There are amazing shortcuts that will help you save time and also give you that model look you have always imagined without spending a lot of money or hours. There are times when you are in a hurry and you only have a few minutes to prepare and here is where these beauty hacks come in handy and they are:
1.Keep lipstick off your teeth:
It does not look pretty when you have lipstick on your teeth and to avoid this try to wipe your lips from the inside out. Once you have applied your lipstick, take your finger and stick it in your mouth and then simply pull it out. This will help to wipe away any excess lipstick to make sure your teeth white and shiny.
2. Use of white eye shadow will make your eyes stand out:
White eye shadow is known to be a great option if you want your eyes to stand out and this is done by layering your lid with a white eye shadow and also other colors that you want. By applying the white eye shadow, it will help to keep those other colors from rubbing off until the end of the day and it will also make your eyes pop.
3. Use of mascara as an Eye liner:
For those cases when you run out of eye liner and you are in a rush, you can use a mascara as a substitute. Simply take an eye liner brush and rub it over the mascara brush and then you can line your eyes. Make sure that your mascara is the same color as your eye liner and if it is not, it is recommended to get your eyes lined in a pinch.
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4. Apply concealer in a triangle shape:
For those with dark circles as well as bags under their eyes, it is much easy to conceal them if you apply your concealer well that is in a triangle shape by dotting it under your eyes and blend downwards instead of dotting your concealer in the pattern of your eyes.
A concealer is known to cover those dark circles and bags which the end results gives you your desired look.
5. You can make your own gel eye liner:
A gel eye liner is the perfect way to make your eyes appear smoldering and last longer unlike eyeliner pencils. A gel eyeliner can also be useful if for instance you notice that your eyeliner smudges or rubs off. To make a gel eyeliner, all you need to do is take an eyeliner pencil and then use a lighter to heat the tip of that eyeliner pencil.
6. Set your lipstick to last:
Since lipstick has a tendency to rub off or smudge hence not appear as good at the end of the day as it did when you applied it, you can remedy this issue by using a tissue as well as a bit of translucent powder. First apply your choice of lipstick and then take your tissue and hold it lightly over your lips and then dust a bit of the translucent powder over the tissue. This technique will help set your lipstick intact throughout the day.
7. Make your own lip venom:
Sine lip venom is a bit expensive, it is however possible for you to make your own. This is made by adding two drops of peppermint oil to your favorite lip gloss and achieve the same results as the lip venom.
8. You can get longer, fuller lashes by using baby powder:
With baby powder, you do not have wear those fake long lashes. In order to achieve the same, look you will get when you wear fake lashes, take a cotton swab and dip it in a baby powder and then run it across your lashes only after applying a coat of mascara. Then afterwards, apply a second coat of the mascara which will adhere to the powder and give you lashes that are longer and fuller.
9. You can get a cupid’s bow shape with a lip liner:
In order to get that fuller and more luscious lips, all you need to do is learn how to apply a lip liner well by marking an X at the center of your top lip, then line the corners and join everything together. Afterwards, take your lipstick and apply on your lips which will make your lips look fuller.
10. An easy method for getting rid of split ends:
Split ends are common to most women and there is an easier and cheaper way of getting rid of it. All you need to do is twisting your hair strands together and then simply snip along the outside thus removing the split ends as you go. This will help your hair be smooth and look shiny.
11. Get a polished top knot in a few minutes:
You can easily style your hair into a top knot that will last the rest of the day. First you need to gather your hair into a ponytail all the way up high on your head and then divide the ends of your ponytail into two before twisting each section. Afterwards, wrap each section in the opposite direction and pin it.
12. You can make your own dry shampoo:
This is for the times you wake up late and you do not have the time for a full shampoo, you can simply mix your own dry shampoo by using ¼ cup of cornstarch and just a few drops of your essential oils. Afterwards you can apply this mixture at the roots of your hair and then comb through and this will help keep your hair clean as well as free from oil throughout the day. For those with dark hair, it is recommended to mix equal parts of cocoa powder together with cornstarch.
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