I’ve seen a fair share of mascara hacks in my time as an eyelash-enthusiast.
There’s the to wiggle or not wiggle debate, wearing some blue mascara to make those blue eyes pop, heating up the eyelash curler (read: torture tool) with a blow dryer to hold the curl for longer trick, using that brown mascara that’s collected dust in the bottom of your makeup bag as a brow thickener and setter, or my personal favourite, restoring old, dried mascara by soaking it in a pot of hot water. I’m not going to lie, that one blew my mind.
But your mascara has been keeping a secret from you. Among its many talents of lengthening and volumising your lashes, and maybe even dabbling in thickening the look of your brows, your mascara has another life.
Listen: Zoe’s best beauty advice for the time-poor woman.
UK-based beauty guru ‘Charmie Janee‘ posted a full shebang makeup tutorial on Instagram, but the glitter and false eyelashes weren’t enough to for her to be satisfied with her look.
“WHO’S TRIED DOING THIS? When you can’t find an eyeliner so you use your mascara. It actually did a pretty good job!” she captioned the post.
After reading that, I had to watch because… HOW?!