help! You’ll want your future bosses to know how perfectly neat and organized you are.

5. Fix any makeup-related mistakes at home

Check for mistakes such as lipstick on your teeth or clumpy mascara before you leave home. It’s much harder to fix your face when you’re already at the venue of the interview. Coupled with nervousness, any attempt to fix your makeup mistakes could meet a tragic end, so make sure your face is picture-perfect and ‘ready to be employed’ when you leave home.

Hey, if you really need a manicure before one of the most important days of your life, check out this manicure deal at only RM 25 from Superdeals. New nails, new me, and maybe, a new job on the way!


  • Sweta



    30 May 2019