Editor’s Pick: The Mascara You Need This Fall

Brushstrokes and the art of mascara.

September 8, 2015

By Amanda Ross

If there is one thing I never leave the house without, it’s mascara. For some, it’s lipstick. For others, it’s clean underwear or their kids. For me, mascara feels like one of the most creative parts of my day with its instant magnum opus-effect regardless of Minimalist, Impressionist or Japanese anime style. But with this art, brush and colour are key since every canvas is different (long lashes, short ones, sparse ones, thick ones, and so on).

L’Oréal Paris’s Voluminous Miss Manga Rock mascara (Black 388) is my latest muse. Inspired by Japanese comic books, Miss Manga artfully arranges your lashes into little triangle-like bunches thanks to a 360-degree spiked brush that creates the super wide-eyed look of Manga heroines like Sailor Moon. It works due to a texturized formula that adds volume at the root and then stretches the lashes out into long points. In black and blackest black (and waterproof versions) for as little as $9.99, this make-up bag masterpiece is rather priceless.

from $9.99, Londondrugs.com

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