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14 Random But Essential Things To Buy Before Your School Formal

More great excuses to blow that budget you pretended to make.

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All prices in this post are listed in Australian dollars.

1. A polaroid camera for extra pretty pictures.

This one is $88 from Kmart.
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This one is $88 from Kmart.

2. Makeup remover swabs to fix eye and lip smudges that might happen through the night.

These are $10 from Sephora.
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These are $10 from Sephora.

3. A portable phone charger to save your arse when your battery starts to die.

This one is $29.99 from Typo.
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This one is $29.99 from Typo.

4. A foil backdrop to make your at-home photos look just as good as any professional ones.

This one is $5 from Kmart.
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This one is $5 from Kmart.

5. Cute sparkly crowns for your fam photo.

These are $20.51 on Etsy.
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These are $20.51 on Etsy.

6. A minature version of your favourite perfume to toss in your clutch.

You can get these 4ml Marc Jacobs fragrance bottles for $59 from Priceline.
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You can get these 4ml Marc Jacobs fragrance bottles for $59 from Priceline.

7. Or a sweet solid perfume that will take up even less space.

This one is $12.95 from Lush.
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This one is $12.95 from Lush.

8. A couple of Band-Aids for unexpected blisters.

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9. Blotting papers to dab away any unwanted sweat and oil that shows up on your face later in the evening.

These NYX papers are $6.95 from Priceline.
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These NYX papers are $6.95 from Priceline.

10. Eyelash glue to take with you for ~lifting strip lash~ emergencies.

This one is $7.99 from Priceline.
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This one is $7.99 from Priceline.

11. Bobby pins to tuck away those stray hairs you wish would just stay in their goddamn place.

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12. A pretty, temporary tattoo, if you really want a whole new look on the night.

This one is $7.11 from Etsy.
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This one is $7.11 from Etsy.

13. Double-sided fashion tape to keep low-cut dresses where they belong.

This pack of 36 strips is $19.95 from Hollywood Fashion Tape.
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This pack of 36 strips is $19.95 from Hollywood Fashion Tape.

14. And a light-up phone case to get A+ selfies in shitty lighting.

This case is $49.95 from JB Hi-Fi.
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This case is $49.95 from JB Hi-Fi.

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BuzzFeed Australia is celebrating all things school formal! Read more formal content here.