Remember the urban legend about mascara?
That it was made out of bat poop (guano)? It was actually guanine, which is a perfectly safe color additive made from fish scales according to the FDA and European regulations.
Does that make us one step closer to being mermaids when we wear mascara?!?
We like to think so.
We might not be saving Prince Eric from certain death anytime soon, but we need fab eyelashes just in case. Here’s how:
Have high standards for your eyelashes! Pay attention to how your mascara wears, what benefits you notice, and what annoys you about it.
Does it flake off throughout the day?
Does it clump after two swipes?
Is the tube drying out after a month?
Is the formula giving you raccoon eyes after 8 hours?
If any of these had a ‘yes’, think about trying a new mascara. Here are some of our favorites:
(If you’re sensitive to specific ingredients, worry not! Click the mascara name to see ingredient lists!)