Extremely Helpful Beauty Tricks That Every Woman Needs To Know

Wearing make-up is an art! Many women are not aware of all the beauty secrets that are out there.

So here are ten of the most essential make-up tricks you’ll wish you had known years ago.

1. Taking care of your make-up brushes

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Good-quality brushes should last almost a lifetime.  You should always keep your brushes in good condition and never leave your brushes dirty!  Wash them regularly using a shampoo or mild dishwashing liquid and let them air dry on a paper towel.  Don’t stand them up because the water can damage your brushes.

2. Don’t redo your make-up; refresh it

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There’s no need to remove and re-apply a little smeared make-up.  All you need to do, is soak up the oil to refresh your appearance.  Then apply a thin layer of toner to your face and blot with a tissue. To finish, dust your face with powder to give your skin a velvet touch.

3. Avoid expensive body scrubs.

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You don’t have to spend a lot of money at an expensive spa by easily making your own homemade body scrub.  Just combine 4 tablespoons of sugar or salt and 3 tablespoons of olive oil, add a few drops of lavender or grapefruit essential oil. Before you take a shower, gently massage the scrub all over your body and then wash it off with warm water.

4. Take care of your lips

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Your lips should be smooth and well cared for in order to apply lipstick perfectly.  No need to buy a special lip scrub for this, simply mix together equal parts of brown sugar, olive oil and vanilla extract. Gently massage this into your lips, then wipe it off with a tissue. 

5. Never buy a foundation one shade darker than your skin tone

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There is no need to buy a darker foundation for summer. Intensify your daily foundation by mixing in a bit of gel bronzer. It’s much easier and cheaper than buying a whole new tube.

6. Don’t apply too much powder

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Stop applying powder on your face repeatedly, it’s better to finish off applying your make-up with a powder right before heading out.

7. Finish off your lipstick

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To save yourself the trouble of reapplying  your lipstick every few hours, dust a bit of powder over a tissue and lightly hold it over your lips. 

8. Getting a perfect ’cat’ eye is easy

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Here’s a simple technique to make your eyeliner look like a pro applied it.  Just use a pencil eyeliner and some scotch tape. Place a piece of tape at the outer corner of your eye  and draw a line.

9. Remove excess mascara from the wand

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You want long, lush, natural-looking lashes, here’s how: take your mascara and a tissue, glide the brush over a tissue several times to remove any extra mascara that’s built up, and only then apply it to your lashes.

10. Vaseline as a make-up remover

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Vaseline can be used as a make-up remover by simply putting a small amount onto a cotton wool pad, hold it over your face, and wash it off. This remedy removes even the most tenacious make-up.


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