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    29 Women Share The Life-Changing Beauty Tips They Got From Mom

    Turns out, mom does know some things.

    We asked members of the BuzzFeed Community what life-changing beauty tip or trick did they learn from their mothers. Here are the best tips they shared:

    1. "My mum definitely taught me about the versatility of products."

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    "She told me how I could use a bit of blush mixed with Vaseline to make a lip gloss, or how Clarins beauty flash balm is just as good at hiding under eye bags as it is mixed in with foundation as a dewy tinted moisturizer. She's definitely saved me money along the way."


    2. "Never apply mascara to the bottom lashes. It makes you look too made up."

    —Michele Lyn Sorochan, Facebook

    3. "ALWAYS wash your face at night. No matter what."

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    "My mother was a model so I had all the tips early, though she never thought make up was a necessity. She's OG." — Shannon Rose, Facebook

    4. "But don't use bar soap, it dries out your skin."

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    5. "Red lipstick can be used as a weapon. Use it judiciously."


    — Marshella Hayes, Facebook

    6. "After you apply lipstick, put powder foundation over it and it won't come off all night. Works like charm!"

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    —Catherine Olund, Facebook

    7. "Don't over do it with the blusher or you’ll look like a pink flamingo."

    8. "Never go to bed with makeup on. That's how you get acne."

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    "Keep baby wipes by your bed so you have no excuse!"


    9. "Apply moisturizer in upward and circular motions. It helps to prevent wrinkles."

    10. "Never leave the house with chipped nail polish."

    — Marshella Hayes, Facebook

    11. "Less is more. And sometimes, all you need is a little red lipstick to go out and kick ass."

    12. "Vaseline makes a great (and cheap) daily moisturizer."

    13. "Splash cold water on your face twice a day to keep your pores tight."

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    14. "To get a no makeup makeup look, only wear mascara on your top lashes."

    15. "Use clear mascara to set your eyebrows and tame fly-aways!"

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    —Natasha Taylor Clark, Facebook

    16. "Baby oil is a fabulous makeup remover."

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    17. "Preparation H helps to get rid of puffy under-eye bags and tightens lines around the eyes."

    18. "Mascara is a girl's best friend."


    19. "ALWAYS get a professional to arch your eyebrows."

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    20. "Remember to use an SPF cream before you apply your makeup."

    21. "Follow the steps: cleanse, tone and moisturize. And keep your toner in the fridge to make it last longer."

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    22. "Fill in your brows. They are supposed to be sisters not twins."

    23. "Always wear a hat in the sun."

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    24. "A little blush gives you a nice sun-kissed look."

    25. "Don't touch your face. It transfers dirt and oils from your fingertips to your skin."

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    26. "Take care of your teeth! You only get one set and they can make your whole look."

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    27. "Put honey on your zits to dry them out."

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    "Also: olive oil for shiny hair, rosemary tea for cramps, garlic for stronger nails and yogurt for a first class burn."


    28. "Eyelash curlers are your best friend."


    —Jenny Gagas, Facebook

    29. "Drink a bunch of water! It helps clear up skin."

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