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Of all the makeup gizmos and gadgets at our disposal, mascara seems like the biggest no-brainer. Just swipe and go, no? Well, yes, but there's more to it than that. The point of any good mascara is to make your fringe look full, fierce, and miles long, and if you're just swiping it on haphazardly, you may be missing out on your lash lengthener's full potential.
That's why we've compiled the best mascara tricks from the pros to help you take your lashes to the next level. From the wiggly move that will add instant fullness to why holding the wand vertically just makes sense, this video has everything you need to learn all the mascara moves that will make your lashes look their longest, fullest yet. Just don't blame us if you get mistaken for a long lost Deschanel sister...
Styled by Laura Pritchard, Makeup expertise by Theo Kogan, Beauty contribution by Annie Tomlin, Photographed by Amelia Alpaugh, Shot by Jack Pearce, Shot by Kenny Wu, Edited by Chris Beer.