In this crazy time, it’s hard to feel “normal,” but one thing that always helps is sticking with our daily beauty routines—even if it’s just for ourselves, our roommates, and the “room” full of colleagues we see on video chat every morning. That’s why we’re introducing Beauty IRL, a new series where we make a polished beauty routine possible… even from your futon. Today’s goal: learning to make makeup easy in situations when we’re short on time—but long on amazing options, thanks to Ulta Beauty’s 21 Days of Beauty event, with deals of up to 50% off now through April 4.

If You Have a Video Conference Call in… 5 Minutes: 
Start with a multi-tasking foundation that hydrates and color-corrects.
PÜR Love Your Selfie Foundation gives skin a natural finish. Plus, this combination foundation and concealer has more than 35 shades. From March 15 through 21, you can get it for 30% off. 

Add highlighter on your cheekbones and the outer crescent of your eyes.
bareMinerals Highlighters and Bronzers blur pores + amp up your natural glow. Get them 30% off from now until March 21.

Use a thickening mascara to give the illusion of eyeliner.
Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! mascara has a richer color deposit to help widen your natural lid lines. Get if for 50% off, March 20only. 

Finish with a quick lip… 
Go bare (and still moisturize!) with BECCA’s Ultimate Lipstick Love in Dune. Bonus: it’s available March 20 for 50% off.

If You Have a Virtual Happy Hour in… 10 Minutes: 
Prep your skin with… 
Estée Lauder Day Wear with SPF and antioxidants to protect and power your skin. Take 50% off, March 18 only.

Next show your skin a little love with the… 
PÜR Love Your Selfie Foundation comes in more than 35 shades and gives skin a natural finish. From March 15 through 21, you can get it for 30% off. 

Plus….
bareMinerals Highlighters and Bronzers blur pores + amp up your natural glow. Get it 30% off from now until March 21.

Don’t forget…
Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! mascara has a richer color deposit with help widen your natural lid lines. Get if for 50% off, March 20 only. 

Add setting spray to seal the deal.
Lancôme’s Fix It Forget It Setting Spray gives a quick spritz to hold the look all day long. Get it from March 15 to 21 for 30% off.

And go bold with your lip!
Try BECCA’s Ultimate Lipstick Love in Merlot for a sophisticated swipe of color. Bonus: it locks in moisture and is available on March 20 for 50% off.

If You Have a… Google Hangout Game Night in 15 Minutes: 
Give your skin a vitamin shot
Juice Beauty’s Stem Cellular Booster Serum is loaded with nutrients for firmer, more glowing skin. Get it for 50% off on March 18 only.

Then prep your skin with… 
Estée Lauder Day Wear with SPF and antioxidants to protect and power your skin. Take 50% off, March 18 only.

We still love…
PÜR Love Your Selfie Foundation to give your skin a natural finish, and with over 35 different shades, this combo foundation and concealer also has range. From now until March 21, you can get it for 30% off. 

Then it’s time for…
bareMinerals Highlighter to blur pores + amp up your natural glow. Get it 30% off from now until March 21.

Next, it’s time for a speedy eyeshadow trick.
Gently smudge your finger over bareMinerals Bronzer, then swipe over your lids for instant impact. Get it 30% off from now until March 21.

Layer on…
Benefit Cosmetics BADgal BANG! mascara has a richer color deposit to help widen your natural lid lines. Get if for 50% off, March 20 only. 

Add your setting powder…
We love Lancôme’s Long Time No Shine Loose Setting Powder for a lightweight way to keep your makeup look locked in. Get it from March 15 to 21 for 30% off.

Line lips for a lasting pout…
BECCA’s Ultimate Lip Definer in Serene is a moody plum for major allure. Mark your calendar for March 20 when it’s 50% off.

Finish with a coordinating swipe of color.
BECCA’s Ultimate Lipstick Love in Merlot still rules our beauty dreams. Bonus: it locks in moisture and you can get it for 50% off on March 20 only.

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