The Ultimate Guide to the Buys That Will Help You Hide Your Hangover

Updated 04/27/19
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We love party season, but we aren’t fans of the accompanying hangover. A late night with too many refills wreaks havoc with our skin (dark circles, dryness, redness—the works). Luckily, we’ve found a few lifesaver beauty products that’ll come to the rescue when you’ve overindulged. Whilst you’re drinking water by the gallon, these revitalising, energising buys will have you feeling better in no time… or faking it till you do. Whether you have time for a shower, a bath or neither, your skin will thank you for the extra effort.

Whilst these products will work hard for the month of December, they’re not just anti-hangover; you can add them to your beauty arsenal year-round. Keep scrolling to shop our miracle buys.

Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow
Charlotte Tilbury Brightening Youth Glow $39
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Charlotte Tilbury has your faux-glow sorted, and when you need it most.

Drunk Elephant Rescue Party Kit
Drunk Elephant Rescue Party Kit $63
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There’s a reason Drunk Elephant is a cult favourite. These minis will save your face from the punishing party season schedule. They’re free from drying alcohols, silicones, chemical screens, fragrance and dyes, meaning your skin gets all the goodness with none of the nasties.

Herbivore Calm Soaking Salts
Herbivore Calm Soaking Salts $16
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If you have time for a bath, these calming salts will leave you relaxed yet revitalised.

Bobbi Brown Luxe Liquid Lip Velvet Matte
Bobbi Brown Luxe Liquid Lip Velvet Matte $28
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Our answer to any bad day is put on a red lip and fake it till you make it.

Dr. Barbara Sturm Body Brush Soft No. 1
Dr. Barbara Sturm Body Brush Soft No. 1 $26
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Brush your body back to life. (Always brush upwards towards the heart.)

Dr. Dennis Gross Dew It All Eye Gel
Dr. Dennis Gross Dew It All Eye Gel $58
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Hyaluronic acid and cold water marine algae = super-powered hydration for your tired eyes.

The Body Shop Spa of the World™ French Grape Seed Scrub
The Body Shop Spa of the World™ French Grape Seed Scrub $22
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Exfoliate away the night before, leaving your skin silky soft.

Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation
Bourjois Healthy Mix Foundation $10
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This is our favourite (and affordable) cheat for glowing skin, even on days when ours looks dry and tired. It’s a real miracle worker.

Laura Mercier Eyelash Curler
Laura Mercier Eyelash Curler $11
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Curling our lashes is our quick trick for making our tired eyes look a little bit brighter.

BareMinerals Skinlongevity Sleeping Gel Cream
BareMinerals Skinlongevity Sleeping Gel Cream $35
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When you finally get to bed again, put this on to revive your skin. It’s our overnight secret weapon.

Sunday Riley C.E.O. C + E Antioxidant Protect + Repair Moisturiser
Sunday Riley C.E.O. C + E Antioxidant Protect + Repair Moisturiser $60
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From our new favourite brand, Sunday Riley. This super-moisturiser will infuse your skin with intense hydration and the anti-ageing qualities of vitamin C.

Cover FX Power Play Concealer
Cover FX Power Play Concealer $24
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It’s now that you need a concealer with serious coverage and staying power. Enter: Cover FX.

Goldfaden MD Wake Up Call
Goldfaden MD Wake Up Call $75
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The name says it all here. With retinol, alpha lipoic acid and restorative vitamin E, consider this the skincare equivalent to drinking your two litres of water.

The Body Shop Oils Of Life™ Twin-Ball Facial Massager
The Body Shop Oils Of Life™ Twin-Ball Facial Massager $16
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This device makes for some quick skin-plumping magic. It’ll improve circulation, stimulate blood flow and lymphatic drainage, and leave your skin distinctly more radiant.

Oliver Bonas Spa Japanese Yuzu & Mint Foot Mask
Oliver Bonas Spa Japanese Yuzu & Mint Foot Mask $16
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If you have time, why not pamper yourself with a luxurious mask. We often neglect our body, especially our footcare (which have it hard this time of year.) Reindulge and feel instantly lighter.

The Inkey List Caffeine Serum
The Inkey List Caffeine Serum $9
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Coffee won’t just wake you up when taken in latte-form… Caffeine has the same effect on your skin. This under-eye cream will help to reduce dark circles, is anti-inflammatory and prevents against free radicals.

Too Faced Hangover Primer Travel Size
Too Faced Hangover Primer Travel Size $12
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Our go-to primer on days when we’ve overindulged.

Lumene Nordic Hydration Recovery Aerating Gel Mask
Lumene Nordic Hydration Recovery Aerating Gel Mask $20
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The fact that you can pop this hydrating mask in the fridge for an extra cooling and de-puffing effect is frankly heaven.

