As the pandemic continues into its sixth month, many of us have found comfort in pampering ourselves and really leaning into our beauty routines. Last month, our editors shared how they've been livening up their eye makeup when only the upper halves of our faces are visible with graphic eyeliner, shimmery eyeshadows, winged liner, and more. But we're not the only ones — essential workers and healthcare employees have also been using this time to create some statement-making eye looks to wear on the frontlines.
Self-care and beauty often go hand-in-hand, and sometimes getting glammed up can lift your mood in a matter of minutes. So while saving lives will always be the number one priority for anyone on the frontline, it's nice to see these everyday heroes taking time for themselves and having a little fun, too. Read ahead to see how a handful of essential workers are choosing to wear bright and bold eye makeup looks.