Are you in need of mascara and eyelash enhancement tips but are not quite ready to apply the fake eyelashes? Don’t worry, you are not alone! Day and day out, women who have in the past been curling their lashes, looking for the ideal lengthening products, and were not adverse to trying the supposedly organic and hypoallergenic mascara products dictated by cosmetic lore, are finally at a point where they are ready to leave behind the products that did little more than cake onto their eyelashes and –since being waterproof – took a long time to safely remove.
Intensifying their search for the best mascara in an effort to maximize the beauty of their eyelashes, these women have found a number of surprising beauty tips that will help you, too, to plump up your eyelashes using mascara with ingredients that will ensure thickening and sculpting without the clumpy mess.
A Little Extra Glam
Try something new for that special night out—false eyelashes. False eyelashes were once only reserved for the most glamorous women, like movie stars and super models, now you can easily apply some false eyelashes for a fancy night out on the town, or any time that you’d like a more glamorous, sexy look. This is no longer a secret for makeup artists, today’s false eyelashes are easily applied with a thin strip of adhesive, and the simple, safe removal process leaves your natural lashes unharmed. While you’re wearing them, you’ll have the flirtiest eyelashes that are fun to bat all might. You’ll be ready for the red carpet! Forget about trying to use traditional clumpy mascaras that can smudge and smear after a long night, false eyelashes look as fresh at the end of the night as they did when you first applied them.
Ideal Mascara Products Won’t Cake or Clump
Begin your eyelash routine by using natural tools for conditioning them. Vaseline and even olive oil applied in moderate amounts are known to increase the health of individual eyelashes and thus prime the canvas for the application of mascaras like Max Factor, Kiss Me, La Femme, Maybelline and of course L’Oreal. Using bargain basement or no-name mascara is discouraged since it often contains fillers that are all but guaranteed to clump on your lashes at the first opportunity.
Damaged Lashes Need a Little Extra Care
If your eyelashes have suffered and you might have some bald patches on your lids, dispense with the use of mascara – even double wear products – and instead add an eyelash growth product to your beauty routine. After about six to eight weeks of consistent application, you will be rewarded with natural, longer lashes.
Lashes Should Be Curled Before Mascara Application
To avoid that ugly cake or clump of mascara, be sure to curl your eyelashes prior to applying the cosmetic. In addition to the foregoing, place a very light dusting of powder on your eyelashes for the mascara to properly adhere to and not slide off, forming odd clumps on the tips of your lashes. Putting on mascara – even the brushless variety – is a bit of an art and you may have to experiment with different techniques to find one that works best for getting that thick, healthy and voluptuous look you are aiming for.
Best Way to Apply Mascara to Eyelashes
The current wisdom suggests applying mascara by holding the brush still, but blinking your eye lashes over it. Allowing the lashes to pick up their own coating. You should apply a second coat of mascara only to the top lashes for a long lasting, voluminous look. Have a mineral oil based eye makeup remover on standby to correct any mistakes without having to take off all the mascara. As a final thought, whenever possible, please purchase cruelty free products that will allow you to use products without the stain of unnecessary animal testing attached.