July 3, 2014

Top 7 Must-Know Money-Saving Makeup Tips!

Posted by roseannetangrs in Tips! | Top 5!

Hey Everyone!

Here are some great tips I’ve tried myself that are super friendly to the wallets – they totally work too. Make-up after all can be super expensive so it’s good to have these under your belt before dishing out the extra dollars.

1. Get your Mascara Back with Hot Water

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If you hate having clumpy mascara, just fill a cup with hot water and dip your mascara in. Make sure that the water level doesn’t reach the lid crack opening. Wait for probably 3 to 5 minutes and seriously, your mascara is as good as new. This is a great tip for any liquid product like lip glosses too.

2. Always Ask for Samples

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Whenever I make a purchase at the counter, I always ask for samples. This is a great way for you to try new products and also get more bang for your buck. I love getting mini perfume samples because that means I can always smell good on the go. They’re so small, they can fit into any wallet or purse.

3. Cut it Open

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You think your product is finished but actually there’s still a lot left! Don’t be afraid to cut things open and seriously you’ll realise how much you’re missing out on. I cut my UDPP ages ago (in the old packaging) and found out so much, you can view my post on how right here.

4. Know your Dupes

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Know your dupes. A lot of drugstore or less expensive make-up use exactly the same ingredients as a high end make-up brand. It’s like expensive cupcake and cheaper cupcake – you’re using the same ingredients. Lots of higher end brands actually use very similar formulas when they branch out to lower brand. Like NARS and Sleek for example!

5. Opening Up a Crusty Nail Polish Bottle

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This has been such a lifesaver for me. I always get my nail polish lid stuck on my polish bottle and always end up getting even more nail polish. This is a nifty trick I like to do. Just get a bowl of hot water and dip the lid into the water. Wait a while and use a rubber brand to wrap around the lid and twist. To see it in action, just click here.

Hope you liked this post! What’s your money-saving make-up tip?

Love,
Roseanne

 

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