50 Life-Changing Beauty Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Genius tips and tricks to transform your beauty routine...and your makeup bag

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The One Mistake You're Making with a Flat Iron

The solution is straight-up genius

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The Brilliant Eyeliner Trick You Haven't Heard Before

But need in your life

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The (Actual) Right Way to Use Hair Mousse

No...more...crunchiness


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How to Stretch the Time Between Eyebrow Appointments

Here are four ways to keep things under control during that awkward interim.


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The Best Eye Shadow Tricks We Know

Master your eye makeup

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Why Peel-Off Lip Color Is Your New Best Friend

Definitely gets our kiss of approval

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Every Eyeliner Technique You Might Want to Know

We've broken it down to basics



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How a Post-It Note Can Create the Perfect Cat-Eye

Want in on a secret? Use a plain ol' Post-It note to achieve that sharp line. 



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How to Instantly Brighten Up Yellow Nails

At home, in minutes

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The One Mistake You're Making with Setting Powder

And how to fix it forever

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A Foolproof Guide to DIY Manis

No more annoying streaks, bubbles or chips



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A Neat Trick to Make Any Lipstick Shade Work for You

Hang tight. Not all hope is lost. Here’s how to make it work.



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How to Make Your Lipstick Stay on Longer

All you need is an old towel

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The Real Reason You Should Use Eye Cream Sparingly

Aside from the fact that it's expensive

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A Simple (but Slightly Strange) Trick for Treating Chapped Lips

Hey, it really works



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How to Wear Blush on Your Eyelids (and Why You Should)

Strange but effective

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Hollywood's One Trick to Being Photogenic

Teach us your ways, celebrities

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A Neat Trick for Applying Blush in the Most Natural Way

All to bring out those cheekbones


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The Easy Way to Declump Mascara

When it comes to applying mascara, we thought we knew every trick in the book. But clumps—that one left us scratching our heads. Until we tried this easy trick to remove them.


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How to Whiten Your Teeth (Without Expensive Gels)

As easy as eating strawberries

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The 4-Second Way to Prevent Ingrown Hairs

Hint: It's in your medicine cabinet

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A No-Fail Trick to Make Your Perfume Last All Day

You smell prettyyy


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How to Rock Dark Lipstick like a Grown-Up

Beauty trends are tricky. For example: How the hell do you wear plum lip color?


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The Household Swap for When You've Run Out of Mascara

Don't panic. Just apply this.

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The Definitive Best Way to Conceal Large Pores

Now you see them...now you don't

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The Best Eye Shadow for Your Eye Color

Aka how to make your eyes pop


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A Brilliant Little Trick for Fixing Manicure Mistakes

A helping hand, if you will

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The One Trick to Drying Your Nail Polish Insanely Fast

No more flapping your fingers like a crazy person

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How to Keep Your Nails Looking Nice Without a Manicure

Life without lacquer


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How to Curl Your Hair Without a Curling Iron

If you're anything like us, you've lost count of the burn marks on your neck, ears, cheeks and hands from a scalding-hot curling iron. That ends today.


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How to Pull Off the Half Bun

It's the hair trend du jour

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The Very Best Way to Soothe a Sunburned Scalp

It happens when you least expect it

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The Hair Hack Chrissy Teigen Swears By

No more creases!


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A Cheap Household Swap for Dry Shampoo

Reach into your cabinet and blast greasy roots

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The One Thing on Your Hair Dryer You Might Be Overlooking

It's a game changer

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The Surprising Dry Shampoo Trick for Mega Volume

It involves wet hair


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The 5-Minute Trick for Perfect Wavy Hair

You know those women with soft, beachy waves that always fall just right? Well, they probably know this simple styling trick


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A Simple Mascara Trick to Get Longer Lashes

With no gross clumps

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How Not to Get Lipstick on Your Wine Glass

Like the boss lady you are

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Here's the Correct Way to Apply Concealer

Hello, bright eyes


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Everything You Know About Foundation Blending Might Be Wrong

It's all in the timing

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How to Make Cheap Drugstore Eye Shadow Look Expensive

And last longer

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The Real Reason Your Foundation Is Pilling

Let's smooth things out shall we?


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PureWow Presents: How to Clean Mascara

It's inevitable: When applying mascara, you're bound to get a few splotches below your lower lashes. But don't worry, it is actually possible—and easy—to remove rogue mascara bits while keeping the rest of your makeup intact.


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The Easy Trick for More Natural-Looking Curls

Step aside, Shirley Temple

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Uh Oh, We've All Been Using Our Makeup Wipes Wrong

Here's the easy way to correct yourself

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How to Erase Dark Under-Eye Circles (with Something in Your Fridge)

Hello, skin-care genius


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Why You Should Start Getting Waterless Manicures

All you have to do is ask

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The Uncommon (But Correct) Way to Use Hairspray

Our whole lives have been a lie

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The Surprising Way to Treat Dry Lips

And get your lipstick to last longer in the process