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32 DIY Beauty Hacks Every Girl Should Know

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We all have our go-to beauty routines but sometimes there just isn’t enough time or things go awry! Today, we’ve collected our favorite 32 DIY beauty hacks every girl should know so you can stay on track and get out the door feeling and looking your best!


  1. Olive oil makes a great over-night lip treatment for dry lips.
  2. Keep bacteria at bay: wash your hairbrush every time you wash your hair.
  3. Rinse your hair in cool water to lock in shine.
  4. Apple cider vinegar diluted with water makes a pH balancing toner.
  5. A drop of peppermint oil in your lip-gloss will plump your lips.
  6. Apply petroleum jelly to your pulse points before applying perfume; it’ll last longer.
  7. Dry mascara? Add a few drops of saline solution to rehydrate it.
  8. Warm your eyelash curler with a hair dryer to lock in your lash curl.
  9. DIY lip-gloss: petroleum jelly + loose eye shadow. Mix & apply!
  10. Give your lipstick a matte finish by holding a tissue over your lips and dusting translucent powder through the tissue to your lipstick.
  11. Keeping nail polish cool in the fridge prevents bubbles when applying it.
  12. Get fuller lashes by applying a light layer of baby powder between mascara coats.
  13. Flat-iron braids to get longer lasting waves when you take them out.
  14. Dab mouthwash on a fresh bump to lessen or prevent bruising.
  15. Quickly dry nail polish buy immersing your finger tips in an ice bath.
  16. Instant bronzer: mix 1 part cocoa powder with 2 parts cornstarch.
  17. Hold a Visine-soaked cotton ball on zits for 2-3 minutes to reduce redness.
  18. DIY lip stain: lick your lips and rub Kool-Aid on them. Top with gloss and go!
  19. Rub lemon juice on sweat stains before laundering to refresh white t-shirts.
  20. Apply olive oil to your cuticles to soften them.
  21. Use coconut or olive oil to remove make-up quickly.
  22. Apply a mix of baking soda and water to fade self-tanning mishaps.
  23. Rest cool, damp green tea bags on your eyes for 5 min to reduce puffiness.
  24. To soften feet, massage with coconut oil and wear socks to bed – 8 hours later, soft feet!
  25. A dab of shaving cream can remove makeup stains from clothing.
  26. Apply baby oil after shaving to prevent bumps.
  27. DIY gel eyeliner: heat the end of a kohl eyeliner pencil with a lighter, cool 15 sec and voilà, gel liner!
  28. Aloe gel frozen in ice cube trays makes a quick and soothing sunburn treatment.
  29. Use hairspray or clear nail polish to stop a run in your tights.
  30. Mix cornstarch with your favorite nail polish for a matte finish.
  31. Use an old toothbrush to clean your hairdryer’s intake screen.
  32. Smile! “Happy girls are the prettiest.” –Audrey Hepburn

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