We generally think Q-tips can be used only for ear cleaning, but they are capable of doing much more than that. Yes, you read it right! these easy to use Q-tips are quite eco-friendly and can be used for a variety of other beauty purposes. So, here are some smart beauty tricks with Q-tips that you can add in your beauty routine.
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#1. Use as eye makeup remover
Dip the Q-tip in cleansing milk and use it to remove your eyeliner/mascara and the gunk that builds in the inner core of the eyes. All the makeup will come out easily.
#2. Use it for nail art
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No more need to buy heavy duty nail art kits from outside. You can simply use Q-tips to make awesome designs on your painted nails. Time to show your creativity. Simply go crazy over nail art designs girl!
#3. Helps to thicken eyelashes
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Every one of us wants to have thick eyelashes, and with Q-tips we can achieve the same. Once you have applied the coat of mascara, apply one coat of translucent powder by using Q-tip and again apply another coat of mascara. It will also help to keep your mascara all night long.
#4. Makes travelling lighter
These Q-tips will help you to get rid of carrying a heavy makeup kit. Use the Q-tip with your favourite eye shadows, keep it in a (Transportation Security Administration Approved) plastic bag, and apply it as and when required. Also, if you want to avoid carrying your perfume bottles, you just need to spray your favourite fragrance on a Q- tip and keep it with you. You can apply it later over your pulse points.
#5. Apply sunscreen in hard to reach points
You can use the Q-tips for applying sunscreen in the areas that are difficult to reach like hair parting line and ears.
#6. Helpful in applying medicine to the affected area only
If you have marks or pimples on your face, you can use an astringent containing salicylic acid and apply it directly on the affected area by using a Q-tip, keeping the unaffected area clean.
#7. Useful for hiding under eye bags
You can apply concealer with the help of a Q-tip for hiding the under eye circles. This would make your job of hiding the eye bags quite easy!
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#8. Helpful in managing smooth eyebrows
To make your eyebrows thicker, apply olive oil directly with the help of a Q-tip. You can simply massage your eyebrows with an oil frenched Q-tip. Applying olive oil in the night and a little massage is the best key for thick eyebrows.
#9. Maximises the use of your makeup
Be it your favourite lipstick or your expensive bottle of foundation, Q-tip is perfect to get even the last bit of the makeup out of them.
Hope you benefit by the above suggestions. And, if you know any other such uses of Q-tips for beauty purposes, do let us know in the comments section below.