With so many beauty problems and even less time to solve them all, hacks are always welcome to improve your daily life and routine. From skin to makeup, there are always shortcuts that will help you along your day and solve your beauty dilemmas. You can save time and also get to look glam without spending hours or a fortune doing so. We have collected a list of 7 beauty hacks proven to be effective, easy and inexpensive.
- White Base to Make your Eye Shadow Colours pop
If you love wearing bright and intense eye makeup, and your eyeshadow colors look dull on your eyelids, then you should consider using a white eyeshadow base. Its formula is thick and creamy and it is the best way to make your eyeshadows appear vibrant.
- A T-Shirt Instead of a Towel to Dry Your Hair
Try drying your hair with a t-shirt instead of a towel, as towels cause the hair to become brittle and frizzy. This method works perfectly for ladies with curly as well as straight hair, the t-shirt dries the hair without disrupting the curl or straight pattern.
- Coconut Oil as a Makeup Remover
Instead of using wipes, and other chemical based products, it’s advisable to use coconut oil as a makeup remover. This natural product cleanses as well as nourishes the skin. Your face appears more moisturized in the process, it’s definitely a win-win situation.
- Egg and Honey Mixture to strengthen Nails
Strong and healthy nails are one of the most important features of feminine hands. While gel, and acrylic enhancements damage our nail beds, making them prone to breaking and chipping. There are some natural home remedies that can solve this beauty problem. Simply mix honey and egg into a paste, and apply them on your nails, twice a week. After a month you will notice that your nails are less brittle and more elastic, and also your hands will be hydrated in the process.
- Spoon as a Contouring Tool
Thanks to the Kardashians and Instagram, contouring has become an important makeup technique. The art of sculpting your facial structures to look more toned and defined doesn’t seem to be slowing down. Using a spoon as a contouring trick is one hack you can easily get on board with, they aren’t dangerous or hard to get. And they give your cheekbone contour a more rounded angle.
- Hot Water to De-Clump Mascara
If your mascara is getting dry and becoming clumpy, it’s best to let the container – with the lid tightly closed – soak in hot water ten minutes before you use it. The mascara will last longer and go on the lashes without any of the clumping.
- Drawing an X to achieve a Defined Cupid Bow
Wonder how so many makeup artists have well defined cupid bows, almost making you think they were born with them. well let’s help you achieve that with this simple hack. You take a lip liner in whatever shade you want, make an ‘X’ starting at the highest point of your natural lip, repeat the same trick on the other side of your lip, and voila! Hello cupid bow!
Let us know if you found one of these tips useful.
By Yejide Erogbogbo