12 New and Ingenious Ways to Use Beauty Products
Most girls have a multitude of beauty products at their disposal, all of which are usually indispensable. But it turns out that familiar makeup can be used in new and unexpected ways.
Bright Side made a selection of ingenious ideas to help you discover the full power of makeup.
12. Lipstick as concealer
When your concealer can’t cope with under-eye circles, lipstick will come to the rescue. Here is a step-by-step guide.
11. Lip balm as hair balm
Dried out "flyaway" hair? If you don’t have a special oil or spray at hand, you can use lip balm. Here are details on how to do that.
10. Lip balm as brow gel
If you like grooming your eyebrows but don’t have a special brow setting gel at hand, here is a post on how to get by with a common lip balm.
9. Eye shadow as a dye for clear nail polish
You can give a second life to eye shadows that have gone out of fashion by making unique nail polish out of them. Here are detailed instructions.
8. Eye shadow as eyeliner
You don’t have to buy a colored eyeliner or pencil to create a stunning image: a simple eye shadow will suffice. Detailed instructions can be found here.
7. Mascara as eyeliner
Some girls can create gorgeous makeup using nothing but mascara. Here they tell us how to do that.
6. Eye shadow as lipstick
Keeping up with fashion is not easy: matte lipstick is in vogue one day, metallic lipstick another. Eye shadow will help you stay on trend. Here is an article on how to make lipstick out of eye shadow.
5. Powder to turn glossy lipstick matte
Sometimes you get tired of glossy lipstick but there is nothing else available. Powder can be your savior in this situation. Read here how to make any lipstick matte.
4. Powder and oil as foundation ingredients
To make foundation of the perfect consistency and color, use a mineral powder and a high-quality moisturizer or face oil.
3. Blush as eye shadow
Common blush can completely replace eye shadow or just add a sparkle to eye makeup. To find out how to do it, read this and this.
2. Stop foundation from rubbing off your nose
To make your foundation look flawless throughout the day, use a primer that you would usually put on your eyelids.
1. Treat your skin with a Vaseline anti-aging mask
Melt 2 spoons of Vaseline, and mix with 1 egg white and 1 tablespoon of honey. Apply to your skin and neck twice a week. Leave for about 20 minutes, and then rinse with cold water. This deep moisturizing mask will make your skin softer and help keep you youthful for longer.