There are enough different beauty products and services out there that a girl could easily go broke just buying the basics if she’s not careful. Except the truth of the matter is that most of the time you don’t have to spend a chunk of change on expensive products and treatments when you can get amazing results at home with a few simple ingredients and a little creativity.
Click through the gallery below for 24 awesome tips and tricks to help keep you looking your best without breaking the bank!
At Home Manicure 1 of 24Did you know rubbing alcohol is the secret to a lasting at-home manicure?
find out more here from Allison at Petit Elefant
Baking Soda Exfoliator 2 of 24Add some baking soda to your regular cleanser with this handy skincare trick.
click here for more info from Delighted Momma
The Dish On Deodorant 3 of 24Did you know applying deodorant at night can help it last longer and work better? Seriously! And you can make your own!
get the tutorial from My Merry Messy Life
The Magic Of Greek Yogurt 4 of 24Next time you buy a container of this good stuff, save some for your face. You won't regret it!
from Petit Elefant
Eyeliner That Lasts 5 of 24Tired of smudgy eyeliner? Try out this handy trick for a line that lasts.
click here for all the info from Bella Mumma
DIY Pore Strips 6 of 24Pore strips are spendy, save yourself some cash and make your own at home.
click here for all the info from Petit Elefant
Wash Your Hair The Right Way 7 of 24Apparently I've been washing my hair the wrong way for most of my life, who knew?
find out how to do it right from Bella Mumma
Make It Last Mascara 8 of 24Adding a few drops of saline can make your mascara last a super long time, and now you know!
find out more about it from The Barefoot Blonde
DIY Skincare Mask 9 of 24Find all the ingredients for this super effective mask in your cupboards.
find all the details here from College Fashion
Olive Oil For Your Hair 10 of 24Olive oil is magical stuff. Use this technique on your hair for super soft and shiny results.
from College Fashion
Raw Apple Cider Vinegar 11 of 24Raw apple cider vinegar is kind of a cure-all, some people drink it regularly, some people use it topically and swear by the results.
find out more from Delighted Momma
Repair Shattered Eye Shadow 12 of 24We've all done it, a shattered eye shadow is the WORST! Put it back together with this handy trick from Petit Elefant.
click here for all the details
Brush Before You Wash 13 of 24Brush you hair before you wash to manage tangles and clean more effectively.
tip from Bella Mumma
Brown Sugar Scrub 14 of 24Don't waste your hard earned money on buying expensive sugar scrubs when you can make one with a few simple ingredients at home.
here's an easy concoction from Pink Of Perfection
Virgin Coconut Oil 15 of 24Virgin Coconut Oil is kind of the be-all end-all of skin and hair care.
read up on some of its many uses from IROCKSOWHAT (along with a few other great tips)
Brighten Your Whites With Hydrogen Peroxide 16 of 24It really can whiten your teeth and do it safely too, promise! Plus you can disinfect your toothbrush which is always nice.
read up on the proper use here at Healthier Post
Homemade Skin Toner 17 of 24Tighten up your pores and give your skin a boost with this DIY toner made of grapefruit, green tea, and witch hazel.
get all the details here from Rhythm Of The Home
DIY Makeup Remover 18 of 24Coconut oil strikes again as the main ingredient in this recipe for homemade makeup remover.
find it here from One Good Thing
Almond Oil 19 of 24Apparently this nut oil makes a great moisturizer to use on hands since it's loaded with vitamin E.
read up about it here from Whole Living
Apply Foundation To Lips Before Applying Lipstick 20 of 24I've been using this trick for a while now and it really does help make your lipstick application last longer!
via Real Beauty
Mayonnaise Hair Mask 21 of 24Using mayo on your hair? This mask promises to add moisture, shine, and help promote growth. Worth it?
click here for the ingredients from Hello Giggles
Soften Dry and Flaking Lips 22 of 24Here's a quick trick for a soft and kissable pout using vaseline/petroleum jelly and a soft toothbrush.
find out more from All You
Vaseline 23 of 24Vaseline is another versatile must-have in the beauty department. Use it to remove eye makeup among other things.
via All You
Dried Out Cream Blush or Shadow? 24 of 24Got a dried out cream blush or eyeshadow that's seen better days? Bring it back to life with this super handy trick!
find out more from the Beauty Department
*lead image from Fashion to Food
Read more from Gabrielle on DesignMom.com.
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