Sometimes, it seems like women have to go through a lot more steps than men do to keep up. We’ve got hair that needs styling, wardrobes that need ironing, and lots of different beauty rituals that we like to make time for.
While most of us have the business of beauty in a routine, there are always other ways we can make our lives easier. That’s where these beauty hacks come in. Below are 20 of the best beauty hacks we could find, all guaranteed to make primping and beautifying a much less time-consuming process.
#13 is so simple, you’ll be surprised you hadn’t thought of it before.
#1. Dry your hair with a t-shirt instead of a towel. The cotton fabric won’t cause breakage, and the water from your hair will absorb faster.
#2. Use your flat iron to press out small wrinkles in your shirt when you’re in a time crunch.
#3. Upgrade your old heels with an amazing new fabric.
#4. Make your own highly-effective and natural makeup remover.
#5. Use a staple remover to add keys to your key ring without damaging your nails.
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#6. Mix sea salt and water and spray hair for beachy waves, even when you can’t make it to the beach.
#7. Shower curtain hooks are great for holding purses.
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#8. Use a banana peel to whiten your teeth. Bonus: You get to eat the banana inside.
#9. Get rid of unsightly yellow stains on your t-shirt with this hack.
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#10. De-fuzz your sweater with a pumice stone or a disposable razor.
#11. Upgrade your rubber flip flops with this awesome DIY.
#12. Clear-coat your rings to prevent them from turning your finger green.
#13. If you can’t open your nail polish bottle, add rubber bands for extra grip.
#14. Check out this awesome chart of how to wear a scarf a bunch of different ways.
#15. Put your keys in between your fingers like this for a little piece of mind when you’re walking alone at night.
#16. Pack smart by putting shoes in a shower cap.This will keep the rest of your stuff clean while you travel.
#17. Upgrade your boring brown bobby pins with nail polish.
#18. Store bobby pins and other tiny goodies in this adorable DIY case.
#19. Keep your bra from showing by holding the straps together with a paper clip.
#20. Break in your new shoes in less than 2 minutes.
“Put on socksand slip on your shoes. Aim the hairdryer on the tight section for a few seconds (wiggle and stretch your feet inside the shoe for maximum benefit). Keep the shoes on while they cool. Remove the socks and test out shoes. It should be stretched out, but if you need more room, then repeat the process.”
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