TOSS That polish-chipping bacteria haven you call a kitchen sponge.
TRY A dishwashing liquid with vitamin E, like Dawn Plus Hand Renewal. Think of it as a facial for your fingers.
BUY Scotch-Brite Ultra NailSaver Scrub Sponge ($2.29), with an ergonomic finger groove to protect your mani against peel-inducing soapy water.
TOSS Your antique mascaras. Can't remember when you got 'em? Trash 'em.
TRY New vibrating mascaras that work the brush for you; they fluff, separate, and lengthen, while you just stand there looking pretty.
BUY Lancome Oscillation Mascara ($34). Moving 7000 times per minute, this truly magic wand evenly deposits the lengthening formula from root to tip.