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Noble Panacea The Brilliant Overnight Recharge Cream, £215
To recharge your skin overnight and get you party ready in time for the next event, this hydrating cream is packed with skin-calming antioxidants, including marine water and kelp to help remove impurities, as well as gotu kola to boost collagen production and smooth the appearance of fine lines. Suitable for all skin types, the cream comes in 30 handy sachets, so you know exactly how much to use for best results. Even better, it’s free from parabens, silicones, mineral oil, phthalates, artificial colours, synthetic fragrances – and it’s vegan. Available here
Sisley Black Rose Cream Mask, £119
If your skin’s looking a little tired after a couple of late nights, this cult, nutrient-rich mask is a guaranteed way to combat signs of fatigue or ageing. Luxuriously scented with soothing rose and magnolia essential oils, it only takes 15 minutes to completely revitalise your complexion – apply it all over your face, neck and décolletage to ensure skin feels plump, velvety soft and thoroughly pampered. The magic ingredient? Red vine leaf tones skin and improves radiance, so no one will know you’ve been to three Christmas parties on the trot. SL's Beauty Editor Rebecca Hull says: "Yes, it's an investment, but a worthy one if you're serious about skincare. It leaves your complexion so glossy and plump-looking. It works fast to deliver the rejuvenating effects of a facial, with gentle ingredients that suit all. Ideal for party season, or anyone fed up with dullness."Available here
Olivia Palermo Beauty Eyeshadow Palette – Soirée, £53
Regular readers will know how much we love Olivia Palermo's style. Now the fashion icon has expanded into beauty with her own line of products. Get party-ready eyes with this carefully curated palette, which comes with a rich range of shades inspired by nights out in New York. With a mix of matte, satin and shimmer finishes, the finely milled formulas can be blended to create bold or subtle looks. The polished gold-tone packaging is modelled after the founder's favourite vintage bracelet.Available here
Charlotte Tilbury Cryo-Recovery Face Mask, £49
After using ice as a backstage quick fix for years, make-up queen Charlotte Tilbury created this easy-to-use cryotherapy mask that works to depuff, lift skin and boost glow at home. Embedded with cooling gel bead pockets along the forehead, cheeks and chin – and metal beads along the brows to target acupressure points – it makes light work of inflammation and puffiness to have you party ready in no time. SL's Beauty Editor Rebecca Hull says: "Reusable, this clever mask combines icy, cooling benefits with facial acupressure to stimulate circulation, and in turn, refresh dull skin. I love the cooling metal beads inside which target certain areas of your face - think the cheekbones, jawline and above your brows. They gently press into your face, relieving tension and muscle pain."
Westman Atelier Lit Up Highlight Stick In Brûlée, £44
Glide this silky highlighter onto cheekbones and the inside of your eyes for subtle radiance and a party-ready glow. The molten bronze shade flatters all complexions and pairs perfectly with warmly bronzed skin and a metallic smoky eye. The ultimate winter ally, it also contains nourishing botanicals to nourish and revive dull skin, and boost collagen production, helping you look fresh-faced night after night.Available here
Sarah Chapman Skinesis Meso-Melt Infusion System, £138
Designed to mimic the effects of one of iconic facialist Sarah Chapman’s most popular facials at home, this clever microneedling device creates tiny channels in the skin to kickstart collagen production. Once you’ve rolled for five minutes, apply the contents of one of the ampoules to your skin, then roll again and watch the hyaluronic acid-loaded needles dissolve into your skin. A double whammy of hydration and reviving peptides, this is one of the best tools out there for a serious glow.
KNC Beauty All Natural Collagen Infused Lip Mask, £33
What’s a festive beauty look without a perfect pout? You may have spotted KNC Beauty's lip mask all over Instagram. Blended with moisturising rose flower oil, cherry extract and vitamin E, you'll feel the plumping effects of its deeply conditioning and collagen-infused formula via the subtle tingle. Applying one just two or three times a week will leave your lips feeling smooth, full and perfectly primed for lipstick or gloss. A great pick-me-up just before a party, you get ten in a pack.SL's Beauty Editor Rebecca Hull says: "A great stocking filler, these provide instant, softening gratification, thanks to ingredients like vitamin E and rose flower oil. They're great fun, too and smooth lips ready for any colour application."Available here
Omorovicza Cooling Derma-Globes, £100
Beauty tools are the next best thing to your facialist’s expert hands. Keep these cooling globes in your freezer and deploy every time your skin needs perking up. Roll in upwards movements to tone and boost circulation, or roll downwards to reduce puffiness. Our top tip? Massage under the cheekbones and from the inner eye outwards to refresh skin before applying make-up. SL's Beauty Editor Rebecca Hull says: "Considered the 'OG' of ice globes, these are expensive, but worth it if you're looking to bring the cryo facial experience into your home. I love to use it from the centre of my face outwards, gliding them towards my hairline and near the temples, too. They quickly contour and firm with a cooling sensation that's so satisfying."Available here
Christian Louboutin Beauty Les Yeux Noirs Lash Amplifying Lacquer, £55
Christian Louboutin’s mascara is a cult product in the making. Aside from the chic art-deco packaging, it boasts an outstanding brush that grips and lifts even the smallest of lashes, and layers on highly concentrated pigments for a wide-eyed, dramatic look that stays put without flaking. For maximum impact, apply a second coat before the first application dries.SL's Beauty Editor Rebecca Hull says: "Not for the faint-hearted, this jet-black mascara is a must-try if you want density, volume and an expensive, inky-looking finish. Just a few sweeps provide impressive results with a non-clumpy finish. A mascara everyone can benefit from."Available here
Christophe Robin Regenerating Mask With Prickly Pear Oil, £54
Not enough time to drop by the salon pre-party? Creamy and nourishing, this quick-acting mask promise to give dry and damaged hair some instant TLC. Prickly pear oil softens strands and banishes unwanted frizz, while biomimetic ceramides help improve the appearance of split ends – just in case you’ve left it a bit late. For best results, use it after washing hair and leave it to work for five minutes before rinsing. With regular use, hair will look shinier and feel stronger – plus, inula flower extracts work to revive and protect pigments in natural or coloured hair.