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19 Makeup Gadgets That Will Actually Make Your Life Easier

Products that will ~makeup~ your day.

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1. A reusable cloth that removes even waterproof makeup with ease.

Just wet the cloth (no makeup remover needed!). Plus, you can toss it in the washing machine.

Get it from Amazon for $20.

2. Cult-status makeup brushes that make blending incredibly easy.

Superb reviews include: "Each day I am blessed with visions of heaven as this brush glides across my skin, spreading a satin sheet of BB cream over my face with incomparable evenness and coverage. Gone are the days of streaky brushes, maximized pores, and overall inferiority. I have seen the light, and ne'er shall I return to the darkness." —Amazonite

Get it from Amazon for $32.

3. A clean-up pencil that removes errant mascara and eyeliner marks.


Perfect for when you sneeze and get mascara EVERYWHERE.

Get it from Sephora for $24.

4. A solid cleanser that gets your Beautyblender and makeup brushes just like new.

Just wet your brush or sponge, swirl it around the cleaner, and rinse.

Get it from Sephora for $16.

5. An eyelash curler that looks futuristic AF...and actually works.

Curlers like this one have more leverage to create a longer-lasting curl.

Get it from Amazon for $12.35 (available in two colors).

6. A set of two silicone brush cleaners you can use on any set of dirty brushes.

The eggs have varying textures to get all your brushes crazy clean.

Get them from Amazon for $4.99.

7. A brush tower that lets your tools drip-dry perfectly.

It can hold up to 28 brushes, and it even disassembles for easy storage.

Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

8. A cosmetic bag that opens up into flat surface to spread out your makeup.

Keep your makeup (and your counters) clean. Just pull the drawstring to turn it back into a bag!

Get it from Amazon for $26.96 (available in 14 colors).

9. A beauty spatula that gets every damn drop out of your expensive foundation and concealer bottles.

Because Nars Radiant Creamy Concealer is good to the last drop.

Get it from Amazon for $5.79.

10. A light-up compact with a regular and 10 times magnifying mirror that brings precision to your 2 p.m. lipstick refresh.,

Get it from Amazon for $18.04.

11. A mascara and eyeshadow shield that prevents smudges and powder fallout from ruining your baked concealer.


You can use it under or over your eye.

Get it from Target for $1.99.

12. A wearable nail polish holder that'll keep you from spilling a drop.

The shortest distance = the least mess possible.

Get it from Amazon for $10 (available in 19 colors).

13. A brush-cleaning machine that gets the job done in 15 minutes.

It'll run up to 12 brushes through one wash cycle and three rinse cycles to get them residue- and bacteria-free.

Get it from Amazon for $139.95 (available in four colors).

14. A magic gel that mattifies all your favorite lipsticks.

Get it from Amazon for $17.67 or Smashbox for $24.

15. A nail corrector pen you can refill with your favorite nail polish remover.

Just use it around your nails to fix the edges without ruining the whole nail.

Get it from Walmart for $8.97.

16. A brush sponge that lets you switch between eyeshadow colors without accidentally blending them.

Sweep the brush across the sponge to get every bit of pigment off. Because you don't want to get your glittery black eyeshadow mixed in to your neutral taupe.

Get it from Sephora for $18.

17. A rotating lipstick organizer that holds 81 SHADES.

::orders two::

Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

18. A miracle liquid that turns eyeshadow into eyeliner.

Add a drop to eyeshadow to make it last all day, or add a little more to create a liquid eye liner. Just apply with your favorite eyeliner brush.

Get it from Nordstrom for $26.

19. And when you're all done, a Foreo Luna Mini 2, a silicone face-cleansing brush designed to totally remove your makeup, dirt, and oil, AAAAND gently exfoliate your skin in just 60 seconds (I know).


^That's me! I love this handy lil' device SO much. Check out my in-depth review for all the deets!

Promising review: "I really regretted this purchase at first, seemed like it was just a vibrator, the shape was weird considering the angles of a face, the two different sides felt the same. BUT THEN....... I dried my face with a white towel and there was not a speck of makeup left on the towel and I didn't have a drop of mascara raccoon eye look left on my face. This is the cleanest my face has ever been. I will keep using it" —hine0108

Get it from Amazon for $139 (available in six colors).

Maybe these gadgets will finally help you get that perfect Mulan ~flick~.


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Reviews in this post have been edited for length and/or clarity.