Another hair trick: How to do beachy waves in less than 5 minutes: Divide your hair into two parts. Twist each section and tie with a hair tie. Run your straighter/flat iron over both of the twist a few times. Untie twists, and you're done.
Tutorial on how to properly clean your makeup brushes. (T of white vinegar in a cup of hot water, 20 minute soak; hot then cold rinse and pat dry.) Disinfects, dissolves grease/makeup, leaves no film, and inexpensive.