Ingenious beauty hacks can be a staple in our beauty routine, so I’m giving you a handful to try out.
Ingenious Beauty Hacks That Work
Sometimes all we need is to add a surprisingly nifty trick to our beauty regimen to make our lives easier. It is in that spirit that I dish out some of the most clever beauty hacks I know. I can’t wait for you to try them out because, seriously, they work.
Sometimes, no matter how much mascara you put on your lashes they just end up clumpy and heavy. A light dusting of pressed powder after a coat of mascara eliminates the heavy feel of the product. Add another coat after to really amp up the volume.
2. Fan Brush Hack
Let’s face it, sometimes we’d rather just use what we have in our vanity than getting another brush we would barely use like a fan brush. Go ahead and pick out your oldest blush brush, clean it and run a bobby pin across it to create a fan brush. I know, you’re welcome.
3. Glue Gun Brush Cleaner Hack
Brush cleaning boards are getting pricier by the minute, but with your handy glue gun and a plastic board you can create embossed scribbles to imitate brush cleaning boards just like the pros.
4. Broken Lipstick Lighter Fix
Broken lipsticks are frustrating, but the only thing you really need is a handy lighter to piece them together.
Here’s the thing about glitter nail polish, you can never create a solid strip of glitters with a swipe, which is why this is one of my favorite beauty hacks because by applying the glitter coats on a sponge, you are able to control how much glitter to transfer on your finger nail!
There are different ways to dry your nail polish quickly and sometimes these beauty hacks are found on one page. Hallelujah!
Beauty Blenders are seriously one of beauty industries must have, but isn’t it such a hassle to keep? It’s time to put those egg toys to use.
This is another one of my favorite beauty hacks, not only do I love Koolaid but it also creates such a nice shade of tint on my lips!
French tips are beautiful but doing them on your own is such a pain, don’t let it get you down because all you need is a good length of rubber band to create those sexy tips.
10. Winged Liner Bobby Pin Hack
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Creating a winged liner could be one of the more frustrating things to do in your makeup routine. Well, say thank you to bobby pins because it’s going to change winged liner game.
11. Sexy Ponytail Hack
Ponytails are a go-to look for girls, with a bobby pin placed underneath the tie, you can create a sexy and lifted ponytail in no time. This is a personal favorite of mine out of all the beauty hacks.
12. Bobby Pin Nail Art
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If you haven’t yet realized how useful bobby pins are, here’s another use for them: Nail Art! Use the tips to dip onto the lacquer and design freely on your nails.
13. Fuller Ponytail Beauty Hack
If you need a solution for limp and thin hair, here’s what I suggest: use a curling iron to create beach waves and use this hack for a fuller looking mane.
Mascara can get clumpy with regular use, how do you fix them? There are a number of ways, aside from using vaseline
15. Eyeliner Beauty Hack Turn It Into Gel
Don’t we all love gel liners? What if you run out of one? Don’t worry just grab one of your pencil liners and hold it under a flame for a few seconds. Voila! A gel liner consistency that will surely make this one of your best beauty hacks.
16. Blush Lipstick Hack
Blushers aren’t just for cheeks, scrape a bit off and mix it with your favorite lip balm and you now have lipstick! How awesome is that?
17. Fake Blowout Hack
Nobody wants a bad hair on any given day, so when I found out about this quick hack, I really thought it would be a good addition to my arsenal of beauty hacks. Dust a bit of powder on your roots and comb through your hair. Curl the ends of your hair and you have just transformed your hair to a blowout look.
18. Bikini Hack
Summer is here and if you’re one with tons of bikinis, you might want to skip buying a new pair because you can actually hack your way to a sexy and fabulous summer.
19. Vaseline Hack
We all know how much of a multitasker Vaseline is, but do we really know all that there is to Vaseline? Because this infographic shows us much more.
20. Lasting Perfume Hack
Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you actually didn’t have to spritz your perfume throughout the day? For someone as laid back as I am, this beauty hack’s one of a kind.
21. Ombre Nail Hack
Ombre nails are totally fun and this ombre nail beauty hack is one of the neatest beauty hacks you’ll ever try.
22. Citrus Fruit Beauty Hacks
Aside from it’s toning properties, lemon and other acidic fruits have other beauty hacks to offer.
23. Kitchen Silicone Brush Cleaner
Silicone brush cleaners can get really pricey but why do you have to spend so much when you can get something from your kitchen supply store at less than half the price?
24. Multitasking Beauty Babies
Some of your own makeup products are great multitaskers too, mascara to cover gray hair? Why not for a quick fix!
25. Coin Hack for Eyeshadow Fix
Beauty hacks are life savers especially for times when you find your favorite eyeshadow broken. Before you head out to buy another one try fixing it with alcohol and coin!
26. Egg Beauty Hacks
Your kitchen counter has a lot of ingredients that can multitask just like the Egg.
27. Hair Dryer-Eyelash Curler Hack
Using heat on your eyelash curler is like using a curling iron on your hair. It makes the curl last longer. I have been using this beauty hack for a long time and it works all the time.
28. Apple Cider Vinegar Beauty Hacks
Honestly, I only have Apple Cider Vinegar in my kitchen because of how useful it is.
29. Koolaid Hair Hack
Seriously, if this isn’t the coolest beauty hack out there, I don’t know what is. Although it only probably works on light or bleached hair, it still is such an awesome hack to do.
30. Coconut Oil Hack
Check out the different coconut oil hack on this infographic, it might work!
31. Broken Nail Fix
Okay, this is one of the really useful beauty hacks you’ll ever see. The next time you break your nail, you know what to do.
32. Paperclip Racer Back Hack
This paper clip hack makes a lot of sense, and something I will keep in mind for when I wear a racerback shirt.
33. Eyeliner Hack for Hooded Eyes
Hooded eyes can be really tricky to put a winged eyeliner on, luckily following the techniques in this hack right here solves our problem.
For emergencies, I would keep this hack in mind. Crayons are non-toxic too, just melt it together with coconut oil and optional Vaseline, put in the fridge to set and you’re all good, you can even customize colors!
35. Peel Off Manicure Guard Hack
One of the reasons why I don’t do my own manicure is because it can get messy, luckily this ingenious beauty hack is available. I’m definitely trying this out.
I’ve used some of the beauty hacks in this list and I’m eager to try the rest, I hope this post helps you out in the future as well. After all, what fun is it if it can’t be made easy?
Which one is your favorite beauty hack? Let me know in the comments section below; if you think this post is helpful, check out some of these Instagram Beauty Hacks you might enjoy.
*Editor’s Note – This post was originally published in 2015 and has been updated for quality and relevancy