It seems as if each mascara that hits the market is backed by dozens of advertisements that claim it gives a unique, false eyelashes effect. Some celebrity or model endorsing the product will be seen applying the mascara, and her eyelashes, suddenly, become significantly plumped.
It’s quite obvious to consumers (or, at least, it should be) that these highly-paid brand faces are wearing false eyelashes – affixed with nothing more than a squirt of glue, and a super-steady hand. No mascara in sight – well, not the one being advertised, anyway.
Even Maybelline has a mascara aptly named “The Falsies.” It’s all about that over-the-top look that looks, well…false.
It is true, though – a great mascara can give you volume, length, and definition, but even the best most likely cannot transform the shape of the eye – or flare the lashes to give that super sexy cat-eyed look – the way false lashes can.
Mascara and false eyelashes have been around for ages – two, pivotal weapons in our beauty arsenal that can make a monumental difference in our look.
We’ve entered the next generation of eyelash enhancement. Now, there are vibrating mascara brushes (i.e. Lancome’s Oscillation mascara) with which to put on our mascara, and, if you’re really desperate for that dramatic look (or, if you’re seriously eyelash deficient), you can just visit a doctor. Sounds strange, right? Strange and all too easy.
I know I was taken aback when I discovered that some zany scientists had created a topical serum that can be swiped onto the lash line in order to make lashes grow. Yes, grow. Better than just plumping them up. All you need is a prescription and a few months to let it do its job.
Have you tried the doctor prescribed lash-growing serum? Or, will you stick to trusty mascara and false lashes (if you use them, that is)?