|Updated: 4/16/2007 3:43 pm
||Published: 4/16/2007 3:43 pm
Whether you're trying to remove the evidence of a late night or just want to simplify your beauty routine, there are many quick tricks you can use. To soothe puffy eyes, chill damp tea bags, spoons, or cucumber slices in the fridge and place them on your eyes for 10 minutes while lying down, or apply a soothing eye gel. Banish redness with eye drops. Add extra shine to your hair by setting the blow dryer on cool for the final minutes. If you don't have time to wash your hair, try pulling it back. Those with shorter hair might get by with dampening unruly sections and reshaping them with a dryer. However, always make time to wash your face. This removes dead skin cells and gives your complexion a fresher glow. Instead of all-over foundation, moisturize around the eyes, then use a few dabs of concealer where needed. Oily or blotchy skin can be evened out with a light powder in your natural skin tone. If your skin looks washed out, try a light application of bronzer on your cheeks and across the bridge of your nose. Tame unruly eyebrows by using a clear brow fix gel or hair gel and brushing them into place with an old toothbrush.