Beauty tutorials abound on YouTube, but did you know that there are also many tips and tricks for successful makeup application? Not only techniques, but also tips on how to keep your beauty products longer, how to make your time in front of the mirror easier and how to save a little money on makeup.
Without further ado, here are our 20 simply CRAZY makeup tips!
There’s no need to spend money on toner when you can make your own at home. Before you think about putting on makeup, you just rub a cotton ball soaked in fresh toner on your skin.
Here is the recipe for the toner:
½ cup of lemon juice
1 cup of water
2/3 cup witch hazel water (available in drugstores, some big box stores and health food stores).
You can find witch hazel water online at Amazon.ca.
For an even more effective eye cream, store it in the refrigerator.
Is your eye shadow broken? Don’t worry, there’s a way to fix it! Here’s how, in just a few steps:
Pour in a drop or two of rubbing alcohol and gently blend the powder into a thick paste.
Then press the product firmly for about 30 seconds with a tool of the appropriate diameter.
To avoid contaminating your makeup, be sure to wrap the tool you will be using with a clean tissue.
Let it dry completely and you’ll have an almost new blush!
To make sure your kohl pencil draws beautiful lines and have a flawless eye makeup, place it under a flame for a few seconds. The product will then be softer and will allow you to apply it better without pressing too much.
To brighten up your eyes, nothing could be easier with this makeup tip! Simply draw a thin line of white pencil under your eyes.
To get a perfectly illuminated face, simply create different areas of light and shadow with makeup.
First, apply a foundation that matches your skin color. Then, on all the white areas, apply a color one shade lighter than the first. Then, on the “contour” areas, you put a tone darker than the first foundation.
To get fuller lips naturally, use a light colored or white blush pencil and apply it to the center of your lips. Outline your lips with a lip liner of the same color as your lips and finish with a coat of lip gloss.
You can also try these 5 tips to get fuller lips.
Here’s an absolutely brilliant makeup tip to keep your lashes looking great longer. Always put two coats of mascara on your lashes, but in between, apply a thin layer of baby powder with a small brush.
Clumsy? When you put on makeup, you inevitably smudge? Use a spoon to avoid spills when applying mascara.
Here’s how to properly apply your mascara. First, hold the brush horizontally, then vertically. This way, no lashes are missed and the finish is more natural.
Use a lip brush to apply a thin layer of mascara to the lower part of your eye. You’ll see the difference!
To make your mascara last longer, add 5 drops of liquid to promote tears in your eyes (eye lubricant).
Is your nose in the way? Here’s how to apply your foundation to reduce its appearance. Apply a lighter or darker foundation (bronzer) as shown in the picture and make sure you spread the products well so you don’t look like a zebra.
Making your own homemade makeup remover, which will also be gentle on your facial skin is very simple. Here’s how:
1 cup of water
1 ½ tablespoons of baby shampoo
1/8 tsp of oil (either baby oil, olive oil or coconut oil).
Just mix the ingredients together and you’re done!
Is your mascara clumping and application a disaster? Don’t panic! To get rid of clumps, soak your tube of masacara for 10 minutes in warm water.
Your makeup brushes need a good cleaning from time to time. Here’s how to make a cleaning lotion at home:
1 cup of warm water
one tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon of dish soap
- Make your own makeup remover wipes
What a great idea! For the cleansing and makeup removal lotion, you mix :
2 tbsp of coconut oil
3 tablespoons of baby soap or facial soap.
18. tip for applying concealer
Here’s how to apply concealer for the most natural look. Your eyes will be highlighted!
To apply makeup without using eyeshadow, here’s the method! Start by drawing lines to form a small grid and then blend gently.
To make your lipstick last longer, first apply a little concealer stick to your lips. Then spread your lipstick. Magic!