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    If You're Going To Prom, Check Out These 14 Super Helpful Style And Beauty Tips

    Now all you've got to worry about is having fun at prom.

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    We asked the BuzzFeed Community to tell us their prom style and beauty hacks. Here are some of the best takeaways.

    1. Wear a button-up shirt as you apply your makeup so you don't mess up your dress.

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    "Before going to your hair or makeup appointment, put on a button-up shirt. You won’t have to stretch your shirt to avoid smudging your makeup and ruining your hair!"


    2. Instead of dropping hundreds of dollars on a makeup artist, spend $50 on Sephora products and get your makeup done by an employee.

    3. Throw a prom swap party with your friends if you're strapped for cash and looking for something new.

    4. Shop at consignment shops, thrift stores, and second-hand vintage boutiques for inexpensive designer dresses.

    5. If you're rockin' heels, tape your third and fourth toes together to help with the incline pressure.

    6. Shop at stores like T.J. Maxx and Marshall's for discounted designer-brand makeup products for a fraction of the cost.

    7. Apply baby powder where you tend to sweat to avoid chafing.

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    "I have sensitive skin, which leads to rashes and irritation especially in the summer. I apply baby powder to the most sensitive and sweaty areas, like under my breasts and bra wires. Using baby powder on the inside of my thighs really has helped with chafing as well."


    8. Go to the mall for hair services if you can't schedule a hair appointment.

    9. Buy your own beauty products for the added convenience of having the makeup for the look you want.

    10. If you're doing your own makeup, apply foundation to your neck and ears so that everything photographs the same color in pictures.

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    "Put concealer on your ears. I know it sounds weird, but when you’re dancing and partying it up, you get hot and your ears will become red. It will keep your ears the same color as the rest of your body so you don’t look like ten different shades in pictures."


    11. Apply eyeshadow primer rather than face primer where you need more coverage.

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    "If you have areas where your makeup comes off during the day, prime your face as usual but use an eyeshadow primer instead of a normal face primer for those areas. Then when you're applying your foundation, apply it to those areas last. This trick has worked really well in my T-zone!"


    12. Rub pantyhose on a deodorant stain to easily remove the mark from your clothes.

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    "If you get deodorant streaks on clothing, use pantyhose and rub it against the stain. Most often, it'll come right out!"


    13. And if you catch a run in those pantyhose, use clear nail polish to fix the rip.

    14. And finally, use aloe vera for taming frizzy tresses, hydrating dry skin, and as a base for shaving.

    Want more prom posts? Check out Prom Season on As/Is!

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