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6 Tips For A Flawless Five-Minute Face

By Allison Emm Sep 20, 2013

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Mascara is a Must

NOTE: See what I did with the fonts here? That means you’re supposed to EMPHASIZE the words “WITH” and “WITHOUT” when reading aloud. It also means you should pronounce “mascara” with hissy whispers like Parseltongue.

Way back in this post, I emphasized that mascara by itself does more for your eyes than any other eye product worn alone. A few of you thought that mascara without liner looks weird, but I still hold to my opinion. For illustrative purposes I have provided some photos so awkwardly close up you can see the rim of my contact lenses! See the difference? Mascara applied properly from root to tip darkens the base of your lashes so it almost looks like you have liner on. One step, and you look instantly more awake.

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Allison Emm

Allison Emm is a writer, illustrator, and handmade soap enthusiast hailing from Boulder, CO. She is fond of bookish and ruggedly handsome mountain men, blue spruce trees, birds of prey, starships, and yarn. See more of her high jinks at www.AllisonEmm.com, and follow her on Twitter @Allison_Emm.

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