5-Minute Party Make-Up Looks

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  • Five quick ways to take your party make-up from day to night in five minutes or less

    Pop the prosecco and slip into some sequins, because party season has landed! 

    Of course the irony of a stuffed social calendar is that it doesn’t leave us with any time to put on the required ritz. What we need is a blow dry, mani and hour in front of the mirror, what we get is a panicked ten minutes to execute our entire beauty regime (and laddered tights as a result)

    If you lack the time – or inclination-  for elaborate getting-ready rituals, we’ve got just the thing to sort out your party prep woes. We consulted Dior National Make Up Artist Jamie Combes to discover his five favourite ways to get party ready in two minutes flat. By cleverly layering products you’ll find in your everyday make-up bag, you can create fast, glamorous looks in less than the time it takes to wait for your Uber to arrive. Discover the expert way to plump and curl lashes without clogging, colour contour with lipstick, turn sheer lip shades matte in a flash and blur skin imperfections fast. 
    Whether you’re heading straight from desk to drinks, need to refresh your look for spontaneous house guests or a long lunch with friends has segued into an evening affair (we’ve all been there) these exclusive tips will help bring the fun and sparkle to your look with minimum time investment. Because who wants to be stuck preening in front of a mirror when all the fun is happening out there? Click through to discover Jamie’s two-minute party makeup looks and have a fabulously fun – and faff free – December!

    “Turn your daytime lipstick into a velvety matte by lightly dabbing a touch of blush over the top using your ring finger. This will give your lipstick great staying power too.”