Even if you consider yourself a hair and makeup pro, there’s always plenty more industry secrets you didn’t know about just waiting to be uncovered. Luckily, thanks to the Internet, these little gems of knowledge are becoming easier and easier to find, and spread around for the good of womankind. Here’s 12 useful beauty hacks you probably didn’t know about. Take a look, and keep on looking good!
If you don’t have time to wash your hair, use baby powder! It absorbs all that grease and smells lovely.
Use conditioner if you run out of shaving cream, it will leave you silky smooth.
Add volume to hair easily. Sandwich a towel around small chunks of damp hair and squeeze. Simple!
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Don’t know what color to paint your nails. Go olive, it suits all skin tones and is in this season, too!
Mandarin peel is a great way to exfoliate your dry lips.
Get your own matte look nails. Put on two coats of your regular polish. Whilst still wet, hold your nails over steam (i.e. from pasta cooking) for three seconds. And watch your glossy polish turn into a cool, matte look!
At a pinch, ‘Preparation H’ will help reduce eye puffiness.
BB cream isn’t only useful for the face. Cover up scars and blemishes anywhere on your body!
Coconut oil is awesome for removing makeup and can also be used as a night moisturizer!
One of the simplest ways to clear up acne? Wash your pillowcases. Often.
This one is a bit ‘out there’ but Marilyn Monroe and Elizabeth Taylor did it. Yup, they shaved their entire faces for a more flawless look.