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    32 Cheap Ways To Change Up Your Beauty Routine

    Fairy godmother? You there? Because I need you to bibbidi-bobbidi-boo me a whole new beauty look for as little $$$ as possible.

    1. Upgrade your lash game with a clump-free, cruelty-free, smudge-proof Vivienne Sabó volumizing mascara. One coat gives you the whole "your lashes but better" look, but two coats? Everyone will just assume you're wearing falsies. It's that good.

    2. Nip brassiness in the bud à la the cult-favorite Fanola purple shampoo. The violent pigment in this formula works to wash away unwanted yellow in your 'do, meaning you can extend the time between salon visits meaning you can SAVE A TON OF MONEY. Easy + affordable? Someone pinch me.

    3. Dry lips = true heartache when applying lipstick. Slather on this ginger sugar overnight mask before bed and voilà! You'll wake up to a nourished pout ready for even the most drying of matte formulas (because I'm just going to come out and say it...🗣️matte formulas look great, but they ARE drying as heck).

    4. Liquid eyeliner requires exact if you’re a beginner to the whole ~wing~ thing, opt for this L'Oreal gel liner instead! The brush applicator prevents you from picking up too much product, allowing for buildable shading you could smudge to perfection.

    5. Cat eyes are great, starry eyes are better. Add some constellations to your complexion by way of a double-headed eyeliner pen: one side has your run-of-the-mill liquid liner, the other has a star stamp.

    6. Prevent split ends during your morning shower! This WetBrush is designed with OmniFlex technology, which is just a fancy way of saying it conforms to your scalp to quickly and painlessly detangle your 'do. It slides through any kind of hair — whether super straight or curly — within mere minutes, thus saving you a ton of post-shower styling time.

    7. Condense your many brushes into one product — specifically into a blending sponge. This squishy BB can be used for everything from concealer to setting powder, all while providing a natural finish that is (*IMPORTANT*) not blotchy. It truly blends everything to perfection so that you don't have spots of cake-y, oompa loompa orange scatted across your cheekbones.

    8. Banish blemishes, redness, and dark circles to the pits of Hades with this LA Girl Pro concealer. The coverage is crease-resistant, long-lasting, and absolutely flawless...but it still manages to look lightweight and natural. Repeat after me: Owen Wilson WOW.

    9. Heal breakouts and absorb excess oil with this Mario Badescu powder, which is destined to become your new holy grail if you're pimple-prone + want some coverage. This sulfur-based formula works to mattify and reduce redness, but won't clog your pesky little pores in the process.

    10. Barely slept last night? Then this hypoallergenic Maybelline conditioning mascara will save the day! Going for clear mascara is ideal because it volumizes your lashes without adding more harshness. Black mascara + dark circles = even darker circles AKA you boss will know you binged The Office yet again last night.

    11. Wake up with ready-to-go hair by sleeping in these flexible curling rods, which are pros at giving you the perfect waves...without subjecting your 'do to any more heat damage. My burnt split-ends are already feeling oh so grateful.

    12. If you're tired of your liquid liner fading before your second cup of coffee (#rude), it's time to acquaint yourself with bigger and better things: introducing the NYX epic liner. This stuff seriously will not budge and won't transfer if you have oily lids.

    13. Turn your ~golden hour~ selfie into an all day thing with this Maybelline highlighting stick. Just a few swipes on your cheekbones, cupid's bow, brow bone, and inner corner of your eyes will make you look *gasp* like you got a full eight hours of sleep last night (and as they sang in Holes: if only, if only.)

    14. Find the perfect shade for your pout by testing out a BUNCH of these Italia Deluxe lip liners. Twelve gorgeous colors for less than $10 and an excellent variety of pinks, reds, and nudes means a very happy me (and you).

    15. Time 👏 for 👏 nails 👏. Dress up your plain mani with decal stickers for custom nail art you’ll be admiring for the next week. “Thanks, I did these myself.” -you telling everyone, even though they didn't ask and most certainly do not care.

