Mascara was invented by the ancient Egyptians around 4,000 B.C. Egyptians used kohl to darken their eyelashes and eyebrows in hopes of warding off evil spirits and protecting their souls. Men and women both wore kohl. More »

To remove waterproof mascara, use your fingers to rub a small amount of petroleum jelly on your eyelashes, let it sit for five minutes, and gently wipe your eyelashes clean with a warm washcloth. Avoid getting any petrol... More »

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To remove waterproof mascara, wipe the eyelashes with a cotton pad moistened with baby oil, wash the face, apply moisturizer around the eyes, and coat the lashes with petroleum jelly. This 10-minute process requires cott... More »

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While preferences vary, most women want mascara to emphasize their eyelashes by making them longer, thicker and/or curled. Cosmetics companies use a combination of mascara formula and brush to deliver these attributes. More »

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Physicians Formula Organic Wear 100% Natural Origin Fakeout Mascara is one of the best products for short eyelashes, according to Cosmopolitan. The mascara contains lash extension fibers that make the lashes look longer ... More »

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According to Total Beauty, an ideal mascara for Asian eyelashes is Shiseido Makeup nourishing mascara base. This mascara is lightweight, thickens lashes and helps maintain the curl after using an eyelash curler. More »

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The best mascara for long eyelashes have less dense formulas. They also have wands with shorter bristles that are packed more tightly than most wands. More »

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