Putting on mascara isn't exactly rocket science: remove wand from tube, swipe, swipe again, look appraisingly in mirror, nod at self, put wand back in tube. Seems simple — is simple. But, as well as our swipe-and-go routine has served us, we can't help but feel we're missing something. We've watched pros do this oh-so-basic beauty move a hundred times, and where we get a slightly zhuzhed-up fringe, they create mile-long lashes that would make Kim Kardashian cry.
We wanted to learn how to get more from our mascara. So, we talked to some of our favorite makeup masters to learn how they create crazy-long, full lashes. Turns out, there are a ton of tiny tweaks that could make a dramatic difference in your lash look.