Who's ready to ring in the New Year?
If your hands are up then you've probably got your party dress picked out and a strong makeup game plan. When the clock strikes 12, don't let all that prep go to waste—make sure your makeup is as flawless as when you arrived.
Let's look back at E! Style Collective's best beauty tips, courtesy of the pros behind the biggest names in Hollywood. If by chance you've forgotten, we've compiled genius ways to get the most out of your makeup.
Remember that pro trick from our Adele makeup tutorial? Few know about it but many should: Moisten your brushes with a little water or face mist, like Caudalie Organic Grape Water, before using liquid foundation. It makes application more fluid while stretching the number of product uses.
If you're going to pack that itty-bitty clutch with any beauty essentials, let it be a small, clean makeup brush. Thanks to Melanie Hughes-Weaver, makeup maven behind the eye-popping looks on movies like Pitch Perfect, we know the trick to preventing melted makeup is to be proactive. Every time you're off on a bathroom break or on the road to the next party destination, blend the brush with your skin's natural oil under your eyes and around your lips. Do this every chance you get—don't wait until the sweat ensues. No raccoon eyes wanted here.