Finally, the festive season is almost here. Let’s forget about the hideousness of the year and prepare for some desperately needed parties. Because, boy, there are some heavily accrued cares to dance away.
So, make sure your transition from work to your night out is seamless. We’ve compiled the best party prep beauty essentials you need to know. Discover the best beauty products to ensure you quickly achieve the ultimate gorgeousness that stays put all night. With your hair, makeup, and skin looking fabulous, the only thing to do is have a great time!
Party Prep Beauty Essentials To Consider
Sadly, once the summer outfits are put away and living in 3 layers of clothing is the norm, it’s way too easy to let the self-care slip a little. Long work days and harsh weather commutes back home don’t exactly evoke a desire for a full body scrub.
Luckily, these party prep beauty essentials will quickly whip you back into shape. Designed to offer transformative hair, makeup, and skin results at lightning speed, these are the beauty products you need to know.
1. The Best Party Prep For Your Hair: The Hair Boss The Heat Protection Spray, £8.99 (200ml) www.superdrug.com
Tired of missing out on getting the gorgeous bloke’s number, or seeing your friend’s viral-worthy drunken fall on the dance floor, because yet again, you’ve been fixing your hairdo in the loo? If so, this is a party prep beauty for you.
The Hair Boss, The Heat Protection Spray offers strength-like abilities that would amaze any superhero. This incredible spray delivers superior hold without the dreaded crispy effect and keeps your gorgeous hairdo in check all night long. Better yet, it ensures unrivalled heat protection of up to 230 degrees for all heat-styling tools. Phew!
For optimal and super-glossy results team with The Hair Boss The Clear Shine Gloss, £14.99, www.thehairboss.co.uk
2. Party Perfect Nails: Goa, By Earthy Nail Polish, £7.99, www.earthynailpolish.com
Easily create the mani of your dreams with one of team L A Beauty’s all-time fave brands. Earthy Nail Polish’ Goa has to be the perfect party nail colour. This refreshingly unique, high-shine orange hue is laced with eye-catching glitter sparkles, for maximum hypnotic effect! Instant love vibes and all the smiles! Can’t choose which colour you like most? Why not bag yourself a Black Friday Bundle? The award-winning nail brand is offering a huge 50% discount. Available to buy for £39.96 (was £79.91)
3. Primer Prep: Benefit, The POREfessional Face Primer, £29.50 (22ml) www.benefitcosmetics.com
Should our internal dialogue resemble something like,‘Oh, my God, mini asteroids have careered into my face,’ then Benefit’s POREfessional is a party prep makeup must-have you need on your radar.
This is the UK’s most purchased primer for a good reason; it works. The primer instantly reduces the appearance of pores and pesky fine lines. Replacing it instead, with a flawless canvas for achieving a red carpet-worthy makeup application, and the softest skin ever! Better yet, you can enjoy its magic-like results way longer than any fairytale midnight curfew. Enjoy.
4. Heavenly Hair Must-Have: Cool Girl Barely There Texture Mist, By Sam McKnight, £22, www.sammcknight.com
Next, grab yourself a can of instant hair heaven. Brought to you by luxury haircare hero, Sam McKnight, the Texture Mist delivers a new dimension of haircare bliss. Suitable for all hair types, the hair mist adds texture and volume to your beautiful tresses, whilst infusing your hair with an irresistible scent. The iconic multitasking texturizing, volumizing hair perfume is available in a handy travel size too – making this the perfect party prep beauty essential to slip into your bag. Spruce away my friends, spruce away.
5. Ultimate Party Skin Prep: Skin Republic CoQ10 Anti Wrinkle Effect Face Sheet Mask, £4.99, Amazon, and www.theskinrepublic.com
Ask any skincare expert and they will agree that CoQ10 is a key anti-aging ingredient, proven to deliver worthy results. Should you feel like your years don’t match your outfit, don’t fret. Put those thoughts away (not your dress). All you need is a few minutes alone with multi-award-winning brand, The Skin Republic’s face mask.
Combining star-quality ingredients such as CoQ10, vitamins C and E, and a bunch of age-thwarting amino acids, the sheet mask is vital for any pre-party skincare routine.. We seriously can’t get over the difference this mask makes. Expect a plumper, complexion in minutes. N.B – Alas, the results don’t last forever, so be sure to buy a few to keep for those emergency ‘must look fabulous’ occasions! This is the ideal stocking filler gift for all avid beauty fans.
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