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Aisha Abdul Quddus
Aisha Abdul Quddus
Bright Future Pakistani International School
Mascara: The Magical Beauty Product
Published On Jul 26th 2012
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What is Mascara?
Mascara is a cosmetic commonly used to boost the eyes. It may darken, thicken, elongate, and/or define the eyelashes. It usually sold as a liquor cosmetic in a tube and applied with a round brush called a wand. Mascara is a cosmetic that has been used for thousands of years to thicken the lashes. At first mascara was made from soot or charcoal. But at the present time it is made from coal and petroleum jelly combined together.

It is available in many colours but most widely and commonly used is Black. Others are blue, brown, purple, white and green,
Proper use of mascara includes discarding the tube and brush after four to six months. Because mascara is used on such a sensitive part of the body, it is important not to use mascara for too long, as using old products can introduce bacteria into the eyes and cause serious health problems. Always remove mascara at night because dry mascara can attract dust particles and bacteria and it can even make your eyelashes weak and breakable. Don't share mascara with other people and don’t use other’s mascara even for once. It can transfer the germs from one’s eye to another.
Tip: If you don’t have any other choice except sharing it then DO wipe the wand with a wet tissue or wash with warm water so the germs get off.(This tip can be used for other products also like lip gloss and eye shadow brush....)
How to Properly Apply Mascara:
  1. Apply other eye makeup such as foundation, eye shadow ,creams and eyeliner(if u use it)
  2.  Position yourself comfortably. Sit properly and straight. Properly rest your elbow straight and upright on a straight surface.
  3.  Like this hold the mascara wand.
  4. Shake the mascara bottle properly before you open it…
(Tip: To avoid getting mascara on the lids or cheeks you can put a visiting card or any paper under the lower lashes or behind the upper lashes before applying. Like this your mascara will be applied neatly.)
 5. ALWAYS start from the roots of the lashes. Go upwards rather gently while wiggling your band or in other words move the wand in zigzag direction as you go in order to avoid lumps.
6. It is always best to apply a second coat but keep in mind that the second one should be applied before the first one dries otherwise the mascara will all flake off.
7. Try to avoid blinking your eyes while you apply your beautiful mascara or else you will end up with mascara all around the eye and you will look like a cartoon (hahaha)
  • Never pump your mascara wand in out and out of the tube ... this will let air inside the tube and will dry the mascara much sooner.
  • Never buy mascara from cheap quality shops. Quality is much important than price. Just becoz they r cheap it doesn’t mean they are good.
  • Never apply it on young girls as they blink their eyes rapidly and allow mascara to enter in their eyes...Which can be very dangerous.
 Hope You liked my article. If you have any questions regarding mascara application or if you want clump-free application u can ask me. I love to apply makeup and due to loads of practice have mastered quite a lot.....If you want me to write an article on any other cosmetic product, I can surely write but u will have to tell me which... Plz do comment... if u have any more tips regarding its application do tell to me as  I am also learning.....
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Comments 24
Minahil I want you to write an another article on foundation just for gaining in formation this one was NICe YaR Minahil
Jun 6th 2013
Juweryya Shariq Awesome article! Juweryya Shariq
Nov 8th 2012
Shahamah Nice one but i am 17 and i don't do makeup..i just apply petroleum jelly or lip oil :) Shahamah
Sep 7th 2012
Aisha Hey Sienna why don't u try brown and blonde colour mascara's they are easily available in the market..... Aisha
Sep 3rd 2012
Sienna John Good one... but u know ash, if i apply one my eyes look completely different, bcoz the color's blonde and mascara is black which i used. it was only once and after that i never ever applied, not applying and never will. it makes me look like a ghost, a blonde haired , blue-eyed girl with thick black eyelashes. grosss!!! Sienna John
Sep 2nd 2012
Aug 28th 2012
Saba Hey u r most welcum Saba
Aug 15th 2012
Aisha Thanx for liking my article Bint Baji........ Aisha
Aug 14th 2012
Saba Hmmm good article keep it up :) i m 16 i jst apply lip gloss lolzzzz and use fair and lovely cream (even though i knw how to do a perfect make up) Saba
Aug 13th 2012
Aisha Thanx all u guys for liking my article..... Aisha
Jul 30th 2012
Sehar Nice article ! I am also too young to wear makeup as I'm only twelve ! I just like my lip-gloss as SIMPLER IS BETTER Sehar
Jul 30th 2012
shaista Wow this article is awesome Shaista
Jul 28th 2012
eisha Good :) but i only use lip balm or lip gloss (at important occasions only) Eisha
Jul 28th 2012
Sidra I dont always apply make up but n certain occasions i apply mascara..but mostly i go with lip gloss Sidra
Jul 28th 2012
Aisha I also started using make-up at age of 13......Before that my parents said I was too young to apply it.... Aisha
Jul 28th 2012
Aisha Well I do like a certain amount of make-up...I am 14 so I do apply it...and I love applying it....I always do make-up according to the ocassion.....But mascara is one thing I can never resist Aisha
Jul 28th 2012
Emaan Great! I am quite scared and I do not ever put on mascara as my eyes are very weak and my eye doctor said No Mascara! I dont like Kajal, because when people put on too much, their eyes arenot even visible! Emaan
Jul 28th 2012
eisha Nice but im twelve and i dont wear makeup :( natural beauty is so much better than putting make up on (hope u get what i mean, no offense) Eisha
Jul 27th 2012
Sidra Yeah i LIKE to apply it this way, Julyne Derrick has a great way.the eyes look beautiful and yes ayesha your article was quite informative and nyce :D keep it up! Sidra
Jul 27th 2012
Aisha Hey Sidra is this the way u apply i mean this is the way The makeup artist Julyne Derrick applies....LOL......btw did u like my article...... Aisha
Jul 27th 2012
Maryam Great Article....... :) Maryam
Jul 27th 2012
l Yeah sidra this is the way everyone apply...... L
Jul 27th 2012
l Good and nice tips./................ L
Jul 27th 2012
Sidra This is the way i apply mascara :) :- Step 1: Wiggle the wand left to right at the base of lashes. It's the mascara placed near the roots -- not the tips -- that gives the illusion of length. Step 2: Pull the wand up and through lashes, wiggling as you go. The wiggling part is key because it separates lashes. Step 3: In this final step (which I always skip), close the eye and place the mascara wand on top of lashes at the base and pull through to remove any clumps. Sidra
Jul 27th 2012

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