Need a fast fix for your nails? Or perhaps you want to perfect that fake tan? When it comes to quick and easy beauty tips, we've got all the answers. Here, we share just a few of our best beauty tips and tricks to get you looking and feeling gorgeous in no time at all…


Done a DIY manicure or pedicure and smudged your nails? No need to re-paint your nails – simply apply a quick coat of ORLY Smudge Fixer! It contains a special blend of polymers and minerals that helps to smooth any nail polish imperfections, leaving your fingertips looking flawless.

Don’t have the time for a deep-conditioning hair treatment during your morning shower? That doesn’t mean your hair has to become dry and damaged! Just keep a nourishing hair oil next to your computer at work, and apply a small amount to the ends of your hair once a week while you’re having a break. Your dry, damaged hair will soon be healthy and shiny! We love: Kerastase Elixir Ultime

Suffer from pimples or acne but don’t want products that are too harsh or will strip your skin? Opt for the new St. Ives Naturally Clear Green Tea Cleanser – it’s specifically formulated to help get rid of pimples, but also contains soothing and antioxidant-rich green tea to ensure that your skin is soothed, balanced and pimple free.

Going out straight after work but left your make-up bag at home? Chances are you’ll have at least one lipstick and one sheer lip-gloss or balm floating around in your bag though, right? To give your look some instant oomph, apply your lipstick to your lips as usual, before using your fingers to apply a hint of the same lipstick to the apples of your cheeks. You can then apply your sheer lip-gloss or balm over your eyelids for a natural, yet feminine sheen.

Want to perfect a natural-looking fake tan? Before you begin, work a thin layer of body butter or Vaseline Petroleum Jelly into the areas you tend to mess up when applying your fake tan (think wrists, ankles, elbows). The body butter or Vaseline will nourish these dry skin areas and act as a partial barrier, ensuring that the fake tan doesn’t stain your skin and that the colour distribution is more even – you’ll never be caught with orange wrists or ankles again!

What’s your best quick-fix beauty tip?