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Every girl knows that a touch of lippy can transform a fuss-free day look to glam in an instant. Whether you’re all about a classic red lip or your go-to choice is a go-with-anything nude, nothing finishes off your face like a well applied lipstick. So no wonder it’s a bit of a nightmare when your favourite lipstick breaks or melts. Aargh! What’s even more annoying? When it’s a newly bought tube or a pricey purchase. Sad face emojis must have been made for situations like this. ca30977c2b37a9f7a6f93f5a80fb39fb Found on gallery.sephora.com Whilst your first thought is probably to throw it away and head to the make-up counter for a replacement, MYA have come to the rescue. We’re sure you’ve heard of mashing your beloved lipstick into a little container and applying it with a brush. But if you don’t fancy that, there is another option. Yes ladies, luckily we’ve got a little trick up our sleeves to save this make-up bag essential. Whether it’s glossy, matte, dark or bright – we’re here to save that lippy!

What You Need:

A lighter, a match or a hairdryer 1d5a2da8ad8e83f3e26c1825753589f0 Found on wheretoget.it

What You Do:

Put down some paper towels or start off with a surface you can easily wipe clean – this could get a little messy! Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 09.46.29 Remove the broken piece from the tube then twist the tube up as far as possible. Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 09.46.36 Using a lit matchstick or a lighter, carefully melt both broken ends. Only slightly though – you don’t want to end up with burnt lipstick! If you’re not sure of flames, then a hairdryer on a high heat and low speed will work just as well. Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 09.46.43 Gently push both melted ends together then gently use the match or lighter to melt around the edges to seal them with a seamless look. Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 09.46.50 Put the lipstick in the fridge for about half an hour or longer so that the tube has cooled down and set completely. Screen Shot 2015-11-11 at 09.46.57 Found on craftordiy.com This handy make-up hack will have your much-loved lipstick as good as new again. Now let’s wish on the wings of our eyeliner that there’ll be no more beauty blunders coming our way! e44975af69bd7fd9f1b0edd77fe35081 Found on harpersbazaar.com