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25 Must-Have Beauty Tricks To Get You Through Summer

It's time to conquer the sweat and perfect your skin.

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5. Create a coffee mask to fight the heat and decrease puffiness.

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Don't throw out those old coffee grounds. The caffeine and natural antioxidants can refresh your face and decrease swelling. Make it here.

7. Use a raw potato to fix puffy tired eyes.

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Let's face it, summer is known for its amazing nights. Refrigerate a raw sliced potato, and lay the cool slices on your eyes to get that fresh-faced look back after a long night.

11. Use the sun to your advantage to create natural highlights.

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Apply a mixture of coconut oil, lemon juice, water, and salt before going to the beach or pool.

12. Protect hair color with an SPF leave-in conditioner.

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If you love your hair color and want to avoid natural highlighting, spray SPF leave in conditioner in your hair before heading out. Learn how to make your own here.

13. Use milk of magnesia as a primer for oil-free, matte skin.

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If you suffer from oily skin, milk of magnesia might actually be your miracle worker. Put it on after your moisturizer before your daily makeup routine for shine free skin.

15. Deodorant is your key to a sweat-proof blowout.

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As strange as it may sound, swiping a bit of deodorant on the back of your neck helps keep you cool and prevents sweat that can ruin straightened hair. If you have sensitive skin, try making your own natural deodorant here.

16. Remove bikini rash with crushed aspirin.

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Aspirin contains salicylic acid that helps exfoliate and smooth bikini bumps quickly. Mix the crushed pills with honey and water to get rid of ingrown hairs and redness. See instructions here.

19. Create fun summer lip shades by melting down crayons.

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By melting down your favorite bright crayons, there are endless combinations. By adding shea butter and olive oil, you get the benefits of a moisturizing balm. Find out how to make it here.

21. Preserve your razor blade by soaking it in olive oil.

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With how much you use your razor during the summer, you want to extend its life as long as possible. Just coat it in olive oil to prevent rust and give it a few more days.

22. For cracked dry feet, use Vaseline and cotton socks for an overnight miracle.

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The beach can wreak havoc on your feet and heels, so rub a thin layer of Vaseline on your feet, and slip a pair of socks on. Keep them on overnight, and by the morning you will have newly nourished feet.