Expert QA

Why does my mascara run?

oy mascara always runs down into my eyes within a few hours of applying. How can I prevent this?


L’oreal Paris has a great new mascara out called Beauty Tubes which doesn’t smudge or run. It literally coats each lash with a tube and when you want to remove it you press on a cotton pad soaked in water or wash it off in the shower – the tubes just slide off. I get that smudgey thing with mascara too sometimes but not with this one.

otherwise try applying less product. Wipe some off the wand onto a tissue and then apply to lashes.

There’s one other thing that might be causing the problem. Do you use an eye cream before applying eye make-up? That can often cause smudges, runs and fading. Lots of make-up artists advise using eye creams only at night or when you’re having a make-up free day.

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