Beauty hacks: How to use a cotton swab as an amazing beauty tool

How to use cotton swab or a cotton bud as a makeup tool or a brush

Beauty hacks: Cotton swab helps to apply makeup properly. (PC: saracos.com)

Beauty hacks: When it comes to cotton or cotton swab, we often think of it as a medium to wipe something or clean it. We often use cotton to cleanse the makeup on the face and an earbud to clean the ear wax. However, very few of us know that we can use a cotton bud or a cotton swab as an effective makeup tool. It can help us to set the eyeliner properly and to remove the excess mascara from the eyelashes. Besides this, it helps us to correct the makeup as well. Being soft and sleek, it can help us in multiple ways while applying the makeup. Let’s have a look! (Also read: What are the amazing beauty hacks using the talcum powder)

How to use a cotton swab as an effective makeup tool?

  • To highlight the cheeks
  • As a lip liner
  • To remove the excess makeup
  • Define the eyes well
  • As a nail art tool

To highlight the cheeks
As the cotton bud is sleek, it helps to highlight the cheeks perfectly. For all those who do not have a highlighting brush with them can use a cotton swab as an effective tool. It helps to avoid over-applying products.

As a lip liner
A cotton swab or a cotton bud helps to define the lip shape perfectly. It ensures the product is taken in small quantity and is easy to make the shape of the lips.

To remove the excess makeup

How to use the cotton swab or a cotton bud as a makeup tool
Beauty hacks: A cotton swab can help you to remove the excess makeup from the face.

Sometimes, we apply a product in excess. Wiping it with a cotton pad might completely take off the makeup. Thus, a cotton swab or a cotton bud can help to remove the excess even from the edges of the face.

Define the eyes well
A cotton bud can also help to define the shape of the eyes properly. One can easily apply eyeliner or a mascara using a cotton swab.

As a nail art tool
If you are trying to make some design with your nail colour, you can use a cotton swab. A cotton bud can be used as a nail art tool to make multiple designs on the nails.

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These are some of the ways in which you can use the cotton swab or a cotton bud as an amazing beauty tool. You can read this article in Hindi as well.

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