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TIKTOK MAKEUP HACKS TO TRY FOR FUN

Especially if you're bored

30.03.2021

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Spending hours on TikTok can feel like a colossal waste of time. And it is! But, sometimes, you might learn something. For all its faults, TikTok is an enthusiastic teacher covering all manner of topics from houseplants to hair. And, whatever the final result of the tip itself, it’s always trying them at all that’s the funnest part. To that end, here are the best TikTok makeup hacks. 

1. THE MARSHMALLOW TRICK

Apparently marshmallows are just as effective at applying foundation and concealer as actual makeup sponges. Whether you eat them afterwards is your choice.

@sydney_art

I was NOT expecting this to go so well... 🤯 ##makeuphacks ##makeupchallenge ##mua

♬ Blue Blood - Heinz Kiessling & Various Artists

2. THE MULTIPLE USES OF AN EYELASH CURLER

If this TikTok is to be believed, eyelash curlers aren’t so much eyelash curlers as Swiss Army Knives for makeup artists. Use them to create a cut crease when applying eyeshadow, winged eyeliner, the perfect eyebrow arch and – obviously – to curl your eyelashes.

@beautypebykrislyn1

beauty hacks💕 ##foryou ##ThisorThatSBLV ##makeup ##makeuphacks ##beauty ##beautyhacks ##hack ##makeuptutorial ##beautytips ##lashes ##trending ##eyelashes ##mua

♬ Chun Swaee ITSBARBIEBETCH - Ava 🥀

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3. HOW TO HIDE EYE BAGS

While some of TikTok’s makeup community have taken to drawing on eye bags in recent months, the rest of us are unmoved: we want them gone without a trace. This TikTok recommends lightly applying translucent powder (also known as ‘baking’) to the whole area, applying a solid concealer to the inner corner of the eye and a liquid concealer to the outer corner, blending and then ‘baking’ again for complete coverage.

@rikkisandhuu

TRANSFORMATION THURSDAY!? ✨ this is the best way to conceal your deep set or sunken eyes... 😍 ##makeuphacks ##makeuptransformation ##beautytips ##foryou

♬ Super Freak - Rick James

4. HOW TO APPLY BRONZER FOR CHEEKBONES

Some of us are blessed with defined cheekbones and some of us aren’t. One way to cheat the system, however, is with bronzer. But apparently drawing the number three from the centre of your forehead to your jawline is not the best technique. As this TikTok demonstrates, what you should actually do is swipe diagonally in a downwards motion three times before blending upwards and then applying a small amount at your hairline and under the jaw.

@nadiarykova

the only way is UP. actually learned this trick from @alexandra_anele ##YouHaveToStop ##makeuptips101 ##DidYouKnow ##youneedtostopthis ##bronzerhack

♬ A Moment Apart - Hannah Stater

5. HOW TO COVER ACNE

Acne is a bastard that can make even the best of us feel unsure of ourselves, but – mercifully – it can be covered. According to TikToker Mikayla Nogueira, the best way of doing this involves ‘sticky’ serum, ‘sticky’ primer and solid concealer.

@mikaylanogueira

Recreation of the video that started it all.. thank you for 250k in 2 ½ months. ❤️ ##makeup ##acne ##makeuphack ##beauty ##viral ##fyp

♬ original sound - Mikayla Nogueira

6. HOW TO ACHIEVE GLASS SKIN

Dewy skin is one thing, but glass skin? That’s God tier. You can achieve it in a single application by mixing moisturiser, foundation, primer and liquid highlighter together.

@gwmakeup

Your 2nd @ has to buy you these products 🤪 ##glassskin ##makeuptips ##makeuphacks ##beautytips ##koreanskin ##koreanskincare ##makeup ##skincarehack ##fyp

♬ megan thee stallion meets travis porter - amorphous

7. THE CORRECT WAY TO APPLY BLUSHER

Wipe that smile off your face. The best way to apply blusher is actually to place the brush under your eye, lightly pat and then diffuse the pigment into your temples to lift those aforementioned – and at times evasive – cheekbones.

@mualesandro

Blush placement can transform your face! ##makeup ##beauty ##makeuptutorial ##makeupartist ##makeuphacks ##makeuptips ##blush

♬ original sound - Alessandro

8. THE MASCARA CARD TRICK

How are you supposed to give your eyelashes a good seeing to without inflicting your eyelids with the same fate? Grab your wallet.

@kayleebwood

Why did it take me so long to learn this?! ##mascaratrick ##makeuptip ##ThisCouldBeUs ##WordsOfWisdom ##NewYearNewMiO ##loop

♬ original sound - Kaylee Wood

9. HOW TO FIX A BROKEN POWDER COMPACT

You almost definitely have everything that's required for this at your disposal, so we guess angrily throwing broken blusher and bronzer in the bin is now a thing of the past. 

@magalu

Quem nunca deixou a maquiagem cair? Mas agora tem solução! E se não tiver jeito, tudo de maquiagem ##TemNoMagalu 😉##MakeUpHacks ##TruquesDeMaquiagem

♬ som original - Lu do Magalu 🙋🏻‍♀️

10. HOW TO USE CONCEALER TO LIFT YOUR FACE

Who says concealer is just for covering bags and blemishes?

@glowwithava

Try this 6 point concealer trick! Duet me hunnis 💛 ##makeuphacks ##beautytipswithava ##concealer

♬ original sound - AVA

11. HOW TO PREVENT PATCHY FOUNDATION

Patchy foundation? Never heard of it. 

@claire_bridgett

DOES YOUR MAKEUP GO PATCHY? HERES WHAT YOU NEED TO DO! Got a question? I’ll reply💖 ##makeup101 ##beginnermakeup ##cakeymakeup ##foundationhack ##muatips

♬ original sound - audios

12.  THE HAIR GRIP EYELINER TRICK

If using an eyelash curler to created winged eyeliner is not for you, try this instead. 

@mireyarios

Learned this hack from @annnakra ##EmilyinParis ##Artober ##CollegeGotMeLike ##lifehacks ##makeuphack ##hacks ##beautytipsbymireya

♬ THICK - DJ Chose & Beatking