Makeup Guide: 23 Tips, Hacks and Remedies..

Are you a busy person? If you do not have time to spend hours putting on makeup during your busy schedule then you can try our top beauty and makeup hacks.

These hacks would give you the desired look within seconds without going through the conventional hassle. These makeup hacks would make your life a lot easier and save you a lot of time. Here are some of the best makeup and beauty hacks out there.

1.  Can’t Wait for Nail Polish To Dry?

Nail polish to dry

If you do not want to go through the hassle of waiting for your nail paint to dry then you can put your hands in ice cold water. YES! When you apply nail paint just dip your fingers into a bowl of ice-cold water quickly and let it cool. Your Nail Paint would dry within seconds. You can thank us later!

2.  Mascara Becoming Clumpy?

Mascara Leaving a Mark

All you need to do to make your Mascara feel clumpy is to just soak your Mascara tube under hot water or into a hot bowl. You can even put it against your chest in your bra. Your Mascara would be liquefied within minutes. Making it as good as new.

3. Mascara Leaving a Mark? 

If your Mascara got all over your eyelids while applying it then you do not have to smudge it all over your eyes by cleaning it. You would be left with Panda eyes. Just wait for your Mascara to cool down, and then clean it with a Q-Tip. It’s as simple as that so make sure you follow this tip next time.

4. Out of Makeup Sponge?

Just use the sponge from your old padded bras to do the trick for you. They work just as good on your face when applying foundation. So don’t let those bra pads go to waste and make them of use.

5. Suck at Contouring Your Nose?

Everyone struggles when it comes to contouring their noses. Well, if you are one of those people who are bad at contouring their nose then just use a fork. Yes, it might sound bizarre but this is one of the best hacks out there to contour your nose. Give it a try!

6. Keeping Your Makeup From Smudging:

This is one of the most widely used hacks over the world. If you are finished with applying your makeup and have yet to wear clothes then simply put a plastic bag over your head and wear your shirt or dress. Your Makeup would remain as good as before without even a slight smudge.

7. Make Your Lipstick Last Longer:

Do you have to keep reapplying lipstick over and over again? This easy hack would help your lipstick last at least 10 hours on your lips. Use a liquid Lipstick before applying your regular lipstick. The liquid Lipstick would work as a base and would last way longer and you wouldn’t want to apply it again.

8. Add Saline Contact Lens Solution To for Clumpy Mascara:

Does your Mascara often dry out? You would be glad to know that your Mascara isn’t useless and shouldn’t be thrown away. In fact, just add a few drops of the contact lens solution to your Mascara tube and it would be as good as new.

9. Turn Your Eyeliner Pencil Into a Gel Liner:

You can easily change your Eyeliner Pencil into a Gel Eyeliner by simply heating the tip of the pencil with a lighter before applying it. The heat will turn the Eyeliner Pencil soft which makes it easier to use. Place the tip under the fire for 1 second, and let it cool for 15 seconds, then simply use it.

10. Heat Up Your Eyelash Curler:

If you wish to curl your eyelashes a bit quicker then place it under the hairdryer and let it heat up for 15 seconds. Later, use the eyelash curler as you normally would. The heat would curl your eyelashes quicker and better. Try it today!  

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11. Use Perfume The Right Way:

Don’t cover yourself with the perfume, it can be quite repelling. Also, if you aren’t applying perfume at the right places it would come off way quicker. Make sure you apply the perfume on your neck, under your wrists, elbows, and knees to get the best and long lasting result. If you apply the perfume on your pulse points you would smell nice all day long.

12. Don’t Throw Away Your Liquid Makeup Just Yet:

If you cannot spend a lot on beauty products every other day then the best thing you can do is use the remaining makeup left in the makeup tubes. Yes! You would be surprised how much more makeup you could scoop up from the leftover tubes. You could save a lot of money doing this.

13. Mix Your Foundation with Moisturizer:

In summer you do not have to spend extra money on getting a light coverage foundation. Instead, all you have to do is mix your foundation with a light moisturizer and you would get the perfect foundation for your skin. It would save you a lot of money and it would give you very similar results to the actual foundation.

14. Cover up Puffy Eyes and Dark Eyes:

Forget about dotting your concealer. Instead, apply it in a triangle shape, with the base at your lash line and the tip at the bottom of your cheek. This will hide redness beneath the eyes, and brighten up your whole face.


15. Use Primer to Reduce Dullness:

If you have a dull skin and want to get rid of it then use a colored primer to give a glowing look to your face. A good Primer would give you that fresh and illuminating look. It would help get rid of dull looking skin within seconds.

16. Use Dry Shampoo Overnight:

If you want to give volume to your hair then try putting dry shampoo on your hair overnight. All that turning and tossing at night would spread the dry shampoo over your hair leaving you with a lot of volume in your hair when you wake up.

17. Not Satisfied With Your Makeup? Try a Different Light:

Maybe when you apply your makeup you don’t have the perfect light. If you apply makeup under the right light you would see the results. If you are going out check the makeup in the car under the bright light it would help you correct your makeup and see if you missed any spots.

18.  Remove Glitter Nail Polish Easily:

If you are sick of trying to remove glitter nail polish then the best thing you can do is apply it over a white glue layer. Use the white glue coating and apply the glitter nail polish on top of that so it can be easily removed later.

19. Turn Your Eyeshadow into Lip Gloss:

Did you know you can turn your eyeshadow into a lip gloss? Yes, you heard it right. You can turn your broken or old eyeshadows into lipgloss. Just pick the shadow of any color, mix it with petroleum jelly and turn it into a lip gloss.

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20. Reuse Mascara Brushes:

All Mascaras come with different brushes. If your old Mascara has finished and you loved its brush you can keep it and reuse it. Just clean the brush off well and reuse the brush whenever you want the next time.

21. Use Concealer to Lighten Face Areas:

While concealer is a great product to cover up the occasional blemish, you can also use concealer to lighten up any of the darker areas on your skin, especially if you have darker under eyes. For a fresh and minimal makeup look, simply apply a sheer layer of concealer under your eye for a flawless finish.

22. Make Lipstick Stay On Longer:

This old trick really works. Put on a coat of lipstick, then lay a tissue across your lips. Dust translucent powder on to make the color set so it stays on longer.

23. Use White Eyeliner with Eyeshadow:

Use a white eyeliner as a base to make your colored eyeshadow stand out. The white eyeliner would help intensify and illuminate your favorite eyeshadow more. Make sure you cover your eyelids with the white liner. This tip would really make your eyes pop

The Bottomline:

We live in busy times. We are always running out of time and can’t find enough time to waste on doing makeup normally. Knowing a few makeup hacks could save us a lot of time. So follow these makeup hacks to get the most out of your day and save a lot of time. We are sure some of these Makeup Hacks would become a daily habit for you all. These makeup hacks would also help enhance your beauty and efficiency. We hope you liked our Makeup and Beauty Hacks. We wish you the best of luck in trying these out!