Beauty Hacks You Wish You Knew Yesterday

March 9, 2016 by Chloe Haldane

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From 8 second smokey eyes to easily achieving the Hepburn eyelash look, the tip top secret beauty hacks you wish you knew yesterday! 

In a rush or on the go these beauty hacks are lifesavers you’ll be wishing you knew yesterday!



You probably had no ideas or intentions of dabbing a toilet seat cover on your face but it makes for a brilliant oily skin saver! Dab the cover over your T-zone to take away excess moisture and leave your skin looking matted and shine free. The super secret oil blotting hack perfect for on the go.


8 second smokey eye

The speedy way to achieve a stunning smokey eye only needs 2 things a brown eye shadow and your fingertip! Sweep your finger along your lower lash line and smudge the shadow out on your eyelid. Brown eye shadow is complementary to all skin tones and eye colors so this versatile makeup hack is a must know! Bobbi Brown essential eye shadow in tones rich brown or taupe are the perfect colors and consistency for an easy blend. Finish the look with 2 coats of your favorite mascara to really make your eyes pop.

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Foundation First

The trick to hiding those pesky pimples lies in the order you apply your makeup. Using foundation as your base makes applying the concealer on top highly effective. If you put on foundation second then it takes off the previously applied concealer.


Avoid Pool Hair frizz and damage

Before going in the pool rinse your hair with lukewarm or cold water and run a leave in conditioner through your hair, it will act as a barrier against the chlorine and in turn limit the damage caused by the toxins. You’ll have luxurious locks all summer long.


Audrey Hepburn Eyelash hacks

Clumpy eyelashes were a favorite on the runways for the coming seasons but if you’re still a fan of the Hepburn lashes these 2 tricks will help you easily achieve the look.

First apply a sweep of deep black mascara to the lashes and comb out with an eyelash comb to remove any clumps. Repeat this 2 to 3 times. This brush and comb from the body shop is ideal for separating the lashes!

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An alternative or an addition is to apply these individual short lashes from eyelure. The trick is to look like you have no fake lashes on at all and so these natural individuals make it super easy to apply just the right amount for additional volume.

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Tags: beauty, beauty hacks, Make-up

Chloe Haldane A coffee enthusiast, avid social media user and dreamer pursuing my goals in the fashion industry as Intern at Modellist-ID.


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