23 GENIUS BEAUTY TRICKS THAT WILL MAKE YOUR LIFE EASIER
5 Genius Tricks To Make Your Beauty Products Work Even Better
If there's one thing most people can agree on regarding their beauty routine, it's that the more streamlined it is, the better.
Thankfully, the great thing about the natural beauty world is that the DIY possibilities are just about endless. Not only can you make your own and , but you can also combine certain items on your beauty shelf to create some multitasking do-it-alls.
How about probiotic-boosted skin care? Or a body-wash-turned-detox treatment (thanks to some bentonite clay)? These are just two of the genius mash-ups that , founder of S.W. Basics and author of , shared with us recently.
"These hacks will make your products cheaper and better," she says. "The most exciting part is that it makes your products more all-in-one." Take steps out of your routine while saving money? Yes, please!
"The bottom line is that this allows you to fully control what's in your products," says Grigore. "When you're adding something that's totally natural, you're making it better for you. And it's easy."
Here's how to create some multitasking magic with the contents of your beauty cabinet.
1. Make your own lip-to-cheek
These days, you'll be hard pressed to find a makeup brand that doesn't make a lip-to-cheek. The good news is that you can make the creamy do-it-all product using any color you want. "A lot of makeup is designed to already come in this creamy texture," says Grigore. "But to make this, it often contains added preservatives so that it goes on smooth on your skin (and lasts for a long time)." Avoid the extra chemicals by taking a or balmy moisturizer of your choice and mixing with a dry eye shadow or luminizer to make it creamier.
"All you have to do is take a little bit of something moisturizing and fatty, add the color, and use on your eyes, lips, cheeks—anywhere," she says.
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