10 of the Best, and Cheapest, Beauty Tips

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1. Shave with conditioner.

Shave with conditioner.

Don’t ever buy shaving cream again. Use conditioner instead of soap, it will soften the hair and make shaving 1000 times easier.

2. Get rid of puffy eyes using raw potatoes.

Get rid of puffy eyes using raw potatoes.

Your roommate may think you’re crazy, but potatoes are an astringent, that means they help decrease water retention and demolish dark circles. Wash, cut, and place the potatoes on your eyes for ten minutes. Rinse with warm water afterwards.

3. Put toothpaste on your pimples.

Put toothpaste on your pimples.

Don’t ever pop your zits. Not only does it make them more noticeable, but it’s incredibly unhealthy. Make sure to use actual paste, not a gel, and put it on a zit before you go to bed. The toothpaste will dry it out, shrinking the zit, and draw out the oils clogging the pore.

4. Exfoliate with household products.

Exfoliate with household products.

For whatever reason, buying exfoliate scrubs are super expensive. Don’t waste your money, you can make this in surplus at home. There are numerous recipes online to create a sugar-scrub. Combine honey and brown sugar, or coffee grounds.

5. Brighten your hair with apple cider vinegar.

Brighten your hair with apple cider vinegar.

The cheapest, and quickest, way to brighten up your locks is to rinse your hair with apple cider vinegar. It removes product build-up, without stripping hair of its natural oils.

6. Use Pepto Bismol to prevent breakouts.

Use Pepto Bismol to prevent breakouts.

There’s no need to spend a huge amount of money on products that promise to help your acne. Cover your face in a light layer of Pepto, and when it dries, wash it off. It tightens your skin, and reduces redness.

7. Natural black-head removal.

Natural black-head removal.

Before bed, put four to five drops of honey on a lemon wedge and rub it on your trouble spots. Leave it on for five minutes before rinsing it off.

8. Johnson’s No More Tears Baby Shampoo for makeup removal.

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Make-up removing products are ridiculously expensive. This baby shampoo works just as well, and because it’s so gentle your skin will thank you.

9. Don’t throw away your old mascara brush!

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If you have unruly eyebrows, an old mascara brush, covered with a light spritz of hairspray, is the easy way to tame them.

10. Drink water!

Drink water!

You know you need to drink it. Everyone tells you every chance they get to make sure you’re drinking enough water. Why aren’t you drinking enough water? Just get a glass of water right now.