For my top lashes I like my mascara wand to be beefy – the more volume I can get out pushing the brush against my lashes going upwards with a little resistance, the better. Though I’m all about volume and big booty mascara brushes, my lower lashes don’t cooperate quite like my uppers. They are kind of .. all over the place with no real uniform and a beefy wand doesn’t work out for the best in this scenario. I’ve never been about my bottom lashes, I usually line and smoke out the lower lid and kind of half-ass coating my bottoms since I can never really get in there, especially at the root without smudging mascara all over the place or in my eyeball. It’s one of those things where you throw up your hands in the air and say fuck it. Not too long ago I rekindled my love with the Maybelline Great Lash mascara when the company released their updated version of the classic. I remembered why I stopped purchasing the mascara in the first place, the wand is not fat enough to deliver on the oomph factor for my uppers – but, I did find that for my lowers the brush works fantastic. After I was able to achieve a full application from root to tip without smudging or sticking the brush in my eyeball, my lowers looked beyond incredible, sparking a semi-obsession du jour with having a separate wardrobe for bottom lash mascara.
Really, I was just looking for reasons to go shopping.
And in pursuit of finding proper brush sizes to infinitely coat those often rebellious lowers, I have discovered that the smaller, the better for better flexibility, volume and discovering lashes I didn’t even know existed.
Clinique – Bottom Lash Mascara;
Estee Lauder – Sumptuous Two Tone Eye-Opening Mascara;
Givenchy – Phenomen’Eyes Waterproof Mascara;
Wet ‘n Wild – MegaLength Mascara;
Maybelline – Great Lash Mascara;
Guerlain – Le 2 de Guerlain Mascara;
Maybelline – Lash Discovery Mini Brush Very Black Waterproof Mascara;
Rimmel – Lash Accelerator Mascara;
What mascara do you use for your bottom lashes?