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1. Curl eyelashes while you sleep with an eye mask.
“I have very long natural eyelashes that grow straight out. I use a sleeping mask over my eyes at night and if I position my lashes so they’re pressed up against my eyelids when I sleep, the curl becomes almost permanent and my eyelash growth has pretty much changed direction!” —lookaheadtotomorrow
Get it from Amazon for $10.99.
3. And guard against underboob sweat — and the painful rashes that result from it — with antiperspirant.
“I use it on my pits every day anyway, so I now swipe under each boob and in between them as well. Voila! No more rashes, discomfort, or pain.” —Michelle Gazzard, Facebook
4. Apply eyeshadow primer to ~especially~ oily areas of your face for a flawless finish.
“If you have areas that your makeup comes off during the day, prime your face as normal except for those areas — in these areas use an eyeshadow primer instead of normal primer. Then when you’re doing your foundation, leave these areas until last, using less product than normal to avoid a caked face. This works really well in my T zone!” —maddisonk4ffd06283
Get it from Amazon for $1.42.
6. Warm up your eye makeup with your ~other~ assets.
“Stick your eyebrow pencil, eyeliner pencil, and mascara in your bra while you do the rest of your makeup. The pencils go on smoother and with more intense pigment when you warm them up, and the mascara won’t clump.” —julz98
9. Keep a salon job vivid in between seshes with semipermanent color.
“For making my purple hair last longer between salon visits, I buy a semipermanent dye in my color and mix it into my conditioner and into my weekly hair mask. Even two months after my dye job, my hair looks soooo vibrant! It even dyes my roots for me, because I’m naturally blonde!” —rachellea4c62156b6
Get a 3.5-ounce jar of semipermanent hair color from Amazon for $8.10.
11. Apply false eyelashes UNDERNEATH your natural lashes.
“You don’t even feel that you’re wearing them and they are way easier to apply this way. Plus, it looks 100% natural because there is no false lash band on your eyelid.” —taraautumn
Get three pairs of false eyelashes from Amazon for $3.69.
16. And condition those brows in the shower with the same stuff you use on your hair.
“It makes all the difference for my crazy, old-lady eyebrow hairs.” —Catherine Dessaur, Facebook
17. Keep a powdered face looking natural with MAC’s Prep & Prime Fix+.
18. Replace half of the stuff in your beauty routine with rosewater.
“Mix with a bit of oil to remove makeup. Use on its own as a toner. Use as a spray for setting or refreshing makeup. Keep in the fridge in summer as a cooling spray. Sprinkle on pillows for a sweet sleep scent. Massage into the scalp for strengthening roots. Mix into lotion to make a perfumed lotion.” —gayatrig
Get an 8-ounce bottle from Amazon for $8.93.
23. Spot-treat acne with tea tree oil.
“Dousing your face in a product that says ‘may contain tea tree oil’ will probably help very little. If a pimple suddenly sprouts, use a cotton bud with a spritz of tea tree oil on it and overnight it’ll be gone.” —louises48af32a2e
Get it from Amazon for $5.99.
24. Whip up a smoothing body scrub with brown sugar and olive oil.
“Mix granulated brown sugar with just enough olive oil to make a thick, gritty paste (like wet sand). Just don’t get any water in the paste before applying, as the sugar will dissolve! (The dissolving does make it easy to rinse off your body, though!) Oh, and don’t scrub *too* hard. I don’t know how well this keeps, as I make it fresh every time since it’s so quick.” —kitkitsune
26. Wet brows before filling them in to make pencil stick better.
“Wetting down your eyebrows before using a room-temp eyebrow pencil will help it to go on quicker. It also helps you to not use as much, which means you won’t have so much to take off if you make a mistake.” —Jester and Sly
27. Annihilate razor bumps with aspirin paste.
“Crush aspirin into a powder and mix it with water to form a paste. Next, smooth the solution onto razor bumps and leave the solution on for around 15 minutes. No more bumps!” —megs5280
Get a 500-tablet bottle from Amazon for $3.01.
29. Instead of dusting off excess post-baking powder, blend it in with a sponge.
“Instead of brushing away the excess translucent powder next time, melt it back into the skin using a damp Beautyblender for a full flawless finish with minimal flashback from camera flash.” —kellyt478c95921
Get it from Amazon for $20.
31. Fluff up limp hair in the shower with apple cider vinegar.
“Dampen your hair before you shower and then brush apple cider vinegar into it. Wait about 15 minutes, then wash and rinse it out in the shower. Your hair will be super soft and fluffy.” —melissab0017
PS: The raw, unfiltered kind is best for beauty stuff.
Get a 32-ounce bottle from Amazon for $12.34.
32. (Occasionally) add baking soda to your shampoo to remove product buildup and pump up the volume.
“I use baking soda with shampoo when I want to add extra body to my hair for special occasions. The volume will last for days.” —nessymelmel2010
Get 4 pounds of baking soda from Amazon for $9.99.
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