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Makeup Hacks for Every Woman

Here are our top ten makeup hacks that’ll make you wonder how you ever managed to do your makeup before...

1 - Turn your eye pencil into a liquid liner by using a match or lighter to slightly melt your eye pencil.

Melt your Eyebrow Pencil to Make it a Gel Pencil

2 - Revive your dry or flaking mascara with a couple of drops of saline solution.

3 - For plump eyelashes, try dusting them with a translucent powder before coating with your mascara.

Use translucent powder on your eyelashes

4 - Create your own glitter eyeliner with eyelash glue and loose glitter.

5 - For perfect foundation application start at the centre of the face and blend outward.

How to apply liquid foundation

6 - For a quick lip plumper mix peppermint oil into your lip gloss for a plumping boost.

7 - Use a white eyeliner to make your eyes pop.


8 - Add cornstarch to a glossy nail polish to give a matte finish.

9 - Use a bankcard to help you achieve a perfect cat eye.

Use a bankcard for your liquid eye liner

10 - Use a business card to get the best mascara line.

Use a business card to do your mascara

11 (bonus makeup tip) - Make your lipstick last longer by laying a tissue over the lips and then dusting with a translucent powder.

Make your lipstick last longer

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