- Makeup hacks every busy girl should know!
- Heated eyelash curler
- Applying lipstick using concealer brush
- Avoiding stray mascara marks
- White eyeliner as eyelid base
- Turning kohl into gel liner
- Hard time remembering expiration dates?
- 2 ways to get Softer, naturally plump lips
- Fix a broken compact powder
- Making your lipstick last longer
- Cleaning wings of cat eye
- Alternative to a setting spray
- Avoid getting lipstick on your teeth
- Thicker lashes using powder
- Control stray eyebrows
- Prevent creasing of under eye concealer
- Lipstick as cream blush
- Giving power to your liner
- False lash application
- Look better in pictures by using powder makeup hack
- Regrow bald patches on eyebrows
- Removing mascara on eyelid
- Alternative for primer
Makeup hacks and tips are something every girl out there is always on the lookout for. Anything that can help you get the best out of your products. We have compiled a list of some great makeup hacks that you will definitely love. Use these makeup tips to save time and money, as well as effort.
Makeup hacks every busy girl should know!
Continue reading for some amazing makeup hacks.
Heated eyelash curler
There is a way to make your lashes look stronger and fluttery. All you have to do is use a blow dryer to heat up your eyelash curler for a few seconds before using it. Once you curl your eyelashes using a heated curler, you will notice extra holding power in them that will enhance once you apply mascara afterward.
Applying lipstick using concealer brush
Want to apply lipstick subtly without creating sharp edges by a lip liner, but also don’t want it to look messy? You can always use a concealer brush to apply your lipstick. This will give a precise application and allow you to have a good lip shape without using a liner.
Avoiding stray mascara marks
It will make you go crazy when you’re all done with a perfect eye makeup and the next t thing you know is that your mascara has ruined it all. Fear not because you can hold a plastic spoon or business card over your eyelid while you’re applying the mascara. This will help you avoid the stray marks of mascara on your lid and definitely save your eye makeover.
White eyeliner as eyelid base
If you want your eyes to look bigger and brighter, you can use a white or silver liner on your lower waterline. This will help your eyes pop out and your eyeshadow will stand out as well.
Turning kohl into gel liner
Running out of gel eyeliner? Make your own using your regular kohl eyeliner. You’re your kohl under a flame for a second and gently apply to your lash line after letting it cool down.
Hard time remembering expiration dates?
When you open a new product for the first time, all you got to do it write the date on the lid with a marker. This way you will always be aware of when the product will expire.
2 ways to get Softer, naturally plump lips
If you’re tired of chapped or flaky lips, lips are a bit chapped or flaky, there are two very easy hacks to get rid of the flakiness and achieve softer and smoother lips. One way is to use an old toothbrush to rub away the flakes to get smoother. The other one is to lather a good amount of petroleum jelly before you go to sleep. Use a hand towel or a small cloth to rub it off in the morning. This will leave you will very smooth and soft lips.
Fix a broken compact powder
Your heart might break a little when you see your broken or cracked compact powder. It’s easy to fix it. All you have to do is pour a small amount of rubbing alcohol in the tin of the powder and mix both, the powder and alcohol, using a cotton swab. Once you get a clay-like consistency, leave it to try for a day or two and it will be as good as new.
Making your lipstick last longer
If you want your lipstick to last longer than it usually does, hold a tissue between your lips after applying it. Reapply it again, and hold the tissue over your lips. Slightly dab translucent powder over the tissue and you’re good to go.
Cleaning wings of cat eye
You can easily clean the wings of your cat eye using a cotton ball and a small amount of concealer. This way you’ll be able to remove any excess product and correct the mistakes as well.
Alternative to a setting spray
If you just ran out of setting spray, or don’t want to invest in one, you can always use an alternative. You can use a hairspray for the same purpose. Spray the hairspray in the air, tilt your head backward and let the spray fall on your face after closing your eyes. All set!
Avoid getting lipstick on your teeth
To keep lipstick from getting on your teeth, make an “O” shape with your lips. Put your index finger in your mouth and pull it out. This way, all the excess lipstick on your teeth will come on and you will be able to smile freely!
Thicker lashes using powder
To get thicker eyelashes, put on your mascara and then dab a little baby powder onto it. After that, apply another quote. Your lashes will look much thicker and beautiful. This is great makeup hack for thicker Lashes.
Control stray eyebrows
Stay eyebrow hair can really ruin your perfect look. You can control those unruly eyebrows by using hairspray. Just spray a little amount on an old toothbrush and brush your eyebrows lightly.
Prevent creasing of under eye concealer
Concealers are very easy to crease. An easy way to avoid it is to free the skin from any sort of cream before applying the concealer. Apply the concealer using a makeup sponge and set it with a thin layer of translucent powder. This will help prevent the creasing.
Lipstick as cream blush
You can use your lipsticks as a cream blush as well. First, you have to swipe the color on the back of your hand, and then use your index finger to apply the color gently to your cheeks.
Giving power to your liner
You can make your liner more powerful by putting the powder formula of the same color over the gel eyeliner. It can work also work in another way. Apply a pencil liner and then apply either a gel or liquid eyeliner over it. This will make it last longer and look more matte and classy.
False lash application
If you want a perfect false lash application, you can apply the adhesive glue, using a bobby pin, to the line of the lashes instead of on the lash line of your eyes. You will not only avoid getting excess glue on your eyes but also you’ll be able to apply the lash with more precision.
Look better in pictures by using powder makeup hack
If you want to look better and fresh in pictures, you can apply a thin layer of powder down the center of your face using a fluffy brush. This will matte down the oily parts of the skin and your face will also appear a little slimmer.
Regrow bald patches on eyebrows
If you want to get rid of those thinning or bald eye patches on your eyebrows, you can apply Rogaine or lash growth serum available in the market. But if you want a cheaper solution for it, you can always grab a bottle of the good old castor oil. It helps a lot with the regrowth of hair, be it eyebrows or your head.
Removing mascara on eyelid
If you get mascara on your eyelid while applying, just wait for it to dry out and you can easily get it off with a little scratch instead of smudging and ruining your makeup.
Alternative for primer
If you don’t want to invest in a primer, you can apply a mixture of glycerin and a moisturizer as a primer before applying your makeup. It will give a great base for your makeup and the foundation will apply easily as well.
We hope these makeup hacks helped you in achieving the perfect look. Happy makeover! Subscribe to get more updates directly in your inbox.