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41 Life-Saving Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Have In Her Arsenal

Being a girl is hard. Which is why your beauty routine should be as easy as possible.

1. When you contour, it should look like streaky warpaint.

2. To avoid getting lipstick on your teeth, stick your finger in your mouth and pull it out.

3. Cover up dark circles by applying concealer in a triangle shape.

4. Color your entire lid with white eyeliner to make eyeshadow colors POP.

5. To look more awake, dust a little highlighting powder in these spots.

6. Use that same highlighter to accentuate your lips.

7. Learn how to set your lipstick so it LASTS.

8. Stick your eyelash curler in your bra while you're getting ready for a longer lasting curl.

9. You should apply dry shampoo the evening before, not the morning of.

10. Use baby powder to get DIY falsies.

11. Apply your lipliner like this to get an even Cupid's bow shape.

12. Use white eyeliner to accentuate your cupid's bow.

13. Get rid of split ends by twisting locks of hair and snipping the ones you see sticking out.

14. Here's an incredibly fast, polished top knot you can do in your car.

15. Save money by making your own shellac manicure.

16. When going for a dramatic winged look, draw the outline of the shape, and then fill it in.

17. Touch up a French manicure with a rubber band.

18. Use a business card to pull your lid up so you can get the mascara right to the base of your lashes.

19. Drying your hair with a T-shirt instead of a towel can really help tame the frizzies.

20. Use a spoon to get the perfect wing shape for your eyeliner.

21. Forgo eyeshadow and instead, crosshatch gel liner onto lids and blend for long-lasting, budge-proof coverage.

22. Check your makeup when you get into your car.

23. Got bags? Use an orange primer under your concealer to cancel out the blue.

24. If you are doing a smoky look that involves a lot of blending, use one brush to apply and a clean one to blend.

25. Want to wear glitter nail polish without going through the pain-in-the-ass removal process?

26. Lip balm is the easiest way to get a mess-free manicure.

27. Use a white base coat, not a clear one, to get more vibrant nails.

28. Use pale frosted eyeshadow to get fuller, 3D lips.

29. To get a much more professional eyeshadow look, use Mac paint pot in Soft Ochre underneath.

30. Reuse your expensive mascara brushes.

31. Rescue a dried-up mascara with a mug of boiling water.

32. You can do a super easy ombré job at home by putting your hair in a high ponytail.

33. Get an easy two-toned effect with your eyeliner by adding a light, bright color to the center of the eyelid.

34. Use this drawing technique to get the easiest, most natural smoky eye ever.

35. This one easy step will make your eyes brighter and more noticeable.

36. When applying mascara, sweep the brush toward your nose, not toward your temples.

37. You can determine how thin or wide your nose looks by the way you shape your eyebrows.

38. Turn any eyeliner pencil into super-intense gel liner.

39. Know where to apply your perfume so it lasts all day.

40. Here are two tricks to really getting your money's worth out of your products:

41. Cut open your tubes and scoop them into a plastic pot.

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