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We've all been there. You're at a party with your friends, and you look around to see that every woman has her favorite outfit. It's time for you to get ready, but then panic sets in because you have nothing to wear! But with the right advice and some easy-to-pick advice, you won't have to worry about getting a perfect look at the party.

We are here for you and want to give you some advice on how to make sure you look flawless by the end of the night.

Wear clothes that fit you well and enhance your curves: You might not think this is that important, but it's actually the first step to a great night. You want to wear something that will make your best features pop and hide any of those areas you don't want people looking at all night long. Besides, if you want to try a deep neck dress but feel uncomfortable due to your overweight, then try using bra tape that helps you get the right shape instantly. You can also get comfortable body-shaper outfits to enhance your curves in your favorite dress.

Choose clothes in flattering colors: Not every color looks good on everyone, so be sure to find outfits with colors that compliment what you're wearing underneath them and bring out different aspects of your skin tone.

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1. Keep jewelry simple:

Don't overdo things when only going for an evening look (i.e., no necklaces or earrings). If you are wearing a simple dress without any designer work engraved on it, then it is good to wear simple jewelry with it so that you don't lose focus on your clothes.

Don't overdo your makeup: It's easy to go overboard when getting ready for an evening party, but make sure not to do anything too dramatic (i.e., no eye shadow or heavy lipstick). Keep things subtle by using nude colors and light shades of blush, mascara, lip gloss, etc.

2. Choose waterproof cosmetics:

You'll probably be in close quarters all night long, so wearing makeup that will last through tear-jerking moments like 'happy birthday' speeches from friends or emotional songs at weddings can help keep our confidence up! Makeup should also have SPF included if going outside after dusk this time of year.

Choose your outfit and shoes wisely: It's not always easy to find the perfect party dress or pair of heels, but don't worry because there are plenty at every price point for you! A great place to start is by choosing a classic color like black or navy blue; these colors can be worn all year round, which means they'll never go out of style.

woman with party makeup posing in studio with dreamy light
Photo: Daria Sannikova

Use a light foundation and concealer to cover up any blemishes: There's nothing worse than being at a party and having to constantly check your makeup in-between socializing because you keep spotting pimples. You'll want to cover up any blemishes with a light foundation so that the biggest concern is making sure everyone has enough food on their plate!

Consider bringing an extra outfit, just in case: It might seem like overkill, but girls' night out or fancy cocktail parties often require all-day shopping trips. The last thing anyone wants is for their dress to get dirty while they're dancing the night away, which means it's best when we wear something that can be easily changed into later on. Bringing an extra pair of flats will help, too, as heels typically don't stand up well for a long time.

3. Put on some blush for a healthy-looking glow:

Flushed cheeks are a makeup must-have when it comes to looking flawless. The best way to do so is by applying the product with your fingers or those who want more color, using a cream blush stick. It will last throughout the night and give you just enough of that party look!

Style your hair: Before you head out, take time to style your hair with a curling iron. You can also use dry shampoo and hairspray if it's too humid outside but don't forget to brush through before you go so that any excess product gets removed. If you're planning on wearing your hair up, try pulling it into a messy updo with soft side-swept bangs. You can also use bobby pins to hold the curl in place if desired but be sure not to overdo it, or else you'll have an unruly mess on your hands!

Prepare ahead of time: Give yourself plenty of time before the party starts to get ready. Take care of your makeup first, and then work on your hair so that you'll be able to take the time you need for both!

woman in party makeup posing close to the window on the street at night
Photo: Mike Von

4. Don't forget about accessories:

Accessories can make or break an outfit, but how many times have we arrived at a party only to realize we left something important behind? These days it's easy enough to bring everything with us (even if it is cluttered in our purse!) to avoid any last-minute panics when getting ready.

The Takeaway

We can feel your excitement as you're reading this article. We want to ensure that you have access to all of the information and tips necessary for being flawless at every party!

Lots of love,