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Quick Tip: How to Get Thicker Lashes with Mascara

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Quick Tip: How to Get Thicker Lashes with Mascara
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Want thicker, lusher lashes? Try this quick tip: Apply lengthening mascara followed by thickening mascara. (Yes, the types of mascaras really do mean something, it's not just a marketing ploy). Just be sure to apply the second coat before the first one dries.

Another way to get thicker lashes is to apply the mascara in this way:

  1. First curl lashes. Nothing opens up the eyes more.
  2. Apply a mascara primer. This coats the lashes first so the mascara doesn't clump up.
  3. Place the wand right at the root of the eyelash.
  4. Wiggle it back and forth as you pull it through your lashes.


Check out these other mascara tips and tricks:

15 Mascara Tricks & Tips
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