Preparing dinner for a houseful of guests can be a daunting task. But there is no reason to let your guests see you sweat. Slip on your favorite leggings and tunic, don a pair of tuxedo flats and follow our advice on How to Look Chic While You Stuff Your Turkey.
1. Neat Hair
Option1: A sleek ponytail will keep hair out of the way, (while you figure out what to do with turkey giblets) and of course it’s tre´s chic.
What you will need:
A little pomade or gel around your edges to keep hair in check, a smoothing product for your best smooth, shiny ponytail. And don’t forget hair elastics that won’t tear your hair.
Try (for hairline): EDEN BodyWorks Coconut Shea Control Edge Glaze $8.99
Coconut Shea Control Edge Glaze provides a firm, manageable hold along the hairline and/or hair shaft to preserve desired styles. Coconut Shea Control Edge Glaze boasts a lightweight formula will not create build up.
This moisturizing crème helps protect from moisture lost due to heat styling and won’t weigh hair down. In fact, this anti frizz cream keeps your hair ultra-smooth for up to five washes*.
Try: Goody Ouchless Gentle Hair Elastics $3.49
Option 2: Channel the 60s and pull all your hair back with a chic wide headband. Keep hair smooth and shiny from dusk ‘til dawn (that’s how long you will be on your feet) with a moisturizing styling cream.
What you will need:
This leave-in cream restores shine and creates easy-to-manage strands. It may also be used as a finishing touch after styling to smooth unruly hair for a soft, touchable look and feel.
Try: Scunci Effortless Beauty Headbands $7.29
2. Flawless Face
This is the time to fake your natural glow! Ditch sweat and smudged eyeliner, rather use high-powered, multi-tasking skin care and makeup a flawless face that won’t fail. We just can’t promise that about your turkey…
Try: MED a TATE Antiperspirant Wipes $48
MED e TATE your way to a blissfully dry existence with a technique so simple, it merely requires a swipe of a wipe. Purify the being and help reduce embarrassing sweating and wetness. Helps channel confident energy.
A lightweight, buildable sheer foundation formula that delivers a youthful, radiant finish.
Try: Kevyn Aucoin Beauty The Creamy Glow $26
An ultra sheer flush of color formula, dab onto the cheeks and blend upward and outward with your finger or a sponge. Can be used for lip color too.
3. Sparkling Eyes
Too many hours in the kitchen may dull your sparkle, but we can help with that. Eye makeup that lasts for hours on end will keep you xxxxxx Bronze eyeshadow is a perfect fit for all eye colors. Top it off with waterproof mascara.
The Shadow Stick is your primer, shadow base, and eye shadow all in one. You can also use it as an eyeliner. It won’t come off until you take it off!
Tarte’s four-in-one waterproof mascara gives you the bombshell lashes you love, and it’s guaranteed to stay put through rain, sweat, or tears.
4. Lovely Lips
You are working overtime, and your lip color should too. Use a lip stain and gloss in one.
Give your lips love with this high-performance stain, enriched with pigments for extra-long wear. Blended with moisturizing Shea Butter, this lip stain softens and hydrates lips while delivering stunning color. Specially formulated for a smooth, gel-like application, it does double duty filling fine lines.
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