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The Best Mascaras to Buy

Get the Best Lashes of Your Life With This Simple Step

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Get the Best Lashes of Your Life With This Simple Step

Mascara can be the best beauty weapon a girl can own. They lengthen and thicken your lashes to define your eyes and make you look instantly more awake and alert. A fail-safe pick me up after too little sleep — or a few too many the night before — it's often named by women as the one product they'd never leave the house without!

But how do you know if you're getting the best out of yours? The first thing you need to do, like for most beauty products, is work out what it is you want. Are you after a full flutter? More length? Or do you die for dark, defined lashes? Then you need to give your application the time it deserves. There are a few tricks too — you've all heard of the makeup artist hand-wiggling technique that sparked a whole generation of vibrating mascaras. But it mainly comes down to one thing: Take. Your. Time. If you really want va-va-voom voluminous lashes you're going to need to layer on a couple of coats. When you're doing your makeup in the morning pop a layer on before you do anything else. Makeup master Napoleon Perdis uses this technique to help frame your face and create definition before starting anything else. When you add another layer after you've applied your other makeup, that first layer has dried properly and provides an excellent base for that second coat.

We've been seeing a rise in lash priming products too, and it makes sense. You need a strong foundation for luscious things to grow! These are often infused with lash lengthening fibres that literallygrow your lashes for you. So read on and get the low-down on the best mascaras for your biggest lash wish, click to buy and then apply — slowly! Trust us, it's the best thing that's ever happened to your eyes.

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Source: L'Oréal Paris

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