Applying makeup isn’t always easy. It can be time consuming and the tiniest mistake could mess up your whole routine. But thankfully, there are ways to make the process a little bit easier!
Click through the gallery to see all the beauty tips you’ll wish you knew way sooner.
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Rescue broken powder makeup with rubbing alcohol.
Add the quickly-evaporating liquid to the powder and watch it work its magic. Another bonus? It has a sterilizing effect on makeup you've been using for a while.
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Use lipstick as concealer.
Some say that lipstick does an even better job of hiding your dark circles than regular concealer. Check out the step by step tutorial here.
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Spray hairspray on a toothbrush and brush your eyelashes.
This will help you tame flyaway hairs and make your lashes look less unruly. You can find out more about it here.
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If your lips are chapped, apply a wet tea bag.
This will allow for better lipstick application because it helps you keep your lips moisturized and gets rid of flaky skin. All you have to do is press a warm, wet tea bag to your lips for about two to three minutes.
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If your skin gets oily, use a coffee filter for a quick fix.
It turns out that coffee filters are just as useful as your regular piece of tissue paper. Just cut them into small pieces and blot out the oily areas on your face.
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Create freckles with a liner pencil.
Adding a few freckles to your face can make you look years younger, and all you need to do is draw them in with a brown liner. You can follow the tutorial here.
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Use a spoon to curl your lashes.
Why use a complicated eyelash curler when you can swap it for a simple spoon? For this method, all you have to do is place the spoon along your lash line and press the lashes against the edge of it. You can see the tutorial here.
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Coat your eyelashes with baby powder before applying mascara.
We know, it sounds super weird, but this is actually another simple way to add volume to your lashes! See the tutorial here.
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Make your lips look fuller by reshaping them.
It takes a few simple steps, but the end result is totally worth it. You can check out the full tutorial
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Smudge your eye liner to create a smoky eye.
Using eyeliner to create an eyeshadow effect might sound weird, but doing it this way could make it last longer! Check out the tutorial here.
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Turn your pencil liner into gel liner with a lighter.
If you want to get a more intense smudge with your pencil liner, all you have to do is hold it over a flame to soften the tip. See the steps here.