Buying makeup is a sacred process. The way kids feel excited in a toy store is how women feel when they browse lipstick colors, eye shadow palettes, blush kits, and other makeup products.
So, when your blush kit breaks, it’s completely normal to feel a wave of disappointment. Anger will soon follow, forcing you to make a rash decision. Before you throw it in the dustbin, we suggest you set it aside because we are about to tell you how to fix it.
Fixing a broken blush kit is easy. It requires just one ingredient and a few spoon presses. Following is the step-by-step process that will tell you how to do it:
Step# 1 Picking Up the Broken Pieces
Dump blush powder into a container and use a toothpick to remove any chunks that are still in the kit. Use a spoon to break the chunks until the blush turns into a fine powder.
Step #2 Make the Blush Whole
For a regular-size blush, pour in two capfuls of rubbing alcohol. What makes alcohol a great binder is that it is extremely pure, has a high evaporation rate (it dries quickly), and doesn’t change the makeup formula.
After adding the alcohol, mix it thoroughly until thick paste forms.
Step #3 Set the Blush
Scrape the blush paste and set it into the kit. Use the back of the spoon to smooth it out. Then, leave it outside to dry for 24 hours.
Step #4 The Secret Step
There’s one thing you need to do before the blush fully sets into the kit. Catch the blush in a stage where a dent appears when you press your finger on it, but the powder doesn’t transfer to your finger.
Place a paper towel on it and press the back of the spoon to absorb the excess rubbing alcohol. Rotate the paper towel onto a dry area and place a heavy, flat object on it to catch any remaining rubbing alcohol. Leave the paper towel in place for a few hours.
Step #5 Be Patient
After removing the paper towel, wait for 24 hours to let the blush dry completely. And there you have it ― your favorite blush kit is restored.
Fixing Broken Blush Kit Without Alcohol
Use Filtered Water: The steps to repairing your broken blush kit with water are similar to using alcohol.
Try Micellar Water: Again, the steps to repairing your broken blush kit with micellar water are similar to using alcohol. The only step you should avoid is pressing a paper towel on the blush. Let it air-dry instead.
You can always repurpose the blush as loose powder. Scrape the blush into a powder-friendly container, like the one with tiny holes.
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