2. You will need:

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Moisturiser, mascara, concealer, highlighter, blusher, and lipstick.

We used Maybelline Great Lash, MAC Conceal & Correct Palate, MAC Prep & Prime Highlighter in Radiant Rose, Topshop Cream Blush in Flush, MAC Lip Pencil in Brick, and MAC Ruby Woo (not pictured).

If you’re looking for a high street option, Bourjois CC Eye Cream is a great option, and L’Oreal Pure Rouge Exclusive Reds is a great range of red lipsticks to suit every skin tone.

3. First things first, moisturise.

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When hungover, our skin is dehydrated, so can end up looking grey. Throw whatever you have at the problem. If you have a fancy moisturiser such as Clinique’s Moisture Surge, now is the time to use it. When you’ve moisturised, put on some mascara. If you really need to leave the house, you can do it now.

4. Next, conceal and highlight.

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Use a warm concealer under the eye. Dot concealer around your nose, too. (When hungover, you nose can go a bit red, as your sinuses are affected when you drink.)

Once you’ve concealed under your eyes, add a highlighter. Always use a concealer first, rather than a highlighter such as Touche Éclat, to restore the colour underneath your eyes before perking them up.

5. Add blusher.

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Add blusher to the apple of your cheek. Cream blush is best. Powder blush will just sit on your cheek, as your skin is dehydrated from the night before.

Now you’re ready to go!

6. If it’s an especially bad hangover, sunglasses and a strong lip are your friend.

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We understand that lip liner won’t be a top priority, but if you can manage it, it’ll help your lipstick stay put. Here’s an easy guide to doing red lip that will last all day.

7. Now, go and seize the day (and a coconut water).

Make-up by Lucybloom Webb for BuzzFeed


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