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11 Genius Cheatsheets That'll Make Any Twenty-Something's Life Much Easier

From beauty to decor to travel, we've got everything covered!

1. For an essential beauty breakdown that'll help you conquer all things cosmetic...

"If you're trying out tester foundation shades at a beauty counter, apply the shade to your neck instead of your arm for the most accurate match."—Augusta FallettaCheck out 21 Hair And Makeup Hacks Every Woman Should Know for more.
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"If you're trying out tester foundation shades at a beauty counter, apply the shade to your neck instead of your arm for the most accurate match."—Augusta Falletta

Check out 21 Hair And Makeup Hacks Every Woman Should Know for more.

2. ...And for clutch tips that'll help you find a perfect way to store all of those products.

"Stick your brushes in a straw canister if you like to keep them covered, but visible."—Emily ShwakeCheck out 25 Beauty Product Organizing Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Haven't I Tried That?!" for more.
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"Stick your brushes in a straw canister if you like to keep them covered, but visible."—Emily Shwake

Check out 25 Beauty Product Organizing Tips That'll Make You Say "Why Haven't I Tried That?!" for more.

3. For when you want your new place to feel like an actual home, but have no idea where to begin.

"Add privacy to any window while still letting the light come through using cornstarch and water pasted over lace or plain white paper. It's easy to remove, too — just use hot water."—Natalie BrownCheck out 18 Quick Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?" for more.
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"Add privacy to any window while still letting the light come through using cornstarch and water pasted over lace or plain white paper. It's easy to remove, too — just use hot water."—Natalie Brown

Check out 18 Quick Home Hacks That'll Make You Say "Why Didn't I Know About These Sooner?" for more.

4. For when you want to live out your HGTV dreams on an IKEA budget.

"Gild your Malm dresser with gold contact paper. Hang a Mosslanda picture ledge if you don't have room for a nightstand. Gather your excessive nail polish collection with Bekväm spice racks."—Emily ShwakeCheck out 42 Borderline Genius Ikea Upgrades That Only Look Expensive for more.
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"Gild your Malm dresser with gold contact paper. Hang a Mosslanda picture ledge if you don't have room for a nightstand. Gather your excessive nail polish collection with Bekväm spice racks."—Emily Shwake

Check out 42 Borderline Genius Ikea Upgrades That Only Look Expensive for more.

5. For some brilliant ways to get your messy bedroom in check once and for all.

"Use a leaning ladder as a chic replacement for The Chair — you know, the one that's always buried in clothes that aren't laundry-fresh or laundry-ready."—Tom VellnerCheck out 18 Genius Bedroom Organization Hacks for more.
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"Use a leaning ladder as a chic replacement for The Chair — you know, the one that's always buried in clothes that aren't laundry-fresh or laundry-ready."—Tom Vellner

Check out 18 Genius Bedroom Organization Hacks for more.

6. For when you're looking to add some more personalized organization to your work desk.

Check out 19 Useful Things That Will Actually Organize Your Desk for more.
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7. For when you absolutely love traveling, but hate all of the stress that comes with it.

"Pack all your vitamins into a small bottle instead of bringing multiple bulky containers."—Farrah PennCheck out 19 Instagram Travel Hacks That Are Borderline Genius for more.
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"Pack all your vitamins into a small bottle instead of bringing multiple bulky containers."—Farrah Penn

Check out 19 Instagram Travel Hacks That Are Borderline Genius for more.

8. For when you're stocking up your very first kitchen, but have no idea what to buy.

"Cooking with wine might sound intimidating and fancy, but you can totally handle it. Just be sure not to cook with anything you wouldn't drink (looking at you, Franzia). And since you're already pouring it in the pot, you might as well pour yourself a glass, amiright?"—Lauren PaulCheck out 23 Ingredients You Should Always Have In Your Kitchen for more.
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"Cooking with wine might sound intimidating and fancy, but you can totally handle it. Just be sure not to cook with anything you wouldn't drink (looking at you, Franzia). And since you're already pouring it in the pot, you might as well pour yourself a glass, amiright?"—Lauren Paul

Check out 23 Ingredients You Should Always Have In Your Kitchen for more.

9. For a helpful list of tools, techniques, and practices that'll help you master the overwhelming art of cooking at home.

"For people living by themselves, the problem with cooking at home is having to eat the same thing over and over again. One way around this is to be conscious about prepping the same ingredient in several different ways. For carrots, you could dice half of them for a stir-fry and shred the remaining for a salad. For chicken, you can shred half in a slow cooker and roast the remaining to use with grains."—Jesse SzewczykCheck out 12 Little Things You Can Do To Make Cooking At Home Easier for more.
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"For people living by themselves, the problem with cooking at home is having to eat the same thing over and over again. One way around this is to be conscious about prepping the same ingredient in several different ways. For carrots, you could dice half of them for a stir-fry and shred the remaining for a salad. For chicken, you can shred half in a slow cooker and roast the remaining to use with grains."—Jesse Szewczyk

Check out 12 Little Things You Can Do To Make Cooking At Home Easier for more.

10. For some really easy hacks that'll make you say "I had NO idea mason jars could do THAT!"

"Blend your smoothie directly in your mason jar by screwing the blade piece onto the jar."—Emily Shwake and Isabel CastilloCheck out Genius Mason Jar Upgrades That You Should Be Using In Your Kitchen for more.
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"Blend your smoothie directly in your mason jar by screwing the blade piece onto the jar."—Emily Shwake and Isabel Castillo

Check out Genius Mason Jar Upgrades That You Should Be Using In Your Kitchen for more.

11. And for expert tips on how to make a super fancy cake without breaking your wallet.

"When you want that perfect slice for Insta or your blog, chill your buttercream cake in the freezer for a few minutes before slicing it with a sharp knife," noted baker and Coco Cake Land author Lyndsay Sung.Check out Here's How To Make Your Cakes Look (And Taste) More Professional for more.
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"When you want that perfect slice for Insta or your blog, chill your buttercream cake in the freezer for a few minutes before slicing it with a sharp knife," noted baker and Coco Cake Land author Lyndsay Sung.

Check out Here's How To Make Your Cakes Look (And Taste) More Professional for more.

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