Sweep your mascara towards your nose, not upwards. Thinkstock This will make your eyes seem bigger and fuller. Go for a full but natural eyelash look. Thinkstock Obtain thick lashes by stacking thin lashes on top of one another. This looks more natural and cleaner. Let your foundation "cook". Thinkstock If you have some extra time, leave your foundation on your face a while before blending. Your body temperature warms and thins the formula to make it more blendable. Plump up your lashes. Thinkstock This works just as well as expensive lash plumping mascaras: dust translucent powder between coats of mascara to make your lashes thicker and longer. Curl your eyelashes faster. Thinkstock Use a hairdryer to heat your eyelash curler. Let it cool, and then use it. This helps the curl to stay on longer. Baby wipes can often replace makeup wipes. Thinkstock They work the same and baby wipes are usually kinder on the skin. If you don't have powder, use tissues. Thinkstock After applying foundation, peel your tissue into thin layers. These can act as a powder as their fibres keep the makeup in place and get rid of shine. This is a natural alternative for people who don't like to use powder. Orange/red lipstick brightens dull areas. Thinkstock You can use this colour for dark under-eye circles, dark areas or even facial hair underneath your foundation. Exfoliate your lips. Thinkstock Vaseline and sugar are great for exfoliating your lips, smoothening the skin and preventing chapped or dry lips. Blend your eyeshadow with lip balm. Thinkstock Apply some lip balm over your eyeshadow to make it easier to blend. Splash your face with cold water in the morning. Thinkstock The colder, the better. This splash of water recirculates the blood and hydrates your face which gets rid of any puffiness. Stop concealer creasing. Thinkstock Look up when applying concealer as this will smooth out the lines of your under-eye. Remember to powder immediately to minimise the concealer setting inside the creases of your eye. Create a velvety lipstick finish. Thinkstock Add some blush onto your lipstick to give it a soft, supple look.