15 beauty tips to simplify your daily life
If you think beauty products are always easy to apply, think again! This is far from being the case, even if there are numerous beauty tutorials that exist online. Thankfully, it is possible to simplify your life when it comes time to applying beauty products thanks to easy tips and tricks. Not only can these help us save precious time in the morning but these can also help us save money. Try these now!
1 Make a homemade toner
You feel like taking full advantage of the beneficial properties of toners? Why not make your own toner instead of buying one?
Ingredients for the toner:
- ½ cup lemon juice
- 1 cup water
- 2/3 cup hamamelis water
Apply your toner with the help of a cotton pad before applying your other beauty products and enjoy its numerous properties!
2 Keep your beauty products in your fridge
If you want to store your eye cream properly so it stays fresher longer, simply place it in the fridge!
3 Use a lighter to have a sharp pencil tip
You wish to have an impeccable cat eye but you don’t have a kohl liner sharpener? All you need to do is place a lighter under the pencil to melt it and create a sharp end.
4 Get perfect rosy cheeks
If you want to learn how to perfectly apply blush, you first have to determine the shape of your face. Then, apply your blush as shown above. Applying blush will not only give you a nice glow but it will also help define your cheekbones.
5 Illuminate your eyes
To get a sparkling look in your eyes, all you need to do is line your bottom lash line with a beige eyeliner. This will make your eyes pop and will make you look less tired.
6 Use tape
It is not always easy to apply eyeshadow or eyeliner. You can use tape to create straighter lines and also avoid getting eyeshadow powder everywhere.
7 Here is how to get fuller lips
You don’t need to get lip injections to have fuller-looking lips. Indeed, you can make a white or light beige pencil mark at the center of your lips, contour your lips with a crayon that is the same colour as your lips, blend and apply some lip gloss.
8 Here’s how to get a more intense and deep eyes
It is possible to make your eyes look more intense and deep with your beauty products. To do this, take light eyeshadows (for example white or cream and pearl colours) and apply them in the inner corners of your eyes. You can also apply a bit of eyeshadow in the center of your eyelid and right under your eyebrow in the outer corner. Then, blend and apply your darker colours.
9 Make your nose look smaller
A lot of people don’t like their nose because they find it too big. If this is the case for you, you can make it look smaller with the help of a lighter shade of foundation and a darker one (or bronzing powder). Apply the products as shown above and make sure you blend everything well.
10 Combine your hairdryer and eyelash curler
Heat your eyelash curler with the help of a dryer for about 5 seconds and then use your eyelash curler. The heat will make your eyelashes curl even more.
11 Make a DIY makeup remover
You can make your own DIY makeup remover. This recipe is affordable as well as gentle on your skin. All you need to do is mix these ingredients together:
- 1 cup water
- 1 ½ tablespoon baby shampoo
- 1/8 teaspoon baby oil, olive oil or coconut oil
12 Clean your makeup brushes
Makeup brushes can cost a small fortune. It is essential to take the time to clean them. To do this, you can use a homemade soap. Just mix these ingredients together:
- 1 cup hot water
- 1 tablespoon vinegar
- 1 tablespoon dishwashing liquid
13 How long do beauty products last?
Beauty products have a limited shelf life. Here are a few things to remember:
- Mascara lasts around 3-4 months;
- Eyeshadow lasts around 12-18 months;
- Nail polish lasts around 2 years;
- Lipstick lasts around 12-18 months;
- Foundation lasts around 6-12 months;
- Eyeliner lasts around 18-24 months.
14 Make your lipstick last all day
To make your lipstick last longer, apply a thin layer of concealer on your lips before applying your lipstick. This is a simple and easy beauty tip you can follow every day!
15 Make your mascara last longer
Make your mascara last longer by adding eye drop liquid in the mascara tube to add moisture.
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