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Quick, Fuss-Free Party Season Beauty

Quick, Fuss-Free Party Season Beauty

For many of us, getting ready is often more fun than the party itself.

The ritual of getting together with your friends and applying all your favourite products is a real treat. For others, however, getting ready for the big party, whether it be your office’s Christmas do or New Years Eve, is always a stressful experience. When you’re in a rush or make plans very last minute, getting ready on time and looking glamorous can often seem an impossible task.

To ease the stress of getting ready this party season, we’ve gathered together our favourite quick fix, fuss-free beauty products that will make sure you are on time and looking gorgeous. With everything from instant tanning to foolproof eye makeup sorted, even getting ready in a rush will be enjoyable.

Top 5 Christmas Beauty Fixes for Girls-on-the-go

  1. Tanning
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    Tanning

    Bronzed. glowing skin is a party essential. Spray tans and gradual tanning products often take up time you simply don’t have.

    For golden skin in minutes, apply the St. Tropez Instant Tan Face and Body Lotion wherever you desire a glow. Perfect for both face and body, the St. Tropez Instant Tan’s waterproof formula is ideal for nights out, making sure your tan stays streak-free and beautiful all night long.

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  2. Hair
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    Hair

    When a blow dry seems a distant dream and time isn’t on our side, we need a product that will transform our hair quickly. The Ouai Dry Shampoo Foam promises to get you party ready in seconds by absorbing excess oils and adding volume to limp hair.

    Unlike traditional chalky dry shampoos’ which often leave a white cast in your hair, the Ouai Foam revitalises shine, leaving hair looking revived and healthy. As this hero product is designed by celebrity hair stylist Jen Atkin, it is hardly surprising that the Foam Dry Shampoo will leave you looking glamorous and ready for the night ahead.

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  3. Nails
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    Nails

    We’ve all been there. It is the day before the party and you realise your nails are looking a little worse for wear and no salon can fit you in at such late notice. Luckily, you can cheat your way to beautiful nails. With the wonderful Elegant Touch Express Nails in Polished Red you achieve the illusion of beautifully manicured nails.

    For minimal mess and stress, the Express Nails are pre-glued for ease of application ensuring wonderful results for up to a week. Simply remove the plastic tab from the back of the nails and press on for a glossy red manicure in minutes.

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  4. Makeup
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    Makeup

    New Year’s Eve is the night of glitter and ultra-glam makeup. To create a party ready look with ease, we love using cream eye shadows for intense, high impact colour with very little effort required. As they can be applied with your fingers in a couple of seconds, cream shadows are perfect for girls in a rush to get ready who don’t want to compromise their look.

    We love using the Butter London Glazen Eye Gloss as it glides over the lid and seamlessly blends for a gorgeous night time look. Its buildable formula allows for a variety of different looks for every girl from a subtle sheen to high impact metallic colour. Simply apply to your lid and follow with your favourite volumising mascara for a dramatic, party appropriate eye look.

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  5. Lashes
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    Lashes

    False eyelashes are the perfect addition to any festive makeup and help to create the illusion of hours spent preparing for the night ahead. Whether you love delicate, fluttery lashes or intense drama, false lashes are the easiest way to tranform your look.

    For a more natural touch, we love the Eylure Enchnated Eyelashes in the style Camellia. The 3/4 length makes the lashes easy to apply and adds fluttery length to your lashes. By contrast, the Eylure Exaggerate Eyelashes in Number 146 create voluminous, high-impact lashes – the perfect addition to any party eye look.

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Rosie

Rosie

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