With Christmas creeping around the corner, there's already a mammoth amount of events lined up on the calendar and somehow those last-minute drinks are popping up more frequently. The only way to tackle the Xmas chaos is by having a handful of crucial clutch products that will prepare you for any hair, make-up or body dilemma: 

1. Switch your trusty blotting papers with Chanel's mattifying powder compact. Not only does is help get rid of built up shine, but also doubles as a base touch-up for flawless looking skin.

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

 

Chanel Poudre Universelle Compacte, $88 davidjones.com.au 

2. A lip stain is a great alternative to your usual lippie to maintain a perfect-looking pout for longer and go the night smudge-free. Major bonus: this lip stain also hybrids as a cheek tint to give you an on-the-go flush. 

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

 

Stila Cherry Crush Lip & Cheek Stain, $35 mecca.com.au 

3. Freshen up throughout the night with this allusively feminine scent that now comes in an adorable pocked-sized bottle.  

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

Prada Candy Eau de Parfum (20ml) $59, davidjones.com.au

3. For those inevitable disastrous hair days, this dry shampoo instantly revives lacklustre strands and makes an even greater cover for dirty hair. 

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

Moroccanoil Dry Shampoo Light Tones, $10.50 moccanoil.com/au 

4Hydrate hungover tired-looking eyes with this illuminating concealer (tip: apply in an upside triangle shape). 

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

Shiseido Sheer Eye Zone Corrector, $49 davidjones.com.au 

6. They're often forgotten, but skipping out on band-aids is the quickest way to ruin a good night - and don't learn the hard way. 

6 foolproof party clutch essentials

Band Aid Advanced Healing Bandages, $7.99 priceline.com.au 

6 foolproof party clutch essentials