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    11 Small Ways To Seriously Upgrade Your Beauty Routine

    Let these products be your guide...

    1. The colorless Milk Blur Stick gives your face a flawless finish with hardly any work.

    Wish you could walk around all day with your fave Snapchat filter IRL? Well, you may have met your match. The silicone-free Blur Stick minimizes the appearance of pores and fine lines to create a smooth, matte finish on every skin tone. Swipe it on your face and you're good to go. Other perks: The oil-free, vegan formula won’t clog pores.

    Get it for $36.

    2. Don't have time for lipstick but want a quick lip pick-me-up? Go for Winky Lux's Flower Balm.

    Alison Caporimo

    Yes, this is that super cute clear lipstick with a flower inside of it. What I love about it most is that it goes on like a super moisturizing balm, but it transforms into a unique pink color according to the pH balance of your skin.

    Flowers come in pink, yellow, green, and, now, blue. You can buy it for $14.

    3. To clean up any eyeliner mishaps ASAP, try the Clean-Up Pencil from Nudestix.


    Draw over stray makeup (like a serious mascara smudge) with the pencil and it will come right off.

    Get the pencil and sharpener for $24.

    4. ColourPop Lippie Stix have very thin edges that give you perfect lipstick application every time.

    These Lippie Stix are known to last all day. And when it comes to finishes, you can have your cake and eat it, too: Choose from matte, creme, satin, and more.

    Buy one for $5.

    5. Suck at eye makeup? Use Shadow Shields give you a perfect shadow line.

    It also protects your under-eye area from eyeshadow dust.

    Get them from Amazon for $8.47.

    6. Anastasia Brow Wiz is a great two-in-one tool for the best brows of your life.


    This super slim, retractable-pencil-and-brush duo creates hair-like strokes for a flawless finish. The long-wearing, smudge-proof formula comes in 10 shades so you can find the perfect match.

    Get it for $21.

    7. Want highlighter, shadow, and shimmer all in one? Look no further than the Mary-Lou Manizer from The Balm.,

    This multitasking product is CRUCIAL if you like a more pared-down beauty routine. This highlighter, shadow, and shimmer diffuses light so your skin looks soft and luminous.

    Get it for $24.

    8. Opt for a cat eye template to get the most flawless liner you’ve ever seen.

    Pro tip: Use a medium size eyeshadow brush to *press* (not sweep) eyeshadow into skin along the lines of the template.

    Buy it for $13.99.

    9. And try your hand at an eyebrow template to get KILLER brows with ZERO effort.

    Let a template do the dirty work.

    Buy it for $6.94.

    10. Try Nails Inc. Paint Can spray-on nail polish if you can't DIY a mani to save your life.

    How it works: Apply a clear base coat and then mist your fingertips (skin and all). The polish will adhere to your base coat. To remove the excess polish, wash your hands with warm water. Brush on a top coat to preserve that dream mani, girl.

    Buy it for $12.

    11. Need on-point makeup but the forecast DGAF about your beauty routine? Use Make Up For Ever Aqua Seal to make your entire face waterproof.

    Nervous about sweating off your makeup at graduation? Or maybe you're afraid of crying off all of your hard work at a wedding? This liquid converter transforms powder formulas and pencils into smudge-proof, long lasting makeup.

    Get it for $21.

    Keep slaying, beauties.