BYBI Detox Dust
BYBI Detox Dust $22
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If you were ever in the need for a skin detox, it’s now.

Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub Advanced
Goldfaden MD Doctor's Scrub Advanced $85
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Scrub away the night before with this antioxidant-rich exfoliator.

The Body Shop Drops of Youth™ Eye Concentrate
The Body Shop Drops of Youth™ Eye Concentrate $20
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Even the cooling roller ball alone is enough to feel de-puffing. This clever concentrate refreshes the eye contour and soothes eye bags.

NARS Blush in Bumpy Ride
NARS Blush in Bumpy Ride $23
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If there’s ever a time you need to fake an English rose “just had a lovely walk” complexion, it’s on a hungover day.

Ouai Three OUAI Kit
Ouai Three OUAI Kit $25
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We, for one, have no energy to put into our haircare when we’ve partied too hard the night before. In comes this three-set kit for style with no effort…

Herbivore Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist
Herbivore Rose Hibiscus Hydrating Face Mist $14
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Perfect to help you fake a healthy glow, as well as feeling revitalised by the cooling mist, two beauty birds with one stone.

Lumene Nordic C Glow Boost Essence
Lumene Nordic C Glow Boost Essence $30
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Your skin will be thirsty for hydration; give it a glow-boost with this energising serum. Its super-concentrated ingredients will enliven your complexion.

Sanctuary Spa 1-Minute Daily Glow Face Mask
Sanctuary Spa 1-Minute Daily Glow Face Mask $14
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If you’ve slept in post-party (or not slept at all but have to function the next day), saving time is crucial. The fact that this glow-up face mask works in one minute is ideal. 

Tata Harper Revitalising Body Oil
Tata Harper Revitalising Body Oil $96
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Post shower, indulge with this revitalising oil. Your body will thank you.

Aromatherapy Associates De-Stress Frankincense Pure Essential Oil
Aromatherapy Associates De-Stress Frankincense Pure Essential Oil $30
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The effects of drinking can cause heightened anxiety. Add a few drops of this gorgeous oil on your wrists to relax. Small enough to pop in your bag for on-the-go, too.

Aldi Luxury Freesia & Pear Body Crème
Aldi Luxury Freesia & Pear Body Crème $5
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We can vouch that this smells divine—and will leave your tired skin moisturised to perfection.

Soap & Glory Puffy Eye Attack Under-Eye Brightening Hydrogel Patches
Soap & Glory Puffy Eye Attack Under-Eye Brightening Hydrogel Patches $4
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With cucumber, fruit juice and liquorice root extract, this mask will wake up your peepers in no time.

Sanctuary Daily Glow Radiance Tonic
Sanctuary Spa Daily Glow Radiance Tonic $10
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With glycolic acid and brightening vitamin B3, this toner is both skin soothing and accelerates cell renewal. A perfect duo to make tired, dull skin look luminous.

 

RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek In Demure
RMS Beauty Lip2Cheek In Demure $34
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We love any product that makes our life easier, especially when we don't feel our best. Dab this on lips and cheeks for an instantly healthy-looking complexion. Multitasking at its best.

Bybi Lip Buffer
Bybi Lip Buffer $9
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Dry dehydrated lips, begone.

Cult51 Immediate Effect Serum
Cult51 Immediate Effect Serum $95
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When you need to see the effects of a serum, like, now. In comes Cult51's Immediate effect serum…

RMS Beauty Living Luminizer
RMS Beauty Living Luminizer $36
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For a glow with none of the faff, this best-selling highlighter will leave cheekbones shimmering without looking OTT.

Beautybio R45 The Reversal 3-Phase Skin Transforming
Beautybio R45 The Reversal 3-Phase Skin Transforming $150
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An investment, yes—but your skin will love you for it.

Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydra-Gel Eye Patches (30 pairs )
Peter Thomas Roth Water Drench Hyaluronic Cloud Hydra-Gel Eye Patches (30 pairs ) $42
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Counteract that late night with these caffeine and arnica-infused patches. They'll de-puff, help diminish the appearance of dark circles and enhance elasticity.

This Works Sleep Power Recharge Mask
This Works Sleep Power Recharge Mask $32
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Your tired skin will love this mask, which mimics the effects of a good night’s sleep. It even contains our favourite skincare ingredient—soothing prickly pear extract.

Plant Apothecary Wake Up Bodywash
Plant Apothecary Wake Up Bodywash $7
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We've never needed an awakening product more.

Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder
Hourglass Veil Translucent Setting Powder $16
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Say farewell to that pesky post-drinking shine.

Sarah Chapman Skinesis 3D Moisture Infusion Mask
Sarah Chapman Skinesis 3D Moisture Infusion Mask $43
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You need moisture, and you need it now. Allow these masks to restore dull skin and reduce redness.

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