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We San Francisco ladies have a few special requirements for our makeup and skin care, but it all boils down to one question: How can we make it as effortless as possible? If a product can help streamline our routine to five minutes or less, or if it’s easy to apply on stop-and-go MUNI trains, we’re all over it. Here are six essential items that no local should be without

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A 3-IN-1 CLEANSER

Replace your face wash with this cleansing, toning and makeup-removing emulsion. We call it the triple threat and promise it'll shave at least three minutes off your routine.

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A MULTIPURPOSE MOISTURIZER

Bet you never thought you could use the same moisturizer on your face and your body. Well, this plant-based dry oil with vitamin E is gentle enough for both and will leave your skin soft and silky. Bonus: You can also dab it onto your hair for a quick shine.

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A HARDWORKING BASE

We love this mineral foundation because it’s sweat resistant and it has SPF 25. Fun fact: The new line of cosmetics was developed by Olympic athletes for active women—perfect for all of us SF ladies.

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A CHUBBY EYELINER and SHADOW STICK

As much as we love the look of an advanced cat eye, we can’t rock it every day, because most days we're in a rush and need to be ready in five minutes. Try a ten-second smoky eye with this chubby stick. Just draw it on, smudge and you’re good to go.

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A PIGMENT THAT DOES DOUBLE DUTY

Save room in your purse by combining your lipstick and blush. This pot (or stick) will give you sheer, blendable color and you’ll have rosy cheeks and lips on reserve wherever you go.

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DRY SHAMPOO

Style for days—without anyone knowing you haven’t washed your hair in almost a week. We’d sooner give up avocado toast than our trusted oil-zapping aerosol. In other words, fat chance. 

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