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Quick Beauty Tips For #Beauty Emergencies

Wake up with a beauty emergency? Here are some beauty remedies at home, amazing beauty tricks for quick skin fixes to help you be beautiful with products you already have at home in your medicine cabinet. Never stress about a beauty emergency again!

Beauty Tips

1. How To Get Rid Of A Zit Wake up with a big pimple? One of the most popular at home beauty remedies for this is to apply a light dab of toothpaste to a zit for about an hour to dry it out. Don’t use gel (does’t work) and don’t leave it on too long (you don’t want it to damage the healthy skin underneath; toothpaste left on the skin a long time can cause a scar, so ignore beauty magazines that tell you to leave it on overnight).

To reduce the size of a big pimple, applying a hemorrhoid cream will help shrink the size of a zit (not that you have this in your medicine cabinet 🙂 ). To reduce the redness of a zit, Visine or a similar redness reducing eyedrop takes the red out of the pimple as well.

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2. Heal A Bruise Fast Once you bump yourself and realize a bruise is imminent, apply ice to the affected area for ten minutes to reduce the size of the bruise. Applying ice again every six hours for ten minutes until the bruise is gone will help speed up the recovery process.

3. Remove A Cold Sore One of the more uncomfortable at home beauty remedies, but rubbing an open lemon on a cold sore will help it to scab up and heal faster. Soften the cold sore with a wet soak first, then lightly apply the lemon. Once it starts to feel itchy, the acid from the lemon has made contact.

4. Heal A Sunburn Fast Take a 200mg ibuprofen (as long as you are not allergic to it or have any contraindications) every six hours to reduce the inflammatory process that is causing your skin to turn and stay red. Take a cool shower to heal a sunburn faster as well (helps cool inflamed skin).

Tea bags

5. Reduce Puffy Eyes Apply an ice pack to puffy area around eyes (wrap the ice pack in a cloth and avoid eyes) or apply a caffeinated tea bag dipped in cold water to each eye and leave on for about ten minutes. The caffeine and the cold water in the tea bags helps reduce swelling and puffiness around eyes.

I hope you find these beauty remedies useful for your own beauty emergencies…so tell me, what beauty remedies do you use at home?




  • Tea bags are my best friend! I was blessed with genetically born puffy eyes!

  • melinda

    the toothpaste trick has been in my arsenal since I was a teen 🙂

  • Hmm… I’m still not sure I’m going to run out and buy hemmorhoid cream 🙂

  • I need to keep some toothpaste in the house for just that reason. I use gel, but that’s a good impetus for change right there!

  • Tammy

    What great tips! I had heard about the toothpaste and tea bags but not the others! I will definitely keep the sunburn one in mind as I tend to get those a little too often!

  • Brandy

    Great tips! Thanks for sharing!

  • Mother Mayhem

    Thanks for the tips! Gold Bond powder is really great for sunburn, and a dab of Vicks Salve helps bruising if you apply it as soon as you bump yourself. Use both only in places that you aren’t close to your eyes of course. 😉

    You’ve never heard Snoopy laugh? I posted a youtube for you. LOL

  • Annie @ Mama Dweeb

    those are really great tips!! I have not heard the toothpaste idea, I am going to try that actually. I have heard the tea bags idea and can say it really does work!

  • Anne -Mommy Has to Work

    Great tips! i love the visine on a pimple!

  • Heather @ Girl Gone Mom

    Love this! My husband gets those nasty cold sores. I’ll have to try the lemon idea.

  • lisa

    my friend just told me the toothpaste thing for my son actually. I’d never heard that before which is shocking considering the state of my skin for the last 20+ years.

  • HilLesha

    Great tips!

  • monique

    Good ideas. Thanks!

  • Shop with Me Mama (Kim)

    Great helpful tips! Thanks 🙂

  • Awesome tips! Thanks for sharing.

  • Nice tips! I didn’t know about the lemon on a cold sore deal; I always mix a bit of cherry malox with cherry children’s tylenol and the “swish.” A doctor shared that with me and it WORKS — not only is the pain relieved but the cold sore is gone so quickly.

  • Kelly

    Great tips – thanks for sharing!

  • I tend to get cold sores, so I will have to try the lemon sometime. It is definitely cheaper than Abreva if it works. 😉 I never thought of ibuprofen for a sunburn. It definitely makes sense, though. Thanks for the tips!

  • Hi thanks for sharing Beauty tips really i like it . it increase my knowledge.

  • Those are great tips – I have heard some – but not others. I never heard that about Visine before. Or the lemon for cold sores.

    Thanks for the info 🙂

  • Ohhh I love to hear great tips :). Thanks Darling 🙂