4 No Stress Secrets For Looking Fabulous During Party Season

With all the parties and events on your calendar from now until the confetti settles, you may feel like you don’t have time for yourself, let alone treating your skin in anticipation of all the seasonal festivities. Setting up essential beauty appointments in advance can help you sail through the holiday season without the stress of a pre-party panic attack. Being prepared also means planning for the inevitable eleventh-hour emergency, like a last-minute breakout. And knowing who to call—and which products to turn to—will guarantee that you stand out for all the right reasons.

 

 

INVEST IN A GOOD FACIAL

A couple of days to a week before your first event, book a comprehensive facial that delivers results. This is the moment to reduce fine lines, boost hydration, and make skin glow. A combination of a customized peel to slough off dead cells, a nourishing lifting and firming mask and face lifting micro-current energizes the complexion with Elixir’s 90-minute super facial, the Dazzling Double Lift Facial, is perfect for this season’s special occasions and holiday photos.

The Dazzling Double Lift Facial home spa version products: ARCONA Raspberry Resurfacing Peel ($68), ARCONA Eye Dew Plus ($95), ARCONA Wine Oil ($58), ARCONA Magic Dry Ice ($57), ARCONA Wine Hydrating Mask ($49) and the NuFace Trinity Pro ($325)*.  * 400 microamp Pro device sold in spa only

 

BELOW THE NECK

When you slip off your coat, make sure your skin looks as perfect as your backless LBD. Using a daily body scrub from Epicurean’s line of Body Polishes every morning to buff the skin followed with Elixir’s Radiant Body Oil will help.  If that’s not enough, seek an Elixir’s esthetician’s professional help with a Back Facial or slimming and firming Bioslimming Body Wrap.

Your sexy skin home regimen should include:  Epicurean Body Polish ($35), Elixir’s Radiant Body Oil ($35), and Bioslimming Home Care Trio ($160)

 

SPOT TREAT AS NECESSARY

If time is of the essence, an abbreviated express treatment can be surprisingly effective.  Elixir’s 30 minute Express Facial includes a deep cleanse, exfoliation and mask so you can glow on the go. The Mineral Magic Facial will exfoliate, clear congestion and soften while infusing your skin with much needed nutrients.

Your home spa skin emergency kit should include:  Elixir Mineral Mud ($26), ARCONA AM Blemish Lotion ($42), ARCONA PM Blemish Lotion ($54), ARONCA Tea Tree Mask ($36), ARCONA Cranberry Toner ($38), and ARCONA Brightening Gommage ($52)

 

 

 

NOT YOUR EVERYDAY MAKEUP

Events, parties and celebrations all demand something that says “Wow”!  Elixir’s 30 minute Flawless Finish Makeup service is the perfect way to try out a new glamorous look to match your glowing skin and party dress. Included is a NuFace Cheek Chisel or Eye Lift Enhancement for that little extra oomph.  Elixir’s makeup pros will show you how to apply the right jane iredale products, so that you still look like you, but with a little sizzle.  jane iredale multitasking makeup is highly pigmented pure mineral powders offering superior, long-lasting coverage and are natural, clean and cruelty free.

Your makeup bag should include these basics:  jane iredale Purepressed® Base Mineral Foundation ($42), jane iredale In Touch® Cream Blush ($28), jane iredale Eye Shadow Kit ($59), and jane iredale Just Kissed® Lip and Cheek Stain ($25)