If you, like the rest of us, are trying to ape every long-lashed celebrity out there, here's a well-kept secret. It's not the inky, dark, clumpy stuff in the tube that makes your eyes pop. The secret lies in the magical wand! Yes, you read right; big, bold and black aren't adjectives reserved solely for A-Listers anymore. Once you're through reading this, you'll give Kim K, Gigi and Shay a run for their money. So, whatever your heart's desireoodles of volume or lusciously lengthy waterlinesjust a swipe with the correct mascara brush and you'll be doe-eyed, red-carpet ready, dancing away into the moonlight!
Classic Mascara Wand
Tapered Comb Mascara Wand
A simple yet highly effective tool to invigorate lacklustre lashes is the tapered wand. With its thick base and small tip, it's versatile enough to achieve almost any look think dramatic cat eyes with played up corners or intricately defined individual ones. The slimmer end is ideal to focus on those hard-to-reach areas, while the thick side instantly thickens. Crowd-pleasers are Revlon's Water Tight Mascara
or Lakme's Absolute Flutter Secrets Dramatic Eyes Mascara
Ball Wand and Triple Ball Wand
It's the tools that look a little offbeat that add something special to the mix, don't you think?. This wand with a spherical end offers a completely new-fangled approach to applying mascara. The ball-like structure at the end is sized just right to separate, and since it's generally on the small side, it's easy to grab and coat each lash. The result: Seriously standout eyes that pop. Variations are the triple ball wand that coats and curls lashes at the same time. NYX Professional Makeup Fly With Me Mascara, Chambor's Infinite Lash Lengthening Mascara Black
and Natio's Lash Definition Mascara
are perfect examples.
So, what's your newest lust-worthy accessory going to be?
SPOT IT. SHOP IT.