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25 Beauty Skills 💋 All Women Should Master 👌🏼 in Their Life 🌎 ...

Mastering a new skill is always a wonderful feeling, isn't it? Learning to do something fabulous with your beauty routine is even better, don't you think? If you're ready to up your game to something really fantastic, these 25 skills are those you should definitely be adding to your beauty routine. Learn to do these things and life just gets so much better. Thank you to byrdie.co.uk for putting together this list for us.

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1. Applying Bronzer without Looking like an Oompa Loompa

In case you need a guide, we’ve got you covered.

Pictured: LORAC Travel Size Tantalizer Baked Bronzer, $8.00 at amazon.com

2. Contouring in a Natural Way

Contouring is an art—learn how to perfect it.

Pictured: City Color Cosmetics Contour Effects Palette, $6.22 at amazon.com

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3. Highlighting All the Right Places

For example: above your cheekbones and below your brow bone. Lauren Andersen shows us the step-by-step here!

Pictured: Chantecaille Liquid Lumirére Anti-Aging Illuminator, $49.00 at amazon.com

4. Applying False Eyelashes without Screaming in Frustration

Perhaps one of the greatest feats of all time, we know—but this makeup artist’s tip might just change your life forever.

Pictured: Ardell Natural Lash, $13.84 at Ardell Natural Lash

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5. Executing a Perfectly-Flicked Cat Eye

The most sought after beauty skill, perhaps? Luckily, we’ve got a step-by-step guide and seven hacks to help you perfect your technique.

Pictured: Milani Eye Tech Perfection Liquid Eyeliner, $6.97 at amazon.com

6. Creating a Daytime-Appropriate Smoky Eye

Celeb makeup artist Joey Maalouf says you only need—wait for it— three products.

Pictured: Bobbi Brown Long-Wear Eye Cream Shadow Stick, $38.43 at amazon.com

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7. Tossing Your Hair into a Cool-Girl Ballerina Bun

Anyone can do a haphazard messy bun—a slightly textured ballerina bun, however, will easily take you from the office to evening.

Pictured: Claire's Perfect Bun Hair Styling Tool, $52.54 at amazon.com

8. Creating a Smudge-Proof Bold Lip

Hint: lip liner and concealer are involved. Need more cloues? Here’s our handy-dandy guide.

Pictured: MAC’s Lipstick in Candy Yum Yum, $44.99 at amazon.com

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9. Covering Panda-Reminiscent under Eye Bags

Because faking a good night’s rest is one of our specialties.

Pictured: Eve Lom Light Illusion Concealer, $88.98 at amazon.com

10. Rocking a No-Makeup Makeup Look as Well as Beyoncé

Okay, getting to Queen Bey’s level might be a stretch, but these tricks will help you get close.

Pictured: Jouer Crème Eyeshadow, $22.00 at amazon.com

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11. Mastering “I Woke up like This” Hair

Because you might as well take advantage of the fact that bedhead is chic, if only for now.

Pictured: Oribe’s Dry Texturizing Spray, $46.00 at amazon.com

12. Wearing Lip Gloss like an Adult

Because not all shine is bad. Scared you’ll look like a teeny-bopper? Just follow our grown-up guide.

Pictured: Urban Decay Naked Ultra Nourishing Lip Gloss, $29.99, amazon.com

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13. Faking a Plump Pout À La Scarlett Johansson

Before you go for the needle, why not consider one of these tricks?

Pictured: MAC Lip Pencil, $25.66, amazon.com

14. Banish a Shiny Face in One Fell Swoop

Here’s what you can do other than blot the shine away.

Pictured: Tatcha Original Aburatorigami Blotting Papers, $12.00, amazon.com

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15. Curl Your Lashes—and Get Them to Stay Curled

Our tip? Heat your eyelash curler before curling—it’s like a DIY perm for your lashes!

Pictured: Shiseido Eyelash Curler, $14.30, amazon.com

16. Staying within the Lines

We know it sounds like a crazy feat, but we’ve got one super-effective tool on our side: Vaseline. Here’s how to use it for a perfect mani every time.

Pictured: Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, $4.00, amazon.com

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17. Knowing What Foods to Put on Your Face

It’s not as crazy as it sounds—we like Greek yogurt because it’s filled with acne-busting probiotics and honey because it's clarifying.

Pictured: Fage Yogurt, $6.99, jet.com

18. Applying Perfume the Right Way

Or rather, knowing which unlikely spots you’ve been missing all these years.

Pictured: Dolce & Gabbana Dolce Eau de Parfum, $160.00, shop.nordstrom.com

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19. Getting a Streak-Free Faux Glow

First things first: always exfoliate before putting anything with the words “self-tan” on it. If you look down and see streaks, try one of these tricks to even it out.

Pictured: James Read Tanning Mitt, $6.50, sephora.com

20. Removing Gel Polish at Home

Our love-hate relationship with gel polish has a simple, pain-free conclusion.

Pictured: SpaRitual Sanitizable Eco-Nail File, $9.95, amazon.com

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21. Grooming Your Brows Correctly

Trust us—they make all the difference ( proof here).

Pictured: Anastasia Beverly Hills Perfect Brow Pencil, $23.00, sephora.com

22. Mastering Beachy Waves

Need help? Use one of these products if you don’t near an ocean.

Pictured: Davines This Is A Sea Salt Spray, $28.00, amazon.com

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23. Knowing How to Polish up Your Look in a Pinch

So you’ve been at the beach all day and now have to jet to a fancy dinner (lucky you). Save yourself a trip home and employ these tricks to take your look from beach to street.

Pictured: Mineral Sheer Tint SPF 20 Tinted Moisturizer, $22.95, amazon.com

24. Adding Instant Volume when Your Hair Looks Flat

Because everyone deservers to have bombshell volume.

Pictured: Kevin Murphy Hair Resort Spray, $41.92, amazon.com

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25. Picking the Right Hairbrush

If you’ve been using the same plastic hairbrush since your middle school years, it might be time to consider swapping it for one of these.

Pictured: Mason Pearson Handy Mixture Nylon & Boar Bristle Hair Brush, $150.00, amazon.com

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