But in real life, party preparation often happens at the last minute, in uncomfortable circumstances, and with a random meager assortment of bottom-of-your-purse products. It happens to all of us, so your best defense is a good offense. We asked the experts how to navigate these tricky, photo-heavy, holiday season times and get party-pretty on the skimp with three simple products almost everyone has on hand.
Make that Lipstick WORK:
The number one tip from pros we came across was to multi-task your favorite lipstick. Lips, cheeks, eyes — go for it. Top makeup artist Laura Geller advises taking one great lipstick — the one that flatters you, looks natural on you and works with your skin tone — and