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9 Ways to Use Cotton Swabs

Question of the Week: What’s the most underrated product in your beauty arsenal?
Answer: Probably cotton swabs! I use them in so many different ways!

  • with makeup remover to clean up under my eyes
  • to remove mascara if I have some left after using a cotton round
  • I use them for swatching beauty products
  • to clean up around your nails after you do them.
  • to blend an eyeshadow in a pinch
  • to smudge eyeliner
  • to apply lip products that are in pots if you don’t have a lip brush. to spot remove liquid eyeliner and then reapply
  • to spot remove and then reapply eyeshadow
  • If you get mascara on your eyes, let it dry completely, then use a cotton swab to gently remove the mascara.

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How do you use cotton swabs? And make sure you share your most underrated product in your beauty arsenal!