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20 Beauty Hacks You'll Regret For Not Knowing Sooner

Sometimes it's tough to have the perfect makeup or skincare routine. We've put together a list of 20 life-changing beauty tips to help you cut down on the time you spend on makeup and make your life easier.

1. Use A Spoon For Clean Mascara

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Still bothered by mascara turning your eyelashes into fly legs? All you need is a teaspoon to solve the problem! Simply hold it over your eyelid while applying mascara, and then you will get clean eyelashes every time. 

2. Wash Makeup Brushes During Shower

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Simply using water is not enough to remove bacteria from a makeup brush. Instead, try to take them with you when you shower. A little shampoo and water can clean the brush thoroughly.

3. Use Liquid Latex And Makeup Sponges For Sparkling Nails

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Think sparkly nail polish is complicated? All you need is liquid latex and a makeup sponge. Apply the liquid latex to the fingertips, and then dab the glitter onto the nail with the sponge. Let the sponge absorb the polish, and that's when the magic happens. 

4. Use Tape For Better Eyeliner

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The scariest thing about drawing eyeliner is shaking hands, but it's not a worry if you have some tape! Simply align the edges of the tape with the bottom liner and start to draw the eyeliner without fear!

5. Apply Makeup In Natural Light

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Makeup artists always emphasize the importance of natural light. It is better to apply makeup under natural light because lamplight can change skin color, which makes you misjudge the makeup effect.

6. Use A Hair Mask During Workout

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A workout is the perfect timing for hair care. Tie your hair into a bun and put on a conditioning hair mask before exercising. The heat generated during training will help the mask to penetrate deeper. Don't forget to wash it off after the workout, though. 

7. Soak Nails In Ice Water To Dry The Polish

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It just takes forever for nail polish to dry, doesn't it? Here's a way to speed up the drying process: soak your nails in cold water for a few minutes after polishing, then you can go shopping with the perfect manicure.

8. Heat Pencil Eyeliner To Make Gel

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Want a more smudgy gel effect for your eyeliner when you have no such eye pencil around? Try holding your eyeliner close to a lit lighter for a few seconds, and then allowing it to cool for 15 seconds. There you'll get what you want.

9. Use Bobby Pins For Cat-Eye Wing

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Of all the cat-eye wing drawing techniques, using a bobby pin is pretty simple and effective. All you need to do is to apply a little liquid eyeliner to the end of the hairpin and set it at an angle that suits you.

10. Brighten Nails With Toothpaste

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Troubled by your pale nails? There's an easy way to keep your nails bright at home! Gently brush your nails for a few minutes with a toothbrush and whitening toothpaste. Then your nails will shine again. However, don't forget to apply moisturizing cuticle oil to your nails afterward.

11. Use Eyeshadow For Thicker Looking Hair

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Thinning hair is a headache for most people, but eye shadow can make your hair look thicker! Dust eyeshadow on the areas you want to conceal, such as your hairline. The only thing to do is to make sure your eye shadow matches your hair color.

12. Use Lotion To Remove Makeup

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Is makeup remover the only choice you have to remove makeup? The answer is no, as long as you have body lotion. Put it on your face and wash it with soap and water; the lotion will wash away all the makeup and hydrate your skin at the same time.

13. Put Oil On Lips Before Sleep

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If you want your morning lipstick to look better, it is recommended to put oil on your lips the night before. Novicky believed Monat Rejuveniqe has a better moisturizing effect than regular lip balm. It is also essential to drink plenty of water every day.

14. Test Foundation On Your Neck

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People normally try makeup products on their face. However, testing the products on the neck can show if it suits you more accurately. It is also important to test in different lighting conditions to see which one looks the best. 

15. Use White Eyeliner As Highlighter

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If you need something to have an eye lift effect, try white eyeliner. Apply it as a highlighter above and below your eyebrows, and use a sponge to blend it. Now you have perfect brows.

16. Apply Vaseline Before Using Perfume

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Vaseline has a peculiar effect: It can create a physical shield to prevent water loss. It means that perfume can last much longer if sprayed on vaseline.

17. Tie High Ponytail With Bobby Pins

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Jealous of Arianda Grande's high ponytail? Even if you don't have her thick hair, you can still have the same style. Firstly, create the pony; secondly, flip 2-3 bobby pins between the colt's elastic band and facing down toward your crown; finally, fluff up your ponytail.

18. DIY BB Cream

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You don't always have to spend big on BB cream. Simply mix one pump of foundation and one pump of moisturizer, you will have your own BB cream. It is natural and moisturizing.

19. Heat The Curler With A Hair Dryer

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A warm eyelash curler can make your lashes curl easier and last longer. Therefore, blast your eyelash curler and cool it down a bit, and you will have perfectly curled eyelashes.

20. Use A Teaspoon For Winged Liner

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A teaspoon not only gives you the perfect mascara, but it also gives you the perfect lash line. Place a teaspoon in the corner of your outer eye and draw a straight line. Then draw a curve around the circular outer edge of the spoon, and you're done.

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