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Party Makeup Tricks Every Girl Needs to Know

January 4, 2019

The holiday season is when the best parties are held. The days leading up to Christmas and New Year’s Eve are often filled with office parties, gettogethers, and events that require you to look your best for the evening.

This means brushing up on your party makeup tricks and knowing how to achieve the best results regardless of the look you are trying to pull off. Worry not, because these top six tips will help you put your best party makeup on like a pro.

Start Clean

It is always best to start with clean skin. When transitioning from a day at the office to the office party, for example, you want to quickly clean your face before doing your makeup.

The right facial cleanser is exactly what you need. Certain products like the One-Step Facial Cleanser by Clarins don’t just clean your face but add moisturizer and nutrients that the skin needs as well. Check out Maple Prime for a range of branded skincare products at a fraction of the cost.

The Right Primer

Primer is your best friend when putting on party makeup. You can create different looks so easily when you have a good primer acting as an added layer between your skin and the makeup.

You can also use primer after moisturizer to keep the nutrients in and prevent the chemicals in the makeup from entering through the pores. A good primer also helps keep your makeup looking beautiful for longer.

Stick with Waterproof

Speaking of makeup that lasts all night, you want to use products that are designed to be waterproof. Remember that you will be doing a lot of dancing and partying all night, and you want the makeup to stay on until the very last excitement-filled minute.

Waterproof mascara, eyeliner, and eye shadow as well as powder, lipstick, and blush are all available from your favorite brands. You just have to shop for the right ones based on the colors you use and the type of your skin.

Build It Up

Never apply a thick layer to save time. You will end up with flakey makeup before the night even begins. Even when on a tight schedule, make time to (patiently) apply one thin layer after another, especially when you are applying foundation.

Use a Setter

It is also a good idea to invest in a good makeup setting spray. The setting spray helps protect your makeup from debris and other particles, therefore helping the makeup stay on throughout the night.

You can also opt for a setting powder if the spray is too strong for you. There are plenty of options on the market, but you want to invest in a good (and usually expensive) one for the best results. Mine lasts almost an entire year, so it is a great investment to make nonetheless.

Be Ready for Touchups

Lastly, bring the products you use – at least the essential ones – with you so that you are always ready for a little touchup. A compact powder and a concealer, along with the lipstick you wear, are the bare essentials you need to have in your purse.

As mentioned before, the holiday parties are always the most exciting. With these makeup tips in mind, you can look your best and have a fantastic time, every time.

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