At a certain point in adulthood, most women are pretty set in their morning beauty routines. Sure, every once in awhile we might introduce a new product into the mix, but overall, the steps usually remain the same.
But what if there were things we could do to not only improve our beauty routines ,but shorten the amount of time it takes to get ready every morning?
Below are 19 awesome beauty hacks that are easy enough to do every day, and fast enough to shave minutes off your routine. #17 is so simple, but it’s such a timesaver.
#1. Turn your eyeliner pencil into gel liner by heating the tip with a lighter before use.
#2. Save clumpy mascara by adding contact lens solution to the tube.
#3. Free face of excess oil by dabbing it with a toilet seat cover (or a Starbucks napkin!)
#4. Apply mascara more evenly by warming the tube up first. No, don’t use the microwave: Just let it spend a few minutes in your bra.
#5. Apply your eyeliner and your mascara at the same time with this nifty trick.
#6. Clean the back of your hairdryer with an old toothbrush.
#7. If you want your perfume to last longer, rub a bit of Vaseline over it. The Vaseline actually seals the perfume to your skin.
#8. Use a credit card or business card for tidy mascara application.
#9. You can also use a spoon for this.
#10. Heat your eyelash curler with a hairdryer so your lashes curl faster.
#11. Dab powder on a piece of tissue over your lips to make the lipstick last longer.
#12. Use a spoon to create winged eyeliner.
#13. Cover your eyelids in white liner to make your colorful eyeshadows really pop.
#14. This effect also works for nails if you use a white base coat instead of a clear one.
#15. Apply your under-eye concealer in a triangle on your inner cheek, rather than just a smudge underneath your eye.
#16. Use a brow pencil to achieve the perfect contouring.
#17. Dry your hair with an old t-shirt instead of a towel – tees are actually more absorbent!
#18. Remove glittery nailpolish easily with this simple hack.
#19. Want a French manicure without all the hassle of going to a salon? Follow this tutorial.