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How to apply mascara like a pro!

How to apply mascara like a pro!

Published by Stephen Beath (kind of) on 17th Aug 2023

Mascara is one of the most popular beauty products out there, and for good reason. It can help to define and enhance your lashes, making your eyes look bigger and brighter. However, for those who are new to using mascara, or those who are looking to improve their technique, it can be a little daunting to know where to start. In this blog article, we'll take you through the steps to apply mascara like a pro.

Step 1: Choose the Right Mascara Before you can apply mascara, you need to choose the right one for your needs. There are many different types of mascara on the market, including lengthening, volumizing, waterproof, and more. Consider what you want your mascara to do and choose a product that meets your needs.

Step 2: Curl Your Lashes (Optional) If you want to create a more dramatic look, you can curl your lashes before applying mascara. Use an eyelash curler to gently curl your lashes from the base to the tips.

Step 3: Remove Excess Mascara When you open a new tube of mascara, there is often a lot of excess product on the wand. Before you start applying it to your lashes, wipe off the excess on the rim of the tube to avoid clumps.

Step 4: Apply the Mascara Starting at the base of your lashes, apply the mascara in a zigzag motion, moving the wand up to the tips of your lashes. Repeat this motion on the outer and inner corners of your eyes, making sure to coat each lash evenly.

Step 5: Apply Multiple Coats For a more dramatic look, you can apply multiple coats of mascara. However, it's important to wait for each coat to dry before applying the next. Applying multiple coats before the first one has dried can lead to clumps.

Step 6: Clean Up Any Mistakes If you accidentally get mascara on your eyelids or under your eyes, don't panic. Use a cotton swab or a clean mascara wand to gently remove any excess product.

Step 7: Don't Forget Your Bottom Lashes Finally, don't forget to apply mascara to your bottom lashes. Use a lighter touch and apply a thinner coat to avoid clumps or smudging.

In conclusion, applying mascara is a quick and easy way to enhance your natural beauty. By following these steps, you can achieve a flawless and natural look, or a more dramatic and bold one. With a little practice, you'll be able to apply mascara like a pro in no time.

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