Getting ready for parties can be stressful, especially if youre attempting a new look. You either find yourself with no time to preen or you cant afford to pay someone else to do it for you. Lucky then that weve tracked down 13 hair and make-up experts to offer up their best problem-solving advice and party beauty inspiration to ensure you look relaxed and perfectly finished when you arrive at the party.More
'Always twirl strip lashes around a pencil or something similar to break the spine as they have been in packet so long, if you don’t do this they can ping off. Also always ensure you wait for the glue to go tacky on the lashes before you apply, this will give them better grip.'
Ariane Poole, Make-up Artist
‘For dramatic lips opt for a depth-defying look. Choose a darker and jewel toned lipstick like Illamasqua’s Disciple, £15, a deep navy shade and layer a deep plum lip gloss on top. Team this with a perfect complexion and groomed brows for a bold yet sculpted look’
David Horne, Illamasqua Director of Product Development & School of Make Up Art