The Best Beauty Tricks You Aren't Doing — But Should Be

Whether your beauty routine is low-maintenance or super involved, we're going to take a shot in the dark and say you basically have it down to a science. You know the little tricks that help get the job done quickly (and well). It's so down-pat, you could probably do it in your sleep.
That's all well and good, but there's always room for improvement, no? If there's anyone who can clue us in on the best tips and tricks out there, it's the people who perfect hair and makeup for a living — the pros.
Ahead, we chatted with four top-tier experts in the beauty industry about little tricks they have up their sleeves that add that little extra oomph to your routine. These shortcuts will help you look your best with less effort and in less time. Who doesn't love a good beauty hack?
Click through to read the tips!

More from Makeup

Watch

R29 Original Series

Watch Now
Documentary
Five love stories behind diverse, multicultural marriages.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Life experiments, 5 days at a time.
Watch Now
Fashion
The style of subculture.
Watch Now
Beauty
Viral trends, tried and tested.
Watch Now
Documentary
From vibrators to lipstick, learn how your favorite products are made.
Watch Now
Documentary
Extraordinary, one-of-a-kind individuals
Watch Now
Documentary
The latest stories to watch.
Watch Now
Lifestyle
Inside the homes of millennial women — & what they paid for them
Watch Now
Comedy
Let's talk about sex, baby.
Watch Now
Documentary
Female artisans around the world
Watch Now
Politics
Made by and for smart, opinionated women.
Watch Now
Film
We helped 12 female directors claim their power.