5 Must Try Beauty Hacks

It seems like it takes forever to make money and a short amount of time to spend it.  After taking care of financial responsibilities, you might find some beauty products that are out of your price range. Don’t let your budget control you from enhancing your beauty–try these five beauty hacks that will leave a few extra dollars in your piggy bank.

 

 

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Photo Credit: www.vagabomb.com

 

While baking soda usually has the silent job of sitting in the refrigerator, this fairly inexpensive product doubles as a exfoliant.  To activate, grab a scoop of baking soda and mix a dash of water. Once the consistency becomes chalky, you have successfully created your own homemade exfolient.  A great beauty hack for the days you can’t make it to the store for facial cleansers!

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Photo Credit: www. Julep.com

Every girl has an earthy eyeshadow pallet in their makeup bag. If you’re new to contouring and want to add quick definition to your face, your pallet can double as a “contouring kit.” Grab from the lighter tones for your highlight and the darker tones for your contour. You’ll be able to create those cheekbones you’ve been lusting after. Once you get the hang of the game, you can invest in the more expensive kits.

 

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Photo Credit: www.indulgy.com

Avoid cracked heels without stepping foot into a salon. Give yourself a moisturizing treatment when you apply any type of lotion, concentrating on heels of your feet, and slide on a pair of footies. Sleep with these comfy socks overnight to wake up to smooth moisturized feet.

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PhotoCredit: qualitywalas.com

 

Grab  your makeup brushes, Johnson and Johnson isn’t just for washing baby’s hair. This cleanser also works on your makeup brushes. Don’t waste another dime on brush cleansers.

 

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Photo Credit: www.unilever.com

Vaseline is the gift that keeps on giving. While it has over twenty different uses, this beauty hack gives your makeup a “dewy finish.” After applying your makeup, finish it by adding a hint of Vaseline on your cheekbones for an extra glow.

 

 

Victoria Webster

Beauty Writer

Natural Hair lover and product junkie, Victoria is a beauty writer based in Cleveland, Ohio. As a graduate of Baldwin Wallace University, she has worked with different publications including Cleveland Magazine and The Call and Post Newspapers. She loves all things related to health and beauty. When she's not working, you can catch her looking for new beauty products to try on naturally curly hair or browsing the web for the latest beauty trends and products to feature on her website www.blossom2beauty.com.