We Tried It: Fixing Broken Lipstick With a Lighter, More Beauty Hacks From Instagram

A lighter for broken lipstick? A toothbrush for flyaways? If you've ever wondered whether or not the viral beauty hacks flooding your Instagram feed actually work, look no further! We tried out four different tips and tricks during a Facebook Live on our Stylish page. Watch the video above to see which tests went well, and which left Us less than satisfied.

The first hack involved using fire to melt broken lipstick back together. After cutting a hot pink tube in half, we followed the prescribed tips, holding the two broken pieces above a flame. 

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The results? Like-new lipstick. And it even cooled off quickly enough to reuse within seconds.

Keep watching the video above to see if any of the other three hacks — including how to tame flyways, how to make mascara last longer and how to get nails to dry faster — worked!

Then, join Us on the Stylish by Us Weekly Facebook page for even more live fashion and beauty videos.

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