Makeup is an integral part of the life and look of almost every modern woman. Sometimes it seems that not only does it consume finances, but also nerves and time. Wings always end up being uneven, while eyeshadows get all over your face. And all of this usually happens before even leaving home for work.
We at Bright Side understand these girlish annoyances and that’s why we created a set of lifehacks for you that can help save you time and attract admiring looks from those around you.
1. Drawing straight wings
You don’t need to spend your precious time and nerves trying to draw perfect wings. A Q-tip and a small piece of an eraser or makeup sponge will help you. You can find the instructions in this video.
2. Getting rid of blackheads
Toothpaste can help you say goodbye to blackheads — it has antibacterial properties, tightens pores, and reduces redness. However, you need to choose the paste correctly — it should be without dyes or whitening effects and have a minimum amount of fluoride and alcohol. Otherwise, you might end up getting irritated skin. If there are medicinal herbs in the composition of the toothpaste, even better. You can learn more about the method in this video.
3. Exfoliating dry lips
You can make your lips look fresh with the help of an old mascara brush. Apply lip balm to a clean brush and massage the lips for a few minutes. You can read more about this method here.
4. Correctly applying makeup to eyes
It’s not that easy to apply beautiful eye makeup, even if you are a professional. In order to ease the task, use the following instructional guide. It describes in detail which products should be applied to different areas of the lid.
5. Shaping the perfect brows
Perfect brows are the dream of any girl. You can make this dream come true with the help of a white cosmetic pencil. Mark the desired shape with it and pluck the hairs that go beyond the borders. You can read this and other tips in this article.
6. Making eyes look bigger
In order to make the eyes look visually wider and brighter, don’t connect the wings on the upper and lower lash lines. You can find more detailed recommendations here.
7. Use a patch when applying eyeshadow
Yes, you read it correctly. A piece of tape or patch should be placed below the eyes before applying eyeshadow so that they don’t fall on the skin under your eyes. You can read more about this method here.
8. Moisturizing elbows
Mix flour, yogurt, water, turmeric and apply the paste to your elbows. You can find the details in this video.
9. Uplifting the outer corners of your eyes
Downward corners on the eyes make you look tired. In order to avoid them and apply the correct makeup, you need to visually lift the outer corners of the eyes. You can find all the secrets in this video.
10. Applying highlighter evenly
You can use your fingers to apply highlighter evenly. You will find step-by-step instructions here.
11. Taking care of lip skin when applying matte lipstick
Matte lipsticks dry the lips. You can save them from dryness and cracks with the help of a matting cream or balm. All the details of this process are described here.
12. Making a lipstick stay longer on lips
Lipstick will stay on your lips longer if you apply powder on it through a tissue. You can see this and other lifehacks in this video.
What beauty tricks do you use in order to save time and look like a million bucks? Please share your secrets with us in the comments!
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