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It's an inevitable holiday happening — the last-minute shindig or the friendly gathering you (oops!) forgot to pencil in. While we can't help you handle flaky party hosts or manage your Google calendars for you, we can arm you with the best tips and tricks you need to get party-ready in minutes. We consulted with MAC Cosmetics' senior makeup artist Keri Blair recently and watched her work some holiday magic on one of our lovely contributors. The result? Two party makeup looks that you can pull off in less time than it takes to make your way through the crowd and to the bar. And that, dear friends, is a holiday miracle.
Photographed by Jane Pierce
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