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There are few things in life more heartbreaking than when you discover that your favorite highlighter, eye shadow, or lipstick has either fallen and shattered or dried up past the point of use. 

If you're relating to that statement at this very moment, don't feel like you have to throw anything away, though. There are so many methods you can use to bring old and broken makeup back from the dead — and all it takes is a little contact solution, rubbing alcohol, and a few spare minutes.

Watch Revelist producer Kala Riggins fix her favorite dry and shattered makeup with no effort whatsoever below.