32 Makeup Tips That Nobody Told You About.. #25 Wash & Save Your Wands Instead of tossing them in the trash when your mascara expires, wash and repurpose those wands! You can use them as an eyebrow brush, even applying a bit of color before sweeping across your brows. Or, spray with hairspray and use them to brush and keep your eyebrows in place.
Cheap version of shellac- No more chipped nails: (1) Apply 1 thin coat of 5 Minute Gel Polish. (2) Apply 1 coat of Essie's 3 Way Glaze base coat. (3) Apply 2 coats of polish. (4) Finish with a coat of 3 Way Glaze.
Orly Bonder Rubberized Base Coat. I have short nails but I like to wear darker polish (which shows every tiny chip). This is not a miracle product but it definitely extends the life of my manicure. I still have to touch up on day 4-5 with the polish due to wear around he cuticles mostly, but I recommend this product because polish does not stay on my nails without it. I've read reviews (as always!) and this was a top seller. One woman said she climbed a mountain without a chip. Holy cow...
Nars eyeshadow base- goes on clear- dries fast. Makes your eyeshadow stay all day without smudging. Also great for eyebrows if you fill them and blemishes that you want to put concealer on. I waited a long time before trying this because I didn't want to spend the money on an "extra" product. This isn't a scam at all. It really works great.
Makeup Dupes List: Find Cheaper Makeup and Beauty Products
OMG!!!! Makeup Dupe List :: Enter in the high-end name of makeup and it shows the drugstore brands that are similar to it (Example : type in Nars Orgasm blush and you get hundreds of other cheaper blushes that you can use instead)
This is what the Disney Princesses use to set their makeup after applying. Even if you sweat, hug, or rub, your makeup will stay in place and your face won't be shiny. You can't see or feel it either once it's dried, but this stuff is legit!
brown smokey eyes, learn how "smizing" and working the smokey eye look creates drama in 8 easy steps. required: eyeshadow concealer (or and concealer 1 shade lighter than skintone, brown and black eyeliner, deep brown+shimmer cream or white+ black (optional) nude creamy eye shadow, appropriate brushes, 2 types of mascara (first kind- 4 coats, second kind applied when first application is tacky)
I really love this method of applying eye shadow.
MAC Fanfare. Prettiest pink!
DIY makeup setting spray. Supposed to be just as good or better than MAC's.... we shall see!