Transform Your Entire Look in Under 5 Minutes

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Graduation season is upon us! This means ceremonies, family brunches and parties. Awesome — yes! But not so awesome? When you're trying to transition your daytime look to your nighttime one, especially when you only have a few minutes to do it. Y'all know what we mean: The curse of the backseat costume change. You have to perform a miracle of dance-worthy proportions, and we're here to help you along the way.

Here are some tips that will get you from A to B beautifully, so you'll have more time to focus on having fun versus having a makeover meltdown.

Choose Your Bag Accordingly

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No matter what size purse you're carrying to all your end-of-school activities, you'll want to make sure you have enough room for the essentials — all while looking adorable during those long days and nights.

Lighten Up

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As the day goes on, you'll inevitably start feeling a little fatigued...and have the puffy eyes to prove it. You can fix this! Grab a light concealer/highlighter and dab it on your brow bone, cheek bones and the inner corner of your eyes to give yourself a refreshed look. Open your eyes by using a mini-lash curler to perk up your lashes.

Sass Up Your Tresses

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While you'll want to make sure your purse doesn't weigh you down with all your products, one thing you won't want to leave behind is a travel-size dry shampoo. Spray, flip and style. Not only will it revive your hair for the evening, but it'll make you smell pretty, too.

Add a Little Shine

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This might be the easiest step of your makeover, but it's a key element to shifting your daytime dress to the nighttime getup of your dreams: a pair of sparkly drop earrings and some gold bangles will help you win the accessory game.

Last But Not Least: Lips

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If nothing else, a bold lip is guaranteed to make you feel ready to take on the evening.


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