Its Olive Oil Swabs are like oil-soaked Q-Tips that can be used to correct eye-makeup mishaps, remove eyeliner, or sooth irritated patches on the skin. Plus, they're individually wrapped, so you can carry a few in your purse for touch-ups if your mascara gets smudged. You can buy 50 swabs for $4 here.
One of the most-emailed stories on FABSUGAR last week was our post on cheap and chic secrets that every gal should know about. With that in mind, here are a few other budget beauty tricks to try.
When it comes to portable and affordable stain fighters, it’s hard to beat the individually wrapped alcohol swabs found in first-aid kits. You can buy about 100 of them for $2 at any drugstore (or online here), then stow them in your purse for on-the-go emergencies. They’re especially adept at getting coffee and tea stains out of light clothing; the alcohol, however, can have a bleaching effect on dark clothes, so use caution. For best results, attack the stain immediately by rubbing vigorously with the pad, then wipe the area with a wet paper towel or cloth.
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If you are like me, around 3:00 in the afternoon, my mascara begins its slow journey to underneath my eyes leaving me looking like I was up to no good until 3:00 the night before.
I just discoved these Swabplus Eye Makeup Remover swabs that make it easy to tidy up that messy mascara migration.
A box of 72 little pieces of pure genius can be purchased for $3.79 here.