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Party Beauty 101: How To Prep Skin And Keep Makeup Fresh Through The Biggest Bash

The party season is upon us and the next huge music festival that's coming our way is ZoukOut 2018, taking place on 1 December at Siloso Beach. Continuous late nights and a drink (or three) may be fun, but it definitely takes a toll on your skin. If you want your complexion and makeup to look as fresh as possible, then follow these simple tips.

#1: Hydration is (so) important

Drinking too much alcohol dehydrates your body and skin, which is why it’s crucial to double up on hydration during the hectic party season. As I have combination skin, using a thick or heavy cream is not ideal so I prefer layering hydrating toners to ensure my skin stays plump and moisturised without feeling sticky or greasy.

#2: Remember to use an eye cream… Consistently

If you have not already included eye creams into your regime, it’s time you do. Lack of sleep just means puffy peepers and eyebags. To combat that, apply an eye cream that is packed with skin-loving ingredients to instantly depuff, fade away dark eye circles and treat common signs of ageing like fine lines. After all, the skin around your eyes is the most delicate so it’s important to always take care of them.

#3: You need to exfoliate

Besides being exposed to harmful environmental aggressors when out at a beach party, you’re also not going to get enough sleep. When this happens, there will likely be a buildup of dead skin cells. The result: a dull, lifeless complexion. To regain (and retain) your skin’s radiance, exfoliating is key. If scrubs are too harsh for you, try using skincare products that contain AHA and BHA, which are gentle chemical exfoliants.

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