Everything You Need to Avoid Last-Minute Prom Freakouts

Don’t let a last-minute freak out ruin your teen’s big night. We’ve got solutions for wardrobe malfunctions, beauty struggles and more.


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Make sure the dress stays in place.

Hollywood Fashion Secrets Fashion Tape

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Fashion Secrets 

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Fashion Secrets 

Ensure your daughter’s dress stays perfectly in place with double-sided tape. You can help her apply it before she leaves and throw some extra in her purse for any fixes later.

Try Hollywood Fashion Secrets Fashion Tape, $11.

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Keep your bra straps hidden.

Hollywood Fashion Secrets Bra Converting Clip

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Fashion Secrets

Photo courtesy of Hollywood Fashion Secrets

Visible bra straps is a big no-no on prom night. Hide them away with a converter—it instantly makes a regular bra into a cross-back style.

Try Hollywood Fashion Secrets Bra Converting Clip, $8.

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Conceal—and heal!—that zit.

IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Breakout Full-Coverage Treatment Concealer

Photo courtesy of sephora.com

Photo courtesy of sephora.com

Pimples pop up at the worst times—we know! Cover it up with a concealer that has salicylic acid, so it treats the breakout simultaneously.

Try IT Cosmetics Bye Bye Breakout Full-Coverage Treatment Concealer, $28.


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Banish stains.

Tide to Go

Photo courtesy of Tide

Photo courtesy of Tide

No one wants to make their prom debut with a big stain on the front of their dress. Keep a travel stain remover on hand to fix it in a flash.

Try Tide to Go, $3 at drugstores.

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Get a mani in a flash.

KISS Salon Acrylic Nude in Breathtaking

Photo courtesy of KISS USA

Photo courtesy of KISS USA

Avoid having a chipped nail by using a press-on option. Bonus: they are super easy to apply and last longer than polish.

Try KISS Salon Acrylic Nude in Breathtaking, $8.