Beauty Tip 1 According to Maybelline New York Global makeup artist Erin Parsons, using a waterproof mascara can enhance the longevity of a lash curl. It acts as a lash perm, sealing in the lift. Try the Maybelline New York Lash Sensational Sky High Waterproof Mascara.
Beauty Tip 2 To speed up the drying process after painting your nails, dip your hands in ice water.
Beauty Tip 3 Transform any creamy lipstick into a matte finish with loose powder and a tissue. Apply your desired lipstick color, then place a tissue over your lips and lightly brush powder over the tissue. The powder will absorb shine, leaving you with a smooth matte look.
Beauty Tip 4 Keep makeup wipes from drying out by storing them upside down with the opening facing down. This ensures that every towelette is fully saturated, starting with the next one you’ll use. We recommend the CeraVe Hydrating Makeup Removing Plant-Based Wipes.
Beauty Tip 5 For the perfect everyday winged eyeliner, start at the outer corner of your eyelid and then fill in the wing to your desired length. This technique is easier than extending the line all the way to the inner corner. A popular choice is the NYX Professional Makeup Epic Ink Liner.
Beauty Tip 6 When applying heavy or glitter eyeshadow, use tape under your eyes to catch any fallout and prevent color from getting on your cheeks.
Beauty Tip 7 Exfoliate your lips with a DIY lip scrub made of coconut oil and brown sugar to get rid of flaky skin before applying lipstick. Smooth lips are essential for preventing lipstick from clumping.
Beauty Tip 8 Sleep on your back to avoid waking up with puffy eyes in the morning.
Beauty Tip 9 Place a business card, spoon, or tissue behind your eyelashes when applying mascara to prevent smudging on your eyelids.
Beauty Tip 10 Braid your wet or dry hair at night before sleeping to wake up with effortless beachy waves in the morning. This overnight setting technique saves time when getting ready.
Beauty Tip 11 Give your bobby pins a spritz of hairspray before using them to ensure a better hold. Also, make sure to wear them with the wavy side down for maximum effectiveness. We recommend the Garnier Fructis Full Control Anti-Humidity Aerosol Hairspray.
Beauty Tip 12 Use a clear or white lip liner pencil to prevent your lip color from feathering. Line your lips as usual, then fill them in with your chosen color. Try the Urban Decay 24/7 Glide-On Lip Pencil in Ozone.