Did you know that the average woman uses 12 cosmetic products a day? Though I’m sure we all know ladies who stand as outliers on either ends of the spectrum, I’d say that’s a pretty impressive number. From pore-tightening serum to anti-aging creams, from moisturizer to detangler to volumizer, there’s a product for practically everything. So when Martha Lynn mentioned that she wanted to share a few secrets that make household products work double duty as cosmetics, our ears perked up. Some of you may have already experimented with these, so we’d love to hear about your experiences in the comments section (I admit I couldn’t live without my baby powder). Click through for tricks of the trade on how to turn products that you already own into more than one-trick ponies!
1. Toothpaste for zit cream
Dab a small amount of toothpaste on a pimple before bed to dry it up and keep swelling down. image