Mascara Application 101

| July 27, 2009 | 12 Comments

Hi family!!

I hope you all had wonderful weekends. Mine was spent in NYC and I am rather exhausted. But for good reasons. I can’t wait to share all of my discoveries with y’all.

But on to a new addition in the Mascara Bin. This post and the video in it will be a staple in the Mascara Bin and it was also be available for view in the Newbie News tab. I get a ton of emails a week about mascara application. Or what kind of mascaras work for certain lids. I think I’ve covered everything this video. In case you can’t watch it right away, check out some of the tips I went over.

1) It is okay to use more than one mascara at a time.

2) It is okay to use a different mascara wand with a different mascara. However, when you do use this, be sure to sterilize!

3) Purchase mascaras according to the look you are trying to achieve. Desirous of fuller lashes? Purchase a volumizing mascara.

….I mention a lot more!

If you have tips, suggestions or other questions about mascara application, leave them in this post. You may help someone else out!

Enjoy!


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  • Marina

    yes, Inglot is really cool :) I have their store near my house :P

  • Mommie

    Why don't you do a feature showing all of the different type of mascara wands/combs?

  • ShanSoPink

    very pretty lippies!

  • SoHo Accessories

    Tip: Throw away your mascara after 3 months…it breeds bacteria.

  • Nicole

    Oooh, on the wand thing – which I would love to try but haven't – how do you advise sterilizing the wand to do the switcharoo? Great topic idea – of COURSE! <3

  • Tess

    I think this is a great idea for a post. I find that when I layer mascaras, it works better to put the lengthening formula on first and then put the thickening or volumizing formula on top. This gives the best looking lashes.

  • Anonymous

    i was so sad i couldnt come
    *akua*

  • Anonymous

    haha. so feeling your zipper earrings:)
    *akua*

  • Laura

    Do you ever use a heat to curl your lashes? I've heard of people heating their curlers with their hair drier. I have pretty long lashes but they are stick straight and they hit my glasses. I hate having mascara marks all over my glasses so I really need some curl. usually when I use the lash curler I notice little to no difference. When I do notice a little curl it is usually gone within a couple hours.

  • B

    Laura—> I have used an eyelash curler(heated). I don't use it often because my lashes curl on their own pretty well. I would try that method. I would imagine that doing that consistently would really FORCE your lashes to curl. Try it! Be careful though. Don't want to burn yourself.

  • Jackie

    You're hilarious. "If you have long lashes…I hate you." That made me crack up.

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