Managing beauty routine is even more difficult when you have a really busy schedule. There isn’t enough time to squeeze in everything you want to do – makeup, hairstyle, manicure, outfit… If you are in such a hurry, there are some life-changing tricks you can try!
Trick 1: How to create the perfect edge and wing for your eye makeup
To achieve the perfect edge and clean cat eye look, place a small piece of tape underneath your bottom lashes, starting at the outer corner of your eye and angling it towards your temple. Then, apply your eyeshadow and your eyeliner above the piece of tape. When drawing the eyeliner along the tape, make sure that the liner gets thinner as you finish it off at the end. Once you are satisfied with the result, remove the tape and proudly reveal your final look.
Trick 2: How to apply winged eyeliner with a spoon to achieve the perfect cat eye effect
If you are not a big fan of sticking tape on your face, you can use your kitchen spoon to apply your liquid eyeliner. Create the perfect wing tip using the straight edge of the spoon. Use the outer edge of the spoon to create the wing and fill in the winged tip.
Trick 3: How to clean your makeup brushes if you are in a hurry
To avoid the build-up of bacteria and to prevent the appearance of spots and infection, it is essential to clean your brush every time you use it. However, you don’t always have the time to wash your brush with soup and then soaking it in water for another 5 to 10 minutes. Instead, you can try this simple trick: use a scotch tape and twirl it around so that the sticky side is facing upward. Then, all you have to do is run your brush back and forth along the tape. You will see for yourself how the product comes off immediately!
Trick 4: How to add volume to your hair using a toothbrush
If you want to achieve a nice hair volume, use a toothbrush to help you tease the crown! Grab small hair section from the top, hold it straight upward and place the toothbrush in the roots. Apply firm strokes downwards to your scalp. The bristles are soft and small, making the added lift more subtle. Flip your part to the other side and tease another section of your hair again. Now you have more volume without any messiness!
Trick 5: How to make your eyelashes look longer
Who doesn’t love having long, thick eyelashes? If only there was a way to achieve the perfect lashes without using toxic glues needed for fake eyelashes … Actually, there is a simple trick you can try at home! Using a regular makeup brush, dust baby powder on top of your eyelashes, between your first and second coat of mascara. As you can see from the picture, the idea is that using baby powder in combination with mascara on your eyelashes will make them look longer.
Trick 6: How to prepare properly for the makeup application
Before you begin your makeup application, it is important to prepare your face and eyes. Always start off with clean face by removing all traces of old makeup. After, wash your skin with a gentle cleanser that will support your skin type. Then, it’s time to use a makeup primer to prepare your skin for the makeup application. But did you know that you can use a men’s aftershave balm as a makeup primer? That’s another amazing trick you’ll learn today!
Trick 7: How to make your lipstick stay on longer
The whole lipstick makeup experience can be quite intimidating – from picking the right shade for your skin tone and spending a fortune on expensive products, to applying it without looking like a scary clown. And then, after all this, it’s so annoying when your beautiful lip colour rubs off before you’ve barely left the house! So, here is another amazing trick you weren’t familiar with: a layer of cornstarch will mattify your shiny lipstick. Then, blot your lips by sticking a ply tissue between your lips. Then, recoat your lipstick and blot again to achieve a long-lasting, intense color.