If you’re part of the population who thinks that personal care costs too much, then this one’s for you — simple beauty hacks that will not cost you a fortune nor too much time. Whether you’re a man or a woman, everyone needs to value personal care and hygiene. Look and feel good every single day!
Blow dry your RAZOR TO ENHANCE ITS LIFE
A blow dryer and razors are just some of the must-have tools in a man’s vanity closet. But what you may not know is that these two go together well. Blow drying your razor can improve its longevity as the heat prevents oxidation and rusting caused by moisture. So, if you’ve been breaking the bank with frequent razor shopping, this hack will surely save you a fortune.
Baking soda with LEMON AS TOOTHPASTE
Had a busy week? Forgot to grab some toothpaste on your grocery run? Well not to worry, these two simply items will not only give you great smelling breath, but whiten your smile as well. Simply mix a teaspoon of baking soda and lemon, swipe it on your teeth using a toothbrush or just your finger. Leave it for 2 minutes, rinse and you’re done!
Use gel DEODORANT TO AVOID BLISTERS ON YOUR FEET!
Deodorants are not just used to prevent smelly armpits, but can also be used to avert blisters caused by new shoes. Functioning as a moderate lubricant, the gel reduces the friction created between your skin and shoes. Apply a generous amount of deodorant on each foot, and ta-da, say goodbye to bruised and stressed feet.
Run out of SHAVING CREAM? USE CONDITIONER!
Conditioners are made for moisturizing and taming the hair on your head, right? If that’s what you think, then think again! If run you happen to run out of shaving cream, there’s no need to leave the house with a 5 o’clock shadow. Simply use some conditioner as you would your regular shaving cream. It also functions as a remedy for an itchy beard. Multipurpose, isn’t it?
Visine A. K. A THE ACNE TONER
Dealing with a huge pimple is something no one wants, especially if you have an
event or are going out with that special someone. Just saturate a cotton ball of Visine and apply to the affected area. This popular eye drop helps to tone annoying zits and leaves you feeling more confident about your appearance.
Restoring a broken lipstick with a LIGHTER
Breaking your favourite lipstick is tantamount to a bad breakup. But you can save yourself from misery by restoring your lipstick with the help of a lighter! Melt the two points for a second or two and stick them together. Do note not to hold the flame for too long because you’ll end up with a melted lipstick! Once done, freeze and lipstick will be as good as new.
Fix broken POWDERS BRONZERS, HIGHLIGHTER AND EYE SHADOWS WITH ALCOHOL
Broken powdered makeup are as heartbreaking as broken a lipstick! It’s high time to use your ingenuity. With this simple hack you can save these makeup essentials with alcohol.
Here’s what you do in 5 SIMPLE STEPS:
- Crush the remaining powder until it is finely milled
- Put some rubbing alcohol (at least 70%) in a spray bottle or a dropper
- Spray/ drop it over the broken powder. Enough to create a paste
- Use the back of a teaspoon to smooth the paste
- Let it dry.........
Tea bag to soothe your DARK CIRCLES
Tea lover? Why not put your used tea bags to work? The tannin in tea bags has been known to reduce dark circles and puffiness under your eyes. Leave it on for up to 15 minutes and thank me later. Use green tea for maximum effect as it contains caffeine and EGCG which can have anti-inflammatory effects.
Using MASCARA AS EYEBROW AND GEL EYELINER
Instead of spending on two makeup essentials, why not unleash your resourcefulness and create a two-for-one? Take advantage of your mascara to create those full brows and on-point winged eyeliner. Use an angled brush to mimic the hair strokes of your brows and a small liner brush to perfect that coveted winged tip!
Braid your hair overnight to achieve some NATURAL CURLS
If you don’t want to spend an hour or two curling your hair in the morning, braid overnight and flaunt those waves when you wake up! This is a great hack for the natural sisters and for those with super-straight hair. And for sure, you’ll save time and effort every morning.