As I sat in a meeting this morning, my colleague turned round to me and said “What’s that on your eyes?”
“Is that… blue mascara?,” she continued.
Around me, people stopped talking. Everyone's eyes were fixed on mine and I could see the judgement creeping in as horror visions of the blue cosmetics that dominated the '80s flashed before their eyes.
Alright, so maybe that's slightly exaggerated. But my choice of blue mascara definitely had them stumped.
In fact, it's a go-to mascara trick I've sworn by for a number of years now, since I accepted the challenge to see if a grown woman really could wear blue mascara and not look like she was headed to a fancy dress party.
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For me, the answer was a resounding yes.
It makes my eyes look bluer, whites brighter and gets me compliments almost every time. I'm not alone.
"It’s so youthful, vibrant and playful. Seen at every major fashion week lately it’s definitely a colour to add to your makeup kit. I’m obsessed!" makeup expert Napoleon Perdis told Mamamia.
"A few coats of an electric blue mascara can instantly make over your look. Be sure to keep the rest of your makeup neutral so that you don’t go over the top with colour." (Post continues after gallery.)