8 Party Prep Essentials For Festive Season

Christmas and New Year are well on their way, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll already have various parties, meals, and other celebratory events in your diary. That means you’ll want to look (and feel) your best. From rejuvenating body scrubs to nourishing hair masks, we’ve rounded up the ultimate pre-party essentials to help you prep for the festive season. It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and you deserve to feel a million dollars. 

UpCircle Beauty Coffee Body Scrub With Peppermint

First things first, you want your skin to be soft and bright. To do so, you’re gonna need to clear away the debris to reveal the newer, healthier skin underneath. We recommend UpCircle Beauty Coffee Body Scrub With Peppermint. This minty miracle-worker contains sea salt to buff away dead skin cells and shea butter to give your skin a moisture hit. Plus, it’s made from top-quality repurposed coffee grounds, so its good for you and the planet. Win, win. 

Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Lip Scrub

Dry, flaky lips are never a good look, especially when it comes to applying lipstick. To avoid this beauty sin, gently exfoliate your lips throughout the festive season with a Jeffree Star Cosmetics Velour Lip Scrub. Super gentle and deliciously scented, these scrubs are a party prep staple. 

Isle Of Paradise Glow Clear Self-Tanning Mousse

Nothing complements your outfit more than a winter tan. If you haven’t got chance to nip to the Bahamas within the next few weeks, Isle Of Paradise Glow Clear Self-Tanning Mousse is the next best thing. It’s packed with colour-correcting actives to promote a healthy, natural looking tan – no streaks, smells, or orange tones in sight. Glow up pending… 

Doll Beauty Lash Curlers

Not about the false lash life? Doll Beauty Lash Curlers will lengthen and curl your natural lashes, prepping them for coats of your favourite mascara. Yes Tom-from-finance, they’re real. 

Coconut Lane Palm Power Hair Mask

Planning on getting a blow dry for NYE? For best results (because let’s face it, these things don’t come cheap) you need to get your hair in check. That’s where Coconut Lane’s Palm Power Hair Mask comes in. Locking in hydration and promoting hair growth, this rescue mask is the perfect pre-festivities treatment for your tresses.

Tweezerman Neon Hot File, Buff, Smooth And Shine Block

Save on the expense of a manicure this year (to splurge on makeup) with a DIY job instead.  Tweezerman Neon Hot File, Buff, Smooth And Shine Block is the 4-in-1 tool with everything you need to keep your nails looking their best. Follow with a Makeup Revolution Nail Polish and you’re good to go. 

Revolution Skincare Overnight Targeted Blemish Lotion

Got a spot the night before your work Christmas party? Typical. Keep Revolution Skincare Overnight Targeted Blemish Lotion to hand for emergency breakouts. Dab directly on to the affected area with a cotton bud and let the salicyclic acid, zinc oxide, and calamine get to work whilst you sleep. Rinse off in the morning to reveal a clearer complexion. Phew. 

Rodial Dragons Blood Eye Mask

If you like your eyes merry and bright, you need Rodial Dragons Blood Eye Mask.  Instantly de-puffing and cooling the eye area, this soothing mask also hydrates, lifts, and firms. Top tip: store in the fridge and apply the night before a big event as part of an at-home pamper sesh.