Tips in Handling beauty things with care

Increase the shelf life of your beauty loot (and save more in the long run) with these handy TLC tips....

The TLC habits:

1) wash your brushes

  • Over time, dirt, oil and bacteria can accumulate on your makeup brushes. So wash them at least once a week with a mild facial mash to help prolong the lifespan of your makeup.
  • Just place a small amount of soap your palms and swirl the wet bristles onto it.
  • Rinse off the product under running water and lay them flat on a towel air-dry.

2) Store products in the fridge

  • Since germs multiply faster in hotter environments, its best to store your creams, lotions and fragrances in your refrigerator.
  • This will prevent them from separating, discoloring, or evaporating right away.
  • Beauty bonus: It'll even help cool your skin when you apply the product on your face or body!

3. Always put the lid back on

  • When you're primping in a hurry, it's tempting to leave without putting the lead back on your moisturizer or loose powder.However, this leaves your products exposed to humidity, and even icky bugs.
  • Next time, make an effort to close your beauty jars (it'll take three seconds, tops).

4. Use a Spatula

  • When you dip your fingers into cream-based products (like lipstick or blush), you end up transferring oil and dirt from your fingers into the pot.
  • To avoid this, use a mini spatula (or use this edge of a small teaspon).
  • Simply scrape a bit of it off the tube or pot before applying it onto your lips or face.


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