All girls know how much effort and time it takes to make oneself look stunning and fabulous. Besides taking care of yourself, you must make sure that your cosmetics and other beauty equipment are taken care of.
With so much to do, it becomes difficult to manage so many things in life. So, here are 16 of the best beauty hacks that will surely make taking care of yourself and your life, in general, a lot easier.
A trick for your dried-out eyeliner
What do you do when your eyeliner has dried out and you don’t have a spare now to use? There is a simple trick to solve your problem. Remove the brush head and turn it around. You can use the other end, and it will even feel like a brand-new eyeliner as well.
Eye drops to fix dry mascara
Eye drops or contact lens fluid can be used to bring dry mascara back to life. To make your mascara as good as new, add a few drops into the mascara tube, seal it, and shake it up.
A good trick for lipstick
After applying your lipstick, suck on your finger for some time. This leaves the excess lipstick on your finger and not on your lips. Doing this will help you avoid staining your teeth with lipstick. To make your lips stand out more, use a highlighter along the contours of your lips.
Using baby oil instead of foam for shaving
Some experts has suggested using baby oil to shave instead of using foam. It turns out that baby oil is way better since it doesn’t irritate later and will even moisturize your skin.
How to whiten your nails
If you frequently use different dark shades of nail polish, your fingernails may take on a yellowish tint. To whiten them and make them look clean again, cover your fingernails with a cotton wool pad soaked in lemon juice and wrapped around your nail. Let it remain on for 10-15 minutes, and then remove it.
How to get rid of hair static
During the winters, as the cold begins setting in, hair static becomes a considerable problem. It is an even bigger problem to get rid of it. To get rid of hair static and smoothen out your hair, use ordinary dryer sheets by passing them through the entire length of your hair.
Broken nail emergency
You can use an ordinary tea bag to cope with a broken nail. All you have to do is cut the bag open, remove the tea leaves, and stick it on the spot where your pin broke. Next, cut off the excess that goes beyond the length of your nail. Next, shape it using a nail file, and lastly, cover it with a base coat of nail polish.
Hacks for skin and travel
You can remove your whiteheads when you are on your travels using a simple bobby pin. Place the pimple’s head in the center of the looped end, and start pushing down on it until the spot pops. Then clean it with some cotton and proceed onto the next one.
Know when to use a product
Most companies use this symbol to tell you how long a beauty product can be used after being opened. To not forget this critical piece of info, write down the date on the bottle with a marker just after opening the product for the first time.
How to keep your cosmetic products protected while travelling
Place cotton wool pads over the top of your eye shadow, blusher, and powder to prevent them from cracking while traveling. This will reduce the blows and shocks these products receive from jolted and shaken around during your travels.
How to clean your curlers and straighteners
Mix baking soda with hydrogen peroxide and soft tissue, wipe the surfaces of your hair curlers and straighteners to clean them up. Then, wipe them one more time with a dry tissue after brushing them with the mix.
Keep a plate to wash your brushes
Maintain a special plate to wash your makeup brushes faster and more efficiently. You can create this plate yourself by taking an ordinary single-use plastic paper plate and making random shapes on its surface with hot glue. Let the glue dry and then mix some water and shampoo and rub your brushes against the plate. Keep rubbing them against the plate until the water running from them becomes apparent. Next, rinse the brushes in clean water, and you’re done.
How to make your manicure perfect
Apply some Vaseline or lip balm onto the skin around your nails before applying your nail polish. This helps prevent the nail polish from staining your skin, as it can easily be removed along with Vaseline or lip balm using a Q-tip or brush.
Hairspray as an alternative for eyebrow gel
This blogger recommends using ordinary hair spray on your eyebrows rather than using eyebrow gel. Spray the hairspray onto your special eyebrow comb, or you can even use an old mascara brush if you don’t have an eyebrow comb. After using the spray, smooth out your eyebrows.
Give your lipstick a matte finish with a blusher
You can quickly get a matte finish for your lipstick by using a blusher. But you need to carefully pick the right shade to give your lips that luxurious matte look. Then, do it exactly how it’s shown here in the image.
To make the skin on your feet smooth and soft as a baby, you should wash them in a mixture prepared from 1 cup of vinegar, 1 cup of mouthwash, and 2 cups of water. Now soak your feet in it for 10-15 minutes.