New Year's day is full of great things: Shiny new planners that haven't been abandoned into the junk drawer yet, brunch dates that involve drinking Bloody Marys with your sunglasses on, and long Netflix marathons in your favorite sweatpants. But the first day of the year also has a downside that many of us are going to experience — killer hangovers that are going to make you wish ordering an IV was as easy as ordering a meat lover's pizza. Alas it's not, but you can make the day after a little less painful if you stock up and create a DIY beauty hangover kit.
After a night of bright lights, sticky dance floors, and a constant parade of gin and tonics, you wake up feeling like roadkill. Your head is pounding, your eyes are puffy, your face is bloated, and no amount of makeup can buff away that slight tinge of death on your face. But if you have the right products on hand, you can at least soothe the worst of it away.
You still might need to put sunglasses on when you step outside, but at least the worst of it will be under control. Ahead are a few suggestions what to put in your survival box to help ring in 2018.