I'm sure a lot of you have a love-hate relationship with Lemon Aid. I know I did. When I first tried it, I liked it. As I continued to use it, I started to hate it. There's that creasing and caking issue with it. I don't have oily lids and I still experience those problems. (Surprisingly though, people with oily lids swear by this product). Also, I feel that it does nothing to prolong my eye makeup.
I still had to contend with this much (see below) so I started experimenting with it and used it for different ways. If you are like me, here's how you can get the best out of your Lemon Aid.
It's basically a corrector so you can use it to neutralize redness and dark circles. Take a small amount with a Q-tip and transfer to your ring finger. Heat it up by rubbing your two ring fingers together. Dab on your under eye area. Be sure to blend, blend, blend! If you have dry skin, I would recommend blending it with a liquid concealer.
I like a shimmery highlighter but there are some times when I just want a matte highlighter. Lemon Aid is very useful in those instances. I just use it as I would my regular highlighter - down the bridge of the nose, on the cheek bones and anywhere else you regularly put your highlighter.
If you have dark spots on your face, you can use Lemon Aid to lighten the spot and top with your regular concealer. Don't forget to apply some loose powder to set it.
If you want a fresh look for a day full of errands, you can skip your regular eye shadows and just use this to brighten up your eyes. Apply your regular eye cream. After 20 minutes, apply primer. Let it set for a while and then blend in Lemon Aid. If you feel "naked" without eye shadow, just apply a natural color on the crease and you are all set for a day of running errands.
So, there you go. I hope I've inspired you to take out your Benefit Lemon Aid from the depths of your vanity.