1. Green Tea
Applying and drinking green tea has numerous health and beauty benefits. It is a great detoxifier, as well as excellent for skin care. It promotes DNA repair and helps in fighting skin cancer. It helps prevent damage from the UV rays of the sun and is also a potent anti-aging agent. It has anti-inflammatory properties that reduce redness, irritation, and swelling of the skin. It is also a powerful antibacterial agent and helps in preventing acne and unclogging pores. It helps in killing bacteria and inflammation caused due to it for better, toned, smooth skin. Green tea is full of Vitamin E and B2 which are essential for skin health and maintains collagen level for firmness and youthful skin structure. Green Tea helps in treating puffy eyes and dark circles as it helps in shrinking blood vessels around eyes. The Green Tea leaf fibres help in stimulating hair growth due to catechins and polyphenols present in it.
2. Almond oil
Almond oil has been therapeutic in dealing with skin and hair problems for thousands of years. It has special characteristics like that of its mildness which causes fewer allergic reactions and ideal for use in babies. The application of warm almond oil can provide amazing benefits to skin and hair as it is rich in Vitamin E. Its abundance in zinc has made it one of the natural remedies for rashes in kids and adults as well. It helps in ironing out wrinkles and another aging as it is rich in antioxidants and omega 3 fatty acids. The huge amount of magnesium present in almond oil prevents hair loss, split ends and combats dandruff. It also acts as a natural makeup remover and conveniently opens up skin pores. It also helps in getting rid of stretch marks.
3. Vaseline for Tweeze-less tidy eyebrows
Tweezing can be a pretty scary feat and can be painful too. It is also a poses a great risk if while plucking or tweezing, you somehow double pluck and make your eyebrows look thinner. It is known the fact that the thinner the eyebrows are, the older you look. Also if you are too young to tweeze or visit a salon there is a very easy hack for you to sculpt your eyebrows. The easiest way to shape your eyebrows is to sculpt them into shape with a little amount of Vaseline. It is a very simple yet effective life hack where one can first shape the brows into place with a spoolie (clean mascara wand) and then apply a small amount of Vaseline and shape them in an upward direction for a cleaner look which will stay as it is for hours.
4. Coconut oil hack
Coconut oil is a very good hack for hair, face, and body beauty treatment. It can be applied to the hair before dipping into the pool or ocean as it acts as a protective layer between the hair and the chemicals and salts in water. It thus helps in avoiding frizzing out of hair and controls split ends to keep hair smooth and silky. It can be used as a makeup remover by applying warm coconut oil with grape-seed oil. It can remove even waterproof makeup. Apply the mixture directly to your skin and wipe it away with a damp cotton pad gently. It can also be used as lip balm and clear lip gloss which is 100% natural. Just mix two parts of coconut oil with one part beeswax and to tint it, you can add some leftover lipstick and cocoa powder. It can also be used as a natural shaving oil for the body while shaving in the shower to prevent nicks. Homemade toothpaste and tooth whitener can be made from coconut oil and some baking soda.
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It has been a rage all over the internet about the latest and the best Korean beauty hack which depicts the dunking of your face in a bowl of cold water. This keeps your makeup intact for hours to go. It is like baking and sand-bagging at the same time which is a traditional method of keeping the makeup set for long hours. But here instead of baby powder used for baking and sandbagging, cold water is being used which removes the excess powder instead of messing up the base. It has been seen that after using this method the makeup remains intact even after 10 hours, despite workouts and sweat outs.
6. Baby powder with Mascara
It has been often seen that in the advertisements for mascara, the companies often promise length, volume, extremely black, and shine, etc. But in reality, most of the mascara’s cannot deliver what they promise. But there is a hack for the increase in the volume of eyelashes which would eventually make them look thick and long. All you need is baby powder, eyelash curler, cotton swabs, and favourite mascara. The first step is to curl the eyelashes at the root with the eye curler. The second step is to apply a coat or two of the mascara and apply it thoroughly. The third step is to dip the q-tip in baby powder and coat the eyelashes with powder. The final step is to reapply the mascara coat again. That’s it and you are done with some great looking eyelashes.
7. Long lasting waves and curls
People with straight hair often want long-lasting waves and curls without spending hours in salons and spa. The wish can be made true with this tremendous little hair hack which would make a straight haired person get absolute curls at home without spending a dime and within half an hour. Firstly the hair needs to be well hydrated so apply a layer of favourite mousse in your hair and then braid it. After braiding wait for 30 minutes and then gently go over with a flatiron. There you are with beautiful curls after you unbraided your hair. The secret here is the application of the right product for hydrating the hair before ironing.
8. Coloured Concealers for Dark Circles
If nude coloured concealers are put on dark circles, it doesn’t turn out the most desirable. The trick is to apply colour correcting product and neutralize the discolouration before applying the foundation and concealers. Green colour neutralizes dark circles that have a red tint. Yellow brightens up dark pigmentation under the eyes instantly. Pink concealers tones down blue or purple coloured dark circles. Purple covers up yellow coloured spots under the eyes. Even if you don’t have colour correcting concealers, coral or pink lipstick can also do the trick.
9. Easy Highlighting and Contouring
To highlight your face quickly, make a “3” with a two shade lighter concealer than your skin tone. Then start drawing horizontal lines starting with the top line above your brow, middle line above the cheekbone and the bottom line above the jawbone. Then buff out the two shades while blending the lines completely to get a seamless finish. To contour your face just draw a backward “3” and use concealer two shades darker than your skin tone. Draw three horizontal lines starting from your temple, middle line below the cheekbone and the third line below the jaw bone. Similarly, buff out the two shades and blend the lines completely for a seamless finish.
10. Overgrown or Chipped manicure
he best way of hiding a chipped or overgrown manicure, when you don’t have time to visit a salon is one of the best nail hacks. The best way is to apply glitter ombre effect and paint on the polished nails starting from the base of the nails. It looks attractive as well as lasts very long and you can easily extend your manicure dates for as long as you like.
All the above given top 10 trending beauty hacks will change your life forever surely because they are so easy to follow and most importantly saves a lot of time. Although it is advisable to follow the natural long term remedies and lead a healthy lifestyle to avoid hacks for dark circles and outgrowing nails. But in today’s fast-moving lifestyle it is not possible always. Therefore the above hacks would surely benefit you with a life-changing experience.