The right mascara for great looking eyes

October 8, 2008 4:38:44 PM PDT
Audrey Mansfield has tips and recommendations on choosing the right mascara for your eyes!

Audrey's Top 10 Mascara Tips:

1.Apply mascara by wiggling the wand at the root of your lashes start near the inside corner of the eye.

2. If there is too much mascara on the wand, remove some by wiping the wand on a tissue to avoid clumps.

3.Use a mascara primer before mascara for thicker looking lashes.

4. Try bending the wand at a 90-degree angle to make for easy application.

5.If you want to apply a second coat of mascara apply it before the first coat dries.

6. Add a drop of oil on the end of a dry mascara brush to make the mascara last longer or if it gets dry.

7.Don't share your mascara to avoid infections.

8. Mascara has a lifespan once opened and should be changed every 3 months. Throw away your mascara sooner if it's discolored, begins to smell, or if you contract an eye infection.

9.Don't pump the wand in and out of the tube, as it allows air to enter the tube and dries out the mascara quickly.

10.When you apply your mascara you can blink but don't roll your eyes around until the mascara is dry. This will keep you from painting your eyelids with mascara. Use a moist q-tip rolled across the spot if you smudge.

Mascaras featured in this segment:

-Spin Lash By Akasha
$19.99 (+ $9.99 shipping) for two mascaras
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-Estee Lauder Turbo Lash
Turbo Lash: All Effects Motion Mascara
$30.00
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-Maybelline The Colossal
$7.29 at Walgreens
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-Maybelline Define-a-Lash
$7.99 at Walgreens
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-Maybelline Great Lash Blackest Black
$4.79 at Walgreens
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America's best-selling mascara, a long time favorite among models and professional make-up artists, as well as American women. Fun Fact: One tube of Great Lash Mascara is sold every 1.6 seconds in the United States and 1.9 seconds around the world.

-Givenchy Phenomen 'Eyes
$27 at Sephora
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Givenchy Phenomen'eyes Mascara perfectly curls and separates lashes. It has a high-tech, patented round sphere at the tip of the precision wand that reaches every lash and adapts to all eye shapes. It's a Sephora exclusive.

-DiorShow Iconic
$27 at Sephora
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Diorshow Iconic Mascara is the latest in Dior's dazzling range of mascaras for every lash look in the book. Created backstage for fashion shows and celebrity red carpet events, it's the secret weapon behind the most alluring eye looks. Its innovative formula now comes with a revolutionary curvy Oblique Brush that is designed to create thicker, sexier lashes.

-100% Pure Fruit Pigmented Mascara--only at QVC
Regularly $42, introductory price $25.20
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For more product info: http://www.100percentpure.com/qvc_mascara.html

-Marini Lash Eyelash Conditioner
$160 at www.janmarini.com
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or call 1-800-347-2223

-Lamas Lash Masque
$20
http://www.lamasbeauty.com/kits/lnr300.htmlWebsite
Natural Lash Builder, Tint & Conditioner

-RevitaLash
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1-877-909-5274


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