Beyonce Cuts Her Own Hair; Star Reveals She Prefers Old Mascara

Beyonce performs on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' on July 28, 2011 Beyonce performs on 'Late Night With Jimmy Fallon' on July 28, 2011

Beyonce might be a megastar, but she’s been known to save a few dollars when it comes to cutting her hair and what makeup she uses.

“I like to experiment [with my hair],” she told People, who recently name her 2012 World’s Most Beautiful Woman. “I love playing around with highlights or bleaching the tips. I can cut and style my own hair.”

And she recently put her cutting skills to the test.

“I just parted it in the middle and chh-chh-chh,” she explained.

As for the recent trend of celebrities going public sans makeup, Beyonce wouldn’t mind facing the world fresh-faced.

“Every day in my life is a part of my history, and I’ve worked really hard on my career and my life. So I make sure I wouldn’t be upset if somebody saw me,” she told the mag.

In addition to saving some money cutting and styling her own hair, the 30-year-old new mom also likes to save her old makeup.

“I don’t have to spend that much time on my skin… I’m pretty good at throwing out the expired [makeup], but I hold on to my mascara for a long time,” she told People. “I actually prefer old mascara. It makes your lashes thicker and longer.”

And when it comes to being a role model for daughter Blue Ivy, Beyonce plans on teaching her daughter to not get hung up on her looks.

“I have embraced my flaws and I feel more confident,” she told the mag. “My biggest thing is to teach [Blue] not to focus on the aesthetic. It’s really about who you are, and the human being, that makes you beautiful.”

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