    16. So you stayed up reading GOT fan theories last night. Understandable! This Maybelline concealer is formulated with goji berry and Haloxyl, meaning your "I didn't sleep enough last night" dark circles will go *poof* with just a few swipes.

    17. Ditch that mean, drying matte formula for a shiny, nourishing, cruelty-free one instead. This Sephora Collection cream lip shine is available in 10 different shades (including a will-become-your-holy-grail red), and is infused with avocado oil and vitamin e for ultimate moisture to boot!

    18. Ditch your aerosol dry shampoo for a powder formula instead — it is that much better at absorbing oil and adding volume. This Hair Dance dry shampoo is one of the best on the market, especially considering it vacuums up grease without leaving any chalky white residue behind.

    19. Use an eyeliner stamp to achieve the perfect wing in mere moments. Your peepers will look super defined and *gasp* the liner will actually look the same on both sides. A miracle, I know.

    20. Finish off your complexion with this NYX setting spray. Humidity, sweat, tears: it's all irrelevant when you've topped your foundation with this magic stuff, which works to mattify your makeup and prevent it from turning into a greasy mess.

    21. If weak and brittle nails with cuticles that look like they were mauled by an animal are your usual situation, it's time to start using Solaroil. This super effective formula really nails it at, well, strengthening your nails.

    22. Fill in your facial caterpillars with a Maybelline eyebrow definer pencil! The dual-ended design allows you to shade in with one side, while the spoolie brush on the opposite side blends everything together. The result? Natural-looking brows that actually look like twins and not sisters.

    23. Create loose, beachy waves in mere nanoseconds with this inexpensive Bed Head curling wand. It's designed with a tourmaline ceramic barrel to prevent frizz and increase shine, PLUS it heats up within a minute or two of being plugged in.

    24. Coloring inside the lines of a picture? Easy. Coloring inside the lines of your lips? Not so much. Quickly fix makeup mistakes with precision tip cotton swabs, which will replace your manicured fingernail when it comes to sharpening cat eyes or cleaning shadow fallout.

    25. Swipe a bit of this Palladio two-in-one tint on your pout *and* your cheeks for a healthy flush that looks au naturale. You'll definitely want to throw this multi-use product in your purse for mornings when snooze has been pressed ten too many times.

    26. If you want full coverage sans the feeling of having ten pounds of product on your face, then this wet n wild cushion foundation is about to change your beauty game. It's got a buildable, water-based gel formula that feels like a second skin AKA it's perfect for warmer months when sweat starts to kick in.

    27. Add this SkinFood mask to the mix! It's packed with black sugar, strawberry seeds, and strawberry seed oil to exfoliate your skin + turn it into the perfect makeup canvas. Want to skip makeup all together today? No worries! This grainy mask has an immediate brightening effect that'll make it look like you *actually* got your beauty sleep last night.

    28. Apply this two-in-one Revlon liquid shadow for a fantastic dose of ✨ sparkle ✨. We all added glitter glue to our middle school presentations, so why not continue the tradition by infusing glitter into our beauty routines? Right?! RIGHT?!

    29. Burt's Bees balm is the perfect solution for color on your lips without the commitment of full-on lipstick. The formula is super buildable, meaning it can be as ~I'm not wearing makeup~ subtle or as dramatic as you'd like!

    30. If you want a bright complexion that requires exactly zero effort, then this L'Oreal ~glotion~. This glycerin- and shea butter-infused formula is super lightweight and hydrating, while an illuminating tint adds instant illumination.

    31. Give your reflection a ~wink~ every time you apply this Sephora Collection Wink-It felt eyeliner. It's available in a ton of pigmented, vibrant shades (including the below, which is aptly named "Mojito") that are a welcome change from the boring black you usually sport.

    32. Prep your pout for bold lipstick with this Handmade Heroes coconut sugar scrub. Not only does it smell like summery deliciousness, but it'll exfoliate away all dry, flaky skin that would prevent you from mastering that classic red lip.

    Me, realizing I can detangle my hair while STILL in the shower:

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