How To Prevent Raccoon Eyes From Mascara
Mascara is widely used to darken the lashes and make them look longer and brushed up. However, you might find mascara creating raccoon eyes by spreading its color to the upper and the lower eye regions. If yes, then you are in the right place. Today, we will tell you how to use mascara to prevent raccoon eyes.
How do you end up with raccoon eyes?
Multiple reasons leave you with raccoon eyes, for example, not applying the mascara correctly. Your mascara also blends due to tears, oil, sweat, and contact of mascara with water. Let’s see how you can prevent the spread of mascara.
How To Prevent Raccoon Eyes?
There are various ways to avoid raccoon eyes. Let us begin by learning about these ways.
Use quality mascara
If you get raccoon eyes after using mascara, there are chances it’s not your mistake but the company. Low-quality mascaras don’t have proper liquid and consistency. It can cause mascara to spread in your eyes thus ruining your makeup.
Use mascara from good companies as they are easy to use and last longer. A good quality mascara also doesn’t cause harm to your eyes compared to a local one.
Avoid applying mascara to lower lashes
Application of mascara in lower lashes can easily spread and create raccoon eyes. You can avoid using mascara on lower lashes. Mascara on lower lashes must be applied carefully. You must apply it to the lashes without touching the eyelid and lower eye region.
Use mascara primer
Just like makeup primers, there are mascara primers too. Mascara primer prepares the eye before applying mascara and nourishes it. It also protects the eye from the side effects of mascara. A mascara primer will help in preventing raccoon eyes.
Purchase waterproof mascara
When you purchase mascara, try to find a waterproof one. Waterproof mascara will be concentrated towards eyelashes only and won’t make raccoon eyes when it comes in contact with water, sweat, oil, etc.
Avoid putting eye drops
Putting eye drops with mascara on will make it wet and it will start spreading. You must avoid using eye drops after wearing mascara. You can use waterproof mascara in such cases.
Allow your mascara to sit
You should let your mascara sit for a few minutes if you are putting too many products on your eyes. Using other eye cosmetics such as eyeshadow, liner, kajal, etc should be used once the mascara is dry. Or else, all these will mix with the mascara causing raccoon eyes.
How to Cover Raccoon Eyes?
If you get raccoon eyes, you can hide them using the following tricks:
Use a powder
If you have raccoon eyes, clean them using tissues and apply powder to the affected region. This will clean the mess and make your eyes look better.
Apply a lightening cream
A lightening cream will make the raccoon’s eye disappear. Make sure to use the cream after wiping the affected region and cleaning it. Try not to mix mascara with cream or else it will spread out.
Use a foundation to hide the raccoon eyes. If the effect of mascara is more, clean the eyes first and then use a foundation to hide it.
To sum up, the creation of raccoon eyes through mascara is a problem faced by many makeup lovers. However, it can be prevented through the steps mentioned above. You can also instantly cover the raccoon eyes using a cream, foundation, or powder.