• If you can, get travel sizes of your fave perfume and a hydrating mist to tuck into your evening bag, For a just in case sitch, grab the Ms & Mrs.. Minimergency Kit for Her – Good Luck Series. The incredibly tiny kit has advil, safety pins, stain remover, hairspray, floss, and deodorant towelettee.These adorable kits are filled with an arsenal of helpful necessities like stain remover, hairspray, floss and deodorant towelettes, clear nail polish, nail polish remover, sewing kit and more. Good Luck Minimergency Kit for Her – Good Luck Series ($15, www.msandmrs.com) and at Sephora stores nationwide.
• Another quick fix that instantly adds elegance and sexiness to an outfit is red lips. It’ll amp up any outfit, even jeans.
Test these lippies:
Estee Lauder Pure Color lipstick in Scarlet Siren ($24, esteelauder.com). Buy it online or pick it up at any Estee Lauder counter at department stores nationwide.
Essence lipstick in Red Carpet ($2.49, ulta.com). Find this shiny lipstick at Ulta stores nationwide.
• Play up your eyes with thick lashes. Mascara takes a few minutes to apply and the effects last all night.
Try any of these:
Tarte Lights, Camera, Lashes! ($19, sephora.com). It’s a mascara that thickens, lengthens adds volumes and conditions too! Pick it up at any Sephora store.
NYC New York Color High Definition Mascara ($4.99, newyorkcolor.com). Super long lashes in seconds. Can be found at drug stores and mass merchandisers nationwide.
Make Up Forever Smoky Lash mascara ($22, sephora.com). Make Up Forever’s mascara comes in 5 shades: Plum, Dark Blue, Green Blue, Deep Brown and Rich Black. They’re available at Sephora stores nationwide.
• For New Years Eve and beyond, it’s important to take good care of your skin. If you can get a facial at spa before the holiday, try to get one. If not, give yourself an at home facial. Not only is it good for your skin, it forces you to relax and slow down.
Slather one of these masks on your face:
C.O. Bigelow Power Berry mask ($18, bathandbodyworks.com). Can be yours in 2 business days and available at select stores. It’s a detoxifying clay mask.
Arcona Wine Hydrating mask ($38, nordstrom.com). Aside from buying it online, you can pick it up at Nordstrom stores. The mask contains Macadamia nut, carrot and borrage oils. It hydrates skin and fights wrinkles.
Freeman Dead Sea minerals Anti-Stress mask ($3.99, freemanbeauty.com). Don’t you love the name! It rids pores of junk and is perfect for misbehaving T-zones.
Now go out and have a good time!
PJ Gach is Senior Editor: Style + Beauty at BettyConfidential.