1) If your eye or lip pencil is too soft and crumbly, place it in the freezer for a few minutes, then gently run a line over the back of your hand to warm it up slightly.

 2) Roll your nail polish gently between your palms to loosen up the colour. Don't shake it, this end up causing air bubbles which can make it dry out.

3) For a lasting lipstick and to avoid quick fading lip, place a tissue over your first coat of lipstick and gently dab on a loose powder. The tissue acts as a filter, allowing just enough powder through to fix the lipstick before a second coat. Brilliant!

4) Use brown mascara on your lower lashes rather than black. A lighter colour on the bottom gives your eyes a lift.