Make the most of your mascara


Finding the correct mascara for your lashes is not only about what the formula promises – the brush plays a huge role too. Here’s how to pick the perfect wand for you.

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The main aim for women with short lashes is to elongate and thicken in order for lashes to be more pronounced. The first thing you need to look out for is the correct brush, we recommend you choose small brushes with short, chunky bristles that will cater to the length of your lashes by getting close and grasping each little strand from inner to the outer lash line.


Long lashes are the general goal when applying mascara. To get these results you need a long brush with comb-like bristles that are equally spaced in order to run through lashes and define, separate and extend. This choice is best for individuals with full lashes because it doesn’t add volume.


For the ultimate volumising effect pick a round, large brush with tightly crammed bristles. These bristles are perfect for women with length as they will grip each lash and effectively pull out and coat mascara formula. For more dramatic effect gently run brush horizontally.


Curved brushes are designed to come to the aid of straight lashes, the curved head boosts and curls lash strands more efficiently than any other wand. For the best results place the wand on the outer lash then scoop from the base thus cupping them towards your rounded eyelids to get beautifully curled lashes.


A rubber head with moderately spaced out bristles don’t carry as much mascara formula as you pull them out, therefore, depositing a minimum amount of product onto the lashes themselves. This light coat will give you defined, flexible and natural looking lashes.


Whether you are blessed with visible lower lashes or the opposite you may find yourself needing to enhance what you have. The bottom lash line is normally ignored. However, when the need arises to optimise your bottom lashes use a super tiny brush head without smudging and clumping.

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