B2S: School Bag Essentials

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1. Oil Absorbing Wipes

2. Lip Balm

3. Listerine Strips

4. Lip/Cheek Stain

5. Moisturizer

6. Hair Essentials

7. Nail File

Thank you so much for reading! I hope I have given you some new items to throw into your bag this school year. Comment or tweet me @maurabugara and let me know your number one item that you put in your school bag.

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B2S: Time-Saving Beauty Tricks

IMG_6511During the school year, I have very little time to do anything – either I lay in bed and have to rush getting ready, or it is super late at night and have five minutes to shower. Whatever it is, I try to do everything I can to save a little time. Here are my little tricks to save you some time during the school year.

Vaseline: The Miracle Product

I suggest buying a huge tub of Vaseline. It can be used for so many things from lips to feet. But, there is one use in particular that really comes in handy when you’re running late either in the morning for school or at night to hang out with friends. I use Vaseline for my zits, that’s right, my zits. I just apply a little dab of vaseline over the blemish in the morning and by the time I leave my house, the redness is completely gone. Now, it does not completely get rid of the zit, but it makes it easier for me to cover it up and I do not have to worry about the redness showing through my concealer throughout the day.

Tame Those Brows

This trick is for when you are at school or somewhere with your friends and you cannot get to your makeup. Whenever my brows get a little out-of-wack in the middle of the day, I just run to the bathroom and smooth a little moisturizer over them and it keeps them in place and looking good.

Make Your Shave Last Longer

I think most people go longer than usual without shaving in the winter, but here is a tip that will help you keep your smooth legs without needing to shave every day. Before shaving, exfoliate your legs. This will remove any dead skin, allowing you to get a closer shave that lasts for days. I prefer using an exfoliating rock, but a body scrub will also work well.

Quick-Clean Your Eyeliner Brush

If you use waterproof gel liner, you want to read this tip. I always when I reach for my eyeliner brush and it is hardened from the waterproof gel liner that was left on it from the previous day. So, what I do to prevent this is quickly wipe off the liner with a makeup wipe immediately after I use it. This way, I do not have to spend time deep cleaning my eyeliner brush the next morning.

 

Thank you so much for reading. I hope you find these tips and tricks useful. Comment or Tweet me @maurabugara (#MaurasTimeSavingTips) and let me know your favorite tip!

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