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Ran Out Of Setting Spray? This Weird Hack Could Save You Money (and Your Makeup)

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It’s the middle of summer, you’ve just applied your makeup and you’re about to run out of your apartment and down to the mass-transit sauna that is the subway platform BUT you’ve ran out of the set spray that locks in all of your pigment and eases all of your cosmetic worries.

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To avoid a makeup (and emotional) meltdown, don’t even think about reaching for hairspray. Instead, raid your medicine cabinet to conjure up your own version of the luxe finishing sprays that line the shelves of Sephora. Follow these simple steps to set your makeup and face the dog days of summer.

You Will Need:
—An empty spray bottle, like this one from Walgreens
—3 tablespoons purified water
—1 tablespoon glycerin, available at Walgreens
—1 tablespoon witch hazel (optional)

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Stir water and glycerin together, add witch hazel and pour into spray bottle and you have got yourself an all day shield to prevent creased eye shadow and melted mascara-induced raccoon eyes.

Have any of your own weird DIY make-up hacks? Shout ’em out in the comments section!

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