17 Beauty Secrets You Should Really Know

    But just in case you don't...

    1. Instead of constantly buying high-end mascara, keep the expensive mascara wand and use it with a cheaper formula.

    2. Use red lipstick to get help get rid of dark circles.

    3. Rub Vaseline on your pulse points before spraying perfume. This will make the scent last longer.

    4. If you are testing perfume on your skin, wait until it dries to get the true smell.

    5. Use an unused toothbrush to lay your edges, or tame your stray hairs.

    6. Wrap lashes around a makeup brush for a few minutes before applying it.

    7. Wearing a satin bonnet to sleep helps to protect your hair from damage.

    8. Make your own body scrub with brown sugar, honey and olive oil.

    9. Dry your brushes upside down so that moisture doesn't warp their shape or damage the handle.

    10. Every beauty product you buy will tell you the number of months the product should last, once opened.

    11. Store your eye creams in the fridge to help under-eye puffiness.

    12. Use a T-shirt to dry your hair, instead of a towel.

    13. Make your hair look longer, by giving yourself two ponytails instead of one.

    14. Heat up an almost-empty bottle of concealer or foundation, to get out every last drop.

    15. Use shaving cream to help get rid of foundation stains.

    16. Run your wet nails under cold water to make them dry faster.

    17. Add Vaseline to powder eyeshadow to make it a cream shadow.