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I sometimes use Preparation H to shrink down my eyebags lol. I have 1 in my fridge coz I like using it when it’s cold. Works even better than any eye depuffing gels out there.

Monistat Anti-Chafing gel. I use it as a foundation primer. I find that it’s very similar to Smashbox’s primer! love it.

Sweet Almond Oil. Put a little on a cotton ball and the most stubborn waterproof eye makeup slides right off..no scrubbing is needed at all. The oil also acts as a great moisturizer. πŸ™‚

Clarins Contour Des Yeux – brill for healing cuts, grazes and burns in record time. I went through a period of experimenting with products and it works a treat.

Oh, and I’ll mostly be having my nails done πŸ™‚

I use a demitasse spoon to curl my eye lashes, my Gramma showed me how to do it when I was little. I totally think it’s odd that I carry a little spoon in my make-up bag.

i’ve always wanted to learn how to do that…but i’m so afraid my lashes would rip out. i think it’s so fascinating.

OMG, I use a spoon too! My mom showed me and one day she found it in my bathroom and thought I was cooking crack!! I was like mom, YOU showed me!!!! I love how it curls them, it doesn’t bend them like a normal lash curler does.

I use Milk of Magnesia as a primer. It works so well over a light layer of moisturiszer, I still can’t believe I spent so much money on brands like Laura Mercier, Smashbox and Clarins! I have oily to combination skin and MoM just soaks up all the greasiness and lasts all day.

MoM is available at most pharmacies and supermarkets – it’s used as an anti-acid and/or laxative and remember to get the unflavored one. Also apply a VERY light layer over moisturizer/sunscreen and wait until it’s dry. If you see white streaks or spots, you can wipe this off while applying foundation.

You know all those extra business cards, or little price tags on new clothes? I rip them in half and use them to put on my mascara every morning. I tuck them behind my lashes every time I swipe on my mascara so the excess goes onto the cardboard instead of on my lid. No more clumps, and I get the whole lash covered now, since I don’t have to worry about smearing it all over my finished eye!

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