Don’t Let a Last Minute Disaster Ruin your Prom Night!
It’s your worst nightmare, prom is tonight and you realize that your prom dress is an inch too long with the new heels you just bought! This could happen…and it does happen all too often to unsuspecting prom-goers. But don’t fear ladies, there are simple fixes for all your last minute disasters! To be totally prepared for this year’s prom, follow our last minute tips:
Prom Disaster #1: Makeup Meltdown
Products to Keep your Makeup Where it Belongs
A makeup meltdown can occur from having lipstick-stained teeth, a mascara smear below your eye, or even having your makeup literally slide down your face. To keep any or all of these things from happening, start with a great foundation primer like Nars Makeup Primer with SPF 20. A primer can smooth over imperfections on your skin, giving you the perfect foundation upon which to apply your makeup. Try a little primer on your eyelids as well to keep your eye shadow in place. Your makeup will go on smoothly and picture perfect, and it’s sure to last the whole night through.
Prom Disaster #2: Dress Is a Mess
Fixing Hemlines, Wrinkles, etc. at the Last Minute
To avoid a dress that is as wrinkled as a day old newspaper, don’t forget to steam it right before you wear it. You can have your mom or a friend help you steam it using a traditional steamer or even your clothes iron (just use the steam function on the iron). This will leave your dress perfectly smooth and leave you looking perfect for prom.
Finding the Perfect Prom Bra to avoid a Possible Slip
Tara Reid, Janet Jackson, and Britney Spears all have something in common: a wardrobe malfunction. Without great underwear, you could be forced to join the ranks of these unfortunate celebs. Save yourself the embarrassment by finding the proper bra and panties to wear under your prom dress. There have been some great innovations in underwear lately; here are some to try:
Article Written By: Kristle Jones; Kristle has over 5 years experience in the beauty industry, ranging from makeup to hair and everything in between. She is the author of 101 Bridal Beauty Tips, which you can find here.