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12 Back-to-School Products You Need After a Night of Partying

Last night was lit, but today: your skin is quite the opposite. If you've survived your first back-to-school party, here are the skin and makeup finds you need to look fresh-faced before class. 

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By Nikki Brown · August 25, 2017

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First, take off the makeup that you've probably been wearing since yesterday. There are innumerable ways to remove your beat, but when you're truly exhausted, grab this miracle worker. Its microfibers absorb oil and buildup without the help of soap or cleanser. 

$15 available at jane iredale

Now, if you have a little more energy, this one-step makeup remover will literally melt the makeup off your face. Spray onto a cotton ball and get rid of the gook in one swipe. Voila! 

$26 available at Sephora

So, you've made it to the shower, but still need a serious wake up call. Squeeze some of this body wash onto your loofah and wait for the revitalizing rosemary and lemongrass scent to hit the air. You'll feel brand new in minutes!

$20 available at PLANT Apothecary

Now, if you only have enough time to wash your face before that early class, at least wipe your underarms with this odor-blocking wipe that also keeps skin moisturized. The essential oil formula will hold you over until the end of the day. 

$17/24-pack available at EO Products

Once you've wiped away last night's makeup, a facial mask is the quickest and easiest way to get your glow back. This one is biodegradable fibers, as well as yogurt and blueberries; both of which provide ample moisture. 

$5 available at Kohl's

Late night parties are fun, but staying up past bedtime means you can expect puffy eyes in the morning. After you've removed makeup and washed your face, place these cooling patches under each eye to hydrate and wake up the skin even more. 

$52 available at Sephora

On the other hand, if you have zero patience for an eye patch, depuff those dark circles with a cream instead. This one is infused with rosemary leaf extract, a natural ingredient that boosts the production of collagen. 

$46 available at A Complete

Don't you just hate when you wipe off that vampy lipstick, but bits and pieces of it remain stuck to your lip? Spoil your kissers with some much-needed TLC by covering them in this luxurious scrub. It's good enough to eat; trust me--I've tried it. 

$22 available at Nordstrom

So you just spent the entire night in a full-on makeup beat, but don't want to go bare-faced the next day? This multipurpose balm is a happy medium, as it delivers that lit from within glow and sun protection, too. 

$38 available at Sephora

A highlighter is the easiest way to awaken your skin after a night out. This dual-ended wand allows you to customize application to your own liking and comes in a nude glow that radiates against brown skin. 

$12 available at Ulta

If you're keeping your beauty routine minimal, a mascara that delivers a lash extension effect is all you need to make those eyes pop. Skip the liner and coat your lashes in this lengthening formula that will have everyone asking where you got your falsies. 

$24 available at Sephora

You can also fake a good night's sleep by using this multipurpose pencil that does everything from brightening eyes to highlighting brows, concealing imperfections and defining lips.

$23 available at Sephora