IT’S TIME TO HYDRATE!
This is true regardless of whether you’ve got a fancy party to go to, really - but drinking lots of water will only help your skin. Facialists and aestheticians really do know what they’re talking about when they tell you to drink up - your skin will be fresh, rejuvenated and so healthy-looking. Not to mention it’s always good to have lots of water in your system before downing any alcoholic beverages. We recommend drinking at least 1.5 liters a day, if not 2 full liters.
GET YOUR GLOW ON
You’re rushing out the door to a party and don’t really have time for a full face of makeup. Not a problem - just reach for a balm that, when applied to your cheeks and contours, gives you just the right amount of glow. We love Clarins Beauty Flash Balm ($45 at clarins.com) - a little bit really goes a long way to providing radiance and luminosity.
GO FOR THE GLITZ
The holidays are definitely the time for a little (or a lot!) of sparkle. Why not make your eyes stand out with a glittery eyeshadow? Our favorites are definitely by NARS, Stila and M.A.C (like NARS Single Eyeshadow in Etrusque, above — $23 at beauty.com) — they all have amazing colors in every hue imaginable.
LET YOUR NAILS DO THE TALKING
When else can your nails be super blingy and yet no one will bat an eye … except to tell you how fabulous they look? The holidays are the perfect time to break out that sparkly polish you’ve been dying to wear but thought better of all year long. Try one with serious wow factor like butter LONDON Victoriana 3 Free Nail Lacquer ($14 at beauty.com) we guarantee people’s eyes won’t be looking anywhere else but at your hands.