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Mascara - How to Apply Mascara
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How to Apply Mascara

The final step of eye make up. There is no such thing as too much mascara. You may sweep several coats on the lashes for thicker lashes. After kajal, mascara follows. Every one can take a little help from the cosmetic. It makes the lashes appear thicker and longer. Before applying mascara, remove all excess mascara by rubbing it on the sides of the bottle. There is a definite technique of applying mascara. First apply it on the top side of the upper lashes, stroking the color down.

Then on the underside of the top lashes, stroking the color up. Avoid using the wand on the lower lashes for the daytime; do so only for an event evening. Apply two coats. Let the first coat dry completely, then apply the second coat. Two thin coats look more natural than one thick coat.

Mascara on lower lashes

Apply mascara on the lower lashes with the tip of the brush only, separating each lash as you go. The lower eye lashes are scanty and difficult to see, so you may put a piece of face tissue touching the lower eye line, so that the eye lashes are easily visible on the tissue paper. Use a moist cotton bud to pick up any drippings of the mascara.

Coloured mascara

If you are bold enough, try putting on blue or brown mascara on your lashes after applying a coat of black mascara,for a stunning look.

Tip to remove mascara

Mascara must be removed very carefully to avoid damaging the delicate skin around the eyes. Try removing the final traces of mascara with a cotton bud dipped in cleanser


Remember to remove your lenses before make up

Q: Help!!my mascara runs

Obviously, you aren't using waterproof mascara. This is the age of specialized mascara. Choose a waterproof one that either lengthens your lashes or separates them or that gives them a sexy smudged effect.

There is a definite technique to applying mascara. First on the top side of upper lashes, stroking the color down. Then on the underside of the top lashes, stroking the color up. Avoid using the wand on the lower lashes for daytime; do so only for an 'event' evening. Apply two coats.

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