Essential Makeup Hacks Every Woman Must Know

Makeup is an art, and perfect application is a skill mastered through practice. Women in general, like putting on makeup. But, it can be meticulous and time-consuming, which is a huge setback for those who are always on the go. Fortunately, there are a few essential makeup hacks that can help you cut down the time spent on your beauty routine while still looking your best.

Awesome Inventions compiled a list of the 10 most essential makeup hacks every woman should know.

Use mascara as eyeliner.

Run out of eyeliner? No problem! You can use your mascara instead as it has similar ingredients and consistency to eyeliners. Use a thin makeup brush to make applying a breeze.

Volumize lashes with a touch of powder.

If you want those thick, beautiful lashes but are uneasy to use falsies, use a brush to dab powder on your eyelashes before applying mascara.

Use a facial sponge for exfoliating your face.

This helps clean the pores, exfoliate skin and remove dead skin cells. Opt for algae and konjac sponges.

Here’s how you can achieve that perfect cat’s eyes:

Apply mascara vertically.

Apply mascara on both your upper and lower eyelids. Hold the brush vertically to make application easier. Touch your lashes with the tip of the brush for a more natural finish.

Use lipstick as rouge.

Lipsticks are versatile, so why not use your favorite shade as rouge? A little goes a long way so be sure to go easy applying it on the apples of your cheeks. Use your fingertips to spread and blend it evenly.

Tooth powder whitens teeth.

All that caffeine intake causes teeth to become yellowish. Revive that pearly white by using tooth powder a few times a week. It’s affordable and extremely effective as it contains calcium carbonate.

BUT, make sure you consult your dentist first as tooth powder can harm your enamel if used incorrectly.

Apply liquid eyeliner on top of the pencil version.

Can’t draw a straight line using your liquid liner? Why not use a pencil to draw an outline instead? This will make things less complicated if you do make a mistake.

Brush your lips.

Exfoliate your lips with a dry toothbrush. This removes dead skin resulting to smoother lips and also increases blood flow giving you a softer, fuller and sexier kissers.

Revive mascara with hot water.

Get rid of clumping by adding a few drops of hot water in to your mascara, close and shake it.

What’s your favorite makeup hack? Spill the details in the comments.