Unique ideas to use up beauty products

by Bionic Beauty on 22.Feb.2009 · 5 comments

Ever end up with a bottle of shampoo, conditioner or lotion that you absolutely did not like using but couldn’t return for some reason? I’ve been there many times… and since I hate wasting stuff, I always look for alternate uses.

For conditioner- I use while shaving my legs in the shower. Extra shampoo gets used up by giving my dogs a bath. Body lotion can function as a light hair-frizz fighter in a pinch (just use what’s left on your hands after applying to your body). Jojoba Oil (my moisturizer of choice) is an amazing cuticle oil (and is the main ingredient of those pricier cuticle oils).

Total Beauty put up this article about unusual uses for beauty products. And in this odd economy, I thought we could all use a little help gets the most multi-function out of our products as possible!

Ah-ha Uses for Beauty Products

Consider this the MacGyver guide to beauty. These “off-label” tricks will solve last-minute emergencies and more

Instead of chucking products that don’t work quite like you had hoped, find out what else they can do for you. These tips, culled from blog confessions, expert advice and our own personal experiments, will have you reusing your makeup in no time, not to mention save you money and get you out of emergencies.

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