9.02.2016

In The Makeup Room: How Many Ways Can You Use This?

You know how I know it's back to school season? The back to school colds start creeping in. If you're around kids, you know what I'm talking about. I'm a nanny and once cold season starts, it spreads like wildfire.

Couple that with my allergies, and well, a girl has to be prepared, y'all. I don't play around either. I got myself one of the 10 packs of Puffs Plus Lotion from Sam's.  It's a great value! I've got these in every room in my house. I've even got them in my car. Life happens.



 But I use them for more than colds and allergies. Puffs are America's #1 lotion tissue and they are dermatologist tested to be gentle on sensitive skin. They are a staple in my beauty routine and I use them in over a dozen ways. Here's a few of them:

-I used them to take off my nail polish--I think this is the first time my nails have been unpainted on the blog!

-I use Puffs Plus Lotion as my little makeshift set up for my brushes. I am so messy when I'm getting ready, so I put a couple of tissues down  to set my brushes and stuff on.



-Outtake, but it made me giggle so I'm keeping it in. Why yes I sing with my makeup brushes when I'm getting ready! Don't you? ;) I do my hair first and then my makeup, so I'll clip back my hair using a tissue and a hair clip. Why the tissue? That way my hair won't get dents in it.



-Sometimes, especially if I am freelancing, I like the use the same brush. I do a quick clean with a tissue and wipe it off, or I'll use a spray disinfectant cleaner for a a quick clean.



-If you've ever gotten eye shadow fall out under your eyes, then you need this tip. Just place a Puffs Plus Lotion tissue underneath and you'll catch the fall out. No mess!



-You won't believe me until you try this trick, so to help with clumps, I always wipe the mascara wand (spoolie) off with a tissue. There's still plenty of product on the wand. And it won't end up on your face.


-Hehe, there's no way to take this pic without looking silly. But once I apply my lipstick, I'll place a tissue on top and dust over it with a translucent loose powder to set the lipstick as pictured above.

-This depends on the brand, but sometimes a makeup setting spray is too much--it's not a fine enough spray. I'll usually take a tissue on my face and spray on that. My skin still gets the product, but just not as much.



-I've talked about this one before, but to refresh my makeup and blot it for oil throughout the day, I'll wrap a tissue around a dampened makeup sponge and blot. My makeup isn't disturbed and the sponge helps me get into those areas where I need it.



-And at the end of the day, I take off the makeup using a tissue and some makeup remover.



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28 comments:

  1. These are great tips! I need to try the tissue over the dampened sponge for a refresh. Have a great weekend Elle!

    http://www.kathrineeldridge.com

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  2. I am a tissue FREAK> I panic if I dont have a box of tissues near me at all times. Seriously.

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  3. I never knew that if you put a tissue between your hair and a clip it wouldn't make a dent?! I cannot believe I've been missing out on this trick all these years! haha Definitely trying this out tomorrow. Have a wonderful Labor Day weekend, Elle!

    xo, Rachel
    A Blonde's Moment

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  4. seriously have tissues everywhere too! i use them for all things, not to mention my allergy filled face haha. i love the hair trick with the clip and i always forget about it. my hair dents just by looking at it (super fine). good reminder!

    xoxo cheshire kat

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  5. So agree about how the cold spreads like wild fire during school season....argh! And thanks for all these tips, Elle:) I use tissues a lot as well, but I think I'm under utilizing them! Using it with hair clips to prevent dents is such a great tip.

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  6. Lovely ideas on how to use it, always have one by me when I'm doing my makeup! Xx

    www.thefashionfolks.com

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  7. Awesome tips! I never thought to use them to remove nail polish! Happy Friday gurlie <3
    Green Fashionista

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  8. There are lots of ways to use tissues, that is for sure! I always have a box in the kitchen and the bathrooms. Hope you have a great weekend!

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  9. I love the tissue/powder/lipstick trick! I started buying Puffs because I of their fun box designs but the tissues are great as well.

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  10. I plow through tissues when I do my makeup, too! Love these tips!

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  11. I feel like I always have a ton of boxes of tissues around the house because you really do use them for so much! I love that you use them for so many different beauty hacks too!

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  12. Wow this is such a cool post I learned a lot. Who knew tissues came in so handy.
    Beautetude

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  13. I love using the ones with lotion to remove stubborn matte lips or lip stains!

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  14. Great Post, and you're looking gorgeous :)

    xoxo

    Priscilla

    BEAUTYNATURE

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  15. These are great ideas! Much more fun to use them on beauty than being sick, right?!

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  16. I love Puffs plus lotion! Regular tissues without the lotion can be so tough on my nose during cold season. Love all your other tips and tricks for using these tissues!

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  17. I don't want to use any other tissue when I have a cold - the Puffs Plus Lotion is the softest! These are all such good tips, I really need to use the one for catching eyeshadow fallout--I hate that!

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  18. Yeah, I pretty much use tissues to blow my nose - that's about it! Ha! But Puff's Plus are my favorite!

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  19. These are great ways to use tissues! I like the idea of using a tissue when you clip your hair back :)

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  20. I always wipe my mascara wand on a tissue before using it because as you said there is always plenty left and I don't make a mess or as big of a mess. I also have them in every room of my house and my car.
    Great post.

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  21. Never thought to use a kleenex to take off my nail polish. Going to have to give it a try.

    http://www.amysfashionblog.com/blog-home

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  22. That's a good use, I didn't know that Puffs could remove nail polish too! And I really liked the tip for the eye shadow. It happens, to spread it on the cheeks :) sometimes. I will use that tip for sure!
    DenisesPLanet.com

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  23. Those are the tissues I use! I go through so many. And I use them to wipe off my brushes as well, especially my shadow brushes. I always have them at my vanity

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  24. would love to try this brand!


    STYLEFORMANKIND.COM
    Bloglovin

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  25. That is my favorite kind of tissue! It really is the best! I had no idea about all these uses for it though. Thanks for sharing!

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  26. Thanks for all great tips.. the hair one is something I gotta remember

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  27. Thanks for all the great tips hun, had no idea about half of these :) xx

    www.fashionjazz.co.za

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