6 Secrets Makeup Artists Employ to Prevent Clumpy Mascara



About three years ago, I deemed clumpy mascara was my "thing"—I wanted to look like I rolled off the runway of the F/W 15 Gucci show, so I let my mascara clump with abandon. Think big, spidery lashes. This was certainly a look (and one I'm still into on occasion), but I've since returned to a clean-lash way of life. And as anyone who has every applied mascara can attest, unintentionally clumpy mascara is majorly annoying. With that in mind, I tapped the experts to get their best tips and tricks for preventing (and fixing) clumpy mascara.

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