Adhesive Tape: The Secret Weapon in Your Self Care and Beauty Routine
If you google for a bit, you’ll find millions of beauty hacks with items you had no idea could work for aesthetic purposes. Tape is a whole world with so many options for so many functions. Self-care and beauty go hand in hand; sometimes, it takes a simple and inexpensive hack to make a big difference in our appearance and well-being.
Adhesive, masking, and medical tape can be secret weapons in your beauty and self-care arsenal. Here are some ways you can use adhesive tape to enhance your care routine:
Warts are contagious; if you keep touching them, you’ll probably get more. They are viral, so the best thing to do is to keep the affected clean and tidy. It also needs to be covered—no reason for it to be exposed. You can put a stripe of Duct Tape over the area and press. And change it every couple of days. The immune system will do the rest, and the area will be healed in some time.
Brassieres are a thing of the past. It is often overpriced and sometimes hard to find the perfect size that works with every kind of body. To lift the breast, be comfortable and make them look exactly as you want, you need to use Boob Tape. Add the nipple protectors and stick the tape in how you wish to make it fit with the garment you will use. It’s a discrete, pretty, and flattering solution.
- Masking Tape for a Perfect Eyeliner.
As easy as it sounds. This hack lets you make the sharpest line possible and does your makeup using your two hands (no spoons in sight). Just Stick a tiny piece of Masking Tape to your eyelid (with the shape you want to create). Then, do your art. Use eyeshadow, colors, and eyeliner. Use your creativity to make a cut crease, cat, or foxy eye. Follow the trends, and then: take off the tape and look at the results.
- Keep the Brushes Clean!
The hygiene of the brush is something crucial to consider for your skin. If you don’t want to spoil the way you look, the materials that touch your face should be in pristine condition, so it does not cause outbreaks or rashes. While applying your makeup, leave a strip of Duct Tape on the table with the sticky side up. Every time you finish using a brush, give it a few taps with it on the tape. All the residues will stick to the tape. After that, you should still clean the brushes with soap and water, but you will already have eliminated the oils and bacteria of the makeup itself!
- Become a Nail Artist.
The most challenging thing to do when painting your nails is the sharp lines. Masking tape can help with that. Put a tiny stripe on every nail and create the lines you want. Use creativity, from a simple white border for a French many to a complicated square pattern that will look funky and modern! Don’t hesitate to make something bold… you should always have it with your polish remover. Something important: Remove the tape before the painting dries… The polish can be peeled.
6. Eyelash Lift: Want a temporary eyelash lift without the cost and commitment of eyelash extensions? Could you place some masking tape under your lashes and press upward for a quick lift?
7. Razor Burn Relief: Razor burn can be a painful and unsightly side effect of shaving. To soothe the skin, try applying a small piece of sports tape to the affected area. The tape will help to protect the skin and reduce inflammation.
8. Blister Prevention: To prevent blisters on your feet from new shoes, try placing a small piece of medical tape on the area that rubs. This will help protect your skin and reduce the risk of blisters.
In addition to these beauty hacks, adhesive tape can also be used for various self-care purposes, such as securing bandages, reducing pain from sprains and strains, and providing support to muscles during physical activity. So next time you need a quick fix, reach for some adhesive tape and see how it can improve your care and beauty routine.
These are just a few examples of how adhesive tape can be used for self-care and beauty. Remember, as with all beauty hacks; it's important to patch test and use caution when applying adhesive tape to your skin.