Monday Makeup Minute: Six Quick Fixes To The Most ANNOYING Beauty Problems!

Mon, November 15, 2010 2:35pm EST by Add first Comment
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Get these six quick desk drawer essentials to fix – and avoid – some big beauty blunders!

You know how it goes: you’re racing through the day looking as put together as Jennifer Aniston and then suddenly you see a serious, five-alarm beauty emergency that needs to be fixed pronto! I’m here to help: here are six quick fixes to keep at all times to fix -and in some cases prevent – those big, bad beauty emergencies:

Torn fingernail - Not only do these look bad, sometimes they hurt. Keep a Tweezerman Petite Manicure Set handy at all times to clip and file that thing down until you get home.

Running eyeliner/smeared mascara – Pull out a Bare Escentuals On the Spot swab, which is saturated in makeup remover.  Next time use a primer that will keep your makeup in place, like Urban Decay Eyeshadow Primer Potion.

Bleeding lipstick – Reapply and this time fill in your entire lip area with a nude lip liner like Smashbox The Nude Liner before you apply the lipstick.  It works with any kind of lip color and provides a base that will keep it from slipping.

Limp hair - This is easy: take some Phyto Phytovolume Actif Maximizing Volume Spray for Fine Limp Hair into the restroom and flip your hair upside down. Spray the nape of your neck and work it through your roots. Walk over to your hand dryer and turn the nozzle upside down and hit it. Warm your hair, tousle your hair with your fingers, flip your head over. Done.

Frizzy hair – Yep,  I’ve been there, too.  Apply Living Proof No Frizz Restyling Spray to your mane and brush it through. It should correct and soften the hair enough for your style to return to normal but if it’s still a little “puffy” just pull it back and start again later.

There you have it! What’s your worst daytime beauty drama? Vote now!


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