5 Hacks To Get You Holiday-Ready In Minutes

It’s the merriest—and most stressful—time of year. Your email starts filling up with invites, and trips to the mall for gifts start to feel more like a chore than a thoughtful way to say thank you. You need more time! So, instead of spending half the day getting dolled up for holiday parties, we’ve put together a few hacks that’ll help you get ready for your fête in a flash.

Keep scrolling to see our get ready quick tips this holiday!

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There is nothing more timeless—or more flattering—than the little black dress. It has been, and will always be, a wardrobe staple. For a party that calls for an effortlessly chic look, an LBD is about as easy as it gets. This old standby is our go-to piece for nights when you want to just throw something on and head out the door.


The fastest way to dress up said LBD? Add an accessory or two— quite literally. A great pair of earrings can bring the focus up towards your face while adding a touch of sparkle and glimmer of the unexpected. Try a pair in a bright, seasonal color if you want to make your eyes pop!


Show off those gorgeous statement earrings with a no-fuss hairdo that can be pulled off (and pulled-up) in a pinch. Instantly look pulled together with a top knot that can be styled to your festive liking: super-sleek and ultra-taut, or in a cool and undone finish. Have shorter hair? Wear it tousled or air-dried for that no-hassle, undone look.


Add a touch of freshness to your look with a classic red lipstick. (Pro tip: It can be used all over for a tonal makeup feel. Just use a light dab to stain cheeks and perk up the face) to get ready quickly. Why lipstick? Just a simple swipe of rouge cancels out dullness and quickly illuminates the face.


If all else fails, wear a smile (it’s party season after all!). It’s your best accessory, and it doesn’t cost a thing. Be happy in knowing that this year is almost over, and guess what…you’re going to make it through the year with style and grace. We think we can all cheers to that.

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