All these questions that arise when you are a Makeup Addict or start in the world of makeup are often unanswered. It may take time to fully understand the shape of your face, the colors that highlight us or the amount of products to use.
But once you find your morning routine! You do not have to spend hours preparing yourself in front of the mirror. Once you have the know-how, you will see how easy it is to highlight your assets and hide your imperfections.
But did you know that there are also many tips and tricks for successful makeup?
With these tips and tricks, you do not have to be a professional to have a perfect makeup! Techniques, but also tips to keep the beauty products longer, to facilitate the minutes spent in front of the mirror and tips to save a little money on makeup.
Here are 10 tricks and makeup tips you would have liked to know earlier!
Make yourself a homemade tonic:
No need to spend money to buy a toning lotion when you can make one at home.
Most girls have the habit of putting a cotton swab soaked with fresh tonic on their skin before applying makeup
Here is the tonic recipe:
½ cup of lemon juice
1 cup of water
2/3 cup of witch hazel water available at the pharmacy, online at Amazon.ca.
Keep cosmetic products in the refrigerator:
For an eye cream, even more effective, store it in the refrigerator.
Repair broken blushes and powders
Here’s how to repair the damage of a broken blush or powder, in few steps:
Pour a drop or two of rubbing alcohol and mix gently so that the powder forms a thick paste.
Then press the product firmly for about 30 seconds using a tool with the corresponding diameter.
In order not to contaminate your makeup, be sure to wrap the tool you will use with a clean tissue paper.
Let it dry completely and you will have an almost new makeup!
Have a nice pencil tip
So that your eye pencil, traces beautiful lines and have an eye makeup clean and perfectly done, put the pencil under a flame for few seconds before using it. The product will be softer and easier to apply it without much effort.
Illuminate your eyes with a white pencil
To brighten your look, nothing is easier with this makeup trick! Just draw a thin line of white pencil under your eyes.
Keep beautiful eyelashes longer:
To keep lashes longer, always put two layers of mascara on your eyelashes, but between the two layers, apply a thin layer of baby powder with a small brush.
Makeup tip for luscious lips
For luscious lips naturally, use a light or white pencil and apply it to the center of your lips. Trace the outline with a lip pencil of the same color as your lips, then put layer of gloss.
The trick of the spoon to avoid staining when applying makeup eyes:
When you apply your usual makeup, you inevitably stain? Do not worry, it happens to everyone. But of course you do not want to deal with it forever … Just use a spoon to avoid overflows when applying mascara … it’s as simple as that.
Make a home make-up remover:
Preparing your own make-up remover, which in addition will be gentle to the facial skin, is very simple. Here’s how:
1 cup of water
1 ½ tsp. baby shampoo
1/8 tsp. of oil (either baby oil, olive oil or coconut).
Just mix the ingredients very well and you’re done!
Clean brushes easily
Your makeup brushes need some cleaning once in a while. Here’s how to make a cleansing lotion at home:
One cup hot water
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 tablespoon of dish soap.
Bonus: Makeup tip to get a lipstick that lasts:
And finally here is my makeup bonus tip for this article and it works perfectly.
We, the girls, all suffer from lipstick that disappears after drinking, eating, kissing a little baby or a big one: D
To stretch the hold of your lipstick, first apply on your lips a little concealer in sticks. Then extend your lipstick. Magic!