As a recording artist for RCA and a touring musician, it goes without saying that LA-based singer Frankie is on the move — a LOT. This weekend she’ll be heading to Chicago to perform her first ever Lollapalooza festival (where we’ll be hanging with her as she checks out the scene — stay tuned!), making a pit stop for a “back to school” show in Powell, Ohio on August 5, then trekking back to the West Coast to perform in Irvine, California on August 20.

NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 13: Musician Frankie attends T.J. Martell Foundation's 16th Annual New York Family Day at Wythe Hotel on December 13, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Robin Marchant/Getty Images for TJ Martell)

As one can imagine, so much time on the road leaves precious little time for other important things: like getting beautified. “I’m always on the road, and I usually have to do my makeup in the car, which can be… challenging to say the least,” she tells us. We feel that!

Luckily, Frankie has come up with a KILLER beauty hack right in line with our beauty confessions to help her put her best face forward no matter where she is. And guys? It costs less than $3.

“A lot of times, when I’m putting on mascara, I’ll use a spoon to cover my eyeshadow while I apply so when the car hits bumps I don’t get mascara all over my face and mess everything up.”

Um, genius? See how it works out for her below.

What It Is: A good ol’, everyday plastic spoon.

How It Works: Allow Frankie to demonstrate for you in three simple steps with this photo tutorial.

frankie before

Step 1: Start with a freshly prepped face.

frankie spoon

Step 2: Cover your top lid as you apply mascara to your top lash line.

frankie mascara

Step 3: Repeat the above process, only this time, cover your under-eye area with the spoon as you apply mascara to your bottom lashes.

frankie after

You’re finished! “Yay, no mascara on my face!” Frankie says.

Where You Can Find It: While you can likely get your hands on one of these bad boys just about anywhere, we found a 96 ct. box going at Walmart for $3.

Who Should Use It: The perpetually late (*slowly raising hand*), the gal on the go or anyone trapped in a car with zero time to primp. “Try it!” Frankie urges. “I know it’s weird, but it helps.”

Do you have a great hack for primping on the go? Share with us over @BritandCo!

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(Photos via Frankie + Robin Marchant/Getty)